• Development Specialist - Concrete

  • Locations
  • Bangalore (Nelamangala)
  • Date
  • 2017-09-07
  • Job Type
  • Permanent
  • Salary
  • Company Standards
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Job Description

 

Purpose of the role:

 

The role of the FTC laboratory is to focus on new product development in support of the strategic direction of the Company.The jobholder will be involved in the delivery of these strategic projects to meet agreed milestones.

 

 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Work with Development Manager and Development assistants to evaluate plasticizers/superplasticizers in concrete and mortars to agreed procedures and standards

 

Preparation of chemical admixtures for testing

 

Testing of concrete/mortar for slump/flow, air content and strength

 

Review literatures/journals/books to improve technical knowledge

 

Maintenance of records of project work

 

Maintain housekeeping and work practices to ensure compliance with all relevant safe working procedures and requirements. This includes training of other team members as appropriate. HSE is our number one priority

 

Ensure work carried out within Fosroc is to ISO quality procedures or governmental laws and contribute to the maintenance of quality standards in all aspects in the Fosroc units

 

Organization of raw materials, chemicals, supplies, and testing facilities as per the laboratories requirements

 

Issuance of  monthly reports on progress of project work

 

In-house/external calibration of equipment and instruments

 

Organization of quotations from suppliers/test houses

 

Organization of products/raw materials for external testing

 

Organization of purchase orders, Installation/commissioning of new equipment, bill payments

 

Undergo training to improve technical and soft skills

 

Visit Fosroc units/customer sites to provide technical support, issue visit reports

 

Attend conferences/seminars wherever necessary , issue visit reports

 

Role Description

Key Areas of Responsibility:

¨

Work with Development Manager and Development assistants to evaluate plasticizers/superplasticizers in concrete and mortars to agreed procedures and standards

¨

Preparation of chemical admixtures for testing

¨

Testing of concrete/mortar for slump/flow, air content and strength

¨

Review literatures/journals/books to improve technical knowledge

¨

Maintenance of records of project work

¨

Maintain housekeeping and work practices to ensure compliance with all relevant safe working procedures and requirements. This includes training of other team members as appropriate. HSE is our number one priority

¨

Ensure work carried out within Fosroc is to ISO quality procedures or governmental laws and contribute to the maintenance of quality standards in all aspects in the Fosroc units

¨

Organization of raw materials, chemicals, supplies, and testing facilities as per the laboratories requirements

¨

Issuance of  monthly reports on progress of project work

¨

In-house/external calibration of equipment and instruments

¨

Organization of quotations from suppliers/test houses

¨

Organization of products/raw materials for external testing

¨

Organization of purchase orders, Installation/commissioning of new equipment, bill payments

¨

Undergo training to improve technical and soft skills

¨

Visit Fosroc units/customer sites to provide technical support, issue visit reports

¨

Attend conferences/seminars wherever necessary , issue visit reports

Key Skills and Experiences

BSc/MSc in Chemistry

Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Proven experience in a developmental environment preferably concrete/construction chemicals with a practical “hands on” capability (3 – 5 years)

A proactive and flexible attitude is required with an ability to work within a high skill, team based environment

An ability to action project plans and organize the work with other team members

An innovative and open-minded approach to problem solving

Capability to work with different cultures and to operate in unfamiliar environments

Ability to travel internationally

Should have basic knowledge of working on computers (MS Office)

Good presentation skills

Sense of humour

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