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Within Tanatex Chemicals BV, for the R&D department within the group Analyses in our headquarters in Ede (The Netherlands), in the context of replacement, we are currently looking for candidates for the fulltime position of:


R&D Specialist Analytical Services


The R&D Analytical department is responsible for competitive and creative solutions for a broad range of analytical methods in the global textiles industry.  Innovative and specific methods are developed, verified and performed.


The department performs analyses and gives  advice (based on the obtained data) so that all questions by third parties (internal and external) can be answered adequately.


Job activities include:

  • Perform standard analyses for several stakeholders in a timely manner, and do this according applicable standards.
  • Follow and improve quality of performed analyses with control charts, statistical review, writing SOP’s.
  • Conceptual and practical, project based, development of new analytical methods within agreed timeframes. New methods can be applicable for raw materials, products or processed textiles.
  • Projects (often < 1 year) start from a well-defined profile and request.
  • Be(come) the system administrator for HPLC-UV and PSD-analyses.
  • Cooperation with different departments like Business Units (setting up product analyses, validation of developed products, technical advice) and PS&RA (assistance in compliance and regulatory related questions).


Job qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in relevant field (Analytical Chemistry)
  • At least 3 years experience in the chemical/analytical industry
  • Solid experience with HPLC, preferably also with PSD
  • Working Independently
  • Accurate and structured, but pragmatic attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English


What can you expect from us:

  • 25 days of leave and in addition 12 ATV days with a full-time employment
  • Very good Pension scheme
  • Interaction with other departments
  • Group health insurance
  • Working from home (1 day/week) option in consultation with supervisor
  • Working in a small team


For more information please contact Marcel Puijn (R&D Specialist Analyses): +31 (0)318-670943 or HR: +31 (0)318-670911. Interested candidates should send their motivation letter and resume to hrm@tanatexchemicals.com.


About TANATEX Chemicals

TANATEX Chemicals is an international organisation that sells, develops, and produces chemicals for the textile industry. We have been leading innovative solutions for textile processing for almost 60 years, such as waterproof and breathable tents or the processing of skin care in textiles. Thanks to our worldwide network of offices and distributors, we support our customers all over the world. We do this with a passion for textiles! Visit our website for more information: www.tanatexchemicals.com

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