R&D_Technician R&D

Date: May 19, 2023

Location: Mumbai, IN, 400076

Company: Kraton

Make a +Difference at Kraton!

At Kraton, we make a Positive Difference, and we are looking for individuals who are also looking to make a difference in their jobs, for our customers and to the world.  We are looking to hire a key member of our India team at our Mumbai Lab in India. This role will focus on our Paving business.  The candidate is expected to have a Civil Engineering/Chemical degree with 2 to 5 years' of asphalt lab experience. 

 The purpose of the Technician role is to provide laboratory synthesis, analytical, technical service and manufacturing support to scientists, to support the maintenance and growth of the business in target market segments. The Technician is expected to perform all duties in a safe manner and to maintain a safe operating environment.

Key Responsibilities

•    Carry out activities following well-defined safety and environmental standards
•    Carry-out routine experimental programs based on detailed instructions provided
•    Execute experimental programs with responsibility for quality data produced and meeting agreed deadline
•    Operate experimental set-up and contribute to maintenance installations or equipment
Data Analysis
•    Obtain and organize experimental data according to methods indicated by direct supervisor
•    Communicate experiment and data to project team

And other duties as assigned to safely perform.



Required Skills

  • Basic awareness of experimental techniques 
  • Understanding of equipment procedures required to execute experiments
  • Ability to translate procedures into a detailed working method
  • Demonstrated ability executing experiments
  • Ability to communicate openly with team on experiment and procedure walk-throughs

Education, Certifications & Licenses

  • HS Diploma + 4 years relevant experience OR
  • Associate Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering/MLO/MBO Vocational Background + 2 years relevant experience OR
  • Entry level Bachelor of Science: Biology, Chemistry, Engineering


The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification.  Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.


Kraton’s internal talent acquisition team manages our recruiting efforts and from time to time works with pre-selected/pre-approved external staffing agencies. We do NOT accept unsolicited resumes or candidate referrals from recruiters and/or agencies who are not pre-selected/pre-approved.


Kraton is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.