The successful candidate will join the Agro Applications group in supporting the needs of its customers. This includes the in-house formulation and application testing of products to provide technical solutions to customers in the Agro market. The position is also responsible for the initiation, design and execution of incremental development projects addressing both customer and market needs. The position is laboratory based but the applicant will be a focal point for specific customers and will support Sales and Marketing in visiting those customers and identifying their needs. The applicant will also represent Akzo Nobel at technical forums and conferences presenting papers and posters as appropriate.