Our goals - Your path

Are you keen on exploring cutting-edge solutions for construction material manufacturing? Do you want to work with different technologies in various market segments? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you as R&D Engineer/Chemist at our Brantford Plant.


Under the authority of the R&D/QC lab supervisor, the R&D Engineer/Chemist will work on various tasks involving research and development for various projects in addition to supporting the team with quality control testing and procedures for all products produced in the plant.


  • Develop the tests to be done to verify the compliance of the products and the corrective and preventive actions to be taken in the event of non-compliance related to the formulations of the products.
  • Collaborate with the R&D/QC lab supervisor and other R&D personnel to write and review R&D formulations, track compiled results on the laboratory report, raw material analysis report and raw material specifications, and review product manufacturing procedures.
  • Supervise and/or perform research steps for various chemicals.
  • Complete and process appropriate forms related to their tasks.
  • Perform all other related tasks in accordance with Sika Canada Inc. quality assurance procedures.
  • Complete and revise Safety Data Sheets (SDS), pass information to Production Coordinator to complete safety labels.
  • Implement the various environmental management program procedures applicable to its business area.

What’s in store for you:

  • Being part of a large, growing, safety-minded organization gives you a chance to grow with us - there are plenty of opportunities for growth both nationally and internationally with Sika.
  • Enhance your leadership and decision-making abilities through diverse project involvement and daily business interactions.
  • Receive comprehensive guidance from seasoned mentors, with regular feedback opportunities.
  • Group benefits and pension plan programs.
  • $1,000 Employee referral program, employee recognition programs, tuition reimbursement program, scholarship program and fun company events.
  • Paid time off and additional week off during Christmas and New Year!!

Your expertise - Our strength


  • Degree in Chemistry or Engineering (Chemical/Materials/Civil)
  • Work experience in research and quality control preferably in a related field.
  • Fluent in English; oral and written. Bilingual English/French considered an asset.
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Skills to design and implement solutions for problem solving.


  • Work in laboratory, dry and/or humid environment.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift loads of up to 30 kg.
  • Handling various chemicals, personal protective equipment is required.
    • Please note that in order to properly use the respirators in the lab, all team members have to be clean shaven at all times with the exception of a few styles that do not impact the seal. More information will be provided.
  • Uniform provided


Going Beyond. Together.

  • Join the family of Sika AG, with over 33,200 employees and companies set up in over 100 countries, which provide ample of opportunities to grow. 
  • Many of our employees describe their working relationships at Sika as friendly, personable and sincere. We call this the "Sika Spirit".
  • For such a large company, we have a surprisingly flat hierarchy with direct decision-making processes and decentralized organizational units.
  • We firmly believe that the diversity of our workforce is a key contributing factor to our success story.

Sika is committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals that apply. As an equal opportunity employer Sika will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, or other protected characteristics.

About Sika

Sika Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Sika Group. The company develops and manufactures special construction products for the building and civil engineering sectors, which include concrete repair, protection and structural reinforcement, sealing and bonding, waterproofing, concrete admixtures and additives (ready-mixed concrete, precast concrete, shotcrete, etc.), industrial, commercial and institutional flooring and roofing systems. Sika Canada is also active in the home improvement and consumer solutions market with a range of specific products. The Industrial Products Division develops sealing, bonding and protection solutions for the railway, automotive, truck, industrial body and other OEM markets, windshield replacement, shipbuilding, appliances and equipment, fenestration, etc. Sika Canada has regional offices and industrial sites in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia and employs over 400 people in Canada. The company is ISO 9001 - 14001 certified and a member of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).