Develop and execute specific R&D projects, cooperating in close contact with TS&D (Technical Services and Development) and Commercial Project Managers. Conduct moderately specific large and complex projects of the Innovation Pipeline from problem definition through commercialization, ensuring risk/reward balance and Business Unit input. Accountable for the development and implementation of new technologies, products or applications to address defined business needs. Lead market driven customization projects/line extensions to address our customer’s needs. Provide technical support and training to the Global TS&D and Commercial teams.
Master degree in polymer chemistry or chemical engineering A minimum of 2-4 years in polymer processing, ideally in injection molding Experience in Automotive and Appliance markets preferred, other market experience a plus Fluent in English written and spoken, other European languages a plus Excellent communication, reading, writing and organizational skills Proficient in working with Windows based office systems (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel) Ability to be proactive and take initiative Project management capabilities Ability to translate the technical needs from the customers into a potential solution and product development Drive product innovation and customization Strong organizational skills, used to work in a precise and structured way Capability to work independently as well as in teams Work process effectiveness