In this role your responsibilities are related to all aspects of formulating cost effective PVC compounds to meet customer and internally-specified requirements. This includes approval of new raw materials, preparation of formulation documentation, support of long term development projects, knowledge of PVC compounding, and in-process formulation changes as needed to meet specifications.
Position Highlights include:
Serve as lead formulating expert on specific technical service efforts; organizing and planning the project with chemists, technicians, engineers, sales, finance and purchasing support.
Interactions with customers and all internal functions of the Vinyl Division.
Responsible for completing customer technical service requests for the division.
Graduate level degree in a technical discipline such as chemistry, polymer engineering, chemical engineering or polymer science.
Ph.D. a plus.
6-8 years of experience and demonstrated abilities in the scientific area with emphasis in formulating, technical service project management and polymer science/engineering.
Knowledge of PVC formulating is preferred
Proven skills in technical writing and presentations.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of Software products and ERP software is required.
WHAT OUR BEST PERFORMERS LOOK LIKE :
A senior chemist who can identify complex problems based on a broad range of factors, many of which are ambiguous or difficult to define, measure and analyze the data, and recommend optimal solutions and approaches.
In-depth understanding of polymer science/engineering, formulating and materials.
Ability to understand complex technical issues and communicate them to others in a clear, concise format.
Provide expert insight into problems to assist others in researching and creating new approaches that stimulates innovation.
Demonstrates a commitment to support customer relationships and partnerships that promote long-term business and growth.
REPORTS TO: Technical Director, Vinyl
Position offers a full compliment of benefits including competitive salary plus annual incentive plan, medical, dental, optical benefits, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance, FSA. A comprehensive relocation package is also available.
Keyword: vinyl,Technical Service Associate
ATSondemand1 - 16 months ago