Global Specialist Executive Search & Career Development

Senior Chemist, Non-Woven

World leader in advanced materials

PA, USA, Americas

  • ChemExec℠ Ref No: CX000347 | Posted date: 29/08/2018

  • Seniority: Specialist
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Package details: Benefits
  • Sector: Polymers and Materials
  • Closing date: 28/10/2018
  • Client Ref: 1000941
Company Overview

Our client is a leading global chemicals manufacturer with operations in over 30 countries and sales of over $5 billion, supplying silicones, polymers, biosolutions and speciality materials to a wide range of industrial applications.

Job Description

This position of Senior Chemist, Non-Woven, will support service to accounts in the Engineering Fabrics group in the area of polymeric binders and additives. This will include new product development as well as techical service support and trouble shooting.

Additionally

  • To be the key technical contact with customers and managing this relationship working closely with the sales team.
  • Respond to technical service requests, and identify opportunities for new products and materials
  • Supervise support technicians as required
  • Drive product development in the non-wovens and paper coatings market

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or related area. 
  • Direct industrial experience in the field of engineered fabrics preferred.
  • Good general knowledge of engineered fabrics and nonwovens and ideally paper coatings
  • Excellent customer relationship skills and problem solving
  • Strong technical skills in relation to application and product development
  • Well developed communications skills 
  • Highly organised but flexible to adapt to changing prioirities
  • Good creative thinking skills