Technical Manager - Polymer Compounding

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Boston (Suburb), MA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Dec 03, 2018
Job ID
World leader of specialty polymer materials and products has an immediate need for a Technical Manager for one of their Masterbatch compounding sites near Boston.  Corporate strategy is based on five pillars: focus on innovation through R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.  The Technical Manager leads and builds technical capabilities of the Quality and Analytical (R&D) Labs in response to customer/market needs.
  • Develop formulations and differentiation data to expand the Masterbatch business
  • Develop new products and processes
  • Oversee and manage all product quality functions
  • Conduct customer visits as needed
  • Directly supervise all positions within the lab
  • Ensure participation and cooperation in company implemented ESHA programs. Follow all company safety rules
  • Provide technical service to customers, support Sales/ Marketing Manager and sales force and agents
  • Coordinate technical efforts with COE Additives in Europe, Work closely with technical teams at other LBUs
  • Manage technical support and recommend R&D projects to meet customer/ market requirements
  • MS or BS in Chemical Engineering, Polymer Sc/Eng, Chemistry or similar.
  • 10-20 years’ experience in polymer industry in disciplines like technical sales/service, market/business development, production, applied research at resin or additive suppliers
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (written and oral)
Target technologies
Resin manufacturers, polymer compounders, color companies, injection molding, extrusion or related.