Technical Manager - Polymer Compounding

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Location
Boston (Suburb), MA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Dec 03, 2018
Job ID
2643494
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.
 
Responsibilities
  • 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
 
 
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.