For the market-focused technical role, the activities will cover the identification and execution of customer opportunities by working with marketing and the commercial organization; interfacing with the regional and global TS&D for development work; adherence to manufacturing and product stewardship for new product scale-ups; development and/or the introduction of solutions at targeted customers for product qualification and commercialization. The incumbent will work closely with their sales, marketing, and technical peers in the Pacific and globally.
The detailed job description includes:
Collaborate closely with the regional PU Sales team to identify the growth opportunities.
Provide product recommendations, formulation fine-tuning for existing products relating to particular customer needs, and on-site trial support for identified customer opportunities.
Troubleshooting support for customer quality complaints by working with the account manager, plant, supply chain and quality organization. Continually define and reduce costs associated with product production, and quality.
Generate high-quality technical reports for development projects and write customer call reports. Conduct technical symposiums for industry meetings and at customer sites, and to prepare technical literature/publications.
Seamless teamwork and effective communication with sales, marketing, commercial leadership, TS&D peers, plant, product stewardship, and other R&D colleagues.
Qualifications & Abilities
A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Polymer Science/Material Science/Chemical Engineering or related disciplines.
Possess 2-5 years’ experience in PU foam applications/markets or in the Chemical industry.
Good knowledge of chemistry, thermoplastic, and thermosetting polymers.
Good application knowledge & broad experience of PU foam & PU specialties is preferable.
Excellent in the communication of written and spoken English.
Able to base in MTP, Thailand. Frequent traveling in the territory & Southeast Asia (25-50% of the time).
Customer focused, self-motivated, and profit/cost-conscious.
Quick learner for the new applications and technologies.
Possess strong presentation, analytical skills, and project management skills.
- A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
- On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
- Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
- The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
- Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others
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