I am retained by a leading international chemical manufacturer who are seeking a fluent German speaking Technical Manager for the EMEA region on a staff basis (Home office based with 35% travel required). They are an exciting international, dynamic and fast growing company with the opportunity to build up your team in the mid-term. The main products for this position is a specialty intermediate chemical used in the PU formulations of coatings and adhesives. Your responsibilities will lie across Technical Services, Sales Support, Technical Project Management and Information Collection. Fluent German required.
1Provide technical service to European customers, respond to customer's feedback on technical issues and improve product value as well as customer satisfaction.
2. Support sales team to conduct product promotions and develop new customers.
3. Be the project manager for new developments with our customers: understand customers' need, interface with our Chinese lab, make a close follow up of the development.
4. Provide feedback to headquarter regarding market trends and new technology developments.
5. As a mid-term target, build up the technical team with 1-2 colleagues
Candidates require a proven technical background in Coating or CASE (Coating, Adhesive, Specialities, Elastomer) industries and 3+ years' technical service experience in aliphatic isocyanates for coating and adhesives. Solid knowledge in isocyanate chemistry and downstream applications, including solvent borne and waterborne coating, adhesive and sealants. Extensive understanding of technical process and quality indicators of aliphatic isocyanate crosslinkers and polyurethane dispersion products. Experience in the development and formulation of coatings or adhesives. General understanding of CASE market segment, competitive landscape, customer distribution and requirements.
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