Application Development Manager – Advanced Surface Solutions (m/w/d)

Clariant SE
Anbieter: Clariant SE
Veröffentlicht am: 21.04.2022
Dienstsitz: 86368 Gersthofen (DE)
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Application Development Manager – Advanced Surface Solutions (m/f/d) For the Business Unit Additives Based at our site in Gersthofen, Germany Our advanced surface solutions business line is a leading global player in the development, production and distribution of wax additives and performance polymers. Our high-quality portfolio comprises a broad variety of solutions, such as biobased rice bran waxes, montan waxes, polyolefin waxes and polymers, fatty acid derivatives, as well as wax blends and emulsions. Our products are available in many forms, ranging from granules to very fine, micronized powders and ready-to-use dispersions. We are looking for an Application Development Manager (m/f/d) to join our team in Gersthofen, with the goal of enabling our growth ambitions by driving new application and product development in our advanced wax additives business for plastics markets. What you will be doing: Identifying and developing new applications in our plastics business by running inhouse trials and leading external customer projects Driving our portfolio development, ensuring we meet the future needs of our customers and bring innovative products to market Defining and continuously adjusting value propositions to facilitate subsequent business development Searching for new product ideas by continuously scouting market trends and customer needs, and convert findings into innovation projects Driving technical aspects of market introduction of new innovative solutions Fostering information exchanges and establishing new contacts with academic institutions Guiding and coaching team members in the latest technical developments Cultivating a collaborative environment What we need: A minimum of 5 years experience in plastic processing, in particular injection molding, extrusion, and masterbatching You will have already gained experience and knowledge in plastic additive formulation Understanding / knowledge of automotive, E&E, packaging, and recycling markets (trends, needs, pains) Strong interpersonal skills with ability to connect and assist customers from the shop floor to the executive level Fluency in English, any other language a plus What’s in it for you: High performing and motivated global team environment with state-of-the-art application development methodology Exciting innovation portfolio with the potential to make an impact in the polymer industry A very interesting, diverse, and challenging range of tasks Attractive and performance-based compensation and the social benefits of a modern global company Individual training and modern project management tools Clariant is a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company based near Basel in Switzerland. Last year the company recorded CHF 4.4 billion in sales for its continuing businesses, harnessing the talents of its 14 000 employees across 50+ countries. Clariant’s portfolio is optimized for future growth, with a focus in three business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis and Natural Resources. We believe that our growth is all about our customers and their success. Investment in innovation capabilities and developing an inspiring environment for courageous and determined minds are therefore key to reaching our goal. Join us and help create sustainable value through chemistry for customers all over the globe. If you are ready to take the challenge at Clariant and the job description inspires you and corresponds to your qualification, please apply online (#35287) via Clariant SE Your Contact: Andrew Humphreys Regional Talent Acquisition Manager EMEA

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