TPE - Evergem
The Product Manager Thermoplastic Elastomers will develop the new TPE Business Unit within EOC. He/she will develop new leads for future technologies and products within TPE. This person will look for new technologies in the market and will assess improvement for existing products by making a thorough analysis of market needs. This job is a combination of research & pragmatic market development with an initial focus on research.
The Product Manager TPE will work in our Evergem site.
- Main tasks and responsibilities:
He/She will report to the Chief Innovation Officer.
He/she will initiate new development and research. Initiating, executing & following-up the research of new products and technologies.
He/she will develop and improve TPE formulations, defining product portfolios.
He/she will manage industrial trials and support production in testing new formulations.
He/she will give technical assistance to the sales manager and follow up market trends in TPE applications and technologies.
He/she will adapt the goals of R&D to the needs of the customers. Making an in-depth analysis of the customer needs and initiating a feedback cycle between R&D and customer.
He/she will set up interaction with the different stakeholders which is key to the success of the R&D outcome.
Master Degree in Polymer Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
Minimum 5 years of in-company experience in developing polymer compounds; preferably Thermoplastic elastomers (TPE)
Experience in plastic processing technics e.g. injection moulding is a plus.
Good knowledge of English is mandatory. Knowledge of Dutch is a plus .
A passion for R&D and experience in developing new technologies and products.
Good networking skills
Willingness to travel up to 20%
Strong analytical skills.
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