Technical Manager

CLARIANT - Holden, MA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $85,000 - $110,000 a year
Reference: 27657

Location: Holden, Massachusetts, USA

Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On December 31st 2017 the company employed a total workforce of 18,135. In the financial year 2017, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.377 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. Clariant’s 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 Lab in response to customer/market needs.

Develop formulations and differentiation data to expand the Masterbatch business of Clariant's Masterbatch BU
Develop new products and processes
Oversee and manage all product quality functions
Conduct customer visits as needed
Directly supervise all positions within the Holden 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

MS or BS in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
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)