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AD/TS Engineer



Req ID:  82200
Facility:  Istanbul-599
Department:  AD/TS AFME
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu

AD/TS Engineer

Basic Function

This position provide focused technical support to strategic and high potential customers in the target market, Create market opportunities for AFMEI through Application development and technical service activities in the target market, and Gather necessary technical and market trend information and support to develop business cases for new product development. 

Roles & Responsibilities

 Provides targeted technical support to strategic external customers, as well as internal customers such as Business, Sales and Manufacturing. 
 Understands customer and market needs, translates these into resin requirements/specifications, and works with cross functional groups to frame these into value added opportunities.
 Investigates and resolves customer complaints regarding product performance or quality with a long term focus on manufacturing excellence. 
 Initiates and manages value added product and applications development projects in collaboration with other functions including Business, Product Development and Manufacturing
 Supports profitable product line growth through customer qualifications of new, improved or existing products. 
 Ensure the alignment of innovation project with AFMEI business strategy, supply source strategy and LYB innovation platforms and support execution of other innovation programs in the region with trials and approvals. 
 Establish good network with key stakeholders including customers, machinery manufacturers, Brand owners and industry forums to homologate and promote LYB grades thereby creating pull from the market/customer. 
 Participates in and / or leads various activities related to LyondellBasell’s product stewardship protocol
Primary Internal and External Touch Points
 Customer: Technical Management and Engineers, Manufacturing Management and Engineers, Quality Assurance Engineers, Regulatory Compliance Officers, Senior Business Management, and Line Operators
 Internal: Marketing Managers, Account Representatives, Product Safety Consultants, Specifications Management Consultants, Operations Planners, Supply Chain Representatives, and direct counterparts in the EU, US and Asia-Pacific
 Industry Associations and Regulatory Bodies: Legislators, Standards Groups and other Industry experts
 Vendors and suppliers to the plastic Extrusion and molding industries

Min. Qualifications


This position require University degree (or equivalent) in Polymer, Chemical or Material engineering with a polymer focus. 

Work Experience: 
The candidate must have at least 10 years of work experience in the Polyolefin industry and must be able to establish excellent customer relationships, be an effective communicator (both written and oral) and have an advanced level of technical competency. 

Additional Skills / Expectations:

Customer focus, results orientation, technological orientation, communication, problem solving, project management and decision making skills are essential for this position. 
Previous Experience in a customer facing role. In addition, knowledge of PE and PP, associated applications, and conversion techniques such as extrusion, molding and lamination are essential for this position. 

This  position requires ~50% travel.


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

AD/TS Engineer

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