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Applications Development and Technical Service Engineer

Location: 

Bay City, MI, US, 48706 OH, US MI, US IL, US IN, US

Req ID:  79030
Facility:  BAY CITY-5055, Illinois Statewide-5001, Indiana Statewide-5001, Michigan St
Department:  APS Global Products EC
Division:  Global APS and Supply Chain

LyondellBasell

Basic Function

In this role the individual is responsible for providing focused technical leadership and support regarding the processing and performance of supplied products to our customers in the following areas: Clarify technical and commercial requirements for new applications and suggest suitable products that provide value to the application. Provide support to the commercial and PAD teams at the customer during molding trials. Direct troubleshooting applications with process and or tooling concerns at customer Plant location(s). Assist customers regarding cost savings or process optimization opportunities. Assist in the growth of EC business by identifying and influencing share-shift opportunities and promoting future program awards. Participate and present in customer workshops, lunch and learns as required. Identify, research and validate new application development opportunities in alignment with the EC business growth strategy that provide technical innovation and value creation to our customers. Accurately and effectively manage communications and deliverables between the Customer, Sales Account Manager, New Business Development (NBD) and Product Application Development (PAD) for all assigned projects. Work with Sales Account Managers to develop a business strategy for all assigned accounts to achieve EC business plans (current business) and new business awards at assigned customers (future growth). Support Plant Quality, Sales and PAD in external quality claims. Assist in the validation of compound product transfers or product rationalizations.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • In this role the individual is responsible for providing focused technical leadership and support regarding the processing and performance of supplied products to our customers in the following areas: Clarify technical and commercial requirements for new appProvide leadership to the customer technical field support teams during field trials, troubleshooting and customer training and education such as “lunch & learn” sessions.
  • Supports the commercial team in the development of new business and applications.
  • Develop strong multi-level relationships that create opportunities to deliver material-based solutions.
  • Together with other functional business team members develop, implement new business processes to support the EC Business.
  • Partner with the Managing Director, Product Manager and Sales/Marketing Manager to understand market & industry trends.
  • Partner with R&D, Manufacturing and Product Manager to drive Continuous Innovation and improvement.   
  • Partner with sales and marketing to clearly define and articulate customer requirements for the product and application development teams.
  • Provides technology and process insights to the Engineered Composites Business.
  • Perform part design and FEA analysis.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree Required in any of the following disciplines Engineering, Materials or Polymer Science or Technical Discipline.
  • 4+ yrs. experience in the polymer/chemical or materials or compounding industry.
  • Chemical processing and compounding experience required
  • Must be willing to travel up to 50%

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Competencies

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

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.

 

We have the potential — and responsibility — to use this scale and reach to make a positive impact across our value chains. That’s why we are working to make meaningful progress to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges such as reducing plastic waste in the environment, helping to mitigate climate change and contributing to a thriving society for our employees, the communities where we operate and the people who depend on our products. To learn more, click here.


Nearest Major Market: Bay City
Nearest Secondary Market: Saginaw

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