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Company Name:  AS Thermopla Comp Sdn Bhd

Senai, 01, MY, 81400

Req ID:  73641
Facility:  SENAI-7216
Department:  SEA PM PAD SENAI
Division:  Global APS and Supply Chain

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 2020, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the third consecutive year.

Basic Function

Under the direction of Senior Innovation Management, the PAD Manager is responsible to lead a technical team and act as the technical expert on APS products to aid in business growth and profitability, as well as technology innovation.

Roles & Responsibilities

Drive GoalZERO HSE performance and behaviors through active engagement and employee involvement aligned with corporate standards and expectations.

Drive innovation and product development activities consistent with customer demand, business plan and market trends while ensuring that associated IP is protected.

Drive excellence in product support and compounding including product transfers between regions; raw materials approvals, qualifications and optimization; product testing and characterization; and part design support through the use of advanced tools include computer aided design

Establish and manage project KPIs, including costs, to maximize value delivered from project portfolio by maintaining a healthy project pipeline and driving active project prioritization / advancement through to commercialization or conclusion

Maximize the value delivered from service and project support resources by establishing an effective framework to track and manage performance against business targets, while also driving cross-functional engagement of key stakeholder groups and good cost discipline

Actively recruit, train and develop the technical team as subject matter experts that are well positioned to meet present and future business needs

Understands financial analysis and drives the utilization of good project management skills and tools to effectively advance product and application development projects

Actively develop, set and manage budget to plan, and in line with industry leading benchmarks

Min. Qualifications


The position requires a University / College degree in polymer and material science. An advanced degree is a plus.


The position requires at least 10 years of experience in the plastics industry and at least 5 years of R&D team management experiences. Polymer formulation knowledge is mandatory. Expertise in engineering thermoplastics (PC, ABS, PA, PBT, PP, blends, etc.) and flame retardant compounds is required. Experience in automotive, appliance and E&E industrial fields are required. Polymer processing and testing knowhow is a plus.




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Preferred Qualifications

KPIs & Financial Responsibilities (budget, EBITA)

Number of projects and project success rate.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents, write routine correspondence effectively and to speak fluently with internal and external customers.

In addition, strong technical, analytical thinking, communication, problem solving, project management, results orientation and decision making skills; with sound business judgement are essential for this position.  The ability to work with cross-functional teams with a focus on project deliverables is a critical requirement in this role. There is some travel associated with the position.

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

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