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PAD Technician

Company Name:  AS Thermopla Comp Sdn Bhd

Senai, 01, MY, 81400

Req ID:  73920
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

Product and Application Development (PAD) Technician works on development and validation of new polymer compounds products for SEA customers. He/she works within the PAD team, under the supervision of PAD Engineers.

Relationship Internal: Work closely with PAD Engineers, Commercial team and Manufacturing engineers.

Roles & Responsibilities


Understand and comply with all safety requirements.

Ensure that he/she stay fully aware of the safety risk in all his/her activities. Report any concerns or questions.

Report any concern/opportunity to improve safe operations for himself and colleagues.


Working closely with the PAD Engineer in charge of developing a new formulation, PAD technician will execute independently the full range of experimental work to develop the new formulation:

  • Preparing and weighing raw materials
  • Extruding the new formulation on laboratory extruder
  • Molding the test specimens to evaluate the performance of the new formulation
  • Performing the tests to quantify the performance of the new formulation

He/she will document the results and observations of his/her experimental work and review with PAD engineer.

He/she will ensure the quality and the timely execution of his/her projects.

He/she will be supportive of his/her colleagues to maximize the effectiveness of the entire PAD team.

To grow his/her career, technician is expected to develop his/her own knowledge for our products and formulations to become able, with time, to own his/her own projects.


Understand the impact of his/her work on the quality of his/her results and insure high standard of quality.

Maintain a good, well organized documentation of his/her activities.

Lab management:

Ensure retained samples are kept in good condition and have good traceability.

Maintain a safe working environment, with equipment clean and in good working conditions. Report any issue/concern.

Play an active role in identifying improvement opportunities for safety/efficiency/quality.

Min. Qualifications


Bachelor in Polymer science. Working experience in the plastics industry is a plus.


  1. Basic IT skills, Basic IT capabilities (e-mail, EXCEL, WORD, POWERPOINT).
  2. Language: fluent English skills (written and spoken)

Preferred Qualifications


  1. Technical: Polymer/materials science knowledge required. Experienced in Polymer formulation development, extrusion, molding, testing not require but a plus.
  2. Drive for results: able to meet challenging objectives in an efficient and effective way.
  3. Ambitious and eager to learn and develop his/her skills.
  4. Communication: strong communication skills in English, written and spoken.
  5. Teamwork: flexible and teamwork oriented to get best solutions in challenging time.


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