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Do you enjoy working in a team? Are you interested in innovative technologies? Do you want to take on responsibilities and move people? Then we, at Kuraray, offer the perfect setting to develop your personality. We want to work with you to make the world a little better. As a globally operating, dynamically growing speciality chemicals company with Japanese roots, the company is one of the largest suppliers of polymers and synthetic microfibres and an international leader in the development and use of innovative high-performance materials. Around 10,000 employees are currently employed at Kuraray worldwide, including 1,000 in Europe.

We are looking to immediately fill an open position for our MonoSol water-soluble films team at our branch in Hattersheim - with the possibility of working remotely on a nationwide basis - for a

Senior Engineer Technical Service & Development / Europe (m/f/d) 

Your responsibilities include

Technical leadership
  • Maximise the use of our new and existing products by developing application technologies, improving process technologies and providing technical support to customers
  • Provide packaging and process guidance to new customers to enable them to make a smooth transition to MonoSol technology, including primary packaging, secondary packaging and application knowledge on detergent and personal care applications
  • Work closely with the quality team to improve customer satisfaction
  • Formulate and implement appropriate laboratory and field test procedures as required
Innovation management
  • Work closely with customer technical teams to develop, qualify and validate new products
  • Managing a portfolio of research and development projects in close collaboration with customers
  • Lead and provide technical expertise for innovation projects during scoping and execution phases
  • Collaborate with the marketing and R&D teams in the new product development process

This is your job profile

  • Successfully completed studies in the field of chemical or packaging technology
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in an industrial environment
  • Technical expertise and experience in the following areas:
    • Technical customer support
    • Processing of flexible polymer films / preferably plastic packaging materials (PET, PP, PE) and processes as well as sustainable materials
    • Innovation project management - development of new products in the field of packaging or formulated films
  • First exposure to coating, casting, extrusion and web handling processes is an advantage
  • Experience in working with a cross-functional global team to develop and support a broader business strategy
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, good knowledge of German - further language skills are an advantage
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate to build and maintain productive working relationships
  • Self-motivated approach to work
  • Willingness to travel, both domestically and internationally

Experience our diversity and discover your opportunities!

Please send your application to Ms. Iliana Liontou, stating your desired salary and the earliest possible starting date.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms Iliana Liontou at +49 69 305 85722

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