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Technical Service & Application Development Engineer, Estane Korea

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Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Seoul, KR, 6160

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Summary of Responsibilities

The position holder will be responsible for technical support to local sales/marketing activities such as sampling, customer trials, presentations, etc. and take a lead new product and application development for Industrial segment.


Essential Job Functions  

  • Fulfill technical work request, design experiment, perform lab bench work to analysis, and write up report to meet technical targets of customer projects
  • Visit key customers, provide on-site technical service to satisfy their technical needs
  • Provide technical support to local sales activities such as sampling, customer trials, etc.
  • Develop related application processing skill and knowledge, train customer’s technician in lab and provide technical service/ trouble shooting in the field
  • Plan and conduct (when necessary) polymer compounding, sheet extrusion, injection molding, and thermoforming
  • Work closely with sales/marketing team and customer on the new application development project
  • Give technical presentation to customers and commercial partners, keep close contact with the industry and be updated with the latest technology
  • Work together with sales team, QA and production team to handle customer quality complaint
  • Work with regional application development team to implement global/regional application programs, as well as developing relevant local programs locally
  • Keep communication with Lubrizol technical community, be updated on new product development and new processing technology development
  • Anticipate, determine and understand customer needs & expectations and market trends


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Master degree in Polymers, Material Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related subjects
  • 3~7 years hands-on experience in polymer synthesis and processing, e.g. compounding, injection molding, etc.
  • Experience in application development with OEMs, especially spec-in process
  • Good knowledge of polymer processing and formulations
  • In-depth understanding of polymer structure-processing-property relationship
  • Strong analytical and problem anticipation & solving skills; innovative, ability to think outside the box and generate creative approaches
  • Cable extrusion and foam processing knowledge & experience will be plus.
  • Ability to set objectives and identify resources/processes necessary to accomplish goals
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently, highly motivated towards goals & objectives
  • Excellent organization and planning skills; multitasking
  • Good interpersonal, verbal & written communication, presentation, and listening skills; ability to communicate effectively to a wide variety of audiences (internal & external)
  • Strong team spirit
  • Fair in oral and Good in written English



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