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Senior Application Engineer - PHC AP

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Date: Feb 8, 2018

Location: Singapore, Singapore, SG, 609032

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

PURPOSE

 

Home care in Southeast Asia especially powder detergent showed a sustainable healthy growth with foreseeable strong project pipeline support. The successful commercialization in customers’ products require a very intensive technical development supports from formulation optimization, performance identification, cost effectiveness calculation and process adjustment.

The role is responsible for leverage global home care expertise especially in customers’ on-site support to Asia Pacific, explore new technologies and manage regional project pipeline to support business growth.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • From technical part, explore the unmet needs or technical gap, work closely with regional marketing, technical and commercial team to develop regional innovation projects pipeline, lead in developing the new applications/technologies for Southeast Asia
  • Work closely with global technical and marketing team to leverage global expertise, extend regional capabilities and lead to implement into regional projects.
  • Proactively connect with technical team outside Asia to share with them what Asia needs, collaboratively to complete project especially initiated by Asia.
  • Technical supports and customer projects development, mainly focus on home care, preferably be able to provide on-site process optimization supports.
  • Implement the new technology/solution or re-optimize to fit Southeast Asia customers/market requirement.  
  • Manage the assigned projects by systematically design the experiments, qualifying in performing the tests, developing the trustable/accurate data, drawing the right conclusion, and reporting the results at a timely manner to support business growth.
  • Develop in-depth application knowledge or process optimization to support customers project launch, home care mainly. Understand and be able to present to customer on personal care top launch product.  
  • Strength the technical capabilities for Southeast Asia.
  • Improve Lubrizol impact in industrial associations, universities and market by present in key tradeshow, public papers, web-based promotion tool development or file the patents etc.

     

     

    REQUIREMENTS

     

  • Master or above degree in polymer, material science, chemistry, chemical engineer or related field or bachelor degree with at least seven year of experience.
  • Rich experiences in home care industry especially powder detergent is a plus.  
  • Solid formulation development capability in surfactant-based applications including home care or persona care.   
  • Good understanding of customer base, formulation habits, technical development status or trend of different countries in Asia Pacific or global will be a good plus
  • Strong project management capability.
  • Fluent communication skills in English, both written and oral
  • Ability to travel (30% minimal)

     

    Behavioral competencies:

  • Strong teamwork, Good communication
  • Curiosity to new, willing to explore without bias.
  • Self-leadership and willing to learn.
  • Innovation and initiatives
  • Customer/market focus
  • Sound execution capability


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