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Application Development Engineer, TPU

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Date: Nov 22, 2021

Location: Songjiang Shanghai, CN, 201611

Company: Lubrizol Corporation



This role is accountable for developing applications for footwear market segment and leading technical support for Key OEMs/customers to achieve the business results of Estane (TPU) business strategy.



Leads technical projects and cooperates with product development R&D to develop the new applications to meet the market demands. Analyzes market technical trends and initiates or ideates potential applications. Provides technical consultation for internal and external customers.

  • Fulfills technical work request, designs experiment, performs lab bench work to analysis, and writes up report to meet technical targets of customer projects;
  • Visits key customers, provide on-site technical support to satisfy their technical needs;
  • Develops related application processing skill and knowledge, trains technicians from customer’s labs and provides technical service/trouble shooting in the field;
  • Enhances of application capabilities to meet the technical/application trends continuously;
  • Provides technical consultation for internal and external customers to select the suitable products and deliver the value of our products;
  • Works closely with marketing and NBD team and customers on the new application development projects;
  • Develops the customized test protocol/simulation test protocols and creates the application data;
  • Gives technical presentation to customers and commercial partners, keeps close contact with the industry and updated with the latest technology;
  • Works together with sales team, QA and production team to handle customer quality complaint;
  • Works with regional application development team to implement global/regional application programs, as well as develops relevant programs locally;
  • Keeps communication with Lubrizol technical community, keeps updated on new product development and new processing technology development;
  • Anticipates, determines, and understands customer needs & expectations and market trends;




Education Background:

  • Master’s Degree in chemistry and polymer or related field

Experience  and Requirements:

  • 5+ years in working experience for polymers industry
  • Working experience with footwear OEMs is preferred
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Fluent in English – written, verbal, presentation
  • Project management skills and experience is preferred

Technical Skills:

  • Injection molding technology is preferred
  • Foaming processing technology is preferred


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