Application Engineer

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Job Description

Position Summary:


Application Engineer will be responsible for ensuring and continuously improving the technical support and R&D for the company’s hygiene business in North America.


Key Activities:


  • Drive innovation projects for the company’s North American hygiene film portfolio in close alignment with the global application engineering and R&D team.
  • Support product roll-outs for successful validation and qualification at customers.
  • Drive the localization of the company’s global hygiene film portfolio to better meet local market needs.
  • Optimize the supply chain by driving the qualification of local raw materials.
  • Support and execute process optimization projects in close collaboration with the production departments of the site and the group support functions.
  • Monitor raw material, machinery and product developments and trends for sustainability, innovation and cost-out potential.
  • Responsible for the technical support to customers in the assigned region.
  • Develop close relationship with the customer. Provide technical trainings and information.
  • Ensure successful qualification and validation of our films at new customers.
  • Manage trial runs in house and with customers.
  • Support the processing of customer complaints to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Initiate and support product improvement.
  • Provide product and technology related support and training / coaching internally and externally.
  • Report the status of the Application Engineering and R&D projects into the company’s innovation pipeline.


Required Qualification:


  • Engineering degree preferably in plastic technology or machinery.
  • At least 5 years of work experience in a similar position.
  • Expertise in polymer properties, converting technology (film extrusion, printing).

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Posted: Jun 08, 2020

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering & Sciences Programming