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Senior Scientist, Adhesive

Keywords / Skills : Senior Scientist, Adhesive

5 - 8 years
Posted: 2019-03-05

Posted On
5th Mar 2019
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Job Description
Job Description :

Senior Scientist - Water-borne Adhesive

Report to: R&D Manager

Department: Research & Development

Location: Shanghai

Key Responsibilities
  • The Senior Scientist will be primarily performing routine scientific work, independently evaluating, selecting and applying standardized scientific procedures and techniques to projects with clear objectives or investigations with limited variables/complex features.
  • Lead technical development on tackifier dispersions & provide customers technical support in Asia.
  • Set up and commission dispersion testing and application capability at KIC-SHA.
  • Benchmark tackifier dispersion offering (current and future) in regional polymer systems.
  • Guide design of and modifications to experiments and carry out as required by the project.
  • Support Malaysia plant start-up and liaise between Malaysia operations and Asia customers on quality and specification items (in collaboration with ALM process expert).
  • Liaise with regional sales and marketing organization on specific customer and market needs and translate into project proposals
  • Establish contacts and networks with internal/external customers with limited guidance. Independently assess and discuss customer needs, propose and execute proper approaches to problem solving.
  • Engage in global technical activities effectively liaising with colleagues in other regions and contribute to tackifier dispersion innovation pipeline.
  • Support other adhesive related technical activities in region.
  • And other duties as assigned to safely perform.

Required Skills
  • In-depth understanding of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures relevant to professional discipline, sufficient enough to follow and influence
  • Ability to problem solving and analytical skills. Hands-on mentality
  • Ability to file a Record of Research
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees, senior management, clients, customers and general public
  • Ability to provide training on topics within the field of expertise
  • Ability to work closely with internal/external customers and establish strong relationships to drive innovation projects
  • Ability to coach, mentor lower level scientists and technicians.
  • Ability to identify necessary work flow steps from project kick-off to achieve key milestones

Education, Certifications & Licenses
  • PhD or MSc + 5 yrs relevant experience in the industry
  • Background and experience in Adhesives, preferably in water-borne adhesive systems

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