R&D Specialist - Protective films, Adhesive
Location Ho Chi Minh CityFULL_TIME
Consultant Ai Huynh
Date posted 15 February 2023ho-chi-minh-city engineering-manufacturing/engineering-management 2023-02-16 2023-04-16 chemicals Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City VN Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.com.vn https://www.robertwalters.com.vn/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.png true
An exciting R&D Specialist (Protective films, Adhesive/ tapes) job has just become available at one of the most respected global chemical firms based in Ho Chi Minh City. Reporting directly to the Country Manager and Regional Technical Leader, this is a role for a senior R&D or technical service specialist who has fluent English and experience in silicone and organic polymeric materials.
About the R&D Specialist (Protective films, Adhesive/ tapes) Role:
In this role, you are responsible for the application development and technical support, focus on pressure sensitive business for consumer and electronics market.
- Lab management: Establish pressure sensitive adhesive lab and maintain lab for technical service activities
- Drive technical discussions at customers on suitability of material to customer specific application and advice for customers on product recommendation and use in their applications
- Coordinates with cross-functional stakeholders (commercial, technical) to drive innovation growth
- Technical support and application development for Silicone and organic polymeric materials
- Help to develop pressure sensitive business focusing on PSA markets (Protective films, Adhesive/ tapes for Electronics, die -cut convertors)
- Onsite or off-site lab work in Vietnam
- Deliver an excellent customer experience for existing and prospective customers
To succeed in this job, you must have strong interpersonal skills and customer orientation.
- Bachelor or master’s degree in chemistry/Polymers/ Materials/ Organic chemistry/Applied chemistry/ coating technology and manufacturing/ chemical engineering/ chemical process engineering
- Knowledge in terms of adhesives properties (Silicones, Hotmelt, acrylics, rubber adhesives)
- Excellent English skills required, Vietnamese, Korean and/or Chinese spoken language proficiency is a plus
- Have experience in the chemical industry and minimum two years prior hands on experience of product/ formulation/technical service/ technology development in adhesives /pressure sensitive industry, experience on silicone related and /or release coating / PSA technologies will be beneficial
- Knowledge of different coating processes preferably wide web converting/lamination, application knowledge in pressure sensitive in-process to end user applications will be advantageous. Fundamental understanding of rheology, prior experience in paper/ film making process will be a plus
- End application in consumer electronics, diecut, medical, tapes, labels, graphics, printings
- Knowledge of trends in pressure sensitive industry and release coating industry will be advantageous.
This leading firm has an outstanding international reputation in its field and great value is placed on training and development.
If you are looking for a new challenge, this is the role for you.
Due to the high volume of applications we are experiencing, our team will only be in touch with you if your application is shortlisted.
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