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Application Development Representative

Job Requisition ID:  42936

Responsibilities

•    Identify new application opportunity by working together with technical service, marketing and sales. Join customer call to discover customer unmet needs, understand customer requirements and define material value propositions. 

•    Provide technical solutions and materials recommendation to meet customer’s application requirements. Determine fitness-for-use criteria for specific applications through a combination of empirical, experimental and modeling methods. Translate the fitness-for-use criteria to fundamental polymer characteristics using knowledge of polymer structure-property-performance relationships. 

•    Lead technical projects through effective design of experiments; coordinate activities within technology, marketing and sales for project planning, milestone and deliverables. Translate technical insights to technical service team.

•    Support Innovation & Growth strategy. Participate in cross functional growth teams identifying areas for regional business growth. Identify new application opportunities, new technology projects, involve in developing multi-generation technology platform to support regional growth.

•    Articulate Eastman product value propositions and communicate technical insights through internal and external technical conference, customer presentation. 

•    Participate in trade shows / industrial conferences to gain insights on market trends and establish/strengthen industry connection.  

Qualifications

•    PhD degree in Polymer/Chemistry/Material Science. 
•    Strong background in Plastics/Polymer/Materials application development. Minimum 3 years of working experience. Technical expertise in plastic sustainability is a plus.
•    Strong customer interface and communication skills in discovering customer needs and translate customer requirements into application specification. 
•    Strong communication skill with Business partners (Marketing and sales)
•    Demonstrate strong leadership in project management, cross function team work and cross-region collaboration.
•    Proficiency in English writing and speaking


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