AGC Chemicals Europe Ltd currently have a vacancy for an ETFE Technical Support Chemist. The jobholder will carry out technical support activities for the Technical Support/Advocacy Manager and ETFE production Management in order to support new and existing customers as well as supporting the development and implementation of new products, grades and processes for ETFE in line with business requirements.
Technical support of ETFE production including plant trials and SHE aspects, in particular; HAZOPS, Risk Assessments, procedures and equipment monitoring.
To work on product and process development projects including; contamination issues, product improvements, output expansion and raw materials.
Provide product and process support, utilising SPC/SQC techniques.
Carry out analysis/evaluation of ETFE in order to respond to customers’ requirements and provide appropriate technical information and service to customers.
Support the Technical Support/Advocacy Manager and ETFE Production Management by interacting with the production shift teams and other business departments including; QC, Technical Service and Compliance group; also by attending production quality and exception reviews.
Technical liaison with Japan and secondees.
The incumbent must be capable of operating seamlessly between technology and customer communication.
Be able to apply the highest level of SHE management in all activities to ensure compliance.
Must be self-motivated; capable of working independently and using own initiative.
Be able to work effectively with others to ensure timely completion of projects.
Be able to cope with changing priorities.
Possess excellent communication skills.
A degree of flexibility is required in order to fulfil the requirements of this role.
Qualifications and experience:
Ph.D. Chemistry/Polymer Science.
Experience of working in a chemical/plastics manufacturing environment preferably fluoropolymers.
In depth understanding of polymer synthesis is desirable.
Laboratory testing equipment and analysis.
Interested applicants should email their CV and covering letter to
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