Are you ready to begin a new chapter in your career but aren’t sure where to start? Dow Coatings Materials is refining its European technical footprint with a new Technical Service and Development lab in Seneffe to combine world class science with market facing formulation and application characterization. Dow Coating Materials is seeking individuals with experience in the area of architectural and industrial coatings to join its Technical Service and Development team in Seneffe, Belgium. Dow Coatings is seeking candidates with the relevant experience for a variety of roles: Senior TS&D Leader, TS&D Scientist and Technologist.
By joining us you’ll have the opportunity to be part of a business that is always looking for ways to improve our customer service and accelerate innovation as we strive to become the global leader in sustainable coating solutions. We have one of the largest portfolios of coatings raw materials, a great breadth of technologies and one of the largest R&D commitments in the industry.
Take a moment to find out if we might be a match. After reviewing your application, you will be contacted for a phone interview - if the chemistry between us sparks. In line with your expertise and interest, we will decide together which role suits you best.
What will be your responsibilities?
Promote and maintain a safe workplace environment by working in respect of EH&S, security and business conduct guidelines.
Provide customers with effective Technical Support.
Respond to technical questions of customers and other Dow/market-facing businesses.
Support new product development in the field of binders and additives for water borne architectural coatings with a focus on Interior Coatings.
Formulation development for existing and developmental DCM products.
Deliver direct technical and sales support assistance to European customers and support to the other EMEAI regional laboratories (Russia, Dubai, South Africa, India).
Develop technical plans for key and priority customers and distributors.
Lead technical contact with customers to develop and monitor joint programs.
Provide technical assistance to sales and marketing groups.
Prepare and deliver scientific/technical presentations at seminars, customer visits and trainings (internal and external).
Prepare and execute laboratory work plans including via direct bench work.
Data analysis and report writing.
Technology and IP monitoring (via connections with other Dow R&D locations in EMEAI and globally, use of IP tools).
Create and protect intellectual property in collaboration with R&D
Enhance market awareness via participation in industry groups and networks
Your main qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Engineering, or science related field required. A Master’s degree or PhD is preferred.
A 5+ years coatings experience or closely related fields with desirable skills in:
formulating and applying architectural coatings and/or
formulating and applying industrial coatings and/or
paper coating and/or
formulating and applying Road markings products and technologies
Experience in providing technical service & development support to customers
Fluency in English and any other European language are required.
Knowledge of Office365 and good aptitude with statistical analysis tools
We’d love to collaborate with you if:
You have a customer-service mindset
You have excellent project management skills and ability to manage projects by influencing others from various company’s functions
You have solid formulation know how and scientific knowledge.
You can successfully coordinate work with regional technical service labs and with central research groups throughout the world.
You enjoy traveling (mainly within Europe, up to 30% of work time).
You are team-oriented and enthusiastically collaborate with your colleagues
You are a critical thinker, a problem solver driven by technology and innovation
You are an effective communicator with bias for action
You are passionate about what you do with a result-oriented mindset
What comes next?
Please submit your profile by completing this application If a chemistry between us sparks, you will be contacted for a phone interview If you are selected, you will receive an invitation for a virtual interview We will see if we are a match and you will be informed accordingly Join our team and help us shape the future.
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