Huntsman has an opportunity for an Application Technologist to join our Global Application Development Polyurethane Elastomers Team at our European Headquarter in Everberg, Belgium.
This is an exciting opportunity for an Application Technologist to support the development of new elastomer formulations, contribute to the creation of a sustainable (biobased / recyclable) technology platform and leading customer trials within Europe.
Additionally, as the Application Technologist, you will:
Support and execute Elastomer Polyurethane (PU) Application projects in PU Footwear and PU Elastomers Business for new and existing customers
Give input to the design, co-ordination and execution of development programmes to deliver new technologies within an agreed time scale, propose potential applications and its value proposition for those new materials.
Convert broad development programs into detailed work plans and act as a Project Manager for mid and long-term technical developments
Participate in trials at customers to demonstrate the feasibility of the team’s technical developments.
Support IP protection (where applicable) for new Elastomers technologies together with Platform manager and our formulations specialists
Keep abreast of the market and technology development specifically in the elastomer sector by evaluating competitive products, publications and market intelligence
Ensure that all existing safety standards and procedures are fully met in accordance with existing policies and company objectives and to ensure that all experimental activities are carried out according to these standards.
Degree qualified Chemist or Process/Chemical Engineer with previous experience in an R&D, Product Development and/or Technical Service role
Previous experience with PU chemicals combined with a mechanical understanding
Strong organisation and project management skills
Pro-active, self-starting attitude and able to work in a fast-moving environment
Excellent communication skills with the ability to work confidently within technical and commercial teams and customers
Fluent in English, any additional European language is an asset
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2019 revenues of approximately $7 billion. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 70 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 9,000 associates within our four distinct business divisions. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at [...] Locations: