Job was saved successfully.
Job was removed from Saved Jobs.

Lead Engineer, Market Development Technical Services

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

Job Purpose & Responsibilities

Support automotive customers with material selection process and Develop/execute regional segment strategy focused on key applications.

  • Support application and market development for automotive application molded in Company materials
    Support application development process with customers
    Coordinate structural and process simulation
    Provide molding support to customers trials
    Identify new business opportunities and clarify customer technical needs
    Support internal and external product training
    Initiate and support product quality and issue resolution
    Align and support automotive commercial team for business growth
    Translate technical application and product knowledge to Automotive customers
    Develop and execute regional segment strategy focused on key applications
    Technical account management for automotive customers molding polypropylene resins
    Identify and initiate leads for application and/or product development
    Provide technical customer and plant support (molding/tooling/material)
    Handling, analyzing and reporting on technical customer complaints
    Implementation/communication of corrective actions and issue resolution
    Support customers with product selection, application development and launch support
    Maintaining up to date product, processing and characterization knowledge
    Process validation of products and applications at Automotive customers
    Issue resolution for product issues at customer locations
    Identify, initiate and manage new business development projects
    Support material specification and application approvals
    Provide technical voice of the customer to the commercial and technology teams



  • Bachelors degree in field of expertise (e.g., Polymer Science, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering) or equivalent 7+ years of relevant experience.
  • Proficient in the use of process-oriented tools (e.g., Kaizen, six sigma GB/BB certified, LEAN, FMEA) preferred Proficient Microsoft Office applications and process optimization tools (e.g., Minitab) preferred
    Ability to lead, direct, guide, plan & develop new projects & programs
    Polymer processing and application development experience
    Excellent communication skills, including English proficiency


  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the Apply Now/Apply option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
  • You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process
  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • Relocation if available
Why is This a Great Opportunity:

One of the world's largest, diversified chemicals company. A career with this Company provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to their comprehensive learning programs. They offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that their people have unique motivations and ambitions. Its all about matching what matters to you with what matters to them.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
NPAworldwide connects you to premier independent recruiting firms located throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Americas. Get connected with members around the world to widen your employer pool, get specialized placements, and find perfect matches -- all at no cost. Our members are placement professionals seeking long-term fits. Working with our recruiters gets you access to relocatio...