TS&D Engineer & Lab Manager
Milliken and Company
Gent, VOV, BE
4 dagen geleden

Milliken & Company is one of the world's largest privately held textile and chemical manufacturers.

We are widely acknowledged as an international leader in research, technology, innovation and customer service. By combining science with design and insights, Milliken tackles the issues and concerns of today.

Every day, our community of innovators is invigorated by the challenge of finding creative ways to enhance people’s lives.

Liquitint Performance Colorants is one of the key technology platforms in the division. That technology is broadly applied in household & fabric care applications at the major players in the CPG (consumer goods & packaging) industry, where Milliken has a strong market position.

As a member of the technical team, reporting to the CPG Manager, your role spread over several key responsibilities. One is managing the lab team that offers high quality technical service and development support to our key customers in the CPG industry.

Next to that, you are responsible for upscaling new developments from lab concept to commercial product. Your industry knowledge and product line expertise in Household & Fabric Care formulations and applications allows you to qualify our customers’ needs and to solve issues in order to further grow and develop our additives in existing and new applications.

A close collaboration with our NBD team is critical. Building strong technical relationships with our customers and independent institutes / tollers is key to your success.

Profile

  • You have a master’s degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or equivalent.
  • You have more than 3 years in the CPG industry (formulation expertise in the household & fabric care / personal care industry is a plus), ideally in a Technical Service or lab manager role.
  • You have an analytical, technical & problem-solving mindset, thriving in a new business development climate.
  • You have a strong drive, sense of initiative and ownership, you act proactively.
  • You are in possession of strong communication & people management - team skills.
  • You are willing to travel abroad (initially 25%) but may be extended when more customer service is involved.
  • You adapt easily to changing situations.
  • You are very fluent in English. Other languages are a plus.
  • You are based in Belgium and can commit to working in our Ghent office on a regular basis when not travelling.
  • Offer

    The opportunity to be part of an international company and to have the responsibility of a team and to own important project.

    We offer an attractive compensation package, including company car, health care, option to retirement plan etc. An attractive bonus plan based on performance and career opportunities in an innovative and international environment.

    Are you enthusiastic to join our chemical division? We would like to hear from you!

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