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Molded Fiber Surface Applications Engineer

at Solenis, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including consumer, industrial, institutional, food and beverage, and pool and spa water markets. Owned by Platinum Equity, the company's product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids, functional additives, and cleaners and disinfectants, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, minimize environmental impact, and create cleaner and safer environments.

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 69 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 16,100 professionals in 130 countries across six continents. Solenis is a 2023 US Best Managed Company, recognized three years in a row. For more information about Solenis, please visit .

The Molded Fiber Application Engineer serves as a product specialist providing technical support to our commercial sales team located in North America. Supports geographic growth initiatives by partnering with sales team in order to identify and facilitate progression of new business opportunities. Supports technical solution development for new applications, product selection, and optimal trial design strategy. Communicates with commercial team representatives and customers to better understand each customer-specific process, any ongoing problems, and potential chemical solutions.

Responsible for maintaining existing business by ensuring that all Solenis' applications are meeting performance expectations and abiding by best practice recommendations. Troubleshoots existing and competitive program upsets via data analysis, detailed site surveys, critical problem-solving skills and analytical thinking. Develops and maintain internal training materials and technical literature while also conducting one on one training and organized technical training of the commercial sales team.

Field support of customer applications by troubleshooting and best practice management/standardization.
Partner with sales team in pursuit of new business opportunities via onsite audit support of competitive applications, product selection, and application recommendations.
Conduct group and individual training of commercial sales team as well as support the development/maintenance of internal training materials and technical literature.
Actively engage in personal training opportunities with mentors and internal and external training materials to better develop knowledge base and skill set.
Trial reporting, administration, and associated communications
Participate in idea generation with R&D for new product development and commercialization.

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree Science and/or Engineering; or equivalent relevant industry experience.
Demonstrated wide ranging experience with converting molded fiber specific to foodservice and food packaging market. Ideal candidate would have experience across geographies and production systems. Experience with coating 3D molded fiber parts would be a definite bonus.
Wide ranging experience in trial preparation and execution.
Project Management and Data management experience with high demonstrated proficiency in relevant software
High degree of interpersonal skills with demonstrated effectiveness at communication to a variety of audiences both internally and externally.
Demonstrated proficiency in analytical thinking, problem solving, strong attention to detail, and quick understanding of technical concepts.
Substantial experience in corresponding SBU e. new application start-up/installation, existing application management with multiple products in product line, participation in training, etc.
Demonstrated ability to make decisions, balancing customer's needs and company objectives.
Strong communication skills, presentation capability, and ability to influence others through direct and indirect methods.
Industry and customer literate, or ability to pick up industry and Solenis technologies quickly.
Leadership ability.
Drive for results; proactively addresses complex issues.
Strong Problem solving and Communication skills.
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Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.

Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701.

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Job Posting: 1257088

Posted On: Apr 05, 2024

Updated On: May 05, 2024

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