Tech Services Manager - 2024 - 0425

at Ashland Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Ashland Specialty Ingredients, GP



Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?


Are you always solving?


Then wed like to meet you and bet youd like to meet us.


Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Tech Services Manager to join our specialty additive business at our Wilmington DE site. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the specialty additives R&D function. This position will report to NA innovation lead.


The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Responsible to provide technical support for customers to assist their implementation of Ashland products; form strong relationships with senior technical staff at key customers
  • Identify new product opportunities or new applications of existing products through customer contact and market knowledge and work with the team to turn these into new product projects
  • Evaluate new technologies in customer specific formulations and provide input on technical and market development to promote the growth of Ashland technology platforms
  • Work with marketing and sales professionals to understand industry needs; lead or participate in multiple research projects with members of multi-disciplinary teams to achieve targets
  • Maintain a strong awareness of new technologies, competitive threats and opportunities and regulatory developments in the coatings and allied fields


In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • B.S. degree in polymer science or chemistry
  • 5-10 years experience of coating formulation and additives
  • 5-10 years of tech service experience in coatings related industries
  • Have experience working with global multidisciplinary project teams; and be able to lead such teams
  • Effective oral and written communications skills
  • Travel up to 30% of time


The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • Advanced degree in polymer or chemistry
  • 10+ years of experience in coating application and additive development
  • Entrepreneurial mindset



In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry...

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Job Posting: 1279336

Posted On: Jun 18, 2024

Updated On: Jul 18, 2024

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