For our client Fibrant we are looking for a Technical product specialist.
Our story began in 1952, with the opening of the first production facility in The Netherlands. Since 2018 Fibrant is part of Highsun Group and ever since we are the world’s leading producer of caprolactam and ammonium sulfate, with production facilities in the Netherlands (Geleen) and in China (Fuzhou and Nanjing). We are proud to set the standard in low carbon footprint, bio-based, and circular caprolactam with the introduction of EcoLactam®, our latest generation of products. We serve numerous value chains, including textile, automotive, food packaging, and agricultural chains. We connect with valued business partners, relying on superior and environmentally friendly products. Fibrant has a team of approximately 350 specialists working in the Netherlands, with headquarters in Urmond and the Chemelot site in Geleen. We stand for ‘Future forward chemistry,’ referring not only to innovation and sustainability as critical success factors, but also to the drive and the mindset of employees and business partners. More information is available at www.fibrant52.com
As Technical product specialist you are a member of the Fibrant Marketing & Sales team. You will work closely with the Product sales manager, our R&T team and Quality colleagues. In this role you will be responsible for the technical support for several Polyamide 6 product lines, representing not only HSCC (Highsun) but also her affiliates. The Highsun group is the world’s largest producer of caprolactam and PA6 with a strong ambition to grow its market share in the EMEA region. With a team of over 8000 professionals and a turnover of over 7 Billion Euro, the Highsun Group is a leading chemical company. Our strong focus on quality, cost and performance will enable us to capture a significant market share in the EMEA region.
In this role you will report to the Director Marketing & Sales. You will work both remotely and at our head office in Urmond (The Netherlands). All key facilities are located in Geleen, including warehousing, logistics, customer service, quality and our R&T department . Next to your close collaboration with the European teams you will be regularly in touch with the team in China. Though your job demands a high grade of autonomy you continuously have to align with both internal and external stakeholders. In this role you will be travelling to our customers approximately 50% of your time.
This role offers the opportunity of being part of our new organization which key goal is to create the most optimal customer experience. You act as the first point of contact for our EMEA customers for all technical challenges and opportunities regarding several polyamide 6 product lines. As a technical product specialist you will be involved in both long-term projects (e.g. optimization of product processing, material analysis, product analysis) with customers as well as troubleshooting in case of urgent processing issues. Due to your processing experience you are able to quickly understand and analyze the technical challenges which you thereafter can translate to professional advice and solutions. You will deliver the technical support from the first introduction of new materials, to the onboarding of new customers and maintaining the relationship with our key accounts and distribution partners.
Our ideal candidate:
- Is a team player with a good sense of humour and a hands on mentality
- Loves the combination of technical challenges with commercial creativity
- Has a proven track record in roles that involve the processing of polyamides (preferably PA6); extrusion, film processing and/or compounding
- Is driven by a growth and winners mentality
- Feels inspired by a high degree of autonomy
- Communicates fluently in English and is able to adapt to different cultures
- Connects with people of various disciplines inside and outside the organization
- Obtained strong analytical skills and works in a very structured way
- We are interested to meet candidates who can operate at a Master degrees level (obtained by education or through experience)
The reward of working at Fibrant
At Fibrant we believe our people make a difference. We reward them with a competitive salary plus an attractive benefits package. We encourage our people to go beyond their job description. Fibrant is a global organization with plenty of opportunities to develop yourself both professionally and personally. We work safely, care for each other and build on each other’s strengths for the success of our business. It’s our people that make us a great place to work.
If you have questions or want to discuss the position please contact Erwin Amesz on +31 (0)46 460 00 00, firstname.lastname@example.org