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Product Manager / Applications Technician (Technical Transfer)

Aquapak Polymers is a developer, manufacturer and distributor of a strong, fully biodegradable and marine safe polymer resin capable of replacing standard plastics in many everyday applications. Working with our customers who are the future innovators of the circular economy.
Due to our global expanding customer base we have an opportunity for an experienced Technical Product Manager/Applications Engineer to support the technical team. The role is responsible for key aspects of development of partnership projects with our conversion and development partners.

You will be able to manage a variety of exciting innovative technical product realisation projects via conducting trials and the transfer of tested formulations through to commercial realisation for external customers and partners. This includes pre-trial assessment of customer equipment and problem- solving analysis and feedback to all parties to ensure successful adoption of this speciality polymer.
You will need a positive, analytical mindset and be prepared to challenge the existing norms of polymer application, working collaboratively with technical, commercial and testing departments to apply this leading-edge solution.

What we are looking for:
A recent track record in the polymer/plastics industry in the development of applications in both a technical or commercial environment.
Also useful are:

  • BSc/ Degree/ HNC in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Production Engineering
  • Technical or engineering knowledge of polymer applications from an operational role
  • Experience in similar specialist polymer production-based role, including product realisation in
    any of the following, blown/barrier films, coatings, lamination, metallisation, injection
    moulding/thermoforming.
  • Project management experience would be helpful but not essential!

Additionally, your will have an interest in Eco-friendly polymers, Circular Economy and the delivery of end-of-life plastics solutions. You will be able to work independently and as part of a team and able to communicate well with customers and explain technical information in a positive solution-focussed way at all levels.

Able to travel both within UK & abroad and spend nights away from home plus a driving license
Please apply with a covering letter and CV. Stating your salary expectations to HR@aquapakpolymers.com.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@aquapakpolymers.com

Aquapak Polymers Ltd
Hollymoor Point
Hollymoor Way, Rubery
Birmingham B31 5HE
United Kingdom

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