Molding & Extrusion Customer Development Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
15+ years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

The Americas Polyolefin Customer Development Engineer, as part of EMCC’s Global Polymers Technology, works as part of a team to provide direct customer support in the forms of customer material and part trials, operations problem solving, technical data generation and collection, customer presentations, and product / application  development.  The position is at the Baytown Technology and Engineering Complex in Baytown, TX and reports to the Americas Polyolefin Molding & Extrusion Customer Development Supervisor.

Job Role Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to ExxonMobil’s customers converting polyolefin resins into molded and extruded finished products.
  • Utilize technical expertise and knowledge of ExxonMobil products to identify new opportunities for resin sales.
  • Support and lead new product and application development projects through latter stages of commercialization and help establish and validate the value proposition.
  • Provide knowledge of product and performance requirements in support of manufacturing efficiency and quality projects. 
  • Provide technical training to customers and ExxonMobil sales and manufacturing personnel.

Expected Level of Proficiency

  • Fluent in Technical Spanish and English
  • A minimum of 15years of experience in plastic molding and extrusion fabrication processes, e.g., injection molding and/or over molding and/or thermoforming
  • Minimum BS in Polymer Science, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or equivalent specialization
  • Willingness to travel ~35% of the time, primarily in Mexico and Central America
  • Demonstrated organizational skills complimented by a sense of ownership, initiative and adaptability
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop effective relationships and help our customers succeed

Preferred Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Experience in process troubleshooting as well as product and analytical test methods.
  • Experience in polyolefin molding and extrusion fabrication processes, e.g., blow molding and/or compounding and/or sheet and profile extrusion.
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