Technical Specialist

Huntsman   •  

Charlotte, NC

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 175 days ago

This job is no longer available.

We are currently looking for a dynamic individual as a Technical Specialist to focus on Dyes for our Textile Effects Division located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

As a Technical Specialist you will be responsible for troubleshooting and problem solving at customer locations to support business needs.

What will be expected from you?

  • Provide technical service support to customers and conduct field trials of new and/or modified products to demonstrate our technology/products which result in the successful sales by our commercial staff to increase the value of our business.
  • Ability to work together in a group setting with both technical and non-technical personnel at customers or within the business groups to define a program and/or problem and provide potential solutions.

What are we looking for in the ideal candidate?

  • Perform product trials at selected customers.
  • Assess customer needs and translate it into potential innovation projects.
  • Deliver technical knowledge and expertise to support customer needs.
  • Visit customers frequently in order to meet customer needs and capture potential market.
  • Promote current product offerings through knowledge dissemination.
  • Communicate customer feedback to the business leaders.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Textiles, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with 5+ years of specific textiles experience or 10+ years directly related textile experience in lieu of a degree.
  • 5+ years  of experience / knowledge of dyeing techniques of all fibers / fabrics.  Emphasis in synthetic dyeing technology; especially polyester blends with cotton, elastane, etc. is a plus. 
  • Ability to match shades, recommend dye combinations for shade matching, good understanding of dye classes and utilization of DataColor shade matching software is required.
  • Good understanding of market and customer needs.  Good communication skills are required.  English as first language; Spanish speaking would be a plus.  Other languages skills are an asset.  PC literacy – skills in Word, Excel, and Power Point.\

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