DuPont Application Engineer, Vespel® in Geneva, Switzerland
Application Engineer, Vespel® (Job Number: ENG00001684)
Within the Transportation and Advanced Polymers (T&AP) organization in EMEA, we are looking to reinforce our team to support the DuPont™ Kalrez® and Vespel® product lines. These businesses focus on high-performance parts that provide sealing, wear and friction solutions in the transportation, aerospace, energy & material handling, and the electronics industries.
Within our EMEA technical team, we are currently seeking an
Application Engineer, Vespel® who’s main responsibilities can be summarized as follows:
Provide Technical Support (product and part design recommendations, material properties) to:
assigned customers and/or distributors in the region, with main focus on Transportation and Energy & Material Handling segments
Sales and Application Development groups for existing and new applications/customers
Operations, complaint handling process, and FEA (Finite Element Analysis) DuPont Team, if applies
Be the Technical focal point within defined account teams, support and contribute to the account plan.
Design prototypes parts for selected application, gathering inputs from customers and from the sales & marketing team
Perform part performance analysis and determine root cause. Define corrective actions and follow-up to completion
Conduct training seminars for distributors and customers
Lead/support technical programs at customers/distributors to achieve technical qualification for future commercialization
Lead/coordinate product evaluations, data generation programs, laboratory designed functional testing
Continuously develop expertise in end-use applications, to best support our customers
Prepare/contribute to product literature, sales tools and case stories for new and existing products
Write and publish technical papers/articles for selected conferences/tradeshows
Provide input to business and marketing strategy for industry segment
Continuously apply innovative approach to customer solutions/processes/ways of doing things
Compile, document, and communicate value-in-use information, competitive intelligence and related items to continuously improve our competitive advantage
Provide Technical Support to global and regional programs within the COE (Centers of Excellence) concept, if applies
Lead and/or contribute to product development programs, providing VOC (Voice Of the Customer), technical expertise, etc. as needed to develop new products and/or applications to meet customer needs, if applies
Master or Bachelor degree in Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, or Advanced computer design. Tribology background or some experience in that area would be a plus.
Previous experience in a laboratory or technical environment
Experience with high performance materials, such as polyimides would be a plus.
Strong analytical skills with hands-on approach on lab equipment’s, closely collaborating with Laboratory Technicians.
Experience to design application testing equipment is a plus
Experience with Labview software or any other automation software would be a plus
Experience with Application Development would be a plus
Experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) software; Proficiency with Solidworks would be a plus; Experience with FEA and CFD is a plus
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Fluent in English and German is a must; French, Italian, or other languages would be a plus
Project management experience from defining the objective and scope, to follow-up of actions, reporting and sharing the results.
Proactivity, self-initiative, willing to learn, and self-develop.
Compliant with safety guidelines, business ethics and internal control processes
Results oriented with focus on customer
Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills for day-to-day job and customer interaction (external and internal)
Experience with external customers facing interaction or strong experience with internal customer
Willing to travel (25%).
Primary Location: EMEA-Switzerland-Geneva-Meyrin
Organization: Transportation & Advanced Polymers
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Experienced
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