DuPont Application Development Engineer (m/f) in Italy

Application Development Engineer (m/f) (Job Number: ENG00001689)

Description

DowDuPont and Transportation & Advanced Polymers offer an opportunity for an

Application Development Engineer (m/f)

To be located in Italy

Transportation & Advanced Polymers (T&AP) is a global market and technology leader in engineered thermoplastics, high performance elastomers, fluids and specialty lubricants, engineered parts, elastic-structural-specialty adhesives for the automotive industry. We serve lead Tier1s, OEMs, aftermarket with recognized brands like Zytel®, Crastin®, Delrin®, Hytrel®, Vamac®, Molykote®, Vespel®, Betamate®, Betaseal®, Megum®. T&AP enables our customer to address fuel efficiency, green-house-gas emission, crash safety regulations with best in class addressing is proliferating technology reach to other vehicle segments as well as players in the value solutions for lightweight – internal combustion engine efficiency improvements – durability – comfort and convenience – vehicle electrification – connectivity on the way to autonomous driving.

The Automotive Application Development Engineer for vehicle electrification and lightweighting is a critical position, leading project development and commercialization of projects, working closely with Marketing, Sales, Research and Development, Technical Service and Marketing Communication.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Application leadership (regional with global networking), in line with market segment strategy

  • Profitable share growth though successful project commercialization

  • Launch new technologies and proliferate existing offering to new customers & applications

  • Execution of new product value proposition, value pricing, and value capture

  • Lead selected innovation / new product development projects, feed new project ideas into pipeline with Marketing

  • OEM and Tier1 leadership for project management and product approval / specification

  • Execution of market communication plans (trade shows, technology days with customers)

  • Scope is regional (Europe - Middle East - Africa), yet it will require constant interaction with other regional teams and functions to support global strategy evolution and accelerate its implementation.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor / Master degree in Plastics / Mechanical Engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years of technical and commercial experience

  • Direct experience in the Automotive value chain (OEM / Tier / raw material suppliers)

  • Very good understanding of Thermoplastic / Elastomer technology, design, engineering, processing

  • Versed in Automotive development / approval and implementation processes

  • Strong market and customer orientation

  • Team orientation, leadership and communication skills

  • Perfect fluency in Italian is a must, as well as proficiency in English (written and verbal), any other EU language is a plus.

Primary Location: EMEA-Italy

Organization: Transportation & Advanced Polymers

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Master's Degree (±18 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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