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Sr Technical Service Specialist (m/w/d))

Date: Mar 29, 2021

Location: Worms, RP, DE, 67547

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 18693 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

The Senior Technical Service Specialist supports the MT Coatings Application Development (AD) lab and handles TCS/AD laboratory activities .

  • Organizes and handles the product application testing, interprets the performance data and prepares reports and analyses using standard procedures and guidelines  
  • Define, initiate and manage application development and technical service tasks in consultation with the Technical Customer Service team
  • Provides technical support to Sales, Marketing, Technical Service and Manufacturing organizations as needed
  • At times interface with customers to provide formulation support and product selection guidance
  • Develop coating formulation reference systems
  • Active participation in required local safety program, along with the ability to work safely and maintain a clean and orderly lab environment


The position is limited for 1 year.

Required Skills

  • Candidate should have good interpersonal skills and exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Commitment to maintaining a safe and organized laboratory environment.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Good manual dexterity and mechanical aptitude.
  • Experienced handling of standard IT systems and software such as MS Office.
  • German & English language proficiency.

Required Experience

  • MSc in Chemistry/Polymer Technology/Coating Technology with minimum of 1 year of relevant working experience
  • Strong knowledge in coatings technology and coating product formulation
  • Coating application and/or coating processing experience is beneficial

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.