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TCS Manager Adsorbents

Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Worms, RP, DE, 67547

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 3593 

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
  • Provides technical expertise and services to our customers on the use of molecular sieve, silica & alumina products, into the process adsorbents and other industries in close coordination with Sales, Marketing and Business Development
  • Identify customer needs for Adsorbent products, develop and maintain strong technical relationships with customers and create maximum value through our product and service offering
  • Diagnose and solve customer’s technical problems. Advise on the use, properties and modifications of products. Act as an expert regarding the functions of GRACE Adsorbent products for use in the oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical industries
  • Process design of new adsorption units and rating of existing adsorption units in case of revamp, capacity expansion or replacing of adsorption materials through GRACE material, frequently with associated warranties or performance guarantees
  • Preparation of technical presentations and operators training material at customer’s site
  • Provide supervision of adsorbent loading at customer’s site and advise customer in start-up issues related to the adsorbent material properties
  • Monitor the operation and performance of products for adsorptive materials applications. Collect and analyze detailed operating data. Evaluate and document results. Develop technical marketing information for general use
  • Prepare product performance and efficiency data to support sales proposals. Write technical response letters and proposals to support sales in gaining the business at the customers
  • Based on customer interactions and industry insights, transfer & communicate to the Grace internal functions (R&D, sales and marketing teams) to contribute to develop innovative products and improvements for existing product
  • Acts as focal point for any questions related to his/her application area of expertise for internal and external partners, evaluates & reports on industry trends and competitive products, decides product fitness for use, resolves technical complaints, and provides product performance data
Required Experience
  • Chemical Engineer with at least 10 years experience in a renowned Engineering House dealing with the (Petro)chemical, Natural Gas industry
  • Ideal candidate would also have several years working in an actual (Petro)Chemical or Natural Gas company
Required Skills
  • Fluency in written & spoken English and German (other European language a plus)
  • Good organization, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to travel when and as required by the business needs (travel anticipated 40%, with international travel)
Preferred Qualifications

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