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Technologist Grease

Technologist Grease

  • Location China - Central - Shanghai
  • Travel required 可协商
  • Job category Research & Technology Group
  • Relocation available
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 146257BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Responsible for providing product deployment and support activities, using basic technical capabilities to manage delivery of new and differentiated technology to market via new product launches, providing quality assurance and delivering best-in-class technical support/advice to functions and customers in support of delivering the technology agenda for the business/function.

Job Purpose:
The purpose of the role of Grease Technologist is to develop technically sophisticated differentiated first-class grease products for the Chinese and global market according to our growth ambitions and market needs. The product development projects are initiated, prioritized and autonomously lead in cooperation with Expert Technologist, Senior Technologist, CCTC Industrial PD Team Leader and Global Expert Team Leader Grease. The formulation modification projects are initiated, prioritized and autonomously lead. The role contributes with innovative ideas to improve our product portfolio.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Deliver ideas for innovative products and technologies, in line with global strategy and future trends and opportunities.
  • Develop strategic technical relationships with OEMs, Key Additive Suppliers, Industrial Associations and Universities to enable access to novel, leading edge additive technologies and processes.
  • Build knowledge concerning applications / processes and their influences on chemistries within Industrial products including competitors' products used in similar environments.
  • Project manage global innovation programs with regular stakeholder reviews and updates.
  • Plan resources to ensure efficient delivery of projects: on time, in budget.
  • Provide support for longer term research programs.
  • Lead Formulation Modification projects autonomously.
  • Support and co-ordinate grease lab operation, conduct in-lab grease manufacturing and testing to support assigned projects and regional activities.
  • Responsible for the execution, documentation and reporting of development projects and modification projects.
  • Support customers and the departments Sales, Marketing, Procurement and regional technology teams with expert knowledge.
  • Work in scientific expert committees.
  • Check patent specifications in area of expertise.
  • Advise on experimental design and other techniques.
  • Support knowledge management within the group.
  • Provide good quality documentation of results and share with the greater Technology Community.
  • Monitor project progress against proposed plans and milestones.
  • Monitor project resources, budget and external spend.
  • Monitor lab equipment functionality and documentation integrity, assist to ensure the Grease lab is operating in compliance with ISO 9001 and relevant qualifications.
  • To perform all accountabilities and lab activities within the HSSE, Quality and compliance framework.
  • Responsible for the representation of projects outside of own department, e.g. Sales, Marketing, Procurement and Regional Teams
  • Support, coach and mentor members of the team to improve their overall capability and performance.

Job Holder Requirements
  • Degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Engineering or related technical discipline.
  • Relevant experience in the Grease Industry, notably Greases formulations and applications across Industrial sector are essential.
  • Good knowledge of all relevant test methods for greases.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.

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