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Global Technology Manager

Company: 2350-The Chemours Company FC, LLC
Location: Newark
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you tojoin our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF CHEMISTRY AND THE WORLDFrom the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry. Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we're collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries-one improvement at a time. Chemours is seeking a Global Technology Manager to join our growing PTFE and Melts - Advanced Performance Materials team! This position will report directly to the Global Technology Director of Advanced Performance Materials (APM) at our Newark, Delaware location. The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Effectively manage a global team of scientists and managers to support product/application/R&D technical developments/growth and sustainability programs, including setting and meeting strategic goals and supporting customers to select and use Chemours products and successfully developing and implementing sustainable technologies.
  • Oversee R&D, technical service, prototyping and development laboratories in America, Europe and China. Define, allocate, prioritize the resources and activities needed for success and manage budgets for global lab teams.
  • Work with product, commercial and marketing teams to define technical goals that will support the commercial team to meet Chemours business objectives in alignment with Chemours values.
  • Collaborate across technology teams within and outside of APM and align with manufacturing technology and sustainability teams on key projects and initiatives. The following is required for this role:
    • Masters or equivalent degree in a technical discipline; chemistry, engineering, polymer science
    • Demonstrated skills in technology leadership and team building
    • Experience in a technical role working with polymers/fluoroproduct materials, experience in mechanical testing, physical property testing, chemical analysis, polymer design/ modification, and processing technologies
    • Experience with Process Safety Management, SOPs, and safe handling of chemicals and materials
    • Strong interpersonal skills, language skills, presentation skills - both written and oral
    • Strong customer focus attitude with ability to travel domestically and globally as needed The following is preferred for this role:
      • Ph.D. or equivalent in a technical discipline, such as chemistry, engineering, or polymer science
      • > 3yrs experience in a technical role with fluoropolymers
      • Expertise in fluoropolymer extrusion, molding, processing and compounding, i.e. extrusion (wire, tubing, film)
      • Working knowledge of industries where fluoropolymers are used (e.g. automotive, semicon, aerospace, chemical processing industry, energy, electronics, medical)
      • Experience in a customer facing technical support role in the plastics or fluoropolymer industry
      • Travel to Chemours sites, key customers and end-users, industry events to understand developments in the markets/industries and facilitate your team to create new and improved solutions.Benefits:Competitive CompensationComprehensive Benefits Packages401(k) MatchEmployee Stock Purchase ProgramTuition ReimbursementCommuter BenefitsLearning and Development OpportunitiesStrong Inclusion and Diversity InitiativesCompany-paid Volunteer DaysWe're a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it-by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we're proud to be Certified--- by Great Place to Work-- .Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws. Chemours is an E-Verify employer Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we're operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do. Pay Range (in local currency):$134,400.00 - $210,000.00Chemours Level:28Annual Bonus Target:16%The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only andnot a guarantee oftotal compensation. Factorsconsidered in extending a compensation offer include (but are notlimitedto) responsibilities of the job,experience, knowledge, skills,and abilities, as wellas internal equity, andalignment with marketdata. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans. At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say "We Are Living Chemistry."

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