Compounding Market Development Engineer
Based in Hungary
Job ref: DM /49698
Our client is an independent and international oil and gas company, based in Hungary. It is active in over 40 countries with a dynamic international workforce of 26,000 people and a track record of more than 100 years in the industry. They are committed to doing business responsibly and sustainably, supporting communities and striving to meet the best possible health, safety and security standards wherever it operates.
Purpose of the position:
This position is the technical liaison between the customer, C&O Compound Sales and R&D Compound Engineer, communicating customer requirements and providing project selection and prioritization in cooperation with the Sales. This position typically manages development projects over a period of 1-3 years until start of production. The MDE position is intended to play a major role in identifying and creating new sales opportunities and building a pipeline for sales growth.
⦁ Be the main contact and interface between both R&D and the Customer, typically automotive OEMs/Tiers.
⦁ Develops new and nurtures existing relationships with the Customer base.
⦁ Defines, in cooperation with C&O and R&D, development projects and priorities.
⦁ Continually communicates project status from start of material test to approval.
⦁ Identifies potential current and/or future product applications.
⦁ Determines material requirements or specifications for targeted applications.
⦁ Communicates material requirements and desired timing to R&D at project initiation.
⦁ Schedules molding trials for material evaluation in actual parts, attending as schedule permits.
⦁ Presents a formalized data package of developed material for customer approval.
⦁ Acts as Customer Representative meaning the employee has the responsibility & authority to ensure that customer requirements are addressed.
⦁ Documents program/project status with reports as required by manager.
⦁ Performs other duties and assignments as directed by supervisor.
⦁ Individual is expected to perform job duties safely and in compliance with documentation outlined in the Safety, Health & Environmental system.
⦁ Individual is expected to perform job duties in compliance with defined management system requirements.
⦁ Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Mechanical, and/or Plastics Engineering, or equivalent
⦁ Good communication and analytical skills in English (plus German is a strong advantage), strategic mindset, problem-solving capabilities and good relationship building abilities
⦁ 3-5 years’ experience in automotive industry, including but not limited to mold design, process engineering, product development, project management, procurement or quality
⦁ Advanced English, German is a strong advantage
⦁ Good command of MS Office
⦁ Travel 25-50% required
For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.
Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.
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