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Fiber Spinning Specialist - China  

Dupont Biosciences (company)


Posted on : 26 February 2017

Project Description

Job Description
  • Specifically, this individual  will be involved in assessing the impact of modifications of the polymer,  in spinning fiber using internal and external resources, and in working at  the customers’ facilities to develop process and product capabilities.    
  • Additionally, efforts could include the incorporation of additives into  fibers to enhance customers’ carpet, apparel or automotive offerings. 
  • The successful incumbent will come to the position having knowledge and experience in polymer processing  and in melt fiber spinning and it is expected that they will advance their      knowledge further by learning from experienced technical personnel how to  successfully spin our brand from polymer pellets. In this way, we can assist our customers to be able to create products using Sorona PTT   within their systems and equipment.   
  • The individual in this position  will be a guardian for spinning of Sorona  fiber (predominantly  carpet, but also apparel) in the Asia Pacific region and will also work  with operations downstream of spinning in carpet and apparel end uses. 
  • The individual should have   experience in direct customer interactions and the ability to work with  customers to resolve issues or establish new capability related to Sorona polymer. Regular travel to various customer and partner sites is expected. 

  • A Ph.D. degree or the  educational equivalent in a scientific or engineering field. 
  • At least 5 years of Industrial  experience. (preferred) 
  • Knowledge of polymer materials  and polymer processing. 
  • Fiber spinning expertise 
  • Strong teamwork and  interpersonal skills. 
  • Strong writing and  communication skills in English as well as local language 
  • Experienced with effectively  interfacing with customers in both a one-on-one setting as well as presentations to larger groups.  
  • Ability to be effective in a  growing, dynamic, and changing business environment. 

Additional Skills Sought:
  • Knowledge of fiber spinning of various polymers especially PET and nylon.  
  • Knowledge of processing of melt  polymer materials and combinations 
  • Understanding of how apparel fabrics and carpets are made.  
  • Overall understanding of the processing into finished fabrics and carpets (ie dyeing and finishing, etc.) is desirable