The Applications Development and Technical Service Technical Manager provides day to day leadership to a group of AD / TS / PAD engineers in support of strategic customers, projects and market opportunities by facilitating the timely and effective provision of technical solutions in targeted market segments.
This position also provides project support and technical support to key internal and external customers.
Roles & Responsibilities
Possesses a deep and broad fundamental understanding of key technologies and applications in the respective market segments and uses these skills to drive technical service and application development activities within the group.
Possesses an excellent understanding of the responsibilities of key cross-functional groups and uses this knowledge to effectively and quickly drive technical service and application development activities within the group.
Assists in conducting continuous dialogues with direct reports and holds them accountable to their defined customers, projects and budgetary goals / objectives.
Understands the long-term strategic vision for the Company, and leads efforts to work with key stakeholders to translate and integrate these into objectives and action plans, while also driving resource / equipment selection and allocation to align with strategic vision
Provides strategic leadership in the identification, development and implementation of tools, systems and processes aimed at continuously improving technical service, application development and project management effectiveness.
Understands broad customer, market and industry needs / trends, and facilitates the group’s interaction with other cross functional organizations to frame these into value added opportunities.
Drives and manages teamwork and collaboration within the group while also fostering effective communication across functions - aligns resources as necessary to meet business needs.
Drives improvement and development of direct reports, assisting in hiring and training efforts - empowers employees to make decisions
Understands financial analysis and drives the utilization of good project management skills and tools to effectively advance product and application development projects.
Leads efforts to embrace and drive change, while also challenging the status quo and influencing management as necessary.
This position will require approximately 25% travel mostly within the US, Canada and Mexico.
University technical degree.
Minimum 12 years of industry experience.
Strong leadership, technological orientation, communication, situational management, managerial agility, systemic thinking and planning skills are essential for this position.
Strong influencing skills, managerial courage and a broad perspective are also required.
The position is expected to develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders, industry experts and key industry associations in target markets.
An understanding of LBI's long term strategy, plans and objectives as well as the key profitability drivers in each market segment is necessary for success
Preference for degree in Chemical Engineering, Polymer Engineering or Chemistry.
Exposure to LYB Polymers business preferred
Competencies Builds effective teamsCollaboratesCultivates innovationCustomer focusDemonstrates courageDrives resultsEnsures accountabilityInstills trust and exemplifies integrity
Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.
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