Global Applications Technology Leader for Tyvek® Protective Apparel in Controlled Environments (1977
DuPont Safety & Construction
September 19, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
DuPont Safety & Construction is a $5B global business that provides a range of products and solutions to protect people, property and processes and is the home of well-known brands, such as Tyvek®, Kevlar®, Nomex®, Styrofoam®, and Corian®. DuPont offers an excellent benefits package that begins on your first day of employment. This includes a generous 401k match, health and dental insurance, 15 days of vacation, a variable bonus plan, and much more!
As part of our growth plan in Tyvek®, we seek a scientist or engineer who can develop and implement a global technology plan for protective apparel applications in controlled environments, while providing strategic direction to the business.
The responsibilities of this position include:
• Responsible for global technical leadership in the Tyvek® Protective Apparel applications for Controlled Environments segment, and work in partnership with global and regional marketing managers. • Drive the pipeline of protective apparel new applications development for controlled environments market, and lead new product development for controlled environments applications. • Develop a deep understanding of controlled environments relevant standards, represent DuPont in standard committees and influential industry associations. • Seek and lead open innovation with external partners, customers, suppliers, and research institutes. • Analyze competitive solutions, identify emerging competitive technology, and develop appropriate solutions to respond. • Monitor competitive IP activities with strategic response plan. Ensure IP is appropriately managed and defended for controlled environments segment. • Qualify raw materials and process change for protective apparels in controlled environments applications. • Serve as a trainer/mentor to the technical organization, building fundamental expertise in the application development area, especially to less experienced team members. • Provide consultation to technical queries from internal and external stakeholders. • Review and approve technical contents for external presentations or publications.
The following are required:
• Bachelor or above degree in polymer science, material science, chemistry, chemical engineering, or relevant disciplines. Ph.D. is preferred. • Demonstrated capability of building and leading cross-functional teams for developing and commercializing new products and applications. • Knowledge and experience in Protective Apparel or Controlled Environments is preferred. • Conceptual, analytical, and strategic thinking. • Innovative and entrepreneurial initiative. • Creativity, hands-on, and pragmatism. • Excellent communication, networking, coaching and influential skills. • Willingness to travel min 30%, including global travels. • Fluent in English, any additional language is a plus.
Internal Number: 197736W-01
About DuPont Safety & Construction
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.
The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.
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