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Product Specialist - Silicone Antifoulings

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Deadline: 01.12.2017

Join Hempel’s Centre of Excellence as our new expert in Silicone Antifoulings

Job profile:
As Subject Matter Expert for Silicone Antifoulings, you will lead the development and sharing of technical knowledge across R&D and enable the Business Technical Expert Partner and Global Request Handling teams to provide support within Silicone Antifoulings.
You will also play an important part in enabling rapid resolution of global claims and documentation of lessons learned as well as improve Hempel’s thought leadership in the marketplace.

Key responsibilities:

  • Give technical advice and support to the organisation (e.g. Technical Service, Sales and Marketing) in liaison with the relevant formulation departments
    • Fouling Release and Fouling Defence tiecoats and topcoats and related specifications
  • Manage our specifications and technical data related to selected assortments (e.g. product data sheet, application instructions , etc.)
  • Improve the quality of our product documentation material
  • Responsible for product performance guarantee contracts for selected products
  • Participate in the testing of new products, new yard processes and/or new specifications
  • Support complaint handling for cases related to the performance of antifouling products
  • Be part of selected Global Key Accounts

Qualifications and skills:

  • Technical degree such as Engineering or min. 10 years of proven experience from technical field
  • Marine coatings experience including FROSIO or NACE certificates will be an advantage
  • Experience performing and publishing research into new technologies
  • Experience resolving technical issues, complaints and claims
  • Excellent communication skills in English both verbal and written
  • IT skills in MS Office
  • Strong customer service and quality orientation
  • Strong drive to find and implement solutions
  • Stakeholder management skills

What we offer:
In Hempel we offer a variety of global career possibilities and many cross functional and cross cultural working relationships. We strive to create the right conditions for personal and professional development.


To apply for this position, please submit your application letter with CV in English