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Engineer I Technical Services - 2625 in Madison, MS at Westlake Chemical

Date Posted: 9/7/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Madison, MS
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/7/2017

Job Description



Technical Service Engineer

Westlake  is offering an opportunity to apply your experience and skills as a Technical Service Engineer based in Madison, MS. This position utilizes technical service to support compound sales efforts by investigating problems and recommending solutions.  This position will play an important role to ensure Axiall understands and meets their existing and future internal and external customers’ ever-changing needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
:

The essential duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical services to internal and external customers

  • Conduct development efforts to generate new products and improve existing products

  • Investigate/solve customer issues

  • Help optimize customer processes

  • Conduct customer trials

  • Develop and negotiate customer specifications

  • Evaluate raw materials for suitability and cost reduction

  • Continually benchmark Axiall/Westlake’s compound products

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Science, Chemistry or Engineering


ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will possess the following essential skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years technical service experience in flexible wire and cable formulation development and compounding of PVC with an emphasis on Automotive and Plenum formulation technology.

  • Formulating knowledge required

  • Understanding of UL style codes, ISO and CSA requirements.Knowledge of extrusion and injection molding

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written; must have the ability to adjust priorities and work either independently or with a team; must be able to organize/prioritize customer issues; must be available to travel.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Good computer skills.

  • Strong analytical skills.


HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested and feel you are qualified, please apply internally by going to Connect!.  You may also apply via email to the Human Resources Department at perry.walker@westlake.com. 

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