Industry Technology Specialist - Household Care

Workforce Group  |  Lagos

Posted 31 May


Description

Our Client is a global player in the biotechnology industry, providing raw materials for industrial manufacturing process improvement.

Role: Industry Technology Specialist, Household Care, Nigeria

Location: Lagos Nigeria



We are looking for an experienced Industry Technology Specialist to join our
Household Care team covering Nigeria and West Africa “at certain time”. You
will be the responsible person for market specific technical & formulation
knowledge in terms of ingredient usage, formulation practices, technical
innovation trends & industry movement. You will also be the sparring
partner & input-provider to the sales force represented across the region
and act as a regional technical specialist and ensure best-practice &
insight sharing.



You will do high impact meetings & key customer interactions together with
sales, marketing & business development colleagues, when a specialized
technical dialogue is needed to inspire & convince customer’s R&D teams
and work in close collaboration with the HHC labs to develop proof of concepts
which meet customer and project expectations.


Requirements

In this position, you need to have:

  • Relevant advanced degree (M.Sc.) within chemistry, bio-technology or science/engineering
  • 5-10 years of experience within the Household Care industry
  • Strong track record of building detergent formulations & technical concepts incl. in-depth knowledge of surfactants, builders & specialty ingredients
  • Ability to drive inspirational & convincing dialogues with customers
  • Great network skills to build business & partnerships externally with customers, academia and industrial associations
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% of working time
  • Knowledge of English is a must
  • Knowledge of French would be a plus

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