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Application Specialist - Polymer-based Packaging Science & Technology


Employer: ITC Limited
Location:
Posted: July 31, 2014
Expires: September 28, 2014
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Science jobs from ITC Limited:
ITC is firmly committed to utilizing Research and Development as a key driver of business growth and competitive success and towards this allocates resources to create and sustain a highly innovative and rewarding work environment. It also employs a large number of reputed scientists and researchers who are engaged in multiple state of the art research wings like Genomics, Cell Biology, Proteomics, Chemical, Paper, Polymer and Material Science & Technology, Measurement and Delivery Science, Consumer and Sensorial Science, Ingredient Science, to name a few.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who can breathe polymer-based Packaging Science & Technology, and develop new products for our Packaging and Printing business. The role holder will work with a team to engineer new science/technology concepts and scale up to mass production.

Education: Masters or equivalent in Chemical, Polymer, Material (or) Packaging Technology/Science.

Background: 6 - 8 years industrial work experience in the Packaging domain and proven track record in innovation, R&D in Polymer Science and Technology with excellent communication skills.

Age: 30 - 35 years

Reporting Relationship: Lead Technologist - Corporate R&D

Experience & Capabilities: Sound scientific knowledge of polymer/material science and technology. Experience in the field of laminate tubes and rigid polymers, caps & closures, based product development is desirable. The ideal candidate must have in-depth knowledge on polymer based packaging technology Should be able to work independently and to collaborate with multifunctional teams Should have demonstrated creativity in applied science / technology domains Should be well-versed in developing design of experiments and its execution in polymer science/Technology. Demonstrates scientific rigor in assessing own data and that of others Appreciation and understanding of the product development process from concept to commercialization Independent with excellent communication and interpersonal skills Understanding of Techno-legal aspects: IPR, FTO's

Principal Accountabilities: To conceptualize, plan and execute applied scientific concepts from bench to mill scale Conduct scientific investigations to explore novel differentiated and disruptive structures based on laminate tubes and rigid plastics which will provide value addition to the customers Must be able to influence scientific thinking and direction in materials and packaging technology based discovery projects Be able to build and manage collaborations within and outside the organization. Provide precise technical reports to teams and present findings at internal meetings Be able to serve as a mentor and act as a positive role model

Key Success Factors: Be able to work in a matrixed environment Excellent communication and presentation skills High energy level and enthusiasm Curiosity to Experiment and Learn

Interested candidates meeting the above specifications may please apply with their updated resumes to Sourav.Sengupta@itc.in.

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