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Technical sales expert – Polymer coatings and surface protection solutions

HEGGEL® GmbH, a leading company active in the field of industrial protective coating systems, based in Essen- Germany is seeking entry level polymer or chemistry engineers/ chemical or material scientists to join its team. As a valued and important member of HEGGEL you will be expected to handle the responsibilities in a structured and autonomous manner and work predominantly in office environment.
We innovatively design and produce high-performance corrosion protection coatings, linings and floorings for different fields of application. The properties of our products are highlighted by extraordinary chemical resistance, abrasion resistance and weatherability. We generate a broad-spectrum of polymer coating, lining and flooring products ranging amongst the highest performance properties within today's global industry and meet our customers' demands by offering highly efficient and cost-effective world-class solutions.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assisting sales and commercial team, taking on responsibility for technical projects
  • Responsible for the acquisition of new customers and the support of the distributors; identify customer and market needs and translate into opportunities
  • Independently finding the most effective and competitive solution to customers problems using sound engineering and chemistry principles as well as company’s literature, knowledgeable in handling chemicals and materials
  • Responding to questions and concerns from various internal and external parties regarding products, testing, application and development
  • Evaluating, selecting and obtaining materials as necessary, along with the corresponding literature and safety/technical datasheets
  • Supporting product development, assisting rapid, successful commercialization of new products
  • Responsibilities may include assisting in planning and operation of R&D projects for polymer coatings, adhesives and linings, needing a good command of chemistry, product lines, and materials, assisting with determining quality standards
  • Developing reports and drawing conclusions detailing tests, projects, and overall results; driving the cooperation with respective internal and external parties
  • Willingness to learn new things and perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Ideal candidate will be a Polymer Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Material Science graduate
  • A high level of professionalism by communicating with internal departments, formulation scientists and other sales representatives as well as suppliers, and most importantly customers
  • Prior sales experience helpful but not necessary
  • Ability to search and interpret literature as well as gaining insight into competitor technology
  • Prioritizing daily project activities and maintaining project timelines
  • Competent in using MS-Office applications
  • Complete written and spoken fluency in German and English
Notes:
  • Having the advantage of flexible working times
  • Candidates living preferably in Essen or Düsseldorf
  • If you are a talented and ambitious individual we can offer you exciting career opportunities. Send your CV, cover letter, certificates as well as your salary expectations to join@heggel.de and we will be in touch with you

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Material science/chemical engineer – Polymer coatings and adhesives

Huttropstraβe 60, DE – 45138 Essen

+49 (0) 201-17003 270

info@heggel.de

Our business operates as a GmbH according to German Standards focusing on high quality products and continuously innovative ideas. We succeeded to become one of the most outstanding global producers of anti-corrosion coatings, floor coatings and composites.