TS&D Engineer Plastic Additives

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Date: Jul 3, 2022

Location: Gent, VOV, BE, 9000

Company: Milliken and Company

For its Plastic Additives Division EMEA in Ghent, Milliken is currently looking for a Technical Service & Development Engineer.

What is you role

As a member of the technical team, reporting to our Technical Manager, your role is to provide high quality technical service and development support to our key customers in the polyolefin manufacturing and plastics processing industry. Your industry knowledge and product line expertise in plastics formulations and applications allows you to qualify our customers’ needs and to solve issues in order to further grow and develop our additives in existing and new applications. Building strong technical relationships with our customers and independent institutes is key to your success.


Who we are looking for

  • You have a master’s degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or equivalent. 
  • You can rely on a work experience of minimum 3 years in a Technical Service role in the polyolefin industry or plastics processing industry (compounding or application specific experience). Recycling industry knowledge is a plus. 
  • You have an analytical, technical & problem-solving mindset, thriving in a new business development climate.
  • You have a strong drive, sense of initiative and ownership, you act proactively.
  • You are in possession of strong communication & team skills.
  • You are willing to travel frequently (40-50%, mostly Europe), you adapt easily to changing situations.
  • You are very fluent in English. 
  • You can commit to working in our Ghent office on a regular basis when not travelling.


what we offer
•    The opportunity to be part of an international company and to have the responsibility to own important projects 
•    Permanent education and training to stay up to date in your field of expertise 
•    Career opportunities in an innovative and international environment 
•    An attractive compensation package, including company car, health care and group insurance etc…
•    An attractive bonus plan based on performance

Are you enthusiastic to join our chemical division? We would like to hear from you!