Senior Application Engineer

Milwaukee, WI
Sep 30, 2017
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Job Description

BOSTIK is hiring! We are currently looking for a Senior Application Engineer for our Wauwatosa location.

The Senior Application Engineer will develop equipment solutions to regional needs (GNW capability alignment), processes to solve unmet and unspoken needs, and new tools and studies to better understand and promote Bostik materials.

We seek people who want to be part of a growing, world-class organization. We also offer comprehensive benefits effective DAY 1! "Stick" with us!


Technical Expertise
  • Conduct pilot line trials in support of R&D initiatives & projects
  • Support line trials externally

  • Engage in strategic relationships with customer & allied suppliers

Project Management
  • Lead scoping, installation, qualification and validation of new pilot lines and application equipment


Application Process Development
  • Develop equipment solutions to regional needs (GNW capability alignment)
  • Develop processes to solve unmet and unspoken needs
  • Develop new tools and studies to better understand and promote Bostik materials

Application Process Expertise
  • Provide Design of Experiments support to R&D projects
  • Conduct pilot line trials in support of R&D initiatives & projects
  • Engage as a consultant with external customers and allied suppliers in support of business strategies

Intellectual Property Development
  • Identify IP opportunities
  • Assist in drafting and filing of applications to protect Bostik IP

Training: develop and provide training modules both internally & externally

Focus Group: lead or participate in global focus group(s)

Allied Supplier Network: manage relationship with strategic allied suppliers as defined by regional Market manager

Trade shows: represent Bostik technical interests at industry associations and trade shows

Lab Support: specific project needs may require product performance testing

Resource Management: coach and manage up to one (senior) lab technician or chemist

Systems and procedures: comply 100% with EHS and Quality management system policies and requirements

Safety: must maintain good laboratory housekeeping and safety practices

  • Key member of the NA Applied Technology Team, responsible for continuously improving Bostik's application technology expertise
  • The role requires the ability to coordinate multiple projects at once and balance long term vision and short term business priorities
  • The role requires up to 10% regional/international travel

  • BS degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a technical role in the Disposable Hygiene, Coating and Converting or related industry
  • Direct experience with customers and field situations preferred
  • Demonstrated technical leadership with excellent organization, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Project, JMP, CAD)

Company Description
Bostik is a leading global adhesive specialist in industrial manufacturing, construction and consumer markets. For more than a century, we have been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape our daily lives.

Milwaukee, WI


Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:36:40 PDT