PAD Manager, Performance Materials Color
Posted on: November 17, 2021
(NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and
refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the
globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key
to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food
safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the
purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes,
improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the
cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective
functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells
products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest
producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of
polyolefin technologies. In 2021, LyondellBasell was named to
Fortune Magazine's list of the 'World's Most Admired Companies' for
the fourth consecutive year.Basic FunctionManages the product and
application development team for APS USCAN Performance Materials
focusing on Color Innovation for both the PPC and EP business
units. Ensures innovation and product developmental activities are
consistent with customer demands, business plan, market trends and
LYB PRM policies. Oversee the development and management of color
recipes and quality specification and act as the technical expert
to manufacturing and supports quality and non-conformance
investigations for application field issues. Mentors the PAD
engineers and color groups with regards to proper formulation
techniques and ensuring LYB best practices are followed. Maintains
raw material cost discipline and act as the CoE focal point lead
for pigment strategy and portfolio. Provides global communication
with other PPC regions regarding innovation activities and
developmental trends.The PAD Manager (color) is responsible for 4
-5 direct reports located at both the Lansing (2-3) and Akron (2)
Technical Centers. Roles & Responsibilities
- Manages group goals supportive of the color strategy and
innovation for APS USCAN (plus Mexico for PPC) PPC and EP business.
Total business supported is approximately 800 million lbs/yr of PPC
and EP business units.
- Maintains key customer/partner/vendor relationships required to
support the business strategy.
- Establish pigment strategy for the Performance Materials group
working directly with vendors, procurement, manufacturing and the
various PAD groups to implement.
- Mentors PAD Engineers and colorists toward best practice recipe
creation and project management.
- Provides global communication with PAD groups in other APS
regions regarding innovation activities and developmental
- Works with manufacturing organization to ensure PRM, quality
and efficiency is optimized via resin recipe management.
- Deliver GoalZero HSE performance through management systems and
workplace cultureMin. Qualifications
- Minimum 10 year's experience in PPC or EP color development and
- Direct experience leading color matching and customer approval
activities for color innovation projects (required)
- Demonstrated ability and understanding of color matching
knowledge, techniques and automotive, appliance and agriculture
application expectations for as molded aesthetic applications
- Previous supervisory and/or management experience
- Strong leadership and people/organizational acumen demonstrated
through previous experience within product development or
- Knowledge of PPC and EP compounds, key resin properties and
intimate knowledge of polymer processing and testing methods,
tooling and the ability to operate such equipment.
- Excellent verbal and written skills and ability to communicate
with all levels of management - both internally and
externally.CompetenciesBuilds effective teamsCollaboratesCultivates
innovationCustomer focusDemonstrates courageDrives resultsEnsures
accountabilityInstills trust and exemplifies integrityMust be at
least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the
United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.
LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited rsums or phone
calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job
seekers. LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer. We
evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected
characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available .
Nearest Major Market: Lansing
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