Technical Lead - Business Development

Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group's Industrial Division is partnered with a global leader in the manufacture of polymer materials. They are looking for a Technical Lead - Business Development to support the continued growth in the Asia Pacific Region. The job is based in Negeri Sembilan.

Job summary:
The successful Applicant will be the technical person with technical knowledge to advice/coordinate development projects with customers while helping to drive the internal R&D necessary work to satisfy customer's needs. The candidate will be working closely with the R&D team and will be reporting to the R&D - Business Development Manager.

Key job responsibilities include: Responsibilities:

  • Technical support to hygiene converters in Asia Pacific (strategic and key customers)
  • Lead and manage development projects/sample requests with customers for timely commercialization
  • Customer visits - expected to travel 40-50 days/year in Asia Pacific (with potential occasional trips to Europe or North America)
  • Internal coordination with R&D - Supplier Development, Quality, Production, Planning and Sales on preparation and execution of internal sample productions
  • Provide guidance to junior team members in joint projects/assignments

Key job requirements include:

  • Relevant technical education and experience combined with customer contact experience
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience
  • Experience with diaper design/production or related industries is an advantage
  • Skilled in troubleshooting, analysis/interpretation and creative in problem solving
  • Experience working in an international environment
  • Team player, independent, well organized, and detailed oriented
  • Extrovert personality, good interpersonal skills, and good communicator at all organizational levels
  • Excellent spoken and written English