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Technical Service Senior Engineer


Job Field: Technical Service / Support
Location: Shanghai, CN, 200000
Company: BASF Asia Pacific
Job Type: Experienced
Job ID: EN_CN_24904

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We have over 110,000 employees connecting around the world. For you, this means an almost unlimited range of job opportunities, career development and lots of potential to continue learning . At BASF we believe strongly in the power of connected minds.


BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With major investments in Nanjing, Shanghai and Chongqing, BASF is one of the largest foreign investors in the Chinese chemical industry, and maintains the BASF Asia Pacific Innovation Campus in Shanghai as a research and development hub for the Asia Pacific region.

Objectives of the Position

  • Provide efficient and effective technical service to customers to support projects/application development and business growth, peticular in automotive area.

  • Maintain & strengthen good relationship with key brand owners/ tires/ customers via technical and operation personnel.

  • Support to successfully launch suitable new applications concepts for Metal Injection Molding in various industries, especially in automotive industry by conducting technical service towards market driven innovation.

  • Develop new application with MIM on automotive

Main Tasks

Technical Support

· Provide technical support to customers, including handling/ follow-up complaints on technical related issues.

· Visit customers to collect and analyse field information of customer expectations/ problems on product performance/ technical service needs to verify product suitability to application

· Provide competitive product performance information to verify competitiveness of own products. Information to be collected in a data base.

· Act as an active member in regional / local sales and marketing team to provide technical support such as organizing technical seminars, workshop to introduce and promote products.

· Ensure compliance with BASF EHS requirements

Product application and development

· Understand customer need, select the right product and conduct this application in OEMs.

· Provide technical guidance / assistance to customer for product applications, including optimization, troubleshooting, and training of personnel to enhance sales services

· Work as technical service representative to identify customer needs in terms of service, approaches and procedures to meet their satisfaction with products and services

· Provide inputs and recommendations for developing/evaluating product applications

· Maintain an up-to-date working knowledge of newly developing technologies and manufacturing practices and share with the sales/marketing personnel to foster technical expertise throughout the region.

· Understand the characteristic of MIM technology applied on automotive through application engineering study. Identify the opportunity in automotive application and responsible the related development work with lab AE together.

· Understand automotive QC system

Support to define customer needs

· Make contacts via regular visits/calls, understand customer needs and develop application of products and services effectively in coordination with sales team

· Understand OEMs project development status and build the opportunity to introduce MIM technology, define the technology requirement for MIM and transfer it to R&D in terms of new material requirement.

· Foresee automotive market and technical trend and convert it into the impact to MIM technology, transfer it into the technology improvement requirement to R&D

Product launch

· Support to develop processes and procedures in technical aspects to ensure successful introduction of the defined products

· Participate as part of a product launch team to ensure smooth introduction of the product in customer serving processes

· Support presentation/ seminars and workshops to launch products

· Provide timely report to supervisor/ team members.

Minimum Education and Qualification Required for the Position

· Education: Bachler degree as Minimum, Master or above preferred, major in automotive, material processing or mechanical engineering.

· Working Experience: 3+ years working experience in automotive industry preferred, know Catamold/MIM technology, familiar with application in automotive; excellent graduate with master or Ph.D degree also can be considered.

· Technical & Professional Knowledge: Auto industry knowledge, CNC or injection moulding technology knowledge is a plus

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