Arkema’s presence in Japan started in the late 60’s. After the first Japanese incorporation in 1974, Arkema has enlarged its activities through different kinds of business integration.
On the occasion of the creation of Arkema in 2004, the company has turned a new page by changing its name from Atofina Japan K.K. after Elf Atochem Japan K.K. to ARKEMA K.K.
ARKEMA K.K. imports and markets Arkema’s products, produced under severe quality control at the group facilities over the world.
In addition, ARKEMA K.K. represents in Japan all worldwide Arkema’s activities, including management of joint-venture companies in Japan as well as local support for strategic alliances with Japanese partners.
Your main accountabilities:
- Perform technical service activity necessary to answer technical request of Kynar team in Asia-Pacific (or Japan)
- Take basic and practical data of conventional and new developed KYNAR products that requested by Kynar engineers
- Manage lab equipment , develop and improve methods when necessary
- Organize Kynar stock management and sample preparation for Kynar team, keep record of inventory on database
- Report clearly and timely conclusions to development/TS engineers, need validation by the originator
- Participate global tech meeting (teleconference) to report TS activities in Japan
- Carry out basic polymer properties measurements such as mechanical, rheological, solution viscosity, abrasion resistance, etc…
- Prepare Kynar samples (Pellets, Powder, Liquid) for Kynar team in Asia-Pacific (or Japan)
- You hold a Masters in Polymer Science.
- You have a strong knowledge of this market and its requirements.
- You are fluent in English. A good knowledge in Japanese would be an asset.
- Ability to analyze and summarize experimental results carefully and timely.
- Flexible working attitude, understand prioritization and urgency.
- Good skills for internal communication (KTC, KoP, sales).
- Good skills of written external communication & product promotion at customers (no direct communication with customers).