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Technical Service Representative

Date:  Jan 29, 2024
Location: 

Morganton, NC, US

Company Overview

Grounded by a history that is deeply rooted in innovation, Hexion is a global employer committed to building and protecting the future by producing innovative performance materials.  Our materials are the building blocks for critical industries, including construction, agriculture, energy, automotive, and infrastructure protection. Everywhere you look, you will find our materials and people at work to help customers make products that are stronger, safer, and cleaner. When you work for Hexion, you’ll join a team that is committed to operating safely and with integrity to build a more sustainable future for all, our associates, our customers, and the communities where we live and work.

What We Offer

At Hexion, we prioritize providing progressive, inclusive, and competitive benefits that acknowledge the valuable contributions made by our associates while enhancing their overall well-being and promoting a healthy work-life balance. 

 

  • Healthcare, Vision, Dental and Parental Leave
  • 3 weeks vacation to start.
  • 401k Match 
  • 16 hours paid volunteering time.
  • & More

 


Our commitment to investing in our employees goes beyond these exceptional benefits, as we also offer continuous training and certification opportunities that enable you to advance your career with Hexion.

Position Overview

Hexion, Inc. is currently looking for a Technical Service Representative based in our Morganton, North Carolina location and supporting North America. This position is primarily responsible for providing product development and technical support to our customers for a variety of application areas related to amino resin products, wood products (particleboard, MDF, etc.), and other specialty applications.  The position provides technical applications expertise to strengthen market position and increase customer value. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Drive innovation of technology related to amino resin applications.
  • Identify potential sales, service, and other growth opportunities.
  • Utilize statistical process control tools and techniques; support data management initiatives to improve customer and internal process understanding and efficiency.
  • Plan, coordinate and assist with projects/product trials at customer sites.
  • Work individually and as a team to meet customer requirements, needs and expectations.
  • Integrate technology knowledge with customer process understanding to develop strategies for improving Hexion products.
  • Effective communication with customers, R&D, Supply Chain and Manufacturing.
  • Develop knowledge of Hexion product line and chemistry.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Prior laboratory and technical service experience is highly preferred.  Other applicable industry experience may be considered.
  • A degree in Chemistry, Material Science, Wood Science, or related field is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels within Hexion and at customer locations.
  • Highly organized and self- directed.
  • Strong computer skills with experience with Microsoft Office, Minitab and SAP is desired
  • Background or experience with design of experiment (DOE’s).  Experience with stage processes is desired.
  • Physical Requirements of the job
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel (by car and air travel) up to 50% as needed
  • Ability to work safely in Hexion laboratory and plant, as well as similar customer environments. 

Other

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.

In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process, as well as additional periodic background checks as required by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) or regulations adopted by the department of Homeland Security or other regulatory agencies.

Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role for 18 months.

Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet, or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.

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