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Application Technology Manager


Foshan (L128.FO), CN, 528137

Main Accountabilities:


  • Customer / market contact
  • Supports customers on all aspects of Flexible Packaging technology in line with Differentiation Strategy concept (e.g., ink performance, guidance & support, product safety) as part of one-face-to-customer (OFC)
  • Asks the right questions to understand technology issues at customer and transfers them in suitable lab experiments/ customer projects
  • Answers technical questions in a structured and comprehensive way (written and verbal) according to defined standards
  • Prepares and conducts technical/ customer meetings as OFC team member
  • Resolution of technology related customer claims according to his OFC role and the claim procedure
  • Identify new business opportunities for Siegwerk at local customer
  • Deal with external technical / market partners and service providers within the area of responsibility and cooperate with technology counterparts within the Siegwerk group
  • Observation of market and competitors from technology point of view
  • Lab technology work
  • Structures work packages for own lab technicians, checks progress and end products
  • Analyzes and interprets results and draws conclusion to solve customer issue
  • Optimizes/develops inks matching customers or market needs (e.g., adding functionalities, reducing number of series used, exchanging raw materials to reduce cost, PSR requirements (e.g., formulation guideline) etc.)
  • Accurate and comprehensive documentation and reporting on technology portfolio developments and progress in line with defined standards
  • Team, lab & people management
  • Explains team members expected tasks and business context, gives direction for daily lab work (e.g., work pipeline, task prioritization)
  • Motivates lab staff, gives insightful feedback and coaches/ trains team members
  • Ensures Siegwerk working policies (e.g., breaks, overtime) are followed and gives input for performance management process & feedback to supervisors
  • Checks results from agreed lab work and end product quality
  • Ensures Siegwerk safety rules are followed and regular safety trainings are performed
  • Projects, admin, & ad-hoc requests
  • Supports Siegwerk internal projects on demand
  • Supports other colleagues with own experience and expertise whenever required
  • Supports Supply Chain Management (SCM) in all questions and problems (e.g., QC out-of-spec, customer returns) regarding the products of own customer




  • Educational background: BS or MS degree in print, process or chemical engineering or natural sciences (e.g., chemistry, physics)
  • Experience: Proven ability to solve technical issues in ink, packaging, chemicals, coatings, additives, packaging, etc.
  • Expertise in at least some technical aspects of flexible packaging: ink, formulation, packaging structures, print technology, converting, food packaging safety, applications, simulation, testing, analytics, etc.
  • Project management: basic education or experience in project management helpful
  • Language skills: good at English in oral & written form, further languages advantageous
  • Mobility: willingness to travel
  • Communication skills: ability to communicate technical topics efficiently to staff, supervisor, customers & sales function
  • Other skills: team player attitude and interest in customer & people relations



  • College  in (pls. fill in)
  • 6-10 years in working (pls. fill in)



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Why Siegwerk?

Joining Siegwerk means joining a successful, global, ambitious company. It means being part of an industry with exciting growth potential, and it means working as part of an extended, close-knit team that will give you the support and co-operation you need to achieve your career goals.

Siegwerk is an international business, but it’s also a family-owned business. That means its focus is long term, and strategic; investing for growth and creating a stable, supportive work environment. An environment that lets great talent be great.

Join Siegwerk and get the best of both worlds – a company thinks like a global leader, but acts like a family.