Technical director - 1 poste(s)

Description du poste

  • Job description :
  • - BOSK is an innovative Canadian company that offers an eco-responsible alternative to petrochemical plastics. The company develops, manufactures, and distributes PHA-based, 100% bio-based and compostable bioplastics to reduce the global accumulation of plastic waste. BOSK is a key player in the fast-growing bioplastics industry
  • - They are currently looking for a Technical Director, the position is located in Quebec.
  • - Your role will be to support plastic product manufacturers in the transition to BOSK's compostable bioplastics. These customers are located all over the world and demonstrate a strong interest in developing new products from BOSK's bioplastics

Exemple de tâches à réaliser

  • Example of tasks to be performed :
  • - Act as an expert in the product
  • - Identify and understand customer needs in plastic processing, through the study of "technical sheets", manufacturing technologies and properties of BOSK bioplastics and its components (biopolymers, biosourced ingredients)
  • - Identify technical applications with high commercial potential for BOSK bioplastics
  • - Meet with customers to refine and assess plastic raw material requirements and needs
  • - Carry out the co-design of finished products with manufacturing customers (sharing of information and solutions to optimize the finished product and/or the manufacturing process to the customer's satisfaction)
  • - Issue recommendations to customers to optimize the bioplastics transformation process
  • - Respond to punctual requests from customers and production employees regarding plastics and bioplastics
  • - Collaborate with the external research team for the adaptation of products to customer satisfaction
  • - Establish an action plan (customer trials, tests, iterations) and a timeline leading to the marketing of finished products
  • - Follow up on action plans with multiple clients at once to meet deadlines
  • - Work closely with the production team
  • - Propose avenues for improvement for new products and manufacturing methods
  • - Coordinate/participate in quality control activities and performance measurements of developed/produced formulations
  • - Participate in product certification activities (compostability and others)
  • - Participate in external committees related to the production, use, certification of Bosk bioplastics
  • - Report as requested to senior management for status of ongoing activities, strategic/business implications

Compétences recherchées

  • Required skills :
  • - Expertise in plastics processing (required)
  • - Expertise in biopolymer (asset)
  • - Advanced level of English
  • - Good ability to communicate and solve problems
  • - Rigor, autonomy and teamwork
  • - Capacity to be critical and analytical
  • - Be customer oriented and have a good business sense
  • - Know how to maintain good relations with colleagues and clients

Formation requise

  • Education and experience :
  • - Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering or equivalent education
  • - 6 to 7 years of experience as a technical director in the plastics industry

Conditions d'emploi

  • Competitive salary according to experience
  • Employment conditions :
  • - Flexible schedule, possibility of 4 days/week
  • - Permanent position
  • - Hybrid teleworking (2 days/week in the office)
  • - Occasional trips to meet clients
  • - 4 weeks vacation
  • - Laptop and cell phone provided
  • - Annual bonus program
  • - Possibility of training and development in the company
  • - And more!

Notre client

  • Bosk

Personne contact

  • Michel Rouleau
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