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Senior Laboratory Technician (Mechanical)

Huntsman Advanced Materials (Switzerland) GmbH

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Senior Laboratory Technician (Mechanical)


Senior Laboratory Technician (Mechanical)

Huntsman are currently looking for a Senior Laboratory Technician Applications with a strong mechanical background to support our Technical Support Team within our Advanced Materials division. The position is a full time contract based at our Advanced Materials European HQ in Basel, Switzerland

As a Senior Laboratory Technician you will be involved in manufacturing samples and prototype parts for multiple business applications such as Aerospace, Automotive, Sports, Wind, Power and Light electrical devices. You will primarily operate state of the art machinery and tools used in the laboratories whilst leading mechanical maintenance and improvement actions. This opportunity will suit an autonomous and highly motivated professional who enjoys taking initiatives to push further the technical boundaries of our technologies.

Additionally, as Senior Laboratory Technician within Applications, you will:

  • Produce plates, parts or customer mouldings with our state of the art Composite, Adhesive, Casting and Electronic encapsulation processes
  • Ensure that technical information and documentation is clearly communicated through the application laboratory and technical service department.
  • Work closely with customers to carry out product and process demonstrations on site and at customer’s locations whilst also delivering relevant training
  • You will ensure that the correct training is provided for customers and fellow associates
  • Develop new ideas and application techniques to assist customers and other associates as well as proposing ideas and potentially implement them for process related machinery improvement.
  • Secure Total Quality Management within the laboratories and ensure the maintenance and continuous improvement of the equipment and machinery
  • Deliver clear and detailed reports of project work
  • Ensure that all activities within the laboratory are in line with Environment, Health and Safety principles, Ethics & Compliance


  • Formal Qualification in a Mechanical discipline with previous experience working with test rigs or small scale manufacturing processes.
  • Good background working within the Chemical industry or similar manufacturing sector with a focus on part production or chemistry processes
  • Any knowledge of the state of the art thermoset processes in the Encapsulation, casting of Electronic components and/or Composites, or of epoxy processing would be highly desirable but not essential,
  • Good practical knowledge in equipment and machinery of those industries
  • Ability to work in autonomy in the laboratories and industry workshop
  • Good background of standards and testing methods used in the above mentioned industries
  • Effective oral and written English and German skills
  • Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly innovative with a process oriented mindset and hands-on and can-do attitude

About Huntsman:

Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2016 revenues of approximately $10 billion. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 75 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in over 30 countries and employ approximately 10,000 associates within our four distinct business divisions. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com.

Jon Leather

Regional Talent Acquisition (EAME)

Center of Expertise - Global Human Resources

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