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Want to be part of the team? Borealis is committed to making new discoveries – and that includes finding pioneering members to join our team.

Application Development Engineer (m/f) Circular Economy Solutions with Focus on Film Recycling

  • Location: flexible, Austria, Linz preferred
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 14/04/2019
  • Hours: Full-time

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"Thinking circular today will provide us, our partners and society with a better tomorrow." #borealiseverminds

This position is your chance to actively contribute to this future. You will be technical advisor and technical decision driver at key customers and recognized expert in existing and emerging application and processing technologies (to be) installed at our customers.

Your defined area will be the recycling business of Borealis' group recyclers in film recycling for film extrusion applications (mainly for flexible packaging) and on the interfaces of the business managed by Borealis industry clusters.

Your main areas of responsibility will be:

  • Own, develop, consolidate, and pro-actively share key application and processing technology know-how with relevant functions (R&D, marketing, production, sales)
  • Provide expert technical advice to key- and strategic customers and development of technical strategy for key customer groups
  • Product or application support, troubleshooting & claim support
  • Drive value creation via new business opportunities and position the (technical) added value both externally and internally
  • Initiate and drive technical innovation that is of strategic importance to Borealis at key customer level

You are the right candidate for this position if you possess the following experience, knowledge and skills:

  • Academic technical degree or equivalent through experience in the field of Polymer Engineering and Processing with extension in recycling technologies
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the relevant field and understanding of circular economy aspects
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Ability to identify, capture and measure value opportunities
  • Customer orientation and commercial awareness
  • Value chain understanding and influencing
  • Very good communication and networking skills

Are you interested in this opportunity? We look forward to your online application. Please include your CV and cover letter. We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we’ve received sufficient applications, that meet the advertised requirements.

Preferred place of work for this role is Austria, Linz but could also be at any other Borealis location of your own preference.

Following Austrian law regulations, we offer, reflecting your experiences, skills and competencies, competitive compensation based on the collective labour agreement chemical industry starting at EUR 59.156,16 annual gross salary and are willing to pay more based on your experience and background. In addition, we offer a yearly bonus and a voluntary company pension plan.

Borealis believes businesses can only grow sustainably in a healthy environment and stable society. Borealis’ commitment to sustainability and to creating value for society is firmly anchored in its vision of Value Creation Through Innovation. The company’s products and solutions have a positive impact on society, by addressing challenges such as climate change, access to energy, water, food and healthcare. If you want to Keep Discovering, visit and follow us on LinkedIn:

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+43 732 6981 5246
Renate Kaufmann