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1 Apr 2021

Full-Time Specialist, Technical Services – Posted by Canada

Job Description

Job ID : 581

Closing Date : April 17, 2021

Job Category : Technology

Location : Centre for Performance Applications, Home Office Alberta, Home Office Ontario, Home Office USA

Relocation will be considered for this position

Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience

Who We Are:

NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures chemicals and plastic resins that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned ultimately by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

NOVA Chemicals helps shape a world where products vital to our health and happiness are even better tomorrow than they are today. We are seeking talented and passionate people who enjoy working in a collaborative, innovative environment to join our dynamic team. Through our commitment to Responsible Care®, we take pride in our focus on safety and responsibility.

Our Flexible Technical Service team, based out of the Centre for Performance Applications in Calgary, Alberta, is seeking a qualified candidate to support flexible film markets.

You Will Use Your Expertise To:

  • Actively apply and support Responsible Care®, principles and procedures.
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers by:
    • Collaborating with them to identify their technical and business needs
    • Recommending and assisting with resin selection suitable for specific applications, qualification, troubleshooting and process optimization
    • Ensuring customer satisfaction through timely and effective resolution of customer complaints
  • Leading Application Development and Circular Economy projects to support NOVA’s Market Focus Team objectives
  • Supporting Marketing and Sales on a variety of initiatives (e.g., development of sales tools)
  • Contributing to various product quality related initiatives
  • Engaging and actively participating in industry associations and presenting at conferences
  • Collaborating with value chain partners such as equipment suppliers, convertors, and brand owners

What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor of Science/Engineering degree with 5+ years of related experience OR technical school diploma with 8+ years of related practical experience
  • Multilayer films and flexible packaging experience are considered an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain effective customer relationships
  • Well-developed communication skills including presentation and technical writing skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collaborate in a team environment
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrable history of strong performance in previous roles
  • Well-developed critical thinking skills
  • Innovative approach to work with an aptitude for thinking out of the box
  • Ability to lead projects
  • Effective time management/organizational skills
  • Strong business acumen

You Can Stand Out If:

  • You are passionate about your work and put care and thought into all that you do.
  • You are responsible and follow through with your commitments to others and to safety.
  • You are innovative and are willing to challenge your biases when problem solving.
  • You are collaborative, inclusive, and work well with others towards team goals.

Additional Information:

  • This position may be located at any NOVA Chemicals locations and may be based out of a home office in an approved location on a full-time basis in Canada or the U.S.
  • Possess a valid Canadian driver’s license and be eligible to travel easily between Canada and the U.S. without a need for a VISA (i.e., Canadian or US passport)
  • Travel up to 50% of the time throughout the U.S. and Canada

Location Information:

The NOVA Chemicals technology center is located in Calgary, Alberta.  The state-of-the-art facilities, comprised of the Centre for Applied Research and Centre for Performance Applications, focus to support technological advancements in the polyolefins and olefins fields.

The technology center is recognized as the largest in Canada.

Why NOVA Chemicals?

NOVA Chemicals’ flexible benefit programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees, because when it comes to benefits, everyone has different priorities. Our benefits offerings will vary based on your work location, and are an element of the “Total Rewards” package used to reward employees.

Check Us Out Online:

  • Follow us on Twitter and Instagram for company news.
  • Follow us on Linkedin and Glassdoor for job updates.
  • Read more on our Responsible Care® and sustainability initiatives like Project STOP

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.

How to Apply

Please apply on our Career Site  

Job Categories: LGBT. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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