We are looking for a Trainee in Technical Polymer Applications, specifically in the technical service team. In a 15-month traineeship, starting October 1st, 2020, you will get familiar with all main tasks and responsibilities as a Technical Service Manager. Key aspects of our focus are the introduction of our products to our customers, as well as supporting existing products and their continuous improvements in polymer applications. Furthermore, we contribute to the development of new solutions and products in the relevant business area. This requires technical support at the production sites of our customers, together with recommending the right choices of formulations and production equipment, as well as good contacts to machine and raw material producers. Furthermore, the technical service manager organizes and overviews testing in Omya laboratories and processing centres, coordinate technical activities within the company at a global level and be an important member of innovation teams. In addition, the technical service group is the centre of excellence for polymer applications within the company. The team members therefore provide trainings and workshops to Omya employees and customers. Furthermore, it is important to participate in relevant international conferences and fairs as well as contributing to relevant publications and the network with academia. Finally, openness and willingness for continuous learning, application of new tools and methodologies and personal development is expected.