• Chemical & Life Sciences
  • France

Chad Harrison International

Chad Harrison International are working with a large international coatings company to source for a Product Engineering Manager to join their French team and work with their automotive customers to drive strategic growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong working relationships with customers and internal stakeholders to support development of product strategies
  • Provide technical advice to OEM customers to support commercialisation of their coatings portfolio
  • Work alongside R&D teams to ensure reactive approach to meeting customer needs
  • Translate customer needs into product development intiiatives
  • Manage a team of engineering specialists.


  • Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Engineering preferred
  • 5+ years experience in relevant chemical/automotive environment with some exposure to operational, technical and commercial roles
  • Experience working in a fast paced product development environment preferred
  • Experience in bringing new products to market is highly preferred
  • Strong data processing skills – MS Office skills required
  • Collaborative and problem solving approach is essential
  • Self motivated approach to project conception and management and ability to manage multiple processes is essential.
  • Language skills: C2 level French essential and C1 English preferred.

This position will involve travel of up to 60% – primarily within France. For this reason, a valid driving license is essential.

Chad Harrison International is a global search and permanent solution specialist recruitment consultancy operating across the Chemicals industry. Our mission is to be the company of choice that connects the best in the international market. For further information or to view our jobs go to www.chadharrison.co