Technical Service Manager

Southern Ionics Minerals, LLC

Newark, DE

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we’re collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries—one improvement at a time.

Chemours is seeking a Technical Service Manager to join our growing PTFE and Melts – Advanced Performance Materials team! This position will report directly to the Global Technology Manager of PTFE and Melts at our Newark, Delaware location.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Effectively manage a global team of scientists supporting customers to select and use Chemours products, support growth and sustainability programs, including setting and meeting strategic goals.

  • Resource and manage technical service, prototyping and development laboratories in America, Europe and China. Define, allocate, prioritize the resources and activities needed for success and manage budgets for global lab teams. Ensure teams maintain safe and organized laboratory spaces, complying with all site and corporate policies.

  • Work with product, commercial and marketing teams to meet technical goals that will support the commercial team to meet Chemours business objectives in alignment with Chemours values.

  • Collaborate across technology teams and regional labs as needed to align with R&D, manufacturing technology, sustainability, commercial, stewardship and regulatory teams on key projects and initiatives.

  • Travel to key customers and end-users to understand developments in the markets/industries and facilitate your team to create new and improved solutions for them.

The following is required for this role:

  • Masters or equivalent degree in a technical discipline; chemistry, engineering, polymer science

  • Demonstrated skill in leadership and team building

  • Experience in a technical role working with polymers/fluoroproduct materials, experience in mechanical testing, physical property testing, chemical analysis, polymer design/ modification, and processing technologies, i.e. extrusion (wire, tubing, film), compounding

  • Experience with Process Safety Management, SOPs, and safe handling of chemicals and materials

  • Strong interpersonal skills, language skills, presentation skills - both written and oral

  • Strong customer focus attitude with ability to travel domestically and globally as needed

The following is preferred for this role:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in a technical discipline, such as chemistry, engineering, or polymer science

  • >5yrs experience in a technical role with fluoropolymers

  • Expertise in fluoropolymer extrusion, molding, processing and compounding

  • Working knowledge of industries where fluoropolymers are used (e.g. automotive, semicon, aerospace, chemical processing industry, energy, electronics, medical)

  • Experience in a customer facing technical support role in the plastics or fluoropolymer industry


Competitive Compensation

Comprehensive Benefits Packages

401(k) Match

Employee Stock Purchase Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Commuter Benefits

Learning and Development Opportunities

Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

Company-paid Volunteer Days

We’re a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it—by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we’re proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work®.

Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

Chemours is an E-Verify employer

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we’re operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do.

Pay Range (in local currency):

$120,064.00 - $187,600.00

Chemours Level:


Annual Bonus Target:


The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only and not a guarantee of total compensation. Factors considered in extending a compensation offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, and alignment with market data. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans.

At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say "We Are Living Chemistry."