Application Development Engineer

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Job Ref:
41 Shipyard Rd, Singapore, SGP 62813
Chemist and Lab Tech
Employment Type:
Full Time


As a global leader in custom compounding, Teknor Apex has always ventured beyond the boundaries of traditional thinking, providing our employees with the freedom for innovative and strategic thought. With nine U.S. locations and operations in Belgium, Germany, Singapore, and China, we provide an atmosphere that stimulates and develops our diverse workforce in an effort to bring together the best ideas and talent across all divisions.

We are currently looking for a Application Development Engineer to be based in Singapore. The Application Development Engineer will be responsible for providing technical support (plastic process) to customer and coordinating all development application projects. This position will cover Asia Pacific countries excluding China. 


  • Translate customer requirements into product specifications and acquire technical approvals through dedicated cooperation with product engineers and customers.
  • Assess and initiate new product and application development requests.
  • Work with product engineers and contribute into idea generation, application development, and product development activities.
  • Provide technical service to customers.
  • Provide necessary training for sales team and distributor.
  • Plan, design and implement technically complex application development and customer support programs.
  • Coordinate project activities between different functional groups, such as product development, Marketing & Sales, AD/TS colleagues, testing labs, product safety and intellectual property.
  • Prioritize and manage program activities including conceptual design, prototyping, testing and validation at the customers.


  • Frequent travelling required depending on customer markets requirement
  • A sole contributor in Singapore, where counterparts are in China
  • Min Advanced Diploma in Chemical Process Technology (Polymer Option) / Degree with polymer science background
  • Min 5 years’ experience in plastics moulding – Injection Moulding / Extrusion – knowledge & hands-on experience
  • Requires technical knowledge of materials and processes in the plastics or rubber industries

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