"Roles:Manage technical laboratory, to build and upgrade technical capabilitiesand improve technical competencies of the technical support to business infocus segments.To manage and maintain the project management system by ensuringeffective and efficient test plan meeting project definitions, appropriateallocation of technical budget and resource in meeting business objectives.To establish and subsequent implementation of the Research database inAP, with input of industrial / in house test methods into REX. And developstatistical models to assist in analysis of structure properties relationshipswith the purpose to further strengthen the competencies in formulation skills.To establish technical collaborations with local universities / externaltesting laboratories focusing on expanding the lab capabilities to furtheralign with industrial practices / market trends.To manage the development of technical solutions to Functional segment,particularly in filtration business of the PCG business. New productformulation and scale-up support of both compounds and polymers. Implementationand development of test methods. This position will interfacewith global technical organization. Position may require up to 15% travel and requires a valid passport fortravel outside of China. SCOPE:Laboratory management, project management, to be responsible for settingup the lab capabilities and ensuring efficient technical support in China. RESPONSIBILITIES:Manage project development and laboratory operational activities. This laboratory is staffedwith scientists and technicians. Technical Responsibility: Development of waterbornecoatings products used in Functional segment, with focus in filtration. Administrative duties: prioritization of workassignments, Performance Career Management plans and performance reviews, HSE compliance in the laboratory, and use of the Project management system to trackprojects through the laboratoryThis position will work closely with the sales andmarketing staff to develop products, sales tools, and providetechnical service and build customer relationships. Specificjob duties:Product development in focus coatings segments -FunctionalDevelopment of laboratory Staff professionalcompetencies.Supervise preparation of documents required forintroduction of new chemicals into the plant, writing technical bulletins,writing QC specifications, publishing technical reports and laboratoryoperating procedures. Supervision of well-organized and updatedlaboratory notebooks.Investigation and resolution of plant and customerproduction problems.Visits to customer plants and other LZAM sites.Maintenance of a well-organized and cleanlaboratory including HMIS labeling and chemical inventories, compliant withLubrizol policiesAbility to work in cross functional and crossregional teams that include sales, marketing, synthesis chemists, andmanufacturing. Main Contact:Internal: PCG AP team, and globalR&D teams, manufacturing, sourcing and other related departmentExternal: customers, universities and testing institute and etc.."