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R&D Manager - TIM

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Date: May 14, 2021

Location: Shanghai, 31, CN

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.

At our site in Shanghai, we are currently looking for a(n) R&D Manager - TIM.


- TIM (Thermal Interface Material 1&2) and thermal runaway prevention foam of product development
- Collaboration with production site to scale up formulation and mass production 
- Visit customer with commercial team together to define CTQs and conduct technical feasibility
- Conduct experiment DOE and related performance testing.
- Project management in whole stream and collaborate with related functions to commercialize formulation
- Benchmark the CoProducers' TIM related products.
- Maintain and develop current company intelligence for value creation.
- Actively monitor relevant local IP landscape and strengthen company IP position.
- Maintain samples, chemical substances, technical equipment, furniture and operational procedures in lab.
- Meeting the requirements of IMS/ISO and EHSS standards.
- Understand IATF 16949 related requirements; provide customers with products and services that meet requirements in accordance with legal and regulatory, customers and internal product development processes.



- Ph.D or Master degree with major in Chemistry or Material Science.
- Strong expertise in polymer and silicone chemistry preferred.
- At least 5-year related working experience in electronic adhesive or powder industries
- Solid knowledge of powder or electronic industry and TIM (silicone-based or non-silicone-based) preferred.
- Strong knowledge of silicone-based or PU-based foaming material
- Strong filler treatment know-how particularly thermal conductive filler.
- Strong expertise in formulation development for electronics.
- Familiar with the R&D and IP procedures.
- Good cross-function communication and teamwork ability 
- Fluent command of written and spoken English.
- Open-minded, pro-active, communicational and team workable personality including intercultural competence.


Sustainability is one of WACKER’s corporate goals – also as an employer. We want you to remain productive, healthy and successful long term. That is why we offer, for example, comprehensive health management and a variety of advanced training programs and courses for individual development opportunities, alongside a good work-life balance. Naturally, we also have a fair compensation system and above-average social benefits. After all, social responsibility has a long tradition at WACKER.


Be part of a family. Across all nations.


We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com/careers
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