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Technical Applications Manager

Whitehall Recruitment
Yorkshire and the Humber (GB)
Attractive salary
Closing date
5 Oct 2023

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Chemistry, Management, Plastics, Polymers, Process Chemistry, Speciality Chemicals
Contract Type
Full Time
Accreditation Requirements
Not specified

Job Details

This position would suit a candidate looking for a more customer focused role whilst still retaining their technical capabilities. They will provide a bridge between the BDM and the laboratory. Typical hybrid pattern would consist of 1 day on site, 2 days with customers, 2 days home working.


  • To be the technical expert link between customers and our Client, supporting customers in their use and planned use of acrylic polymer-based products. To nurture customer relationships technically to best position our Client as the preferred supplier of choice by target customers. Provide customer and plant technical support and assistance as required to resolve production and quality issues in support of new product introductions. Scope and describe what appropriate application data is required to demonstrate our Clients product performance vs customer need and competitor product performance. To define and lead the company’s technical program (product and application) with respect to use of acrylic polymers in various end markets, with particular attention on the Coatings, Construction, Sealant & Adhesive markets. Working to constantly seek out new opportunities which the Acrylic polymer business should be exploring.

Candidate Profile

  • Knowledge and experience of the Coatings, Construction, Sealants & Adhesive markets and customers Knowledge of acrylic polymer chemistry (preferable) Ability to engage professionally with customers, suppliers, 3rd party partners (e.g., Universities)

Our Client develops, manufactures and supplies a wide range of waterborne acrylic polymer emulsions to meet customer performance and specification needs.

Whitehall is the Recruitment Specialist for the Chemicals, Resins, Pigments, Coatings, Polymers, Pharmaceutical and Science based Industries



Established over 40 years ago, Whitehall is a Global Recruitment Specialist for the Chemical, Coatings, Polymer and Life Science Industries.

Whitehall has a Global presence, managing UK, European and International assignments from our offices in the UK and the Netherlands, representing a broad range of Clients from International Organisations to SME’s. We recruit at all levels from the Board (General Managers, Commercial Directors, Technical Directors) to the field (Sales Managers, Product Managers, Technical Services and Technical Sales) and to the lab (Chemists, Analysts and Technicians).


Working in partnership with our Clients, we provide a confidential and professional recruitment service. All our Consultants are qualified scientists who have an understanding of the Chemical, Coatings, Polymer and Life Science Industries.  With this capability, we are able to effectively assess the technical expertise of our candidates matching those to our Client’s needs. Our continued success is due to our tenacious and professional approach, utilising an extensive network of contacts gathered over 40 years.

Company info
John de Mierre House
Bridge Road
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 1UA

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