Open Innovation Business Engineer - Dental

Philadelphia, PA

Posted: 07/17/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 309.18LR Pay Rate: 100,000 - 130,000

Open Innovation Business Engineer - Dental

The Open Innovation Business Engineer - Dental will support the application / business development efforts for 3D dental applications.  This position requires a creative, hands-on and self-directed individual with the ability to adapt their engineering / material science knowledge to the field of dental assembly.  Typical development activities will take place in the lab and in the field with customers and partners.  Provides direct customer technical assistance, which may include testing and analysis, problem solving, fieldwork, process optimization, education or demonstrations.  Accountable for application development and implementation of company 3D Dental.  Provides technical support directly to the marketplace.

Support new business development efforts in 3D Dental

  • Identify market application potential
  • Leads technical development
  • Product use knowledge
  • Exhibits a deep understanding of the 3D Dental market technical requirements and solutions
  • Develops new technologies and formulations to adapt their current products to new applications for 3D Dental Market
  • As a subject matter expert applies fundamental knowledge to relate how process and material characteristics influence performance properties on the finished products
  • Identify and quantify product improvement opportunities
  • Plan industrial trials to produce new materials
  • Establish material formulation and control plan
  • Work with Product Development, Sales and Marketing personnel to develop and replicate high impact applications for Dental
  • Identify the best 3D company solution for an application by thoroughly understanding the customer need, testing and analyzing results
  • Communicate results to customers through written reports and presentations
  • Build competitive value propositions for effective new product commercialization
  • Provide launch support for new product programs by generating supporting documentation, demonstration tools, videos and training materials
  • Understand and apply regulatory and compliance requirements
  • Build a deep understanding of customer needs and competition in Dental market focused areas and provide “Voice of Customer” (VOC), new product ideas and competitive analysis
  • Provide hands on customer training to demonstrate proper application techniques and performance advantage of products, including optimization of customer processes
  • Diagnose customer application issues and help solve in an expeditious manner
  • Develops analytical strategies and executes action plans for Dental industry
  • Reports to business management both verbally and in technical reports and presentations
  • Captures and shares results of work in an organized manner to systematically move research forward in a coordinated effort
  • Actively reviews the IP space for relevant projects to identify opportunities
  • Works with management and legal to secure IP property as required

End Use Promotion of 3D Dental

  • Publishes articles and promotes company at industry events
  • Identifies end users to build partnerships
  • Leads technical development activities
  • Presents at conferences and/or conventions as a subject matter expert
  • Have competency of taking incoming technical requests for immediate response to end users or customers requesting recommendations or general technical assistance
  • Serves as a subject matter expert by providing guidance to various groups such as R&D, Sales, Technical Service, Business Development, Marketing
  • There will be 30-35% travel, mostly in the US but some international travel as well

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  309.18LR



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science or related discipline from an accredited university. MS preferred
  • 2-7 years of experience in the formulating Microelectronics area
  • Candidates must be a subject matter expert expert in the microelectronics area
  • Must be able to travel 30-35%, mostly in the US but some international travel as well
  • Microsoft Office proficient, specifically with Power Point, Excel and other computer communication programs
  • Demonstrated ability to work with customers globally
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and data analysis
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Experience in electronics market
  • Strong customer focus approach (i.e. Customer Insight, Customer Inspired Innovation)
  • Cross functional effectiveness
  • Demonstrated ability to self-prioritize and work on multiple tasks
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with strong work ethic, positive attitude, and committed to delivering results
  • Natural ability to influence engineers and/or designers on product performance issues
  • Ability to reliably assist in the draft of Papers and Articles suitable for publication
  • High level of written and oral competency
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to generate short presentations that quickly make a point
  • Demonstrated social skills including arrangement of casual entertainment such as group presentations, small lunches or dinners
  • Ability to organize effective and enjoyable product and process design seminars

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  309.18LR

Larry Riederer
Market Specialist

I have over 20 years of experience with Chemical Personnel Search (CPS) . All we do is recruit and place people in the chemical industry nationwide. CPS has been recruiting chemists, engineers, sales people and supply chain since 1973. I work with 40 other recruiters. 

I have a wide range of positions and levels.
The following are some of the areas: Polymers, Resins, Coatings, Adhesives, Inks, Composites, Plastics, Lubricants, Personal Care, Skin/Hair Care, Cleaners and Specialty Chemicals.

These can be: Organic/Polymer Synthesis, New Product Development, Analytical/Characterization, Quality Control, Process Development, Materials Science and others. These are from BS to Ph.D. and from Entry Level to Vice-President. 

Specialties: We specialize in placing Chemists, Scientists and Managers in the industrial chemical industry


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