Job Title:

Assistance Manager - "Concrete Technology"

 

Department:

Technical Services

 

Reports To:

National Head - Technical Services

 

Company Profile:

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 200 factories. Its more than 19,500 employees generated annual sales of CHF 7.09 billion in 2018.

 

Overview:

The Asst. Manager or Manager - "Concrete Technology" must have knowledge of concrete mix design. His/ her main responsible to get the most suitable Sika admixture approved with Sika customers, such as ready-mix concrete producers, contractors, precast producers, etc. In case, standard admixtures do not meet the customer requirements, he/ she should be able to carry out suitable modifications in the admixture to meet the concrete requirements.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Product approval and development (if needed) to meet the customer requirement within stipulated time frame.
  • Design concrete mixes or make suggestions in mix designs.
  • Cost reduction by formulation to meet specified target price.
  • Keep control over number of admixture products in the region. Eliminate/ merge admixture products which are slow moving or having formulations similar to other products.
  • Ensuring the quality of new product by strict quality check before uploading in the system.
  • Submission of all relevant documents along-with formulation pertaining to New Product for uploading in system.
  • Guide sales team with the help of Product selection guide for quick technical solution.
  • Resolve customer technical complaints with prompt response.
  • Documentation of technical data in standard formats and analyse the same for better solution.
  • Maintaining secrecy, safeguarding confidential information & complying with company policies.

 

Education:

BE/B.Tech Civil

 

Experience:

3+ year’s experience in concrete industry

 

Competencies

Functional:

  • Know-how of Concrete Technology and Product Chemistry
  • Knowledge on use of Construction Chemicals in concrete technology
  • Analytical capability
  • Good exposure to technical sales
 
Behavioural:
  • Problem solving ability & high level of self-motivation
  • Good written & verbal communication
  • Time management