Application Development Leader

Le Grand-Saconnex
16 April | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Application Development Leader


DuPont is an innovative leader in advanced, integrated materials for electronic circuits and semiconductor packaging in consumer electronics, transportation, and high reliability industrial applications. The company is uniquely positioned to address the increasingly more complex performance requirements through a broad corporate technology base spanning polymers, fibers, photopolymers, dispersions, coatings and film making. The Industrial and Circuit Solutions (ICS) business unit includes well known industry leading brands such as Kapton® and Oasis® polyimide films, Pyralux® flexible circuit materials, and Riston® dry film photoresist.

  • The primary responsibility of the position is to technically support the regional sales team for DuPont Industrial and Circuit Solutions (ICS) at large, strategic accounts, develop new opportunities with leading Global OEMs and support new product developments.

  • Visible and highly motivated, the successful candidate will manage all aspects of the technology processes within EMEA consisting of customers located primarily in Central Europe and occasionally Asia (India).

  • Supports Account Managers, Marketing and Product Managers and other ICS support functions in strengthening relationships with customers covering existing accounts as well as establishing relationships with new customers and OEMs.

  • Works closely with technology (ATG/R&D) and marketing by providing voice of customer relative to product performance and expectations of product attributes.

  • Performs technical, scientific, or information assignments. Plans project approaches and routinely formulates work plans. May be responsible for setting and defining technical objectives and assessing results. May also have team leader responsibilities.

  • Key success factors in this role are the ability to identify needs, develop solutions, to allow ICS to deliver and capture value. This requires the successful candidate to gain a deep understanding of customer needs and processes as well as the DuPont product and service offerings, especially Kapton® and Oasis ® insulation and Pyralux® flexible laminate material. materials.

  • The role is highly consultative and the ability to combine technical knowledge/ resources to define and meet objectives that benefit customers and DuPont is critical.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, materials science, electronics.

  • Electronics industry background/experience preferred.

  • At least 3 years experience in rail traction motors and/or high voltage electric machine design is preferred.

  • At least 3 years experience in aerospace high performance cable design and experience also preferred.

  • At least 3 years of experience in the manufacture and or use of Flexible Printed Circuits with knowledge of high speed or high frequency applications an advantage.

  • Demonstrated technical performance, the ability to building customer relationships, and business development experience are essential.

  • Able to demonstrate a high level of learning agility with the ability to adapt and learn new materials, applications and processes.

  • Demonstrated laboratory and hands on experiences.

  • Ability to use own initiative, effective time management skills and result orientated.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to lead a team of peers (which will often include other functions in DuPont, customer and OEM personnel) are essential.

  • Fluency in German and English (French an advantage).

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

  • Familiarity with or other CRM system is a plus.

Location & Travel

• Preferably based at the DuPont office in Geneva, Switzerland, but other DuPont offices/locations would be considered.

• Ability and willingness to carry out business travel ~40%.

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