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BusinessBusiness Planning

Job Characteristics and Introduction

  • - Responsible for leading the 'Business Department,' which is a business unit classified according to the application field of the product groups that we are producing
  • - Plan and manage the entire range from the planning stage to the development and sales of products
  • - Business plan for realizing business strategy and management plan
  • - Analyze total revenue/profit of business division - Activities to solve various business issues and to achieve management goals through problem diagnosis in order to maximize sales/profitability of products in the market

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Science and Engineering (Chemistry), Business and Administration
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : Understanding of business unit products and production, bond management and cost/accounting
  • Skill : Language ability, planning ability, data analysis ability, strategic thinking ability, smooth communication ability

Career Path and Development Direction

You will cultivate a business mindset from a macro perspective through your experience at the business planning team, which is the business management department in the sales field. In addition to these practical experiences, if you acquire relevant knowledge by completing marketing and planning skills training courses, you will grow to become a sales specialist who manage all aspects of your sales business, and be able to be assigned overseas as an expatriate or corporate manager for the development of a new market or regional management.

It is possible to establish a foundation in Korea, as well as overseas, to take charge of the position of business manager or higher by utilizing the experience of planning and management. In addition, moving to another job in the future is also fairly easy, such as planning/business development/domestic and overseas sales.

BusinessDomestic Sales

Job Characteristics and Introduction

Due to the nature of our business, which produces materials and parts using advanced technology, companies that produce top-end finished products account for most of our trading partners (B2B sales). Domestic sales representatives are generally conducting customer management for direct delivery companies (companies that produce/deliver semi-finished products to manufacturers that produce finished products) and other distribution channels. Based on a clear understanding of products, domestic sales representatives negotiate product prices and delivery terms with our customers, and focus on securing a competitive edge over competitors by establishing sales strategies based on changes in the market environment. In addition, we are promoting sales of newly developed products and establishing new company discovery strategies for continuous business growth.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Any (preferably Science and Engineering, such as Chemical Engineering, Polymer, Machinery, Materials, etc.)
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : Basic knowledge of products, bonds and costs/accounting knowledge, marketing knowledge for establishing sales strategy
  • Skill : Language ability, smooth communication ability, negotiation skills, information gathering/analysis/processing ability, sociability, etc.

Career Path and Development Direction

Sales is one of the foremost tasks of the business. By doing business at various points of contact (contractor/direct delivery/secondary supplier, etc.), it is possible to improve understanding of B2B sales market and develop customer response/management skills.

In addition, you can expand your business scope through opening/expanding new business environments such as acquiring new customers. Furthermore, by building diverse human/technical networks in the material/item market, you can grow as a specialist in the field and contribute directly to the company's profits as sales manager.

BusinessInternational Sales

Job Characteristics and Introduction

International Sales manages overseas customers (manufacturers and distributors) who supply our materials and goods, and establish and execute sales strategies for the development of new markets. For existing customers, it will continue negotiating price terms and delivery terms to expand sales of our products, and concentrate on securing the competitiveness of our products in the market.

In addition, based on the basic practical knowledge of foreign trade transactions, International Sales identifies practical issues in real-time and strives for smooth communication with customers. It also conducts consultations with overseas buyers through on-site business trips and continues to manage our clients around the world.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Science and Engineering (Chemistry), Business and Administration
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : Basic knowledge of products, global market analysis knowledge, bond and cost/accounting knowledge, marketing knowledge for establishing sales strategy
  • Skill : English and local language skills (required), smooth communication skills, negotiation skills, information gathering/analysis/processing skills, insights about overseas markets, etc.

Career Path and Development Direction

You will work on a global market basis, so you can develop insights with a global mindset and have a broader perspective. In addition to working experience, you will have the opportunity to work as a sales representative in a high-tech overseas subsidiary located all over the world if you have practical foreign language skills.

Furthermore, you can cultivate communication ability and business coordination ability by coordinating the cooperation between supplier/customer and our production management personnel. If you develop to become a manager in the future based on your job experience, you can be appointed as the corporation lead and the general manager of the overseas corporation.

BusinessDesign

Job Characteristics and Introduction

Develop design of the company’s automobile materials

  • - Design R&D sales- Mold development
  • - Development of new technology to strengthen design competitiveness
  • - Find/develop partner companies in related fields
  • - Global design trend analysis based on the basic knowledge of the automotive industry
  • - Study design expression methods to implement according to the needs of the business department and customers
  • - Lead globalization of automobile material design through continuous improvement

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Design-related majors
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : 2D/3D graphic software, understanding of automobile material products in general
  • Skill : Language ability, global trend analysis ability, design expression ability, product development ability, presentation ability, etc.

Career Path and Development Direction

You will improve your understanding of the company’s design as a whole by carrying out tasks such as design development for our automobile material related products and customer design response.

In addition, you can observe trends in global markets through activities such as visiting domestic and overseas motor shows and design seminars, and apply them to the business to promote the company’s development by utilizing your major and strengthening your capabilities.

You will cultivate communication ability and coordination ability for collaboration between each stakeholder while performing tasks such as customer design response, finding/developing external partners, and sales support (exhibition/seminar/production of publicity materials). As a result, you will be given the opportunity to grow to become the general design manager of Hanwha Advanced Materials.

Management SupportPlanning

Job Characteristics and Introduction

The planning department provides mid- to long-term strategies and detailed implementation plans to propose direction, goals and vision for the company. In addition, the planning department organizes tasks for reaching consensus on business strategy with each business division, carries out detailed operational planning work for each business division, analyzes the performance of our management, checks our performance regularly, and coordinates the future strategic direction. In addition, it manages the company’s internal regulations, organizational structure/composition, budget and innovation activities.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Any
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge: Finance, accounting, statistics, and business unit product lines
  • Skill : Planning ability, analytical ability, logical/strategic thinking ability, management accounting knowledge, language ability (English, Chinese, etc.)

Career Path and Development Direction

From sales to profits, you will understand the overall financial flow of the company, and secure a broad financial capability from a macro perspective. In addition, by analyzing and reporting on various businesses and issues of the company to help executives make decisions, you will cultivate a wide range of competencies related to statistics/analysis/judgment/decision making. The nature of the project, which requires the awareness of all the issues in the company, will provide the foundation for challenging various fields in the future, and you will be given opportunities to be dispatched to overseas corporations as planning and financial officers to experience a variety of global business environments.

Management SupportAccounting/Finance

Job Characteristics and Introduction

The accounting team conducts the settlement work of providing financial information to the users of financial information, such as management, in a timely manner. Taking charge of general accounting affairs, the accounting team analyzes the profit and loss of the company and compiles financial statements for each period. It also contributes to the profit and loss of the company by reviewing external audits related to the preparation of financial statements and managing various expenses.

The finance team procures the necessary funds for the operation of the business and contributes to the maximization of the business performance through efficient operation of the financed funds. In addition, the finance team supports the financial business related to the recovery of debt and the payment of debts arising from business activities, and carries out risk management tasks such as exchange rate volatility caused by import and export transactions.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major : Business and Administration (Management, Economy, Accounting, etc.)
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : Expert knowledge in accounting/tax, financial/managerial accounting, laws related to finance
  • Skill : Mathematical capability, analytical ability, related certification (CPA, tax accountant, CFA, foreign exchange manager, etc.), language ability (English, Chinese, etc.)

Career Path and Development Direction

All business areas are tied to financial affairs, so financial officers have a sense of the flow of management from production to sales. Through collaboration with related departments such as planning/business planning, you can acquire the overall financial knowledge, and grow into an expert in establishing business strategy based on this knowledge. In Hanwha Advanced Materials, which operates a number of overseas subsidiaries, financial officers can cultivate a global sense through continuous communication with overseas corporations, and they can be sent to overseas corporations as financial agents for further experience. Through various financial activities, you can become a financial and accounting specialist. In the future, you can grow into CFO, which is the chief executive in the financial sector, in Korea, and the corporation director in the overseas corporation.

Management SupportHuman Resources

Job Characteristics and Introduction

Duties of Human Resources Department can be classified into HRM (HR planning and management), HRD (development), recruitment, and labor management. The HRM Division establishes various personnel systems that can realize the vision of Hanwha Advanced Materials, and supports the accomplishment of management performance through fair evaluation and compensation. The HRD Division promotes various educational activities in line with management strategies such as training core talents, global education programs, and leadership training. The Recruitment Division focuses on securing talented people through establishing hiring strategies, recruiting employees, and securing various recruitment paths. The Labor Management Division focuses on securing communication channels between employees and companies, and plays a role in supporting win-win management between employees and management.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Any
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : Relevant job knowledge, understanding employees and systems
  • Skill : Communication ability, problem-solving ability, planning ability, friendliness, sociability, related licenses (labor attorney)

Career Path and Development Direction

As HR manages the workforce within the company, HR personnel can understand the major flow of the organization and the role of individuals in the organization, and they can contribute to the growth of the organization by nurturing talented individuals with competencies in line with business strategy. In addition, after growing as an HR specialist through insights and expertise in manpower management, you will gain the authority to participate directly or indirectly in the direction of the company's operations, by participating in decision-making processes, such as various HR systems, regulations, and policies. In Korea, you can grow as a senior manager through the path of the HR team leader-support department head. Due to the nature of Hanwha Advanced Materials business, which is actively seeking to expand its global business, you may be given the opportunity to serve as an HR officer and executive in overseas corporations.

Management SupportGeneral Affairs

Job Characteristics and Introduction

The General Affairs Division oversees the overall management support activities required for the management of the company. In detail, it manages assets held by the company (real estate, movable property, etc.) and lease management, plans/executes organizational event for the activation of the organization, manages lease contracts for various assets, plans/operates programs for customer satisfaction, manages social contribution activities, operates welfare system, and manages general cooperative activities. The general affairs business performs various tasks based on excellent communication ability as it is necessary to achieve business goals through collaboration with employees in each division.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Any
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge: Real estate, legal knowledge (civil law/commercial law/tax law), social contribution
  • Skill : Communication ability, problem-solving ability, sociability, customer-oriented mindset, teamwork

Career Path and Development Direction

The general affairs personnel have a lot of contacts with internal and external customers, have a lot of duties such as events/ceremonies and asset management, and have the ability to grow into a generalist who can be assigned to any job, rather than a specialist for a specific job. However, if you have basic knowledge and experience with real estate management and accounting, you can also grow as an asset management expert. It has the advantage of forming a network with various people from both inside and outside the company, and thus it is easy to acquire information on social and economic changes through exchanges with related organizations through the execution of official affairs. Based on this, you will provide information necessary for important decision-making of the company and support management activities. Those who have experience in general affairs can be converted into jobs, such as marketing, public relations, sales activities, etc., and can grow into general managers and administrative managers.

Management SupportPurchasing

Job Characteristics and Introduction

The purchasing business is responsible for identifying and selecting new suppliers, negotiating, fixing prices and determining purchase conditions. The Purchasing Division’s duties can be classified into purchasing equipment and purchasing raw subsidiary materials. First, purchasing the equipment is the task of purchasing the necessary equipment in all the business sites. The Purchasing Division is in charge of procurement of all kinds of tangible assets required for production, from machinery and parts of each kind to project contracts for constructing new production facilities. And purchasing raw subsidiary materials is the task of purchasing the raw materials necessary for the production of our products.

Purchasing is an important task that directly affects the profit and loss of the company. Therefore, it is important to collect information related to purchasing through overseas business sites and production lines, and identify trends to reflect on the decision-making processes to make efficient purchases.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major : Any (One can contribute to job performance by using bargaining power/communication skills in the case of a Liberal Arts major, and understanding production process and raw materials in the case of a Science and Engineering major.)
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : Accounting, raw/subsidiary materials and equipment
  • Skill : Negotiation/bargaining power, problem-solving ability, information gathering ability, decision-making ability

Career Path and Development Direction

The purchasing manager has a great opportunity to understand the business connection between the departments through project work such as developing the company's major products and adding new factories. Since you will be involved with new materials from the beginning of the product project and know the overall flow, it will be possible in the future to switch from the business stabilization and mass production level to the management and sales departments, and it will be possible to cultivate basic competencies to play a role as a manager.

In addition, due to the nature of our company, which is actively seeking to expand its global business, if you have the passion to be the person in charge, you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate your capabilities to the world through working overseas.

Management SupportLogistics

Job Characteristics and Introduction

The Logistics Team performs tasks such as delivery/quality/payment/warehouse/inventory management. The team supports with all raw materials and facilities needed to carry out business without interruption in a timely manner at a minimum cost to support stable production of the products. In addition, it maintains the finished products at the best quality and delivers them to domestic/overseas customers, practicing customer satisfaction and raising the utility value of the products. In conjunction with the sales department, it reflects the annual sales plan and domestic/overseas order volume, establishes annual logistics operation plan, and computerizes and standardizes logistics information to build optimized logistics process.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Any
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : Trade business, accounting
  • Skill : Strategic thinking, risk management ability, communication ability, information gathering power

Career Path and Development Direction

By specializing in the logistics management of Hanwha Advanced Materials, you can become a logistics management expert. Due to the nature of this position, you can develop human networks and acquire wide knowledge and experience through collaboration with internal and external members. Because it carries out trade business, there are many foreign exchanges such as import customs clearance and acquisition of trade-related English communication skills, with which you can grow into a trade expert. In addition, you will be able to switch to other departments such as sales and purchasing in the future by knowing the overall flow of company management.

Management SupportLegal/Patent

Job Characteristics and Introduction

In legal affairs, we participate in various activities related to the legal activities of the company such as bond management, new investment, M&A, and credit collection with our clients, providing legal advice such as creating major business contracts and risk management to create value for the corporation. We also provide reasonable and efficient solutions when a dispute arises regarding company assets and employees.

In the patent business, we check the infringement of intellectual property rights in relation to new items in progress in our research institute, development and sales organization, and remove the risk in advance. And we prevent future potential technical infringements by registering intellectual property rights for products/technologies under development or in development. We also provide reasonable and efficient solutions for legal disputes related to various intellectual property rights.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Law, Public Administration
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : General knowledge of the law (civil law, commercial law, fair trade law, etc.)
  • Skill : Problem-solving ability, information gathering ability, analytical ability, risk management ability

Career Path and Development Direction

You can become a negotiation expert through numerous negotiation experiences that can be gained from the process of solving various legal problems. If you are a patent officer, you will be able to view the company's vision and future strategy as it will cover information about the proactive technologies that we are developing. By participating as a core competent person in the contract review phase, which is essential at the beginning of every business, you can acquire the information and know-how of various projects in progress. By managing the information on the business performance of each division through bond management tasks, you will improve the understanding of the company's business situation from a macro perspective.

Through the experience listed above, you can develop your basic competency to perform the assigned tasks effectively when you experience other tasks in the future or grow into a position of managerial personnel. In the future, employees who have language skills will be given the opportunity to become key persons such as support to study at overseas law schools.s

Management SupportPublic Relations

Job Characteristics and Introduction

In order to increase the brand image and corporate value that we pursue, the Public Relations communicates with customers through the media and substantially contributes to the business. Based on an understanding of the overall business, Public Relations will set up a public relations strategy, publish it through the media, and discover various ways to maximize promotion effects. Public Relations maintains diverse contacts and relationships through periodic meetings to maximize press coverage.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major : Journalism and Broadcasting, Advertising Creation, Business
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : Brand management and establishment of communication strategy
  • Skill : Communication skills, creativity in writing, ability to quickly respond, creativity

Career Path and Development Direction

Based on the understanding of the business as a whole, you can grow into an expert in public relations. You can cultivate the planning and execution skills based on professional communication capabilities and a broad understanding of public relations. You will have the opportunity to network with experts in the media and other fields, and you can grow into a global communication expert in the field of cutting-edge materials that go all over the world. In addition, information and knowledge acquired in the process of grasping the corporate environment, customers and market trends from time to time enables future expansion to other tasks.

Management SupportInformation Planning

Job Characteristics and Introduction

In Information Planning, we establish and execute IT strategies in accordance with the company’s strategy. Furthermore, Information Planning is responsible for the operation/planning of ERP systems and management information systems within the company. It establishes mid- to long-term information strategy and conducts duties related to investment/budget and system’s introduction/establishment. We also work to protect information related to corporate document security systems and various personal information. It is responsible for the operation of ERP system, authority management and website operation, and supports various information systems.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, etc.
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : Basic knowledge of IT technology (network, ERP, development language, security, etc.), troubleshooting related knowledge for software and hardware used within the company
  • Skill : Computer operation ability, problem-solving ability, certifications in related fields

Career Path and Development Direction

The Information Planning Team meets and designs all the processes of the company and can define and apply the IT requirements to achieve the management strategy. Accordingly, the team is responsible for the construction and operation of IT infrastructure throughout the company. If you acquire certifications in the relevant fields and cultivate professionalism, you can also carry out high-level tasks such as developing proactive technologies and systems as a specialist in IT operations and information planning.

Production ControlProduction Control

Job Characteristics and Introduction

Production control is the task of managing production and processes in optimum condition while complying with domestic and foreign laws and regulations on environmental safety, producing products that meet the quality standards set for each product according to the production plan of each product. In order to achieve the company's goals and continuously improve, Production Control improves productivity and efficiency, and improve and develop products. The Production Control also perform various tasks, such as management of production and manufacturing cost, process improvement, plant expansion project, quality control, environmental safety management, and application of new technology. In order to improve the process, the Production Control also realizes cost reduction, productivity improvement, and work safety through facility investment and process changes such as facility introduction and replacement. It also establishes and executes the annual plan (manufacturing cost and budget, facility investment plan, production plan, etc.), and performs the labor management of factory operators.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : Understanding of majoring subjects (organic chemistry, thermodynamics, reaction engineering, process control, factory design, etc.)
  • Skill : Problem-solving, leadership and tolerance, interpersonal and conflict management, communication skills, certification in chemical industry (chemical engineering), working experience in a chemical factory, language ability

Career Path and Development Direction

Based on the overall understanding of the business related to the items and the demand of the customer and the business, it is possible to understand the operating system related to the production and shipment and to develop the ability to predict the overall business related to the product and to manage the production status. In addition, there is a close tie with the production facilities of overseas subsidiaries. Therefore, you may be dispatched as a new expatriate at the time of the establishment of a new production corporation or expiration of the existing overseas production base. You will also work as a manager to manage production lines and items in the team, and grow as a production team manager to manage the entire production team. It is also possible to move on to become a plant manager in charge of the plant and a business manager in charge of the top decision-making processes of the business division.

Production ControlQuality Control

Job Characteristics and Introduction

The Quality Control ensures the quality of our products for customer satisfaction and establishes the annual plans based on the quality system. The Quality Control makes efforts to produce the best products in the world by analyzing the quality and deriving the improvement matters using various test equipment. In addition, the Quality Control improves the quality-related problems that are found through internal/external diagnosis and works to obtain external organizations’ certifications related to the quality system. The Quality Control also carries out various activities to improve the quality grade of our suppliers beyond the level of our own

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Any
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : Basic knowledge of chemical and industrial engineering, analytical techniques, quality management system
  • Skill : Skills in using analytical equipment

Career Path and Development Direction

You will perform various tasks through quality-related work, giving yourself the opportunity to broaden your business scope. You can receive internationally-accredited quality specialist training to become certified as a specialist. With product analysis experience, you can work effectively in the technical sales and production management fields.

Production ControlPlant-related Affairs (Maintenance/E&I)

Job Characteristics and Introduction

  • - Predictive maintenance work and facility maintenance to ensure that the various production facilities in the workplace operate at optimal conditions
  • - (Maintenance) Management of all the production and utility facilities needed for the operation of production lines
  • - (Maintenance) Support various maintenance and repair work such as layout of production line and remodeling of building
  • - (E&I) Maintain and improve facilities to stabilize power supply in the plants - (E&I) In addition to establishing domestic business sites, E&I employees are also dispatched to overseas for the establishment of new overseas subsidiaries or the expansion of production lines.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Mechanical/Architecture (Equipment), Electricity/Electronics (E&I)
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : Understanding of the courses in his/her major (material mechanics, mechanical design, electronic circuit, power engineering, etc.), CAD utilization ability (understanding of facility map, etc.)
  • Skill : Certifications in related field (requisite for statutory factory management personnel in the E&I part/electrician, mechanical engineer, etc.), problem-solving and decision-making ability, communication ability

Career Path and Development Direction

As Hanwha Advanced Materials continuously builds and develops its global network, it is required to strengthen its capacity to establish new overseas subsidiaries and support operations of overseas subsidiaries. You will improve technical competence through relevant knowledge in your majors as well as systematic learning such as internal and external technical education, and you can grow as a mechanical device and instrument/electric engineer by specializing your own skills in manufacturing field. Design and verification of plant facilities, construction supervision, facility maintenance, and facility improvement work can be performed, which can strengthen your comprehensive engineering capacity in the public sector. You will systematically acquire project-practical skills that are required in stages in domestic and overseas facilities and factory expansion, to develop your career path as a public official of plants in the future. When building overseas factories, you can also demonstrate global capabilities through dispatch work.

Production ControlEnvironment/Safety/Health

Job Characteristics and Introduction

Environmental safety is largely divided into the environment, safety and health management. In order to maintain a sustainable environment-friendly plant, the Environment officer complies with environmental laws and regulations and act to prevent pollution. The Safety officer prevents all risks in the workplace, complies with safety regulations, and conducts accident prevention activities. The Health officer contributes to the creation of a pleasant working environment by eliminating the health risks of employees in the workplace.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Environmental Engineering, Safety Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge: Related laws, production process
  • Skill : Certifications for related fields, strategy establishment ability, risk management ability, network management communication ability

Career Path and Development Direction

By carrying out environment/safety duties, you can grow as a specialist in environment/safety/health at our headquarters and business sites. In addition, if you grow into a specialist in the field of environment/safety/health at the plants at the level of Hanwha Advanced Materials, the relevant government departments and external organizations can fully appreciate your capabilities. Furthermore, it is possible to cultivate strategic planning ability through establishment of a company-wide environment/safety/health strategy, and because it requires technical understanding of all the processes in the workplace during the course of the work, you will be given various opportunities for related tasks.

R&DResearch Planning

Job Characteristics and Introduction

The main task is to establish a medium- to long-term strategy and detailed implementation plan for the research center, which plays a key role in the development of in-house technology. This position will lead the planning related to precedent research that will lead to mass-produced products for differentiated material research/development. To this end, the Research Planning personnel will quickly grasp global R&D trends and new technology trends, and understand the latest technology related to industry and product research. The collected technical information is systematically managed and shared so that it can be utilized in carrying out research projects.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials, Polymer (Science and Engineering)
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or higher
  • Knowledge : Knowledge in the courses of the required major, understanding of the company’s technology and R&D trend, knowledge of intellectual property law
  • Skill : Project planning and management capability, planning/analysis capability, communication capability, information gathering capability

Career Path and Development Direction

You will experience and understand the entire contents from R&D to the product’s mass production in the production and sales department and technology development department. In addition, you can develop planning and problem-solving abilities by planning various preliminary research projects, deriving issues related to commercialization, and adjusting and solving problems with work. Furthermore, you can collaborate with relevant departments in the company and conduct joint research projects with various overseas schools to enhance communication skills and global mindset. If you grow into a research project expert, you can be assigned for an important position to decide the future direction of the company by overseeing in-house research and development.

R&DMaterial Research

Job Characteristics and Introduction

The Material Research division focuses on building a global leading material base by researching and developing differentiated advanced materials.
The main areas of research are automotive (composite), solar and electronic materials.

For automotive and functional materials, we continue to preoccupy the market with leading items and study materials and technologies that are differentiated. For solar and electronic materials, in order to expand our business area with growth-based items, we are pursuing technological innovation through continuous research and development and investment.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major
    - Automotive: Chemical Engineering, Polymers, Mechanical Engineering, New Materials Engineering, etc.
    - Solar/Electronics: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry (Organic Chemistry), New Materials Engineering, Electronic Engineering, etc.
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or more (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Knowledge : Understanding of lightweight composites and automotive parts materials, high-functional film materials for coatings-based energy/electronics
  • Skill : Development of thermoplastic composite and high-end materials/parts, development of hybrid materials, design/analysis/evaluation ability

Career Path and Development Direction

You can understand the overall contents of R&D and improve your problem-solving skills. You can also contribute to the growth of the business through various projects. In the case of development of new items, it includes all the processes, including item discovery (technology and market research), R&D, cost analysis, Lab/Pilot development, outsourcing company, initial process stabilization and customer response. Therefore, it is possible to switch your career to various fields such as business department planning, technical sales, and production management.

R&DProduct Development

Job Characteristics and Introduction

The major task of product development is to determine the part design plan by reflecting the requirements of the parts used in the final product (automobile) of the customers (domestic/foreign automobile companies) and prepare for mass production accordingly. At this time, the product development division is involved in the entire parts-manufacturing processes (equipment setting - material - production method - mass production). Specifically, it includes preparation of process control plans, parts reliability tests, manufacturing process standard development, mold making, and analysis of measurement systems. It also conducts inspections and analyses continuously to ensure the quality of the parts and to prepare for audits.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Chemistry, Polymer, Advanced Materials, Machinery (Science and Engineering)
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or more (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Knowledge : Composite materials and plastic materials, product quality
  • Skill : Job-related skills, such as injection/welding/press/painting, development capability(understanding of development process)

Career Path and Development Direction

Since this position is involved in a wide range of fields from production to sales of the automotive material business field, which is the core business of Hanwha Advanced Materials, it is possible to expand the scope of work to various fields in the future. In addition, you will be given an opportunity to experience short-term (6 months to 2 years) dispatch and long-term expatriate activities in order to carry out tasks related to overseas corporations, such as responding to the development of parts applicable to vehicles sold overseas. It is also possible to grow as a corporation head of overseas subsidiaries related to automotive materials or head of business sector based on basic knowledge about production process and product development.

R&DProduct Design

Job Characteristics and Introduction

The person in charge of the design fulfills the role of the new car development’s planning stage for the delivery of our products to the customers (domestic/foreign automobile companies). The main task is to review the feasibility of developing parts according to the new vehicle development plan and discuss the necessary technical specifications with the customers. This position is primarily focusing on the items related to collision performance (bumper system, front/end carrier and seat back, and under cover). The final goal of the design engineer is to determine the part design through the design and collision analysis of the item, and to prepare the mass production for the team that is involved in product development.

Product designers play a pivotal role in the development of lightweight automotive parts through various composite materials developed by our company. Therefore, in addition to designing and analyzing components, design engineers will continue to identify new technological trends across related industries to discover new ways to apply our parts and carry out development of proactive technologies.

Required Competency and Preferential Condition

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design, Automotive Engineering, Chemical Engineering (Science and Engineering)
  • Degree: 4 years (bachelor) or more (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Knowledge : Composite materials and plastic materials
  • Skill : Ability to use design/analysis tools (CATIA V5, UG, HYPER-WORKS, LS-DYNA, ABAQUS, etc.), language ability

Career Path and Development Direction

By carrying out the tasks of the automotive material design team, you can experience both the ability of the system engineer and the technical engineer (hardware/software) by carrying out various engineering-based tasks ranging from material development to component design/analysis, molding and test evaluation, and by experiencing new projects. Furthermore, you will be able to expand to work in the test field by experiencing various environments, operation, and performance tests, that are carried out in the developmental phase.

By deepening the R&D capabilities within the R&D career group, you can set up career paths as a professional development personnel and R&D executives with your unique and independent skills. In addition, you can establish a career path to becoming a business manager and executive who manages and adjusts the entire development project by acquiring the understanding of the business and business management ability based on R&D capabilities.