ZHANG Danyang - Technical support engineer

ZHANG Danyang gives insight to life and corporate culture at Arkema China.


What is your job at Arkema China?

My job title is technical support engineer.


What are your day-to-day responsibilities?

I’m in charge of technical support for consumer market for specialty polyamide and responsible for mechanical analysis labs in Changshu R&D center; besides I’m also leading the knowledge management of PA X.Y neat resins.


What did you do before joining Arkema?

Before joining Arkema, I finished my master/engineer degree in France; I studied in ENSIC de Nancy for two years and seven months.


How do you see your future at Arkema?

I’d like to enrich my knowledge in polymer materials as well as my working skills.


In your opinion, what are the main qualities that you need to grow your career at Arkema China?

Innovation and Persistence.

What advice would you give to anyone who wanted to work for Arkema?

Apart from using what we have and creating new values, in Arkema we can always learn from our job and our colleagues.


What are some of the highlights of working at Arkema China?

There is a very friendly working environment plus good communication between colleagues.


How would you describe Arkema China in one sentence?

Performance, Accountability, Simplicity, Solidarity.