materials engineer

17-4-2018 regio vlaams-brabant
company profile


The TEC Material Research team is part of TEC center which is a division of the Engine business unit. This team is mainly responsible for materials and media development and its qualifications. The main aim is to evaluate and validate materials and filter media to be used by the Engine and other business units. Further this unit is supporting Engineering with technical issues related to materials.

Within the research scope of TEC Center, a Material Research Engineer interacts with various other teams such as Engineering of different business units and Corp Tec in US as well as external institutes, suppliers, customers.

job description

Within the Materials Research Team, you will be mainly responsible for material and media programs primary for the Engine BU and support for other BU’s and some other activities listed below in more detail.

Media and Material Development, Evaluation & Validation: prospect, set up specifications, managing validation and approval of new or changed materials (e.g. filter media, liners, plastics, PUR, adhesives, sealants, rubber, steel, alloys, coating, paints).

Product Engineering support / Consulting:
- Ensure, facilitate and maintain good efficient communication with plants, internationalentities and the Product Management team regarding materials, Substance Of Concern, test & evaluation technologies.
- Assist engineers to select media & material and predict performances.
- Present new technologies/development to customers.

Knowledge management:
- Support Knowledge management for Engineering concerning validation, selection and use of different materials.

Technologies / Synergies:
- Keep up-to-date of new relevant technologies.
- Identify, recommend and help to deploy new technologies to enhance our products and working practices.
- Conduct benchmarking.

Plant & Purchasing support:
- Co-operate with manufacturing, vendors and suppliers to improve processes (robustness), fix issues, reduce costs and support new product implementation (plant liaison). Maximize design for manufacture-ability.
- Failure analysis.
- Investigate field returned parts or parts failing during development. Identify root causes & recommend solutions.

your contribution

We are looking for a master in chemical engineering with a first experience in an engineering position.


Technical Skills:
Good physics (mechanical, materials, filtration media) & chemical background.
Understanding of Air and Liquid Filtration is a major asset.
Good understanding of Engineering & Manufacturing methods, capabilities and materials.
Strong in problem analysis and solving.
Statistical tools (6 Sigma).
Good project Management skills.
Proficiency in English. Good communication skills.
Good commercial understanding of the overall program and balance between investment, risks and results.
Complete understanding of company policies, operating systems and procedures.

what do we offer?

You can expect a competitive salary based on your professional level, including fringe benefits. Our customer is looking for a long-term engagement, a permanent contract is waiting for you after 1 year of consultancy.

summary
function
research and development (m/f)
employment type
full time
contract type
long term contracts
reference
CXRSP-66544
your Randstad Professionals contact
Cindy Monno
cindy_monno@professionals.randstad.be 011 35 07 47
011 35 07 47

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