R&D Project Manager specialised in Metallurgy

You will gain knowledge about a specific production process within a tire reinforcement plant (e.g. thermal treatment of half products).
Based upon requests of tire reinforcement plants you will deliver technical assistance when there occur technical problems to the process of thermal treatment of half products.
You will work upon specific projects to improve the production processes of thermal treatment of half products.
You will work formulate and deploy processs specific standards throughout the organization.
You will work closely together with other central services such as IT, purchasing, quality.
You will monitor closely new developments in the external world ( patent research, exhibitions, ….) that might have added value to your domain of expertise.

Gewenste profiel

You are a Master of science & engineering Materials Sciences, specialized in Metallurgy who is passionate about technology and more specifically about process improvement. If you have a first work experience in machine construction or process improvement this is an asset, however not mandatory.
You are eager to deepen your expertise and you are an innovative thinker.
You like to work together with others, you get energy by getting things done together with others and you have strong interpersonal skills.
You excel in complex data analysis and you are able to present the results of your analysis in a comprehensive way to different target groups.
You are open to travel (maximally 20% of your time) to the Rubber Reinforcement plants worldwide and you get inspired by working in a multicultural context.
You speak fluently English & Dutch.