Job Description :
Job Title : Product Engineer for Film & Materials Resource Division
3M Benelux is looking for a Product Engineer for the Film & Materials Resource Division located in Zwijndrecht
Job summary :
¤ Your primary role is to scale up novel processes, materials or manufacturing methods of innovative organic
molecules and polymers used for existing or new products being developed by the commercial divisions within
3M EMEA or even globally. This includes participating in and enlarging chemical technology developed in
the labs whilst investigating prior art and filing patents in support of intellectual property generation.
¤ An additional important role you need to fulfill is supporting the global FMRD manufacturing organization in
performing PPU work, developing novel processes to enable disruptive cost out, achieving improved yield an
¤ You will work in international teams and interact with manufacturing, laboratory and business people locally
and from abroad. You will need to build a network to kindred specialists within the company
on a global scale (US and APAC) and teach others what you have learned.
¤ Work closely with other local groups to scale up the products you have developed to bring the
materials to production. Supporting Quality, Environmental, Health, Safety and Regulatory
functions is a part of this. Perform the necessary administrative tasks to be compliant with
corporate rules how to introduce a new material into the plant.
¤ Preparing and presenting your research work to peers and management as required. Write
technical reports and papers.
¤ Willingness to do short travel, when appropriate, within Europe (2-3 days) and to US (+ / - 2 weeks) is a
We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic person with the following competencies :
¤ A PhD or Masters degree in Chemistry or Engineering in following fields : Chemical Technology, Polymer or
Organic Chemistry, Bio-Engineers, Chemistry or Biochemistry.
¤ Consistently think out of the box, question the status quo of the technology base and
investigate ideas which are generated by your creativity.
¤ Languages : English, both verbally and written. Dutch and / or an additional language are a plus.
¤ Experience : Having experience in research or an industrial technical function in the field of
flow reactors is certainly a plus.
¤ Key capabilities : You are driven, creative and ambitious. You have excellent chemical skills and
have a very hands on problem solving mind-set. You are a team player and you have an open,
communicative and adaptable personality, fitting with the 3M culture.
What does 3M offer ?
¤ 3M offers a professional environment with modern tools of communication, a team of
enthusiastic and motivated colleagues and training opportunities and facilities during your
¤ 3M offers a competitive salary, many advantages and the necessary freedom to carry out your
responsibilities in an innovating and creative way.
Are you interested?
¤ If yes, please forward your application through our website : www.3m.be / carreers
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