To strengthen the Bekaert Technology center we are looking for a R&D Project Manager who will focus on projects related to process development and process improvement.
The R&D Project Manager will also deliver technical assistance to our rubber reinforcement plants worldwide.Are you passionate about technology ?
Are you eager to develop and to continuously improve production processes ?Then you could be the R&D Project Manager we are looking for.
Your roleAs an R&D Project Manager you will work upon process development / improvement projects related to the production processes of our tire reinforcement plants worldwide.
You will also deliver technical assistance to the tire reinforcement regarding the processes you are specialized in.You will gain knowledge about a specific production process within a tire reinforcement plant (eg.
Steel Cord making technologies & steel wire drawing).You will work upon specific projects to develop or to improve the production processes into an R&D environment, with pilot equipment and lab facilitiesBased upon requests of rubber reinforcement plants you will deliver technical assistance when there occur technical problems to the steel wire drawing processes.
You will translate your process knowledge and your knowledge of operational considerations into inputs for equipment design with Bekaert Engineering.
You will monitor closely new developments in the external world (patent research, exhibitions...) that might have added value to your domain of expertise.
Your profileYou are a Master of science & engineering specialized in (electro)mechanics 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 also able to present the results of your analysis in a comprehensive way to different target groups.
You are open to travel (maximally 25% of your time) to the Tire Reinforcement plants worldwide and you get inspired by working in a multicultural context.
You speak fluently English. You grow, we grow... Better together. Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.