R&D Project Engineer – Materials

As a R&D Project Engineer-Materials, you will be part of a dedicated
multidisciplinary, international team in a dynamic and constantly evolving work
environment. You are part of the R&D team working with care and attention on the
latest technologies, with innovation at the centre. A role where business and
science come together to create new technologies. You will be joining during an
exciting time of growth.

What can we offer you?

  • Working in a diverse environment that is striving towards workplace
    equality surrounded by an experienced and welcoming team
  • Opportunity to travel and work on a variety of projects situated across the
  • As Project Engineer responsible for your own projects
  • Working on your personal development
  • Challenge and variety in work activities
  • Working with short lines and little hierarchy
  • Good primary and secondary terms of employment according to the
    OWASE collective labour agreement with a good pension scheme
  • 25 vacation and 12 ADV days


  • Researching raw materials and developing chemistry formulations, and
    accompanying manufacturing processes of their products
  • Scanning the horizon for new trends and opportunities
  • Managing and running R&D projects, possibly with external research
    institutes; utilizing project management tools for well-structured project
  • Developing solutions at the lab/pilot scale, all the way towards successful
    handover to the full organisation and manufacturing plants.
  • Translating R&D results into practical applications
  • Develop & implement test methods
  • Documenting work and know-how in technical reports

Our ideal candidate profile

  • Fluent Dutch and English is a must
  • Master’s degree in Chemistry, Material Science, Polymer Science /
    Engineering or any related field is required; Ph.D.-degree would be a
    strong advantage
  • Ideally 1-3 years of industry experience in industrial R&D environment;
    experience in composites or epoxy, vinylester/polyester resin systems
    will be a strong advantage.
  • However, ambitious students who are about finishing their education or
    just finished their education and who want to work for the world of
    tomorrow are also welcomed for this position.
  • Interest in working both laboratory and plant environments
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis
  • Ever-curious mindset with a hands-on mentality
  • Sound communication and technical documentation skills