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Continuous Fiber Thermoplastic Composite Processing Specialist

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Omschrijving organisatie

SABIC is seeking a high energy, goal-focused individual who is a subject matter expert in continuous fiber thermoplastic composite processing, and has the communication skills needed to help our diversified global business achieve its goals.

The Advanced Composites team is a global team targeting the creation of (continuous fiber) thermoplastic composite solutions for SABIC, by introducing innovative and value added downstream products such as material forms for the market. It does so in close co-operation with the Composites Business Development team. The team is part of SABIC’s Specialties BU and continues to expand and grow.

A large part of the composites team is based in Geleen, The Netherlands, with additional personnel at various locations in Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

People Who Can
We’ve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, you’re the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.
SABIC, headquartered in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Petrochemicals, Specialties, Agri-Nutrients, and Metals. We supply these materials to other companies, who use them to make products on which the world has come to depend. At SABIC, we believe in using chemistry to power the ambitions of our customers, business partners, employees and societies we live in. We call this “CHEMISTRY THAT MATTERS™”.

In Europe, SABIC employs over 5,000 professionals and is running 6 world-scale production sites and 4 technology & innovation centers. We are present in almost every European country. Major locations within our broad network of innovation, production and marketing are: Teesside (UK), Cartagena (Spain), Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Geleen (Netherlands) Bergen op Zoom (The Netherlands) and Genk (Belgium). Based upon this strong fundament, we are a key producer of olefins, polyolefins, engineering thermoplastics resins, films and sheets. Discover more at www.sabic.com/careers

Functieomschrijving (inclusief taken en verantwoordelijkheden)

  • Evaluate mass production technologies with respect to cost-performance benefits and create innovative ideas for improvements
  • Establish methods to link final product properties to the critical process steps
  • Develop and optimize impregnation methods for thermoplastic composites
  • Assess and implement QA/QC methods for material production and part processing technology
  • Closely interact with the material and application development teams and formulate improvements
  • Network and closely work with technical experts in different SABIC Strategic Business Units.
  • Document work and present to stake holders in various business functions.

Profiel van geschikte kandidaat

The candidate should have a proven record of accomplishments in the area of thermoplastic composite processing. Preferably 2 yrs relevant work experience. The candidate should be a self-motivated professional able to work independently to reliably deliver results.
Key requirements include:

  • Graduate education (preferably a Ph.D.) in Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Polymer   Science or other relevant field.
  • Good understanding of tape impregnation and thermoplastic composite processing fundamentals.
  • Fundamental understanding of polymers and fibrous materials.
  • Experience with composites characterization (both destructively and non-destructively).
  • Knowledge of basic statistical analysis techniques preferably experience with DoE.
  • Proven ability to prioritize, manage, and simultaneously deliver on multiple projects.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication & presentation skills.
  • Strict adherence to company safety (EHS) policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated documentation and presentation skills.
  • Availability for occasional travel up to 25%.

Overige opmerkingen

For more information about this role you can contact: Ton Brands, Recruiter at +31(0)615822931
Reference Number: 3970

Important notice: please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment is be part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request dependant of local regulations. 
Responses from employment agencies will not be considered

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