Are you an entrepreneurial scientist who wants to work at one of the most outstanding chemical companies in the Netherlands? Are you looking for a challenge at the center of our product development and want to work in an international environment? Then this is the job you have been waiting for!
At Teijin Aramid, market leader in high performance aramids, we are looking for a
Scientist – R&D Program Manager Automotive Market-oriented scientist passionate about turning science into business
The Product & Application Development department, which is part of our Research and Innovation Centre (RIC), conducts research on aramid applications for the automotive, life protection, ballistics, industrial and aerospace markets. The RIC includes more than 100 committed scientists, who work closely with our colleagues from Marketing & Sales (M&S), Production and Sustainability.
You are the linking pin between the RIC and the Automotive Platform (M&S);
Together with the Global Program Manager and other stakeholders you define the Automotive Product Development Research Program;
You ensure the successful implementation of this research program, working closely with the involved project leaders. You take on project leadership and expert roles within the program where appropriate;
You contribute to Teijin Aramid’s ambitious Innovation and Sustainability strategies;
As an expert, you act as a discussion partner for our customers on product and application development.
You report directly to the Department Manager, your primary workplace is at our Research and Innovation Center in Arnhem.
Your profile You have an MSc or preferably a PhD in a relevant technical field and a broad expertise in the field of fibre-reinforced rubber materials, such as tires. You have at least 5 years of industrial experience within a European product development R&D environment. Furthermore:
You have an entrepreneurial mindset and are eager to expand your network inside and outside of our company;
You have a passion for turning science into business applications and have an affinity with Technical Marketing;
You have experience in the field of project management;
You can motivate your colleagues and customers with your way of working;
You are motivated to contribute to our sustainability challenges;
You have a good sense of humor and are a fun person to work with!
Our offer There are great challenges waiting for you as a Program Manager Automotive at Teijin Aramid. In addition to our leading international working environment as a world leader in Aramid, we also offer:
A fantastic job with an excellent salary;
Flexible working for a perfect work / private balance;
Personal Choice Budget where, for example, in addition to standard 20 vacation days, 26 leave days can also be used;
Working flexibly in consultation for an optimal work / private balance;
Possibility to follow courses and training courses via our own Teijin Aramid Academy;
Good pension with a very low personal contribution.
Information and application The selection process comprises three interview rounds. An assessment may be part of the application process.
For further information regarding the position, please contact Robert van den Berg, Department Manager Product & Application Development by phone at +31(0)630853909 or Pieter de Lange, Principal Scientist at +31(0)610887026. If you prefer information regarding the recruitment process please contact Caesar Lubach, Recruiter, +31(0)651863148.