The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods.
The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations.
These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency.
Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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Science & Technology (S&T) Engineer - Abrasives Villach
To lead the research & development projects in the field of abrasive materials based on oxide and non-oxide ceramics and modifications thereof, we are looking for a :
Science & Technology (S&T) Engineer - Abrasives (m / f / d)
Location : Villach, Austria
Contract type : Permanent (Full-time)
The work will be performed in an international environment within the Imerys group and involves also internal and external communication, technical customer support from R&D side and operational support to Imerys production sides.
Development of ceramic abrasive materials mainly based on oxide ceramics
Development of new and improvement of current technologies for production
Leading of developments from idea to industrialisation in close co-operation with Imerys internal and external customers
Feasibility studies, lab and pilot development and application testing
Coordination with customers and application engineers
Transfer of developed materials and processes to production
Technical customer support
Organisation of internal and external resources (academic networks, internal networks)
Leading of a small team
COMPETENCIES & EXPERIENCES
Academic background (material science, material physics, mineralogy, chemistry or similar)
Experience in abrasive applications and project management is a benefit
An existing academic network is a benefit
English level : fluent
As defined by the collective bargaining agreement, a minimum monthly gross salary of € 2644,01 (anual € 37.016,-) is foreseen for this position, with the willingness to overpay depending on professional qualifications and experience.
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Imerys Fused Minerals Villach GmbH
Seebach 2, 9523 Villach, Austria