Science & Technology (S&T) Engineer - Abrasives Villach
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The Company

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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The Position

Science & Technology (S&T) Engineer - Abrasives Villach

Job Summary

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


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

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