(Senior) R&D Expert Solid Handling
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Senior) R&D Expert Solid Handling

  • Date : 06 October 2020
  • Place of work : Netherlands
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    The Challenge

    This department is working in a project environment being responsible for the coordination and execution of strategic innovation projects.

    In order to catch up with the expanding business and further strengthen Stamicarbon’s R&D department we are recruiting for a :

    Senior) R&D Expert Solids Handling

    In this role you keep up with the technological lead of Stamicarbon in the market by continuously innovating and developing nitrogen based fertilizer technologies, based on market needs.

    Your key areas of responsibility are to :

  • Coordinate and execute defined strategic R&D projects;
  • Support, co-develop and maintain the strategic R&D program;
  • Develop know-how of and IP for new and sustainable technologies for fertilizer production;
  • Introduce new Innovation Pipeline (IPL) ideas, with a focus on finishing technologies for specialty fertilizers;
  • Develop new finishing technologies for new nitrogen based specialty fertilizers;
  • Cooperate with internal as well as external partners, such as research institutes, vendors and suppliers;
  • Initiate and develop open innovation programs with external partners;
  • Supervise fertilizer finishing and solids handling testing at vendors test locations;
  • Set up laboratory programs, necessary to investigate e.g. fertilizer product qualities;
  • Set up of pilot plant programs, organize and supervise pilot plant tests and scale-up the pilot plant test results to industrial scale applications;
  • Support the Stamicarbon business lines with the transfer of a successfully developed finishing technology into running business;
  • Alert general trends in product and technology developments and report on progress of own projects
  • The Candidate

    You combine at least a Master Degree level in an Engineering Discipline (preferable Chemical or Mechanical Engineering) with at least 5 years of experience working as an R&D or Process Engineer in a technical and / or university environment.

    You have a professional understanding of process technologies, in particular of solids handling (e.g. storage, dosing, transport, etc.

    and finishing technologies (e.g. granulation, spray drying, compacting, etc.), and a general knowledge about safety analysis and HAZOP studies.

    Conceptual engineering skills are necessary to design or adapt pilot plants for its test applications and for translating newly developed technologies to full scale production.

    As a potential new colleague you have the personality to think in solutions instead of thinking in problems and the ability to coordinate projects in multi-disciplinary teams.

    You are analytical, accurate and flexible. You show a true team spirit, can connect easily with colleagues and customers and you are driven to share your knowledge, to coach and support people.

    Therefore, good communication skills and an excellent command of English (verbally as well as written) are necessary for the success of this position.

    A good command of the German language is preferred as well. You enjoy frequent travelling abroad.

    The Reward

    Stamicarbon offers a rewarding and challenging job with opportunities for personal input. The organization is 100% internationally focused, has the ambition to expand and offers individual possibilities to learn and develop in a true business environment.

    There is an open and very pleasant atmosphere with plenty of room for discussion with highly committed fellow professionals and a good sense of humor.

    Terms and conditions of employment as well as fringe benefits are up to market standards.

    Stamicarbon’s Head office is located in Sittard, Limburg, The Netherlands. For further information about this position, please contact Natascha Brouns Tel. : 0031-(0)6 38675384

    Are you interested in this International Career Opportunity? Please send your motivation and detailed résumé in English under reference of R&D Engineer to : recruitment stamicarbon.com.

    Send your application

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