Principal Researcher high strength steel IJmuiden
Tata Steel
Alkmaar, Nederland
3 dagen geleden

In this job you can do develop steels that end up in every car in Europe?

What's your job?

As a Principal Researcher you will set up experimental and modelling research activities from metallurgical idea to plant implementation and product application.

In this department you contribute to our suite of steel products in the markets of automotive and yellow goods. With your innovative mind-set you focus on delivering new products for these important markets.

Your research projects deal with tangible process and product implementation in the steelmaking process. You will work in close cooperation with prominent researchers from various disciplines and in an open, international and academic culture with highly motivated colleagues.

In the R&D knowledge group High Strength Strip Steels you will contribute to the development of new advanced and ultra-high strength strip products for Tata Steel.

Your scope varies from the first metallurgical idea to its commercial success as an implemented product. After an initial period, you will be expected to lead R&D New Product Development projects in the area of high strength strip steels.

An example of a product developed is DH800GI. For this product we had a typical cycle of stages, such as the generation of the idea, the laboratory stage to identify promising compositions and parameters, a series of plant trial to perfect the product before release, and limited after care on call.

The primary objective of the work is always to provide a recipe for a high-strength steel product that can be produced on site with current or future equipment.

Is this you?

  • A principal researcher having obtained a M.Eng or MSc in materials science or a related field.
  • Experience in a materials science related field, preferably including research is a plus.
  • You build and maintain relevant external networks, in order to identify, apply and develop technological knowledge into areas of key importance for your field of experience.
  • You will use your influencing skills to establish support for key projects. Your role requires you to keep abreast of developing technologies and using your own knowledge to develop applications for such technology for both continuous and breakthrough improvement.
  • You are willing to acquire project leading skills and Dutch language skills.
  • What do we offer?

    A unique role at a global player in the industry. A job where you will find everything to make your work as Principal Researcher interesting. You can also expect :

  • one-year contract with a prospective of permanent contract.
  • a role in which you can be a company expert by bringing forth technological. insights based on detailed research analyses.
  • These insights are utilized in innovative process and product development projects.

  • plenty of growth opportunities within Tata Steel.
  • variable bonus, fixed end of the year bonus of 2% and 8% holiday allowance.
  • minimum of 26 vacation days and 11.5 days ADV.
  • excellent benefits including average salary scheme pension.
  • What's your department?

    Your team :

    The High Strength Strip Steels knowledge group, size 10 fte, is located at the IJmuiden Technology Centre, The Netherlands, and is part of the Product Development and Materials Characterisation department that has six knowledge groups.

    The Product Development and Materials Characterisation department is one of the four departments of Tata Steel Research & Development.

    Your department :

    Tata Steel Research & Development (R&D) is employing around 315 employees. The organisation combines top class innovation with cutting edge technology in order to deliver sustainable steel solutions’ in a constantly changing world.

    We use the best technologies to continuously improve the quality and performance of our steel products. Moreover, we work in close cooperation with leading research institutes and universities around the world as well as with key customers in the automotive, transport, packaging and construction areas.

    Apply or learn more?

    Are you excited about this job? Apply via the application button and do not forget to include your motivational letter. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Edwin Reij, Corporate Recruiter, phone 06-46214981.

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