Civil Engineer (Materials) to Work on Automotive R&D Projects

AGC Glass Europe

Civil Engineer (Materials) to Work on Automotive R&D Projects

AGC Glass Europe

Gosselies, Belgium

AGC Glass Europe offers challenging, and highly rewarding career opportunities. Join a leading international glass company, share a global stage of incredible opportunity with more than 50,000 employees world-wide. Work and grow alongside some of the brightest people in your field.

The Company: AGC Glass Europe

Based in Belgium, AGC Glass Europe is the European branch of the AGC group (Asahi Glass Co., Ltd), the world's largest producer of flat glass.

AGC produces, processes and distributes flat glass for the construction industry (external glazing and indoor decorative glass), the automotive industry, solar applications, specialized industries (glazing for railway and subway cars and ships, glass for domestic appliances) and various high-tech applications (smart and interactive screens).

AGC Glass Europe currently employs some 14,000 people. Its industrial facilities comprise 18 float glass lines, 10 automotive glass processing centres and more than 100 distribution-processing units in Europe, stretching from Spain to Russia.

AGC's Technovation Centre (Gosselies, Belgium)

The Technovation Centre located in Gosselies (Belgium) centralises research, engineering and IP activities under one roof. It employs 250 people among which 180 researchers (mostly engineers and PhD's), all driven by operational excellence and innovation.

Based on its three missions of technological innovation, technical assistance and scientific advice, the R&D Centre is developing the high-tech glass products of tomorrow while taking human wellbeing and protection of the environment into account.

Antibacterial glass, Glassiled Motion for dynamic façades TirExtreme for Multitouch screens are some of the most recent innovations.

Our passion is glass. We work every day at turning it into a material opening up new and unexpected market opportunities. Glass creates emotion by connecting people with their environment. Could it connect us with you?

You and the Automotive Transformation Department at AGC's Technovation Centre

As one of the Technovation Centre's departments, the Automotive Transformation Department employs approximately 30 people. It is in charge of developing glass products and processes with high added value in close collaboration with the automotive incubation factory. The offices and labs are spread across two locations: Gosselies, close to Brussels in Belgium and Aniche in (Northern) France.

Your mission at the Technovation Centre

You will be based in Gosselies close to Brussels with frequent missions in Aniche (Northern France) especially during your first year.

You will work in close collaboration with researchers involved in:

  • Development of new specific glass compositions;
  • Development of new coatings, paints, enamels for sensor integration;
  • Development of numerical simulations to predict properties (including mechanical & thermal behavior).

You will:

  • Manage DOE (Design of Experiment) and validation plans for automotive applications;
  • Materialise prototypes and/or proof of concepts;
  • Consolidate a core competence about leadfree soldering;
  • Capture emerging technologies (bottom-up) and turn customer needs (top-down) into physical demonstrators.

Requirements

Your profile - material civil engineer:

  • You are a civil engineer or hold a PHD - preferably in material sciences;
  • You are innovative and like initiating idea processes;
  • You are willing to work in a dynamic team where problem solving is on the agenda;
  • You have already showed evidence of strong project management, planning, organisation and communication skills;
  • Your personality, your entrepreneurial approach, your ability to analyse complex problems, your flexibility and your enthusiasm will be determining factors;
  • You are fluent in English (essential). Knowledge of French is a plus.

Are you ready to sign "Glass Unlimited" ?

Why You Should Apply

  • You'll be part of a committed, smart, respectful, and fun team;
  • You'll get wide-ranging exposure to different aspects of glass and technology;
  • We offer competitive compensation with 40 days holiday, a casual office environment, and respect for autonomy.

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