Injection Molding Project Engineer

Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands

Posted: 13-Aug-2018

Ref#: 4058

As the ‘home of unique offerings’ within SABIC, the Specialties Strategic Business Unit is focused on challenging technology endeavors that positively impact the way the world travels, communicates, works and lives. This SBU provides unique offerings such as high heat resins, functional compounds and additives, specialty fluids, nanotechnology and thermoplastics composites to industries such as Additive Manufacturing, Consumer & Industrial, Electronics, Healthcare, Mass Transportation, Automotive and Water Management.

The Bergen op Zoom Application Technology team within SABIC Innovative Plastics works closely with the commercial team, product development team and customers to ensure successful development and application of our plastics. The team stays on top and develops state of the art knowledge in the areas of plastics processing, secondary operations such as painting, welding, plating & Additive manufacturing, application testing and computer aided design and engineering. Currently a vacancy exists for an injection molding specialist.


Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands


  • Define and lead injection molding progams/experiments, with a variety of plastics and intended end-use applications and different molding machines from 100 to 2700 tons clamping force.
  • Liaise with commercial and product development teams as well as customers to identify new areas for business growth through (advanced) injection molding techniques, such as for example Injection Compression Molding, Multi Component molding & heat and cool techniques, 
  • Stay on top of new technology developments within relevant areas and set up experiments to validate these for our materials. Work with external partners and suppliers for joint programs where appropriate.
  • Advice on tool, screw and gating designs for existing and newly developed plastic resins.
  • Ensure proper documentation of trials and report out to all stakeholders.


  • State of the art knowledge on injection molding processes, preferably with some hands-on experience. 
  • Basic knowledge of computer aided modelling techniques for tool design and mold filling analysis. 
  • Initiative, "can-do" attitude, self-starter.
  • Independent and flexible worker but with good team player capabilities. Proven team leadership is a plus. 
  • Fluent in English language (writing and speaking).
  • Experience with PLC programming, data acquisition, supporting equipment such as robotics, dryers and resin conveying systems, equipment maintenance, knowledge of 6 sigma and different engineering thermoplastics is a plus.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in plastics processing or mechanical engineering with a relationship to plastics.

At SABIC, we create the conditions for our talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment you need. As a SABIC employee, you will benefit from career opportunities that are accompanied by an attractive package and benefits. You will have access to comprehensive training and development programs which are amongst the best in the Petrochemical industry. Furthermore you will be offered opportunities in a diversity of disciplines and locations worldwide.

Important notice: please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment is part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request dependant of local regulations.  
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