Scientist Pipe Application and Material Development

Sittard-Geleen, Netherlands

Posted: 18-Jul-2017

Ref#: 3884NEW

SABIC`s Technology network consists of more than 1500 employees across six research- and ten application centers around the world. The Technology organization supports SABIC’s global businesses in realizing its objectives by providing Best-In-Class Technology solutions. The global technology segment team for Pipe and Foam develops application and material solutions in close collaboration with the technology teams of application technology & material science and the product line departments, as well as with the segment marketing teams. 

  • Executes pipe application and material development projects delivering value to the segment.
  • Delivers on project milestones in a multidisciplinary approach.
  • Translates customer requirements, specifications and expectations into clear application engineering and processing plans and Design of Experiments.
  • Engages with internal and external stakeholders to identify and develop new pipe applications, material concepts and market solutions.
  • Works together with segment marketing & MDTS teams to stay on top of market developments, proposing actions and programs to address those needs.
  • Provides technical expertise in interactions with customers, value chain partners, universities and institutes together with marketing and MDTS. Builds, develops and maintains relations with these stakeholders.
  • Grows competitive advantage by securing intellectual property (IP) in coordination with our IP team.
  • Commits to an uncompromising environment in terms of EHS&S, compliance to law and company policies.
  • B.Sc., M.Sc. in Material Science, Polymer Processing, Polymer Engineering, Industrial Engineering
  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience in polymer processing, or polymer material or application development.
  • You preferably have experience with and expertise in polyolefin materials and technology.
  • You are self-driven and proactive with the ability to use your knowledge to identify new application and product development opportunities.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deliver on their objectives.
  • You have broad knowledge of polymer materials and formulations, including additives and fillers, as well as of the analytical and characterization techniques applied in this field.
  • You are able to link polymer structure and formulation to application design and customer solutions.
  • You have a hands-on mentality and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • You have well developed social and communication skills; demonstrated ability to effectively work with individuals at all levels of the organization and across functional disciplines.
  • You are fluent in oral and written English. 

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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