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Tupperware, market leader and trendsetter in the field of household commodities and related plastic products, is known in the first place for its exceptional quality. The same applies to its manufacturing plant in Aalst, which is exemplary for other manufacturing sites. Within the European organization this Belgian organization has been designed to function as a pilot factory, focusing on new products and technologies, automation and R&D. Over the years, Tupperware has gone on to become a high-tech competence center with a human face and value-driven corporate culture. The organization offers its employees potential to further develop and perfect their fields of expertise and beyond. The plant in Aalst has a staff of approximately 360 employees.
To strengthen their team in the area TEAM (Europe, Africa) they are looking for a R&D Process Engineer, based in Aalst.
Are you looking for an exciting and varied job at a high innovative world market leader in the plastic industry? Look at this interesting job opportunity!
- Your purpose in this job will be to develop and introduce new technologies in the plants allowing to bring added value to processes and new products and to increase overall efficiencies. - You prepare and manage investment projects from application to realization. - You define projects objectively and realize the project (people, costs and timing). - Your provide communication/follow-up on specific technical topics. - You do research, benchmark and monitor new technologies by visiting trade fairs, consulting technical literature, working with engineering companies and suppliers. - You introduce new technologies that increase either the production efficiency, or be able to produce new products. - You organize and plan tests in plants for validating the pertinence of the new technologies or solutions. - You participate to teams with production and engineering for bringing concrete solutions that contributes to continuous improvement of production performance. - You participate to meetings with top management to present projects progress. - You organize training and follow-up when a new technology is introduced in the plant. - You include in projects sustainability and environmental aspects. - You will report to the TEAM R&D Director.
- You have a degree in Engineering (or equivalent by experience), preferably specialised in electromechanics or plastics. - You have at least 5 years of experience in high innovative manufacturing companies. - Affinity for process, technology, engineering, automation, improvement, research in new area. - Knowledge of mechanics, hydraulics, electricity and electronics is an asset. - Knowledge of injection molding process, inputs and machinery are a plus as well as be aware of new technologies/developments in the plastics processing industry. - You work accurately, you have a problem solving mindset and you can deal with complexity. - Fluency in English is necessary; German, French, Flemish are a plus. - You are open to travel about 15% of the time.
what do we offer?
- An exciting and varied job with responsibility and room for initiatives within a dynamic and change-oriented organization. - An environment where open communication, involvement, opportunities and modernization are central. - A motivating salary package in line with your experience.