R&D Engineer

Job location:
Zhangjiagang, China
Created moment:
April 14, 2021
Job reference:
REQ - 04154

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

R&D Engineer

Job Summary


Comply with company needs, research and develop new products and solutions. 


  • Understanding of different raw materials

  • Knowledge of refractories, ceramics  and metallurgical process 

  • Leads new product development projects to provide improved product performance or value

  • Designs and carries out experiments in support of new product development projects

  •  Identifies and implements improvements in R&D tests, processes and equipment to yield a safer working environment and better quality R&D results

  • Collaborates with internal colleagues and external scientists and follows technology advances in literature, conferences and trade shows

  • Cooperate with purchase department and production on both raw materials and finished goods

  • Technical support on products trial in customer site

  • Collect the experimental data at customer and make report

  • Capability to translate the application issues into scientific languages 


Education, background, level of experience

  • Master degree or above in refractory, non-metallic inorganic material, or materials science

  • above 8 years of experiences in R&D or technical support on site in Aluminum, Foundry Industry

  • Good skills of computer and office

  • Ability to write English report and thesis 

  • Accept travel

  • Ability to work independent, and good communication skill

  • Honest and hard working

  • Ability to cooperate with the rest of the team members and colleagues

  • Ability of creative thinking

Position Type

Full time



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recruiting.support@ imerys.com


To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.