PROCESS INNOVATION SENIOR ENGINEER

Job location:
Vaulx-Milieu, France
Created moment:
January 1, 1970
Job reference:
REQ - 05995

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

PROCESS INNOVATION SENIOR ENGINEER

Job Summary

Context:

Contribute to the development of new innovative processes, breakthrough, lab to pilot.

Choice of the industrial route for new products in order to reduce the time to market as well as Capex cost. 

Support to optimize conventional processes using brand new methodologies as well as support around existing methodologies and subjects

Contribute to  and implement technical strategies for new sustainable processes including design and acquisition of necessary pilot facility and equipment

Contribute to open innovation and proactive collaboration

In charge of projects related to new process ways of manufacturing sustainable products.  (collaborative or not) 

Team:

Works closely with the senior scientist, the scientist, the Engineer and Predictive Engineer of the Process Innovation team. The senior engineer has strong interactions with the engineering and industrial processes of IMERYS. 

The senior engineer will be expected to  work transversally within his/her Business Area and possibly with the others.

The senior engineer reports to the Process Innovation Director. This position does not have hierarchical management of a team.

In touch with potential funds, academic labs, external private companies

 

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead large collaborative projects

Ability to design new innovative processes at industrial scale 

Advanced engineering studies, write engineering reports 

Economical calculation and evaluation of profitability of processes

Participate in or from time to time in leadership of industrial trial

Conduct literature and IP landscape evaluations in support of assigned projects, Write Invention Disclosures/Reports, drafts IP and assists in prosecuting patent applications

Contribute ideas/ data/ findings and comments to proposals, plans and other research development activities

Interpret, evaluate, and communicate research data and results for research projects 

Participate in cross-functional teams for especially complex and new to Imerys projects and technology developments

Attends technical conferences related to his field

Leader and contributors in key team’s projects 

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

7-10 years of experience in development of new processes, or in a relevant adjacent field

Experience in project management 

Master / Engineering degree / PhD in a relevant academic field: process engineering, chemistry engineering, material science with a sensibility concerning sustainable development, environmental stakes (CO2, climates challenges…)

Safety focused and champion

Project Management 

Result oriented and project priority focused

Ability to work in a team

Ability to communicate with different stakeholders 

Self-motivated, keen on problem solving,

Be able to analyze and make scientific assumptions

Ability to make oral and writing synthesis, in French or in English

Reporting project progress 

Expertise in industrial development processes

Expertise in sustainable processes in terms of design, energy, CO2 emissions, GES...

Ability to effectively communicate (written and oral)


 

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES OR APPLICATIONS TO THIS EMAIL, AS THEY WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. 

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.