PROCESS INNOVATION SENIOR ENGINEER
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 PositionPROCESS INNOVATION SENIOR ENGINEER
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)
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
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
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 TypeFull time
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