Application Development Engineer – Thermoplastics

Create a better world with smart and sustainable carbon solutions. That’s what we stand for at CarbonX. We specialize in material and application development by introducing our revolutionary carbon material that enables more lightweight and more durable products that can deliver both high performance and greater sustainability.

Since it was founded in 2014, CarbonX has scaled up production and already supplies to customers on a global scale. Our team has been growing rapidly and will keep doing so. Currently, we are looking for an Application Development Engineer for our Thermoplastics Unit.

In this position, you will be working closely with other colleagues in the Thermoplastics Business Unit. As an Application Development Engineer, your role is to generate technical data, which will enable our Sales & Marketing Team to lock in new customers, mobilize innovative projects, and support existing customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute material compounding projects to meet our application development roadmap commitments on time
  • Characterize the produced composites by different analyses (e.g. TGA, MFI, moisture content, dispersion, tensile test, impact test, conductivity tests, etc.)
  • Develop new compounding strategies based on new raw material application “rule sets”
  • Together with management, establish a plan to meet customer requirements for a new or changed product, process, system or technology
  • Use the latest tools to perform value-added modelling and engineering analysis, draw conclusions from the data and execute forward actions
  • Together with the QC team, propose and design new test methods or set-ups that may add to the team’s arsenal of tools
  • Communicate technical information effectively to both colleagues and customers

 

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Chemistry, Engineering or related Technical degree
  • 2-5 years minimum experience in a similar job
  • Experience in compounding development or product formulation
  • Solid understanding of thermoplastics, composites and process techniques
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Good command of both written and verbal English is essential
  • Able to work both independently and in a team
  • Deliver accurate end results and meet deadlines
  • Interpret and follow up on documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Flexible, able to work under pressure, and set priorities
  • Supports the development of junior staff by providing technical coaching and guidance
  • Strong communication skills

What we offer in return:

  • A full-time appointment for 1 year with the intent to start a long-term collaboration
  • A competitive monthly salary
  • Travel cost reimbursement
  • 25 vacation days per year based on full-time hours
  • The opportunity to work in a fast-paced, friendly, open environment focused on innovation
  • The opportunity to join an international team of passionate colleagues who will happily share their knowledge and experience with you

 

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and motivation letter to humanresources@carbonx.nl. For questions, you may contact Shukry Aden at 0615431880.

 

Interested? Apply here