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Project Scientist material science/ polymers

Are you ready to follow up on projects yourself and do you have a background in plastics / polymers?
Our customer in Leuven is a renowned company. We are looking for a temporary Project Engineer for the R&D department. You will work in materials science & polymers.

Job Description

Supporting the development of different polyolefin based packaging concepts (crates, films) in collaboration with Front End Innovation & Material Science team and selected partners.


  • Support experimental development programs for FEI & MS team projects in the area of polyolefin based packaging (crates, films).
  • Generate technical data and samples through efficient and reliable laboratory experimentation and analysis.
  • Execute given work programs with a high level of independence and in collaboration with the technical manager.
  • Support defined prototyping efforts.
  • With guidance, ensure project task progress including planning, milestones follow-up, and reporting through all stages of involvement.


  • Master or Phd degree in Material Science, Polymer Chemistry and Materials, Material engineering, Polymer design
  • Fluency in English (written /spoken)
  • Open minded and committed to continuous learning
  • Result oriented with respect for quality and timing
  • Able to deal with changing environments and requirements in a professional and consistent manner.
  • Willingness to travel during assignment


  • A balanced salary package based on your capabilities and experience.
  • Full time position on temporary basis

Existing right to work in Europe required ( please read job spec in full before applying ).

Vacancy number: 17301