Technical Project Manager - Mechanics & Simulation

Date: May 26, 2021

Location: Jiangyin, CN

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.


Purpose of the Job

  • In order to support new product development and serve the customers better, Bekaert wants to develop expertise in tire simulation in PAT to be able to develop deep application knowledge about steel cord in tire applications.


Your Role

  • Simulation of steelcord in the tire
  • Develop the methodology to simulate steelcord in various kinds of tires.  Create knowledge of interaction between steelcord and tire performance characteristics. Generate insights to guide steelcord innovations.


  • Simulation of steelcord in tire-making process
  • Apply mechanical analysis or FEM simulation to identify and understand the steelcord properties that are critical to the ply quality during the tire-making process.


  • Project support
  • Support various BARDEC projects by mechanical analysis and simulation.


Your Profile

  • Ph.D. (or MSc) with strong mechanics background and FEM experience; knowledge on tire application is a plus.
  • Eager to learn, hard-working.
  • Strong teamwork spirits and good communication skills.
  • Proficient in spoken and written English.



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