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Concrete Product Innovation Manager

Date: Sep 4, 2021

Location: Zwevegem, BE

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.

 

 

The Bekaert building products department is looking for a person (M/F) to strengthen the B.U. R&D department.

Dramix® steel fibers is the key product within the B.U.. To enhance our future product portfolio in steel fibers and related products we are looking for a motivated structural engineer to lead specific development projects.

Because there is a symbiotic interaction between steel fibers and concrete, an in-depth knowledge of concrete is a requirement. 

You work closely together with all disciplines of the organization. Interaction with sales and customers guarantees the development projects and resulting products fits the needs of the market. You work in multidisciplinary teams and interact closely with the R&I department and the Concrete Technology & Product Development Manager.

 

You have a systematic project approach and have some experience with project management.

 

Innovation inspires and motivates you and you take a holistic view of a challenge ahead.

 

You are based in Belgium or have the possibility to visit on a regular basis the head office in Belgium.

 

Requirements:

  • Master degree in structural engineering
  • Specialized in material science.
  • In-depth knowledge of concrete
  • Experience with leading R&D projects
  • Team player able to create and manage networks with different stakeholders, technical , commercial, internal and external.
  • Experience in international project management, well organized and self-driven to achieve results.
  • Able to work effectively at strategic and operational levels.
  • Hands on approach.
  • Results oriented, wanting to see ideas materialize into real products and actions that create value for customers.
  • Languages : fluent English

 

 

You grow, we grow... Better together. Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.


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