Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building and high-performance materials, providing innovative solutions to the challenges of growth, energy efficiency and environmental protection.
Saint-Gobain Sweden AB is the company behind the brands Dalapro, Gyproc, ISOVER and Weber. The company is part of the French Saint-Gobain Group, with about 170 000 employees. In Sweden more than 800 employees contributes to a turnover of around SEK 3 billion.
Today Saint-Gobain employ 13,000 people across 100 businesses in the Nordic and Baltic region.
More information at www.nordic.saint-gobain.com
Job: Development TechnicianGroup/Team: Saint-Gobain Acoustic Boards CenterLocation: BillesholmReports to: Marie Jay, Manager Acoustic Boards Competence CenterBACKGROUND
Research and Innovation are at the heart of Saint-Gobain’s strategy. The Saint-Gobain Group’s research focuses both on breakthrough innovations and on continuously improving its products, processes and services in a spirit of openness and attentiveness to customer needs.
Designing innovative, high performance products and solutions to improve our habitat and everyday life is at focus and the result is also visible in figures.
The cross-functional R&D programs prepare the future of the company’s business lines and their development by anticipating major changes in techniques and markets. These cross-functional programs, linked directly to the work axes of the marketing groups, allow it to organize skills common to the Group’s various Activities and to improve Saint-Gobain’s ability to develop key technologies.SAINT-GOBAIN, ACOUSTIC BOARDS COMPETENCE CENTER
In 2017 Saint-Gobain established a completely new Acoustic Boards Competence Center. The center is located in Billesholm and is integrated to the Nordic R&D, but with an international scope. The vision is to be recognized within the Insulation and Ceilings activities as the global reference for innovation and technical expertise on sustainable mineral wool acoustic panels.
The work within the Competence Center will be focused on developing innovative and sustainable products and reinforcing technical knowledge on acoustic panels (ceilings and walls).
We are now expanding and can offer an opportunity to be part of the very creation of the center.THE ROLE
As development technician you will lead lab test and support development projects. You will work with the development of methods to characterize glasswool boards properties in coordination with R&D, Production and Customer.
The Competence Center aims at developing new products and characterization methods. In this regard, the position will:
- Build, install or develop mechanical or chemical tests benches
- Use climatic chambers for accelerated ageing tests
- Perform mechanical tests on products
- Produce test reports
- Be proactive towards project leaders’ requests
- Organize and follow trials
We are looking for candidates with experience from a similar position. A bachelor’s degree within Physics/Mechanics/Quality/Building or working experience equivalent to this is required.
Ideally you will have experience and knowledge as follows:
- 3-5 years experience working in R&D, product design or quality
- Rigor and analytical capacities
- Ability to conclude and summarize in test reports
- Ability to work in a team
- Ability to work in autonomy
Fluency in oral and written English and one of the Nordic languages is mandatory.
I this recruitment, Saint-Gobain ISOVER cooperates with Kandidathuset. For further information please contact, Frida Eklund by email firstname.lastname@example.org