Automotive Technology Engineer Lighting – SABIC

Automotive Technology Engineer Lighting

SABIC – Rotterdam Area, Netherlands

The Automotive Department is part of Technology & Innovation (T&I) organization within SABIC Innovative Plastics. The Automotive Department is a global team located in the Netherlands, US, China and India and needs consequently to develop a worldwide network with academics and industrial partners. Currently, a vacancy exists for an Automotive Technology Engineer Lighting in Bergen op Zoom – The Netherlands.

Job description

  • Lead and drive technical programs from start to commercialization in partnership with cross-functional stakeholders to grow automotive portfolio to achieve SABIC 2025 vision.
  • Lead and drive technical programs from start to commercialization in partnership with cross-functional stakeholders T&I project team, Marketing team, and Product Management team), customers and external parties.
  • Responsible for all deliverables to be up-to-date in Project Management tool for their projects in an integrated and multi-disciplinary approach with other T&I functions.
  • Proactively communicate with project members and business stakeholders on project progress towards business goals and address potential gaps/barriers. Actively participate in project reviews and project Gate reviews.
  • Provide technical expertise in understanding and evaluating materials/application needs through testing and prototyping. Translate market needs into clear technical requirements.
  • Scope, evaluate and screen existing solutions to help establish firm base for technical program initiation.
  • Interface with Intellectual Property team to maintain and ensure Intellectual Property coverage in the scope of their projects.
  • Follow market trends and customer needs. Propose pipeline programs to address these needs.
  • Ensure activities are compliant with safety, regulatory and intellectual property requirements

Desired Skills and Experience

  • B.Sc., M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Polymer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in plastics industry, preferably in (automotive) lighting applications
  • Significant experience in project management in for instanceat least one of the following fields: Material development, Structural part design, Application manufacturing (e.g. injection moulding, secondary operations,…)
  • Excellent English communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to work in global cross-functional teams in matrix organizations
  • Experience in customer and external interactions
  • Flexibility to travel, namely within Europe (30%)
For this position SABIC is offering excellent primary and secondary working conditions. You have the opportunity to share your future in a growing international company in an ambitious, professional and dynamic environment.

For more information about this role you can contact

  • Mr. Stijn Meijers (Sr. Manager Automotive Lighting and hiring manager) on tel. +31 164 292859
  • Ms. Y Nhu Tran (Recruiter) tel. +31 164 292260

Please apply with an English motivation letter and CV via the SABIC career website:
This position has reference number 2759 on our website.

18 Jun