• R&D Engineer

    Werklocaties BE-Duffel
    Technical jobs, R&D and Engineering
  • Job overzicht

    The R&D Engineer is part of Aleris Duffel’s R&D team. This team consists of specialized Metallurgists and has a focus on the domain of Formability and the correlation between the thermo-mechanical processing of the aluminum and its microstructure. The R&D team is part of Aleris’s Innovation Center for Automotive.


    The R&D Engineer will investigate the fundamental interaction between process parameters and processed materials in order to make it possible to produce these products in a consistent way.


    He/she will:

    • Define & arrange up-scaling trials for industrial qualification;
    • Define & coordinate test programs with internal and external test houses;
    • Define serial production route for dedicated products;
    • Analyze test data;
    • Provide input for customer meetings / international registrations;
    • Co-ordinate projects with external partners;
    • Propose material qualities for new applications at the customer;
    • Evaluate with the customer potential materials for new applications;
    • Define design of demonstrators together with customers;
    • Support design of demonstrators with simulation tools / trade studies;
    • Follow testing and evaluation.

    Vereiste kwalificaties

    • PhD in Metallurgy (preferably in aluminum).
    • High level of interest for material science and metallurgy;
    • Proven experience in an industrial research department;
    • You are an expert in aluminum alloys and the industrial application from it. As a specialist you deepen your knowledge in your domain continuously.
    • You have an experience in project management.
    • Team player;
    • Good communication and coordination skills;
    • Customer oriented;
    • Good knowledge of English and German.

    Ons aanbod

    • A position within a dynamic, stable and growing company.
    • An intellectually challenging role in a state-of-the-art technological environment.
    • The possibility to become an expert in a growing market and to have a real impact on product quality, reliability and cost effectiveness.
    • A competitive salary package.


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