Job Description

Our client’s group company is one of the leading manufacturers of tires for bus, truck, cars and heavy duty equipment, focusing on selected segments such as agricultural or mining machinery. The company is well known for developing competitive winter and all season tires for passenger cars and trucks. The company turnover is approximately by 1.6 billion Euros with in excess of 4000 employees worldwide.  For the passenger cars and trucks business in Germany (location flexible) we are searching:

 

R & D Manager / Compounder (m/f/d)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Development of tire materials for all seasons with superb performance to meet companies targets
  • Maintaining leading position in winter tire development
  • Supporting and executing defined business strategy
  • Monitoring global development of material technologies to support R & D targets
  • Managing Material development projects for both compounds and raw materials
  • Support of Material engineering support for various R & D projects
  • Minimizing field risks with the development of recipes and specifications
  • Overcoming constraints in physics and materials chemistry
  • Combining tire properties under various conditions
  • Development of tire function and product quality
  • Collaborating with different partners and participating in various project in Material Development
  • Implementing new functionalized synthetic rubbers into tire recipes to support Material Development

Required abilities:

  • Minimum of 5+ years experience in research and development of polymers/materials
  • University degree in chemistry, material technology or similar
  • Track record of achieved results
  • Leadership, motivation and innovation skills
  • Good English and German skills both in writing and speaking

 

Our offer :

  • Career development opportunity in a global business with a chance to make an impact
  • Flexible working style
  • Competitive salary

 

 

For further information please contact Edward Moore at +49 69 976 75 139. Please send your CV to Edward Moore at: EMoore@antal.com

 
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