R&D Project Engineer

Czechia
04 December 2019
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Our purpose is simple and compelling: To release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living.

ROCKWOOL products save energy and water and reduce CO2 emissions, protect buildings from the spread of fire; reduce waste; improve acoustic comfort, building performance and aesthetics; and enhance Precision Growing, thereby improving the efficiency of fresh food production.

While the stone we use may be millions of years old, what we do with it is cutting-edge. Every day, ROCKWOOL colleagues are developing and applying new technologies to release yet more potential of stone wool to enrich modern life.

Would you also be proud to enrich society like we do? Apply now to join us as we improve modern living conditions for millions of people worldwide.

Realizing a sustainable and safe future of our planet

As part of our global team, you will contribute with your knowledge in creating a safer environment for people to work and live in, a sustainable footprint and saving energy and cutting costs for our industrial customers within the marine, offshore and process industry.

As leaders in our global market we are a trustworthy partner to our well-known customers – providing products for thermal, acoustic and fire-safe insulation of their technical applications. Our creative environment and the support from our leaders will empower you to take on challenges and work with a high level of responsibility. With curiosity and commitment, we always strive to create the best value for our customers’ future.  

Since we are experiencing success and growth we are looking for two new colleagues to help us create the next successful products. Do you want to be part of an innovative global team constantly pushing the boundaries of stone wool technology?

The position is located at the ROCKWOOL production site in Bohumin, near Ostrava in the Czech Republic, close to ROCKWOOL production and laboratory facilities. The position is nevertheless global, covering projects for the global market. Therefore, travel activity of 60+ days to factories in Europe, Asia and North America should be expected.

Drive development of the world’s best and most innovative solutions for technical insulation

As R&D Project Engineer your focus is to manage development of the world’s best technical insulation products for customers in the process and marine industries worldwide. You will get the opportunity to influence all aspects of the projects from identification of user needs throughout idea generation, project design and development.

We are looking for one chemical and one mechanical engineer.

Your primary tasks will be to:

  • Identify end user needs and transform them into development goals/product ideas
  • Drive development of technical solutions which can be implemented in products and/or production
  • Develop project plans incl. KPI’s, time plan, budget, organisation etc.
  • Develop business cases to ensure best-in-class decision making on potential projects
  • Report from project and steering group meetings to keep stakeholders informed about progress
  • Maintain close corporation with the patent team in order to secure ideas

As you will join an international matrix project organization you must ensure on-going and timely involvement from sales, marketing, supply chain and finance – within Rockwool Technical Insulation and when appropriate across the ROCKWOOL Group.

3+ years’ experience within technical project management

We are looking for profiles that thrive in an organisation with trust and empowerment. This means that we trust you to make the right decisions, and we expect you to take on the responsibility in order to meet agreed deadlines and budgets with high quality deliverables – and raise the flag if you foresee potential problems. As part of R&D you must bring an innovative and curious mindset and a drive for results in order to turn ideas into tangible (and profitable) solutions.

As an engineer managing project activities you must naturally have excellent planning skills, and if you have these from a marketing and sales oriented organization it is a plus. Since you will unfold your knowledge in a global organisation you must be able to communicate your messages tailored to your audience – as a team player with due respect to professional and cultural differences. Additionally, your CV comprises:

  • A degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Production Engineering or similar
  • 3+ years’ experience within project management
  • Knowledge about production processes and mechanical/chemical engineering
  • Good English skills, written and spoken

Contact and application

Please call Innovation Director, Osama Hamza at +45 2428-9394 if you have any questions. See also www.rockwool.com/jobs, where you can also submit your application until 17 December 2019.

About Rockwool Technical Insulation

ROCKWOOL© Technical Insulation is the worldwide market leader in technical insulation. We are an independent organization within the international ROCKWOOL Group. With our two product lines, ProRox and SeaRox, we cover the whole industrial and marine & offshore market, providing a full range of products and systems for thermal and firesafe insulation of technical applications.

Besides sustainable products we offer reliable expert advice, from documentation to delivery and after sales service. Throughout the whole chain from specifier, through dealer to contractor and installer we aim to add value. We don’t just sell products, we supply solutions. It’s this total approach that makes us the ideal choice for professionalism, innovation and trust.

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