r&d & innovation assistant/manager in Meulebeke

Meulebeke, West-Vlaanderen
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Je kan starten als R&D assistant en doorgroeien tot R&D manager. 30% van de tijd is buitenlandse activiteiten: beurzen bezoeken, meetings met de Duitse collega's en naar buitenlandse klanten gaan. Main responsibilities ¿ Development of new innovative products for global market in hygiene and healthcare products (baby diapers, femcare, ¿) ¿ Lead and coordinate new product development in different sites starting from idea till market introduction of new products ¿ Develop and validate analytical and standard methods to support projects in development in different phases of product development ¿ Perform interpretation of analysis of raw materials, intermediate and finished products in accordance with customer¿s specifications ¿ Project management ¿ Tasks within the framework of R&D in relation to research projects ¿ Generate new product ideas and customer opportunities ¿ Monitor and implement lab instructions and methods ¿ Establish technical specification, protocols and operation standards to ensure seamless transfer to manufacturing ¿ Bridge between the R&D team and the commercial team to drive innovation ¿ Understand project planning, prioritization and milestones ¿ Understand patents ¿ Report to Group R&D and Innovation director


Job requirements ¿ Master in chemistry / textiles / science ¿ Language knowledge: Dutch, English and French - German is a plus ¿ Strong computer skills (MS Office) ¿ Team player, flexible ¿ Strong communication and presentation skills ¿ Flexible, problem solver, creative, hands on, result driven ¿ Critical, analytical and innovative mind ¿ Prepare to travel international
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