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Process R&D, Project Leader

South Korea, Cheonan

Rechargeable Battery Materials

Research & Development

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About RBM

We are all on the move. Umicore’s rechargeable battery materials give people autonomy and connectivity. We are a pioneer in battery materials that give added range and performance to electric vehicles. Our materials also ensure longer battery life for portable electronics. To enable our customers to produce even better performing batteries we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

Project Management

  • Define, coordinate and execute process related R&D projects on time
  • Redefine the projects in dynamic situation
  • Support the transfer of improved processes to mass production, in collaboration with related internal/external counter parties
  • Report project progress in timely manner

Competence development and team management

  • Responsible for a research team consisting of 2~3 researchers/technicians
  • Set up strategic direction for competence development of the team
  • Manage team’s R&D projects, and make sure the team is focused and result driven
Who we are looking for
  • PhD degree in chemistry, material, physics, engineering etc. (others also considerable)
  • Expertise in process technology development in the field of powder handling, expertise in milling and classification technologies of (inorganic) materials would be a huge plus
  • Self-motivated approach towards R&D
  • Project Management, organizing, planning and coordination skills
  • Fluent in both Korean and English - speaking and writing
What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

If my pioneering research can drive our progress in clean mobility, IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO?