Reference : VIE00120

VIE - Industrial Development Engineer - H/F

  • Germany SPEYER
  • VIE (European Citizens)
  • Posting date : 01/06/2023

Position description

SAINT-GOBAIN ISOVER is currently looking for an Industrial Development Engineer for one of its glass-wool plants, located in Speyer, Germany.

Prior to your assignment in the Speyer plant, you will follow a one-month training program in Isover R&D center, located north of Paris, in Rantigny, France. Where you will learn about Isover glass-wool products, our manufacturing process and the specifics of your mission project.

In Germany, you will then be in charge of the industrialization of two new technologies in the manufacturing process for Isover glass-wool products. Which is part of our efforts to reduce CO2 emissions and raw material use, through the production of lighter glass wool products.


Main responsibilities:

In coordination with the central teams (engineering and product+process R&D) and the Speyer factory (production, development, quality and engineering teams) your skills will be needed to carry out the following missions:

  • Characterize state-of-the-art performances to meet the current challenges of industrialization of two process steps,
  • After prioritization of root causes and solutions, organize on-line tests and analyze the main characteristics of on-line process and products from the instrumentation in place,
  • Ensure further analysis of the physical characteristics of the product in a controlled design approach based on known physical laws, in collaboration with R&D,
  • Communicate the test results and progress of the industrialization project by following the suited methodology and KPI set in order to capitalize on the progress made,
  • Train the factory teams in the technical advances put in place, to ensure their sustainability.


  • Master’s degree in General Engineering, or with a specialization in Industrial Engineering or Engineering Science,
  • Physical sense, and at ease with field observations and experiments,
  • Good knowledge in statistical analysis or data science,
  • Curious, self-driven and dedicated, your rigor of work and organization are part of your recognized qualities, which are essential for the success of this mission,
  • A first experience in industrial development would be a plus,
  • Good command of German & English.

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Isover is the worldwide leader in insulation solutions with 10,000 people in more than 30 countries supported by 49 production sites. Since 1937, we imagine, manufacture and deliver a broad range of insulation solutions made of different materials.

Glass wool solutions in particular improve thermal comfort, by reducing heat loss in winter or heat gains in summer. They contribute to the reduction of global warming potential of the buildings worldwide. And they are at the core of Saint-Gobain strong commitments in terms of reduction of its own impact (health & safety, well-being, reduction of CO2 footprint, reduction of impact on non-renewable raw materials thru enhanced circularity).