Reference : 569966

Research Engineer in Physics of Industrial Processes (H/F)

  • Research and Development
  • France
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 12/02/2019

Position description

The post-holder will drive innovation by improving the performances of complex manufacturing processes.

To this end, you are expected to

  • Perform an in-depth process analysis in collaboration with local technical staff
  • Propose and implement an experimental, analytical and/or numerical methodology suitable to identify the best solutions
  • Establish and supervise scientific collaborations with both national and international academic and/or industrial partners (PhD theses, postdocs) 
  • Work effectively and cooperatively in a multidisciplinary and international environment
  • Support and/or coordinate R&D plant (or pilot) scale trials
  • Report on your R&D activities on a regular basis.


  • You have a PhD with a broad background in a relevant field of engineering, physics and/or applied mathematics (such as fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics, continuum mechanics, biomechanics, modelling of complex rheology, combustion, stability analysis, optimisation).
  • Your approach to research is hands-on, innovative and strongly result-oriented.
  • Your commitment to research excellence is supported by a promising track record of early scientific achievements, as appropriate to his/her career stage.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (in both English and French) and the ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences also represent a key requirement for this position, as well as the aptitude to work effectively and cooperatively in a multicultural environment.

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Recherche est l’un des huit grands centres de recherche de Saint-Gobain. Basé en région parisienne, ses grands domaines de recherche sont liés au verre, aux couches et revêtements de surface, aux matériaux de construction et à l’habitat en général. Préparer le futur en imaginant les produits et procédés de demain autour de l’habitat, l’énergie et l’environnement, tel est le quotidien de ses équipes de recherche.

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