Reference : 567172

Technical Building Glass Manager - Isolated Glazing Unit Expert (IGU) (H/F)

  • Technical Production
  • France
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 04/09/2019

Position description

Reporting to the technical direction of Saint-Gobain Building Glass, you are the recognized expert for all IGU processing. You will build the method and provide assistance to the glass transformation network in order to improve results through best in class technical processing

You will be in charge of :

- technical assistance for the IGU assembly & processing activities including training and technical support for product avec process development

- animation of the IGU network (technical days, coordinating projects..)

- technical site support as directed

- development and validation of appropriate machine specifications and acceptance criteria in accordance with Building Glass safety, quality and performance requirements

- development and validation of alternative suppliers for IGU processing equipment including LCC options to meet specifications and acceptance criteria in accordance with Building Glass safety, quality and performance requirements

- continuous deployment of investment methodology, coaching to projects teams

- technical training (including IGU training and site support)

- maintenance of the machine list for all IGU related machines

- identify and manage productivity Improvement projects for IGU processes (IGU assembly, bar preparation, butyling, loading and unloading of IGU lines)

- identifying and assessing the options for automation within the IGU assembly operations

- supporting and following investments in IGU processing equipment in accordance with the EEM methodology where required


Generalist engineer/technician with industrial orientation (mechanic, electricity, civil works, process improvement), 5/10 years Industrial Experience.

Strong operational and technical expertise for transformation glass process,

Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization and across different cultures and nationalities

Excellent project management skills, leadership, autonomy

You must be motivated by the will to grow as technical expert

High mobility requested: 60% (in Europe) – 2 or 3 days/week.

Position is based in France near Compiègne (60) but with possibility to be located centrally in Europe (if close an International airport)

Fluency in English is essential and proficiency in other European languages preferred

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