Reference : 570945

Head of Building Physics

  • Marketing
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 07/26/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Head of Building Physics opportunity. 

What impact will you have in this role?

This role is working with Saint-Gobain Insulation UK. We specialise in the development and production of a range of insulation materials, with a keen focus on innovation, sustainability, and comfort. As Head of Building Physics you will;            

  • Act in a strategic role, building relationships and networks so you can best advocate for and support the wider team as they further develop and optimise the performance of Saint-Gobain Insulation solutions.
  • Promote the use of building physics insights to maximise the value added elements of the business products and systems, with particular emphasis on the sustainable building agenda.
  • Take full ownership of this role and be excited to develop the positon, making confident and informed decision to support the wider business vision and strategy.


What kind of person are we looking for? 


First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you? 

  • Educated to degree level in a technical subject, with relevant experience – ideally with thermal modelling scenarios.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, particularly in a management role in a business to business sector.
  • Well organised and flexible with a strategic outlook – comfortable forecasting, and working with an ever changing and developing industry.
  • You champion the development and empowerment of your team, encourage collaboration and the sharing of knowledge, and lead by example and inspiration.

Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions. 

You are applying to work with Saint-Gobain Insulation UK this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. 

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.  


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