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Werkgever:Surge for Sciences

Over de werkgever

Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation (MEP) was established in March 1994, following the consolidation of the engineering plastics businesses of Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc., and Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation. MEP is a leading global supplier of engineering plastics and focuses on developing new materials to meet the changing needs of end users whilst at the same time supporting customers’ product development activities. In all aspects of its operations, the Company is guided by the belief that building close partnerships with customers is the way to conduct business successfully.

The European subsidiary MEP Europe GmbH was established in 2002 in Dusseldorf, Germany and MEP Europe B.V. Technical Center in Geleen, the Netherlands in 2010.

The MEP Portfolio includes Polycarbonate & Blends (XANTAR® IUPILON® NOVAREX®) Polyamide MXD6 (RENY®), Polybutylene Terephthalate (NOVADURAN®), Polyacetal (IUPITAL®) and modified PPE ( IUPIACE® , LEMALLOY®).


For our client, Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation located on the Brightland Campus in Geleen (The Neterlands) we're looking for a creative engineer with knowledge of properties and processing of polymeric materials with good communication skills and business acumen.

The main target for the AD Engineer is to support new business creation for the engineering plastics product lines of MEP through the generation and application of technical know how.

Focus will be on developing new added value applications in the Electrical & Electronic (E&E) market with a focus on “Power Disitribution” by offering our solutions in engineering plastics at selected OEM’s and Tiers.

The Application Development Engineer has to translate the customer needs, market and technology trends into material, design and functional requirements and to give technical support in general sense to key customers.

Therefore knowledge about properties and processing of polymeric materials combined with experience in/with the relevant market segments is required. Teamwork with various disciplines combined with creativity is the key to success.


  • A Bachelor or Master in Polymer Science and processing, Mechanical Engineering and/or Chemical Technology is required;
  • Specific experience in a technical role related to engineering plastics and know how of the E&E industry, applications, as well as design know-how (CAE) is an advantage.
  • Good command of English is necessary, knowledge of German and/or French is beneficial.
  • In addition, it is imperative that you have good technical, conceptual as well as overall communication and social skills and are open to cultural diversity.
  • In this position, you will have to travel frequently abroad (indicatively 40%), as the business dictates.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the European Union on a full time basis.
  • A valid drivers licence

Het aanbod

  • We offer a challenging and rewarding job in an innovative international company with lots of opportunities for personal development.
  • You will work in a small team within an informal setting.
  • Terms and conditions of employment are up to market standards


Are you interested in this position and do you have questions about the position or the company? Please contact Robin Bisschoff, Mobile: +31614795647 or office +31433217171.


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