PROJECT MANAGER FOR ELECTROCHROMIC GLASSES

AGC Glass Europe offers challenging, and highly rewarding career opportunities. Join a leading international glass company, share a global stage of incredible opportunity with more than 50,000 employees world-wide. Work and grow alongside some of the brightest people in your field.

The Company: AGC Glass Europe

Based in Belgium, AGC Glass Europe is the European branch of the AGC group (Asahi Glass Co., Ltd), the world’s largest producer of flat glass.
AGC produces, processes and distributes flat glass for the construction industry (external glazing and indoor decorative glass), the automotive industry, solar applications, specialized industries (glazing for railway and subway cars and ships, glass for domestic appliances) and various high-tech applications (smart and interactive screens).
AGC Glass Europe currently employs some 14,000 people. Its industrial facilities comprise 18 float glass lines, 10 automotive glass processing centres and more than 100 distribution-processing units in Europe, stretching from Spain to Russia.

AGC’s Technovation Centre (Gosselies, Belgium)

The Technovation Centre located in Gosselies (Belgium) centralises research, engineering and IP activities under one roof. It employs 250 people among which 180 researchers (mostly engineers and PhD’s), all driven by operational excellence and innovation.
Based on its three missions of technological innovation, technical assistance and scientific advice, the R&D Centre is developing the high-tech glass products of tomorrow while taking human wellbeing and protection of the environment into account.
Antibacterial glass, Glassiled Motion for dynamic façades TirExtreme for Multitouch screens are some of the most recent innovations.

SHAPE THE FUTURE OF GLASS AT AGC GLASS EUROPE’S TECHNOVATION CENTRE AND BECOME PROJECT MANAGER FOR OUR ELECTROCHROMIC GLASSES

AGC Glass Europe offers challenging, and highly rewarding career opportunities. Join a leading international glass company, share a global stage of incredible opportunity with more than 50,000 employees world-wide. Work and grow alongside some of the brightest people in your field.

Our passion is glass. We work every day at turning it into a material opening up new unexpected market opportunities. Glass creates emotion by connecting people with their environment. Could it connect us with you?

The Role / Job :

Your mission: project manager in our Architectural  department for electrochromic glasses


As one of the research departments part of the Technovation Center, the architectural department employs approximately 20 people. It is in charge of developing glass products with functionalities that will provide added value to the architectural envelopes of buildings.  

You will be responsible for the technical and scientific developments of projects related to the current and future generation of electrochromic glasses (Halio)

Requirements :

Required profile – Must have

  • You are a civil engineer or hold a PHD -  preferably in (electro)mechanics,  material  sciences, or architecture
  • Your background is preferably in the construction, building  industry with a few years experience in the development of new products in terms of :     
    • mechanical performance (eg rigidity, resistance, watertightness)
    • thermal and acoustic performances,    
    • aesthetics (eg shape, size, material),
    • prevailing norms and standards
    • manufacturing processes (tempering, lamination,…)
    • glass and insulating glazing units
    • window frames
    • best practices for window installation and renovation
    • prevailing architectural trends
  • Ideally, you also enjoy a knowledge of glass.
  • You have the ability to dispose of - and activate upon request - a broad network of relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Your personality, your managerial approach, your ability to analyse complex problems, your creativity and  your enthusiasm will be determining factors
  • You are fluent in  English (essential). Knowledge of French is a clear plus

Location :

Gosselies

Are you ready to sign "Glass Unlimited" ?

Remuneration and benefits including amongst others :

  • A motivating career path in a multinational
  • A competitive salary package
  • Group Bonus Scheme
  • Annual Holiday of 40 days
  • Enrolment in a company pension scheme
  • Complementary Health Insurance Scheme

    Interested ?  Apply in writing to Maria Cocciolo – AGC Technovation Centre – Rue Louis Blériot 12 – 6041 Gosselies (Belgium) – maria.cocciolo@eu.agc.com or

 

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