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Solvay is all about chemistry. We’re not just referring to chemical reactions here, but also to the magic that occurs when the brightest minds get to work together. This is where our true strength lies. In you. In your future colleagues and in all your differences. And of course, in your ideas to improve lives while preserving our planet’s beauty for the generations to come.

About the role

  • Our Circularity team, is integrated in the Soda, Bicar & Derivatives GBU and focuses on business & new project developments.
  • As a Technical & R&I support for Circular Economy, you will work on project development & innovation to support new circularity loop & business development. You will get the opportunity to contribute to the process of tomorrow and have a positive impact on sustainability with a cradle to cradle approach.
  • You will be accountable for:
    • Understanding new technologies & potential improvement
    • Building & managing a network of universities & identifying the key competencies necessary for the projects
    • Manage lab & industrial trials
    • Supporting technically business development team in the discussion with potential customers & network of start ups
    • Project Management
      • Priorities, Dashboard tracking, Problem solving proposition, milestones, monitor costs, CAPEX & Resources
      • Coordinate a team of technicians depending projects
  • We offer a permanent contract based on hybrid working mode.

About you

  • Engineer with a phD in construction inorganics materials for construction or material for environment or equivalent
  • Relevant work experience in circularity research and technology. Knowledge in Cement, construction blocks materials & foaming agents is a strong plus.
  • Competencies:
    • Impact: ability to summarize complex projects
    • English & French: fluent. Other languages are a plus
    • Ability to discuss with customers.
  • Behaviors:
    • Leadership & Entrepreneurial mindset
    • Collaboration, working cross organization
    • Innovation skills: Open innovation, Smart Risks, mindset 80/20
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally up to 20% of the time
  • Should be based at Dombasle near Nancy preferably or Aubervilliers(FR)

About the pay and benefits

  • Attractive and equitable pay for all: compensation is determined within a range to foster your development in the role. While the primary country (France) base pay reasonably expected for this role is 62,000 euros to 78,000 euros, your salary may ultimately be higher or lower based on your skills and experience. Additionally, we provide a competitive total rewards package that includes a bonus and/or other incentives.
  • Solvay Cares program: minimum of 16 weeks of parenting leave for all employees and package with healthcare, disability and life insurance coverage.
  • Prioritization of well-being: Solvay Solidarity Fund to support employees through hardship, work-life balance promotion, flexible approach to work part-time or hybrid work arrangements (depending on the type of job), employee assistance program with access to physical and psychological support.
  • Professional development: prioritization of internal talents for career progression, access to a training platform, opportunities to join Employee Resource Groups (ERG) for experience sharing and mentorship and free language courses in 24 languages.

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