Bioplastics Developer

Innovative engineer with a passion for chemistry and sustainability

There is a red line in your life or better “a green line”. You realize that this world needs much more sustainability and you wonder how to contribute. Perhaps by inventing new plastic grades with exclusive features together with other believers.

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The position

Responsibilities and tasks

  • You co-develop new products and processes

  • You operate production equipment, mainly high-tech pilot plants

  • You define the production process, equipment and process parameters

  • You use your magic to come up with new ideas and to deliver successful prototypes

  • You think about new solutions, product improvements in the field of eco-plastics

  • You contribute your knowledge from the first idea till the delivery of prototypes and upscaling towards final production phase

Your skills

  • Master’s degree in Engineering: e.g. (Polymer) Chemistry, Electro-mechanics

  • Strong affinity with the plastics industry (specialty monomers and polymers) and eager to evolve in the business of ecological plastics

  • Preferably 3+ years of experience with high-tech piloting and production equipment

  • Ambition to build new products and processes from kg to ton scale

  • Your differentiating can-do mentality gives a daily boost in your pioneering role

  • You are an excellent finisher of B4plastics’ world-new projects and products

What we offer

  • Professional and above-average innovative environment

  • Projects with leading global partners targeting world-new products

  • Your development for long term employment

  • A pioneering role for you, which will substantially impact the plastics industry

We look forward to hearing from you

We are working in collaboration with Mercuri Urval, specialists in Executive Search, Professional Recruitment and Talent Advisory.

Please send your CV and cover letter through ( BE-04925). For additional information please contact Michael Leliaert or Ellen Budna by phone at +32 11 287828.

About the company

We are B4plastics ( and we want to guide this world to “The New Plastics

Economy”: designing new eco-plastics from scratch, prototyping them for partners and own products,

and upscaling them as the market demands. “Local”, “bio-sourced”, “controlled (natural) recyclability”

and “exclusive features” are our differentiators in this adventure.