R&D Manager

De functie

  • You are responsible for the development of new innovative products for a global market in Filtration products (liquid and air filtration, medical, …).

  • Performing an analysis of raw materials, intermediate and finished products in alignment with customer specifications.

  • Establish technical specifications, protocols and operation standards to ensure a seamless transfer to manufacturing.

  • Monitor and implement lab instructions and methods.

  • Run a future new high tech filtration lab.

  • Development of Road-Map projects as well as the coordination of funding projects.

  • Direct reporting line to the group R&D and Innovation Director.

Het Profiel

  • Master in the chemistry, physics, process engineering or similar studies

  • 5 years of working experience in relation to filtration, knowledge about raw textiles, production and finishing of technical textiles

  • Strong communicative skills and fluent in English as well as Dutch and French.

  • You are a team player and have a hands-on as well as creative mindset.

  • IT Minded and experience with SAP is a plus.

  • Characterised as an analytical and result driven problem solver with an innovative mind.

  • Experience in project management, patents, Minitab as well as design of experiments are a plus.

  • Prepared to travel abroad.


  • Medium-sized company structures and creative leeway for people wishing to bring about change.

  • A value-oriented company environment where trust, creativity, respect and teamwork are emphasized.

  • We promote individual development of our employees.

  • An attractive remuneration package and long-term career prospects.