The International Partners in Glass Research (IPGR) is a research association founded 1984, based in Aachen, Germany. IPGR is in close cooperation with the RWTH Aachen University. The members of IPGR are nine renowned companies within the container glass industry from all over the world. The aim of IPGR is to create a vital, international research network and to conduct R&D projects for its members.
We are looking for an experienced project manager for research and development in an international environment with high motivation for team-orientated hands-on working. The focus of the position is on forming and post-conditioning of glass as well as on industry 4.0 approaches.
You lead and manage R&D projects from kick-off to implementation in a glass plant. After profound strategic and technical consulting, you establish timelines, manage internal and external resources and lead the R&D work together with the IPGR members. You implement derived results at our member companies.
We are seeking an outstanding candidate with sound scientific education, relevant working experience and a strong record of accomplishment in the glass-industry, preferably forming, melting of glass and digitalization in the glass industry. You are ideally an engineer or material-scientist with focus on glass and you have a sound background in glasses or ceramics, thermodynamics and kinetics of glass melting and forming. Project management and team coordination experience is required. Fluent English and willingness to travel internationally is mandatory.
The candidate is a pro-active, strategic-thinking personality with a hands-on approach and very good communication skills. The candidate reports to the IPGR management board.
We offer a highly motivated team, flat hierarchies, self-dependent working and significant project responsibility.
If you would like to join IPGR, please send your application preferably via email, to
IPGR - International Partners in Glass Research
Prof. Dr. Christian Roos
P/O-Box 10 07 54
52007 Aachen, Germany