Process Engineer Extrusion (m/f/x)

  • Location: ​Norderstedt, Hamburg
  • Entry as: Permanent
  • Work Area: Research and Development


What you will do

As an expert of the Process Engineering team you are responsible for developing manufacturing processes for special adhesive tapes on a pilot and production scale based on extrusion technology. Our tape development based on solvent-free adhesives depends on your expertise when it comes to suitable production concepts including compunding and coating (die and calender). You further develop these processes and technologies and work closely with the machine operators providing a hands-on mentality. In international teams, you work together on the conceptual design of new production plants worldwide up to the SOP, starting with supplier discussions up to practical trials.

  • Development of machine layouts and production concepts, implementation and evaluation on pilot scale and transfer to production scale.
  • Conduct and supervise pilot production trials within product and technology development projects
  • Structured know-how build-up and tesa internal dissemination within own technology field. Coordination of and participation in internal and external cooperations (e.g. with institutes)
  • IP Management: competitor monitoring, participation in patent field teams, creation of own IP, ensuring FTO (Freedom to operate) for new developments

What you will need

  • Completed engineering or scientific studies with at least 5 years of professional experience
  • Expertise in polymer processing & extrusion
  • Proven technical competence and analytical skills supported by a creative spirit and troubleshooting skills
  • Team player looking forward to join multi-national teams, driving open communication and having fun to establish strong networks via trusty relationships tesa internally and with relevant industrial partners and academia
  • Project management and documentation skills
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, simulation software, CAD and SAP/R3

What you can expect

At tesa, we create adhesive solutions that improve the work, products and lives of our customers.

How we do it? At tesa, we dare to create! Therefore, we team up, we challenge ourselves and we set the pace. But we don’t just do that somehow. We act responsibly and always focus on our customers. Because only then we are able to achieve our goals and continuously improve our results.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and regard diversity as important for our long-term success. We expressly reject all forms of direct and indirect discrimination. All qualified applicants will be equally considered for employment regardless of their national origin, background, personal preferences and believes.

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If you want to find out more about tesa please visit us on our corporate web-page and social media.

We offer:

  • Attractive remuneration
  • Flexible working
  • Further education and development perspectives
  • Interdisciplinary and cross-departmental career opportunities
  • Occupational pension provision
  • Numerous offers for employees, such as health promotion, sports and leisure activities, employee discounts, and much more (including tesa Bike, the company's own fitness studio, prevention options)