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About the Challenge

You’re an experienced researcher with a big heart for our Mother Earth and a desire to contribute to the changes necessary to make a better world. You thrive on driving progress through research and understand that we cannot stand still. We need to find new materials and processes to address the megatrends of resource scarcity and clean mobility. You’re feeling a flutter in your stomach at the prospect of being part of this change. Have we just described you to a T? Then this is the ideal opportunity for you!

For a client active in materials for clean mobility and recycling, we’re currently looking for a project manager Process Technologies (research & development). This person will:

  • Execute research projects, taking responsibility for results, timing and budget.
  • Explore new techniques, create new ideas that will contribute to the growth of the competence domain, and find new ideas for patent filing while also participating in the drafting of funding files
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders inside and outside of the organization
  • Take responsibility for environmental, health and safety aspects in their team

Your skills

We strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. Growth and advancement is at the core of everything we do. We’re looking for passionate people who are driven by scientific and technological challenges. Curiosity is the mother of invention, that’s why we’re looking for those idealists who like exploring and learning new things.


  • You hold a PhD in Sciences or Engineering, or equivalent through relevant research experience
  • You’re have good networking skills as well as strong oral and written reporting and communication skills
  • You’re fluent in English and willing to learn Dutch
  • You’re result-oriented with strong planning and organization skills

Our offer

Exellys isn’t your typical recruiting or consulting agency, we are truly a category of one. We coach young tech talent and prime them for the professional world. After two years of receiving coaching and upskilling from Exellys, you’ll have the opportunity to work directly for a client that suits your skill set and interest. Think of us as your personal career coach. Ready to take on a high-impact role at a growing company? Bring your ambition and strong work ethic to a trusted company.

Being deployed at a client while working for Exellys, offers a unique combination of opportunities. Apart from the satisfaction you get from working on a better future for our planet at the client, here’s what you can expect from us:

  • Benefit from a personal career coach. Ongoing development and learning is a core part of our DNA, and it’ll be part of yours, too.
  • Do meaningful work. When you join us, you’ll work on purposeful projects that push the envelope of technology.
  • Career mobility. After two years, you’ll have the opportunity to directly work for a client and grow your professional mobility.
  • We take care of you. We provide competitive salary, benefits and more.

Key figures

  • 50 production sites
  • 15 R&D technical sites
  • 5 continents
  • 11,152 colleagues

Company insights

More about this organisation

Our client is a global materials technology and recycling group. By joining this company, you will have the opportunity to be at the cutting edge of materials science, chemistry and metallurgy. Our client has a pioneering approach to sustainability, in which they aim to be a clear world leader. Their goal is to reduce harmful emissions, power the vehicles and technologies of the future, and give new life to used metals. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

Next steps


  • Apply now
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  • Ace a phone call
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  • Convince us
    You can expect up to 2 rounds of interviews
  • Show your skills
    A series of technical tests based on your expertise
  • Sign the contract
    Welcome and congratulations!

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