Researcher Adhesives for material joining

Flanders Make vzw




Perform pioneering research into the extent to which components are resistant to mechanical loads

In the Joining & Materials Lab, we duplicate the entire joining process in industry-relevant conditions. We map the right process parameters and optimise them. This results in a more stable and robust production process, wherever in the world it will be applied. ..

Improve structural joining of components for real-life production settings

As a young potential with a scientific background or as an expert in adhesive bonding,
you will :

  • Work closely together in a small team, that combines expertise in material science, automation & robotics, design & testing;
  • Work on research towards adhesive solutions that answer the product’s durability needs and that fit the company’s production limitations;
  • Take the lead in the selection and recommendation of the right adhesive and according processes;
  • Participate in research projects towards new adhesive bonding solutions, mixing adhesives with additives.


Communicative and result-oriented bond enthusiast

You have :

  • A master's degree in Engineering (Industrial, Chemical, Material Science, Mechanical, ,…);
  • An analytical mind;
  • A structured approach;
  • A strong interest in structural joining;
  • Adhesive bonding expertise is a plus.

You are :

  • Eager to broaden your knowledge about adhesives, adhesive bonding and new manufacturing processes;
  • Open minded and a team player;
  • Pro-active and taking initiative;
  • Result-driven;
  • A professional communicator, also in English;
  • Hands-on.


Offer companies a taste in the latest technologies to strengthen their products & their production process

Job location: Oude Diestersebaan 133, Lommel

  • Flanders Make gives you the opportunity to develop yourself in the network of top industry and universities and research institutes;
  • An open-minded, flexible and challenging working environment;
  • A warm atmosphere and top colleagues;
  • An attractive salary with fringe benefits.

Flanders Make will invest in a training programme for European Adhesive Bonder or European Adhesive Specialist.

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