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Materials Engineer

  • Loop Earplugs
Antwerp, Belgium
Full-time
Published:
  • Loop Earplugs
Antwerp, Belgium
Full-time
Published:

ABOUT THE ROLE: 

Loop is on the mission to empower people to live life to the fullest, by giving them control over how they hear the world. Materials play a central role in how our products realize this mission for our users. 

We are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of materials engineering to create groundbreaking solutions that elevate our products. As a Materials Engineer, you will be an integral part of our product development journey, contributing from initial research to production readiness. We seek an individual with a strong materials engineering background, a passion for research, and the ability to collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams. 

WHAT YOU'LL DO: 

  • Materials Research: Engage in thorough and comprehensive materials research, ranging from long-term explorations to production readiness;

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging materials, and technological advancements to continuously enhance our product offerings;

  • Materials Testing and Lab Management: Plan, execute, and analyse materials tests in the laboratory to assess properties, durability, and performance. This may include physical testing, microscopy or even simulation;

  • Collaborate with the team to manage the materials lab efficiently;

  • Generate valuable insights into materials and their properties, documenting findings in a clear and organized manner;

  • Present research outcomes and insights to cross-functional teams, offering crucial information to guide design, engineering, and manufacturing decisions;

  • Contribute to the development and management of a material library for the organization;

  • Curate a collection of materials that inspires and informs colleagues across various functions, fostering a collaborative and innovative environment. 


HOW YOU'LL DO IT: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Materials Engineering, Materials Science, or a related field;

  • Proven experience in materials research and testing, preferably in the development of consumer products involving prolonged skin contact;

  • Strong understanding of materials properties, characteristics, and performance criteria;

  • Proficiency in laboratory techniques and equipment operation;

  • Excellent documentation and presentation skills;

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment;

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously;

  • Beneficial experience: working with products involving prolonged skin contact, knowledge of rubbers and foams, experience with mass customization or consumer-modifiable materials.


Join Loop and be part of a team committed to transforming the landscape of materials engineering for innovative and high-quality product development. 
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