|Disciplines:||Research & Development|
|Career level:||Mid-career (3-5 jaar)|
As principal researcher you will develop and apply specialist knowledge of process technology in the field of blast furnace and alternative ironmaking processes. The work will serve the Tata Steel ironmaking processes in Europe (UK and The Netherlands) as well as in India. You will set up experimental and modelling research activities from proposal to plant implementation to drive innovation. As an ironmaking (company) expert, you are involved in the main research projects of the production of hot metal. You will work in close cooperation with prominent researchers from various disciplines and in an open, international and academic culture with highly motivated colleagues.
You will become member of the knowledge group “Blast Furnace Development & Alternative Ironmaking”. This group focuses on the expertise of hot metal production by means of the blast furnace process or alternative processes. The aim is to optimise the production process in order to guarantee a constant high hot metal quality and ongoing cost reduction. This is done by laboratory tests, process data analysis, in-situ measurements and simulation using physical and mathematical models (CFD and DEM).
You will strengthen the team of process development specialists, and will work in multidisciplinary projects to improve processes in various areas of the ironmaking production route, ranging from coal and coke, blast furnaces to the HIsarna applications. The main tools you will be using are mathematical models such as DEM and general process models. For this, modelling experience and knowledge of programming is required. To successfully apply these models an thorough understanding of the relevant processes is indispensable. You will cooperate with CFD developers in the R&D matrix.
Relevant subjects are blast furnace process, charging, hearth, tapping, the behaviour of raw materials (coke, sinter and pellets) and chemical and physical processes in blast furnace as well as alternative iron making processes like HIsarna, Finex and rotary hearths.
An unique role at a global player in the industry. A job where you will find everything to make your work as (Principal) Researcher interesting.
You can also expect:
Tata Steel Global Research & Development (R&D) is a multi-site business employing around 1000 employees within its core technology centres: IJmuiden in the Netherlands; Rotherham and Warwick in the United Kingdom and Jamshedpur in India. The department combines top class innovation with cutting edge technology in order to deliver ‘steel solutions’ in a constantly changing world. We use the best technologies to continuously improve the quality and performance of our steel products. Moreover, we work in close cooperation with leading research institutes and universities around the world as well as with key customers in the automotive, transport, packaging and construction areas.
Within R&D processes the Iron- and steelmaking department performs Research and Development on raw materials (coal and iron ores) and the processes to produce hot metal. The research comprises three works areas: blast furnace technology and alternative iron making processes, ore agglomeration and carbonisation. The main task is to improve and optimise the associated processes.
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