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Ref. No:  BE-2019-083UGE
Country: Belgium
Company information

Employer: OCAS (ArcelorMittal)
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Business or product: steel research center
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Website: http://www.ocas.be
Working place: Zelzate (Gent)
Nearest internat. airport: Brussels
Nearest public transport: Zelzate
Number of employees: 500+
Working hours per week: 40.0
Daily working hours: 8.0

Student required

General discipline: Business, Management, and Marketing
Field of study: Management Science, General
Study level:
Previous training: No
Language required for training:
English excellent
Other requirements:
Student status is obligatory: please attach a valid Certificate of Enrolment to the nomination.
If trainee has non-EEA/Swiss nationality: maximum duration is 90 days.

Work offered

Kind of work:
Company description
OCAS (OnderzoeksCentrum voor de Aanwending van Staal) is an advanced, market-oriented research center providing steel and metal-based products, services and solutions, to metal processing companies wolrlwide. OCAS anticipates its customer's needs by developing alloys and coatings,, by producing and testing samples and co-develop steel applications. OCAS is equipped with state-of-the-art R&D tools and facilities in its laboratories. The research center valorizes know-how by product and solution development. OCAS is a joint venture of ArcelorMittal (Number 1 steel producer) and the Flemish Region. OCAS has a highly qualified team of over 140 researchers and engineers with an international orientation.
Opportunity description
Support the business development and marketing manager with desk top research and analysis. Prepare reports, presentations, attend meetings. Able to work in team, yet the candidate is encouraged to take initiatives and make proposals.
Educational objectives
Experience the particular business development and marketing approach of an R&D center. Experience working in an international multi-cultural environment.
Category: Research and development
Number of weeks offered: min. 26 | max. 26
Within period: from 01.03.2019 to 29.11.2019
Work closed:
Gross pay: 1000 EUR per month
Max. deduction to be expected: 0


Lodging will be arranged by: employer
Canteen facilities available at work: No
Estimated cost of lodging: 400 EUR per month
Estimated cost of living incl. lodging: 800 EUR per month

Additional information

Deadline for nomination: 21.04.2019
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