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Internship - Part Performance


Bergen op Zoom Application Technology team within SABIC Specialties works closely with the product development, technical industry teams, external institutes, suppliers and customers to ensure successful application development of our plastics. The team stays on top of and develops state of the art knowledge in the areas of plastics processing, secondary operations such as painting and metallization, application testing and computer aided engineering and design.



  • Lead implementation of new test methods for Application Evaluation & water management programs 
  • Test performance of molded plastic parts, either true customer (representative) parts or model parts, with a focus on dimensional characterization and short and long term mechanical characterization according to newly defined methods.
  • Develop and install test methods e.g. through jig construction, applying relevant sensor technology and setting up data and image acquisition technology.
  • Ensure proper documentation of trials, including analysis of data, and report out to requestor. 



  • MBO or HBO level in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics 
  • Experience with CAED systems and setting up data acquisition systems
  • Hands on person with experience in validation of statical or dynamical application performance.
  • Fluency in both written and oral - English



The Location of this internship is Bergen op Zoom, The NetherlandsPlease apply online by sending us your CV and motivation letter in English. Due to data privacy reasons we do not handle any applications sent by email. For additional questions you can contact: Marcel Rijnkels - or Recruitment Officer Nicole Meulenberg -



SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We manufacture on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products: chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals. We support our customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end-use applications such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, transportation and clean energy. Our production in 2020 was 60.8 million metric tons.


We have more than 33,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, we have 9,000+ global patent filings, and significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.


In Europe, we have over 6,000 professionals running multiple world-scale production sites and 4 technology and innovation centers. We are present in almost every European country. Major locations within our broad network of innovation, production and marketing are: Teesside (UK), Cartagena (Spain), Gelsenkirchen (Germany), Geleen (the Netherlands), Bergen op Zoom (the Netherlands) and Genk (Belgium).


SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.