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This VIE is a great opportunity for a 1st work experience rich in learnings, at the boundary of new hype technology and marketing.

Exposure to New Business Development in a dynamic environment at the center of the Saint-Gobain research and development, in the Boston, USA area.


Projects integrated around 2 technology trends:

3D printing and Flexible electronic printing

Mission is to evaluate and conceptualize the introduction of such advanced technologies in today’s legacy high performance plastic/polymer business.

Additional opportunity is offered to be a force of proposition and personal contributor to the business. Freedom to start your own project and being quickly impactful based on the methodology learned.


Intense technology learning

Learn internally basics on technology. Gather Marketing intelligence (Literature, conference...).Transcript players and competitor landscape. Scout for new trends and new technology. Find examples of commercial success with the introduction of such technologies in similar industries. Be educated on the Seals business products, manufacturing and market of focus. Be the point of contact for the organization regarding the technology questions/remarks. Investigate a defined number of areas of interest


Internal Marketing survey

Create a survey process and content (format, timeline, ..). Deploy survey internally through sales, engineering, operations… Collect opinions and map potential opportunities. Create market of focus and select minimum of specific case studies. Create a study case by collecting needs and parts requirement. Down select case studies based on preliminary investigation.


External Marketing survey

Identity and connect with customer pool where study case could be applicable. Create and deploy survey based on a blue printing methodology. Capture customer interest and needs


Technology enabling and business case

Benchmarked existing technologies and select the most adapted. Enable technology, by developing prototyping and showcasing specific benefits. Develop customer prototyping internally or collaborate externally. Develop 1st level of business case (parts cost, profitability,..). Step back and provide recommendation and guidelines for expanding or stopping activity.



  • Strong analytical skills to define, analyze, transcripts technical data and problems

  • Enjoy being closed to final products and challenge status quo, learning and working fast, establishing collaboration with external players, thriving for excellence and overcoming challenging journey

  • Strong individual contributor, self-sufficient, with capacity to work in team and progress outside of his/her comfort zone



  • Prefered MBA in Marketing with experience in technical products and/or showing high level of interest or internship record in new technology fields

  • Or Engineer diploma with a 1st additional Marketing background or experience(s) (MBA, internships, ..)

  • With 1st Experience/Example in Entrepreneurship

  • Fluent in English



Please be aware that the VIE is a French government program only open to citizens of the European Economic Area under 28 years of age.




Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. Our company is the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of building materials, and a leader in the production of high-performance materials, operating in 66 countries. Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 and is headquartered in Paris, France. The company had sales of $ 39.6 billion in 2015 and employs more than 170,000 people worldwide.




Saint-Gobain’s High-Performance Materials Group is a dynamic, global business with research and development activities centered in Northboro, Massachusetts (NRDC). The Northboro operation has been a major center for materials research since 1985. We have an outstanding record of achievement, and are committed to growth through the development of proprietary products based on novel materials and process technologies.

The 186,000-square-foot R&D Center is based in three buildings on a 26- acre site near I-290 in Northboro and has approximately 350 employees from 30 different countries. Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


Learn more and apply with the Job Opening ID 545751 for this position



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