Working in Research & Development

At our research and development center, the Herzogenrath R&D Centre (HRDC), about 250 employees from 15 countries develop, industrialize and optimize new products, systems and processes for the automotive and construction sector.

Depending on your qualifications and experience, HRDC offers a diverse range of possibilities – not only for recent graduates or experienced professionals but also during your studies as an intern or while completing your graduate thesis.

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Our R&D Areas

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Complex Systems

Our research activities are focused on functional and active glazing, such as heated and switchable glass (from transparent to milky) or the incorporation of antennas and sensors (Smart Glass).

HRDC employees in a clean room

Glass Technology

Our research focuses range from flat glass production (float glass process) and quality optimization to bending, tempering and cutting of glass.

HRDC employees inspecting a glass surface

Thin Film Technology and Surfaces

Our research fields include the design and deposition of functional thin film systems as well as the structuring and selective removal of layers.

Model of an industrial robot

Smart Manufacturing and Robotics

With our expertise in intelligent automation, industry 4.0 and data analysis, we examine and optimize production processes for all Saint-Gobain brands.

Inside HRDC

In order to meet diverse family and professional interests and requirements, we offer you flexible working conditions. We see our employees as the key to our success and therefore gladly invest in a working environment that contributes to your personal and professional development in the long term.

The HRDC cooperates closely with its French counterpart, the Centre de Recherche et de Développement de Chantereine (CRDC) in Thourotte, since the competences of the two research centers complement each other perfectly.

As part of our international HRDC team, you have the opportunity to implement relevant and innovative projects. Join us at our R&D center and contribute to the progress of the area of Innovative Materials, and thus to the progress of the entire Saint-Gobain group.