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Do you want challenges? Join the automotive revolution in a group that puts innovation at the heart of its strategy.


With 33,000 employees in 31 countries and a turnover of 8 billion euros in 2017, Plastic Omnium is the world leader in its two businesses: automotive and environment.


The Plastic Omnium Clean Energy Systems division is the world leader in energy storage systems. It employs 7,500 people in 36 industrial sites.


Our ambition? Provide automotive manufacturers with advanced equipment and solutions to develop the clean and connected car of tomorrow.



Plastic Omnium is now reinforcing its positioning of electric propulsion player. The goal for the company is to become a major player in clean mobility with hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicles thanks to new innovative product lines.


The internship is located in Brussels, Belgium, within the Plastic Omnium Advanced Innovation & Research Center.


The innovation data analyst will be part of the Open Innovation team and report directly to the Open Innovation Engineer. During the length of the Internship, an entire project will be completed and new methodologies and tools developed will be adopted by the organization.


The innovation data analyst role within the Open Innovation department is to provide professional high quality inputs and deliverables for the technology watch project whose goal is to track, collect and redirect key and relevant data about new fuel energy storage and propulsion technologies (Fuel cells, hydrogen storage, Industry 4.0…). Then, data is used to identify latest technological developments, assess potential of new technologies and accelerate decisions for our innovation projects and strategy.





Operate the Technology Watch          

  • Run the monthly Technology Watch process, operating the robot (WinAutomation) that ensures the feed of metadata from external sources into the Plastic Omnium database (Sharepoint).
  • Enhance data import  
  • Develop an advanced system for improving the data feed of the Technology Watch internal database, accessing the REST API of the data suppliers. Design and deploy a script (Python) capable of automatically connecting to the patent and scientific publication providers’ servers and exportthe relevant data in JSON format.  

Design fully integrated data import    

Develop the detailed specifications report for an automated direct connection between the API of

the Technology Watch sources and the API of the Plastic Omnium Sharepoint. Liaise with the Plastic

Omnium IT department to ensure a smooth transfer of the specifications and follow up their



Background & Skills

Computer science with a focus on business intelligence, big data, data mining, database management, data visualisation, data analysis, data warehousing, visual computing or visual analytics.

Familiar with designing algorithms (Python), macros & workflows, formatting of web pages and intranet sites, writing technical documents, developing VBA macros, data visualization software’s like Qlik softwares (QlikView, Qlik Sense) or competitors (Tableau, Power BI).

Requirement: EU citizenship





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