Gersthofen, 27.02.2020. BJS concluded successfully its hiring process for the further development activities in Silicon Carbide fibers and the ramp up of Europe’s only ceramic fiber pilot plant in Bayreuth. The ramp up project called SPE (Silicon carbide fiber Pilot production in Europe) has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 858389.

BJS received a record number of applications from top candidates for positions that ranged from technicians to material scientists and from chemists to fiber specialists.

Dr. Werner Humbs, managing director, states: “High-tech advanced material-start-ups like our small enterprise are attractive because we offer something unique and very rare – an Adventure! You can be part of something that has not been done ever before!” Armin Bruch, executive partner, adds: ”Our excitement is shared by many applicants and is decisive in the ‘war for talent’ in times of skilled labour shortage. Our business is unique and this uniqueness combined with a comprehensive remuneration package and our professional family values make BJS attractive for top candidates. In BJS, every person that we employ noticeably makes the difference!”

BJS will continue its growth path and 2020 will be a very exciting year with the start of operations of the fiber pilot plant.