Meet Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics'
ERIK BEAM

Careers - Erik’s Story
 A Natural Born Engineer
Erik’s Story
A Natural Born Engineer
Always drawn to math and science, Erik studied mechanical engineering in college. As he dove into his studies more, he found himself leaning more and more towards product development. He loved the hands-on nature and his ability to understand what someone wants—and then create it for them.
Careers - What Erik Does
 Business Development Manager, Medical Components
What Erik Does
Business Development Manager, Medical Components
At any given time, there can be half a dozen projects happening in various stages. From kicking projects off and defining what a customer needs to manufacturing and delivering the final product, Erik spends a great deal of time working alongside Saint-Gobain’s clients. That means making a lot of modifications and adjustment to get the product just right.
 
 
“It's always really interesting to me to communicate with people and understand what they want—and then be able to go back and provide them with that.”
 
“It's always really interesting to me to communicate with people and understand what they want—and then be able to go back and provide them with that.”
 
 
“At the end of the day, we need a finished product, but we really get a lot of flexibility and freedom in how we get there.”
 
“At the end of the day, we need a finished product, but we really get a lot of flexibility and freedom in how we get there.”