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Research Engineer I - Organic Grinding Wheels



United States
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024
This role is with Saint-Gobain. WayUp is partnering with Saint-Gobain to hire top talent.

Job Summary Saint-Gobain Abrasives is the world’s leading manufacturer of abrasives, offering powerful, precise and user friendly solutions enabling customers to shape and surface-finish all types of materials even in the most complex and challenging applications across a diverse range of markets. Saint-Gobain Research North America is looking for a highly motivated, talented and organized research engineer to join our growing Organic Grinding Wheel Abrasives team.

The main responsibilities include supporting product development, process development, testing, and other activities supporting senior engineer on specific topics.

The ideal candidate will possess strong research skills and experience in lab environment. Hands-on, critical thinking and attention to detail are critical for this position. The candidate will design and run experiments, produce lab scale samples, operate pilot equipment, and analyze the experimental results. In addition to designing experiments for the candidate’s primary projects, the candidate will be expected to conduct experiments to support projects led by others. The main job duties will include:

  • Utilizes basic scientific or engineering principles and techniques to undertake specific tasks and projects with defined scope.
  • Conducts hands-on experimental work, data analysis, literature search.
  • Manages and documents projects and tasks effectively with supervision.
  • Design and execute experiments for product and application development.
  • Take leading role in aspects of lab management: safety, equipment maintenance, 5S, lab audit preparation and action follow-up, lab postings, regular equipment checks etc.
  • Demonstrates open and collaborative approach in all areas of responsibility.
  • Seeks out others to enhance and streamline development and decision making. Required Qualifications
  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Plastics/Polymer Engineering or Material Science or other related disciplines. Company Summary Saint-Gobain Research (SGR) North America is one of Saint-Gobain’s largest industrial research laboratories. The center is home to more than 400 employees working at the leading edge of innovation on multidisciplinary industrial research, preparing the future by designing tomorrow's products and processes across an amazing variety of markets and technical disciplines. Since 1985, SGR North America has been supporting existing businesses, developing future businesses, and nurturing talent. Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. Legal Statement Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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.