Senior Research Engineer - 3D Printing 8/24/2016

Confidential Company Boston, MA

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29269799
AJE Ref #
575973058
Location
Boston, MA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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We are conducting a search for an exciting new technology position, which will focus on the development of new technologies that will become strategic growth platforms for a multi-billion global company.

This engineering position will interface connecting Additive Manufacturing (3-D Printing) and the Business Units, and support the developmental work on Additive Manufacturing: serve as a principal resource for spearheading and promoting Additive Manufacturing, researching and implementing differentiated additive materials/technologies/ applications for advanced additive manufacturing-related opportunities.

The duties of this position are the following:

Determine the priorities and deliverables, develop the appropriate methodology and required time line to achieve deliverables, and communicate progress and findings (oral and written reports) with key stakeholders on a regular basis

Interact with and learn from the business units to gather the business needs, and address those needs by proposing Additive Manufacturing solutions to stakeholders

Manage building up internal know-how on Additive Manufacturing

Plan and prepare samples for engineering and application tests, analyze data and present results in written and oral form

Proactively network with key stakeholders, leverage internal and external expertise, initiate needed collaboration, and organize routine exchanges to sustain such collaboration

Explore latest trends and new technologies, and propose promising ones to executable actions

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Hands-on industrial experience on leveraging 3D printing/Additive Manufacturing to produce novel solutions

Solid knowledge on polymer (e.g. formulation, compounding, characterization, etc.) and polymer process (compounding, mixing, molding, extrusion, composites, fiber reinforcement, etc.)

Familiar with new product development and project management

Experience with designing experiments and analyzing data statistical techniques

Entrepreneur mindset and flexibility to changes and emerging topics

Must be a self-starter, able to work independently and lead others

Strong communication (oral & written) skills, and proficient in information collecting and documentation with good written skills

Ability to work in a multicultural environment on tight deadlines and high visibility projects

REQUIRED BACKGROUND/SKILLS:

Major in Science (e.g. Chemistry) or Engineering (e.g. Chemical, Polymer, Plastics, Materials Science, Mechanical)

Experience in 3D printing techniques and printing equipment is highly preferred.

Entry-level PhD, or MS with 3+ years of experience, or BSDegree with a 7+ years of experience plus demonstrated technical judgment/accomplishments.

Knowledge of product design or machining is a plus.

Please respond in complete confidence to A. Rogove at arogove@meritconsult.com or call 904-436-6101.