Research Engineer (Materials)

Location: Greenville, SC
Job Description:
Performs primary engineering and/or design work for materials selection, processing techniques and equipment for the development and manufacture of electronic components.
Reports To:
Sr. Member, Technical Staff
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan details of assigned project, including methods and scope of work under the functional guidance of senior personnel where desired procedures and desired results are given.
  • Coordinates design and development of projects with related activities to ensure compatibility of design and adherence to specifications.
  • Serves as liaison with materials suppliers and equipment manufacturers for materials, processing and machinery improvements.
  • Establishes and conducts test, analyzes and interprets test results and prepares reports summarizing methods employed and results obtained in the solution of the assigned project.
  • Use basic engineering or scientific principles, theories and concepts to develop solutions to problems of limited scope.
  • Prepares training manuals, operating procedures and instructions for manufacturing processes and materials for effective training of operators
  • Ensures proper manufacturing procedures are followed, adhering to all safety policies and procedures and quality regulations and standards, and achieving optimal operational costs
  • Identifies production process problems, conducts tests and experiments to analyze problems; solves problems in conjunction with other departments
  • Provides technical support to technicians and production personnel in response to production issues or during preventative maintenance utilizing excellent interpersonal skills
  • Creates and manages project plans for continuous improvement initiatives, delivering on results as committed
  • Analyzes manufacturing process capabilities of new products to identify potential production processing
  • May handle hazardous waste
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required – Materials (Ceramics, Metals, Polymers) Solid State Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or similar
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including productivity software use
  • Continuous Improvement / Problem Solving
  • Deployment and Monitoring of Key Indicators
  • Formalization and Transmission of Knowledge and Skills
  • Project Management and Innovation
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