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Posting date : 01/31/2023

Reference : USA04838

Principal Research Scientist

  • United States , Ohio , STOW
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Research and Development

Position description

NorPro is looking for driven, talented, and experienced researchers to join our current team in conducting research, developing technical base, and formulating strategy for future research within the group. Projects will focus on improvement of processes, performance and product development activities related to Saint-Gobain extensive product line. As a Principal Research Scientist, the candidate will be expected to effectively leads cross functional teams by managing (either directly or indirectly) others to execute and deliver project objectives. The candidate will be expected to lead R&D projects in the areas of applications technology and process measurement, collaborate effectively with R&D colleagues, product managers, product engineers, application engineers and external customers, create and execute project plans, design and conduct experiments, analyze data, and present findings in written and oral formats. Candidate is also expected to play a role in proposing projects and programs vital to the R&D direction of the group. Further the candidate with be responsible for developing direct reports and others within group. • Utilizes broad technical background and experience to develop and/or improve products, processes, and performance and/or reduce costs within a major product area. • Stays aware of new technology applications and competitive uses of same in work with materials, products and processes, and in development of new knowledge and applies this to personal research/ products. • Demonstrates open and collaborative approach in all areas of responsibility. • Seeks out others to enhance and streamline development and decision making. • Able to communicate technically with internal competencies, university collaborators and customers and utilize knowledge to advance projects and identify productive synergies. • Required to develop assigned employees and self to fullest potential. • Takes decision on IP in agreement with upper management and business • Is seen as a technical leader by others. • Understands Gate Process methodology/ideology and utilizes and incorporates it in research projects • Be able to fill in standard deliverables for project management through interactions with internal contacts outside of R&D Holds team and group accountable for following gate methodology for any projects R&D group is responsible for.


• Must possess a body of technical work commensurate with their years of experience including but not limited to: demonstration of familiarity with statistical tools, data analysis, and drawing conclusions based on a collection of basic data and interpretation, IP, Patents, and technical documents. • Demonstrated ability to lead projects within a structured process (Gate). • Demonstrated ability to give and receive constructive feedback. • Demonstrate ability to network within and out of group. • Respectful communication and ability to collaborate in a team environment required. • Demonstrate ability to network within and out of group. • Develop ability to maintain composure and organize teams in high pressure situation. • Demonstrate understanding of company policies Demonstrate understanding of corporate structure BS Degree with a minimum of 5+ years’ experience, or MS with 3+ years of experience, or PhD with 1+ years plus demonstrated technical judgment/accomplishments in Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, or other related disciplines.

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