Reference : 576676

Research Engineer- SPM

  • Research and Development
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/17/2020

Position description

Saint-Gobain Research North America is looking for driven, talented, and energetic entry level researcher to join our current team in conducting hands-on laboratory experiments for key development programs. Projects will focus on process and product development activities related to Saint-Gobain’s extensive product line. Phases of development include demonstration, pilot, scale-up, and implementation of R&D processes into manufacturing.

Under the direction of the group leader, the candidate will design, run experiments, produce lab scale samples, operate pilot equipment, and analyze the experimental outcomes. 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.

  • Utilizes basic scientific or engineering principles and techniques to undertake specific tasks and projects with limited scope.
  • Manages and documents projects effectively with supervision.
  • Demonstrates open and collaborative approach in all areas of responsibility. 
  • Seeks out others to enhance and streamline development and decision making.
  • Incumbent will be required to submit technical reports on project progress and results.

Competencies Required:

  • 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. 
  • Project leadership including project management, team collaboration, and oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Demonstrated basic knowledge in HSE.
  • Incumbent demonstrates ability to work with colleagues at various levels. 
  • Develop understanding of company policies and corporate structure
  • Respectful communication and ability to collaborate in a team environment required


  • BS Degree Material Science, Chemical Engineering, or other related disciplines. 

  • MS Degree a plus Material Science, Chemical Engineering, or other related disciplines is a plus

  • Co-op or intern experience is a plus. 

  • 1-2+ years of industry experience preferred

Who are we ?

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.

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