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Sr. Research Scientist

Company: CPS Inc
Location: Rancho Cucamonga
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Sr. Research Scientist As a Sr. Research Scientist in the Research & Development organization, the successful candidate will perform various fundamental studies to gain insights on various materials. The Sr. R&D Scientist will primarily be responsible for researching and characterizing natural and synthetic materials for new product innovation development. Utilize scientific, analytical and engineering skills to characterize various natural materials through advanced instrumentation, experiment designs, formulations, and testing: (70%)

  • Understand the material performance and the product performance
  • Use Design of Experiment (DoE) to design and conduct experiments in mechanical or chemical laboratories to test materials, raw material composition, mechanical strength, durability
  • Conduct literature surveys/reviews through independent research in order to understand the natural and synthetic materials
  • Make sound recommendations to R&D leaders and the business based on solid data and in alignment with business strategy Actively leads and supports the plant safety programs (15%)
    • Demonstrate leadership in Zero Harm & Safety initiatives that keep both employees and the workplace protected
    • Apply 5S philosophy with R&D environments and all company locations
    • Complete monthly OSHA mandated training
    • Ensure a safe work environment through good housekeeping and equipment operations
    • Promote safety culture by leading and participating in various safety initiatives Manages projects effectively (15%)
      • Utilize effective project management skills to deliver research studies in a timely manner as well as assisting and supporting other project teams or groups within the department when needed
      • Work cross-functionally with rheology and process related counterpart(s) towards a common goal **If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Devin Heffernan at dheffernan@cps4jobs.com . JO: 401.21DH
        #LI-DH1 Job Requirements Technical Qualifications:
        • PhD degree in the area of material science, inorganic materials, minerology, geochemistry, analytical chemistry or other related fields
        • Minimum 5-7 years of industry work experience
        • Experience in material property and performance characterization of materials properties required
        • Hands-on experience on scientific studies of material performance from designing experiments to operating characterization instrumentations and analyzing the data
        • Knowledge and/or experience in geochemistry and minerology and advanced instrumentation for the material characterization preferred
        • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in natural materials like stones, silica, cement, polymer or composite materials
        • Demonstrated understanding of material structure-property relationship
        • Demonstrated experience in root cause analysis and industry forensics
        • Statistics and experimental design
        • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the operation of laboratory equipment and analytical techniques, for example, microscopes, SEM, TEM, XRD, XRD, FTIR, hyper spectrum, thermal analysis and/or mechanical testing
        • Demonstrated experience in applying statistical techniques to evaluate data and make decisions, with the ability to problem solve using a scientific yet practical approach **If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Devin Heffernan at dheffernan@cps4jobs.com . Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions. Related Jobs:
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