Sr. R&D Scientist

Date: Jul 7, 2021

Location: Buford - Georgia, US, 30518

Company: Heraeus

Sr. R&D Scientist
Location Buford - Georgia
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 14,800 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.


The primary responsibility of this position is to develop new or existing processes and products, investigating and resolving highly complex theoretical and technical issues, and providing expert judgment and analysis as well as innovative ideas for advancement in technology and products.


Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop new and existing processes and products
  • Investigate and resolve highly complex conceptual, theoretical and technical problems in a timely manner
  • Provide expert judgment, analysis and leadership on complex conceptual, theoretical and technical issues
  • Develop innovative ideas for new processes and products and improvements to existing processes and products,
  • Advance technology and product development as an expert, a leader and a resource in complex conceptual, theoretical and technical issues.  
  • Collaborate with and utilize resources and expertise within the company effectively and accomplish the research and development objectives above with speed and within budget
  • Prioritize and focus on the most important and relevant efforts that maximize the results for the company as a leader exercise good judgment
  • Forge strong relationships within the R&D, Engineering, Production and other HTU departments as well as other Divisions within Heraeus
  • Drive all technical projects requested by the R&D Manager; initiate new technical projects and provide technical leadership
  • Prioritize technical projects; secure and manage necessary resources; focus on achieving beneficial results


What is required for this role:

  • Doctorate in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in research and development.
  • Significant experience in high temperature glass or ceramic processing, optical perform or fiber processing and thermal and optical physics.
  • A good understanding of the material science of glass, ceramics, and optical fibers is a plus.
  • SPIRIT- Strong work ethic, Positive outlook, Integrity, Reliable, Into the details and a Team player.
  • Unwavering commitment to Safety, People First, Quality, Continuous Improvement, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts. 

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta