Sr. R&D Engineer

Date: May 7, 2022

Location: Chandler - Arizona, US, 85226

Company: Heraeus

Sr. R&D Engineer
Location Chandler - Arizona
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 brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.


Work within the R&D team on new and continuing projects of new material systems and develop or improve upon existing products, systems, or methods. Work closely with the engineering team to ensure that short term tasks are completed and long term goals are achieved in a timely manner. Take the lead on various R&D projects, including the organization and coordination of team members within engineering and other departments.


The following challenges await you:

  • Key member of R&D team pushing the development of advanced ceramic materials for critical applications.
  • Navigating a fast paced environment utilizing lean innovation techniques to rapidly generate results. 
  • Involvement in all steps of the materials development process including designing, fabrication and testing while working on various technical projects in parallel.
  • Operate in a laboratory and manufacturing environment that may include operating test equipment and process machinery
  • Develop customized solutions to test or evaluate material systems when necessary. 
  • Quickly absorb the state of the art condition of a particular application or material system and then move into the next stages of development and manufacturing.
  • Develop intellectual property related to the materials and applications.
  • Work with and mentor less experienced engineers.


Your Profile:

  • Graduate degree (MS,PhD) in Engineering, Chemistry or Physics preferred but BS with applicable experience will be considered.
  • Experience with ceramic based materials.
  • Excellent communication skills and comfort with presenting technical data to peers or colleagues unfamiliar with the topic.
  • Computer literate with Microsoft based environment and comfortable handling complex data analysis
  • Working in a manufacturing R&D environment.
  • Laboratory skills including chemistry, physics, testing and characterization.
  • Familiar with ISO 9001 practices

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix