R&D Technologist

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At DuPont, we are working on things that matter; whether it’s providing clean water to more than a billion people on the planet, producing materials that are essential in everyday technology devices from smartphones to electric vehicles, or protecting workers around the world. If you would like to be a part of a premier multi-industrial company that is delivering sustainable solutions that bring… real purpose and value, of a company with collaborative spirit because it believes that we work best when we work together as a team and values the diversity of thought, then DuPont is the company for you! WHY JOIN US? Our purpose is to empower the world with essential innovations to thrive. We work on things that matter! Have the Opportunity to chart your own course, challenge yourself, and acquire new capabilities to build a rewarding and fulfilling career. We reward employees with competitive pay and incentives to recognize skills, competencies, and contributions to business results. Get to Experience a collaborative environment where teamwork is celebrated with flexibility that enhances balance and an inclusive atmosphere that is welcoming to all! Get to know our Purpose and make it yours by bringing innovations to market that improve the world, share a commitment to sustainability that makes our planet better and give back to communities in which we work and live. We are hiring a R&D Technologist to join our Cleveland, Ohio team. This fantastic opportunity is suitable for individuals with strong interest and background in science and engineering. In this role, you will have an opportunity to operate standard and develop new benchtop test equipment/protocols for characterizing a variety of material properties and performance relationships, using good measurement science. You will actively help project teams to plan, execute and analyze experiments and results. On the development side, you will be part of team that implements innovative solutions to expand our metrology capabilities. The R&D Technologist must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate activities and results. Such details need to be communicated orally in informal settings, formally documented in reports and on occasion more formally in a presentation format. Organization skills are also critically important to support multiple projects. Your Key Responsibilities: Learn quickly to become proficient in a wide range of tests and processes. Perform standard testing independently. Accountable for own contributions in a timely manner. Solve simple problems using scientific reasoning. Use hand-held power tools for sample preparation and/or projects involving hardware modification or fabrication. Collect and compile data from tests. Able to check data and flag noteworthy patterns or observations to researcher. Make recommendations to broader project team based on test results. Generate data reports using Microsoft Word, Excel, and other software. Generate formal research reports documenting experimental objectives and procedure and a discussion of the test results and conclusions. Be a thought partner to develop effective test/ process research plan. Collaborate with multifunctional team members. Communicate clearly and respectfully with team and customers. Travel for internal trials or special testing at external sites. Maintain the lab including labeling samples and proper waste disposal. Will be responsible for maintaining, verifying, and calibrating some lab equipment. Travel: Expected to travel about 5 to 20% of time. Qualifications: A self-starter able to manage multiple projects concurrently. Spreadsheet and word processing skills (MS Office). Must have strong time management and organization skills. Motivated to learn and apply new skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Fluency in English language. Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience (1-4 years) in lab analysis/testing environment. Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering field. Proficiency in lab testing equipment understanding and being able to troubleshoot issues. Experience with, or knowledge of, electronics. Demonstrated understanding of the good measurement science and scientific method. Demonstrated ability to effectively work across stakeholders. Statistical analysis skills Join our Talent Community to stay connected with us! DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact Information. For additional information on our unbridled commitment to deliver essential innovations that enrich people’s lives, enable sustainable development and foster human potential for generations to come, please access the following link to better understand & appreciate. Together, we’re turning possibilities into real world answers that help humanity prosper! DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact InformationShow full descriptionCollapse

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