R&D Growth Engineer

Position Description

Job Summary

We are looking for an independent, motivated individual to join our R&D team!  The R&D Growth Engineer will utilize knowledge of engineering and scientific principles, theories and concepts to provide technical support and solutions to the R&D group. Objectives should include but are not limited to: conducting R&D trials, inspections and documentation; carrying out hardware modification, upgrades and maintenance; and preparing reports. Assignments may focus on process, equipment, materials, and/or methods of development and improvement.  The incumbent will interface with process experts and be expected to plan and execute projects based on R&D proram goals.


Assist in the development of single crystal growth processes, including carrying out growth trials and reporting on overall developments. Recommend solutions to engineering problems by collecting and analyzing information; preparing drawings, schematics and diagrams; providing support for characterizing material and components; resolving design integration issues; developing specifications and safety standards; performing installations. Prepare engineering reports and presentations by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data and trends in R&D projects.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Some manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of engineering required.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, Excel and Word in particular required.
  • Experience with 3D CAD software, preferably Solidworks required.
  • Experience with PLC controllers and ladder logic preferred.
  • Mechanical aptitude, good ‘hands-on’ capabilities and experience preferred.


Company Summary

Saint-Gobain Crystals in Milford, NH strives to provide innovative solutions utilizing crystalline photonics and sapphire materials for demanding applications. Our expertise, focus and world class capabilities allow us to lead the industry in the development, growth and finishing of high purity single crystals for: aerospace & defense systems, semiconductor equipment, optics, medical instrumentation and imaging, and industrial applications.

We have over 50 employees specifically in this location, with a tight-knit, family feel team that is always planning a fun event! Come pursue your career within a niche business and learn something that you can’t find anywhere else! We have a great benefits package with:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescriptions
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • FSA
  • Group Legal Plan
  • Home & Auto, Pet Insurance
  • EAP, Health Coaching
  • 401(k)
  • Cash Balance Pension Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Computer, Cellphone and Automotive Discounts!
  • Rebates on our products such as fiber glass, vinyl siding, etc.
  • & many more!

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


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R&D Growth Engineer

Location: Milford, New Hampshire

Posting Date: 06/20/2022

Job Code: USA02661

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