Saint-Gobain’s North American R&D center is looking for talented and experienced researchers to join our Performance Ceramics and Refractories (PCR) business, pioneering ceramic solutions for extreme industrial applications and a greener world. As the R&D manager for PCR North America, you will conduct research developing improved technical understanding of our processes and products and define strategic research orientations in a rapidly changing world. You will manage an ambitious portfolio of projects, interact with key technical and business stakeholders, both internally and externally, develop innovative solutions, and ensure sound and timely progress of the work. You will also be in charge of the corresponding patent portfolio to leverage our key innovations. Projects will focus on developing breakthrough processes and products related to Saint-Gobain PCR’s present and future markets, thereby providing our customers with solutions to decarbonize industry and enable industrial sustainability.
As R&D Manager, you will be expected to effectively lead cross functional teams by managing others to execute and deliver project objectives. You will also lead R&D projects in the areas of process improvement and product development with a focus on applications where ceramic and refractory solutions can improve the sustainability of industrial processes. In this role, you will collaborate with R&D colleagues, product managers, product engineers, application engineers, external partners, and customers. You will also create and execute project plans, design and conduct experiments, analyze data, and present findings in written and oral formats. You will also propose projects and programs and contribute to the management of the R&D project portfolio. You will be responsible for developing direct reports and others within the group. Other skills include:
Saint-Gobain Research (SGR) North America is one of Saint-Gobain’s largest industrial research laboratories. The center is home to more than 400 employees working at the leading edge of innovation on multidisciplinary industrial research, preparing the future by designing tomorrow's products and processes across an amazing variety of markets and technical disciplines. Since 1985, SGR North America has been supporting existing businesses, developing future businesses, and nurturing talent.
Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.
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.
R&D Manager, PCR North America
Location: Northboro, Massachusetts
Posting Date: 11/10/2022
Job Code: USA03822See yourself here