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R&D Technician

Wilmington, MA

Position Description

Job Summary

The Research Technician safely performs specialized R&D assignments, involving sample preparation, testing, analyzing, improving, installing, operating, and/or solving problems concerning our processes, equipment, and products.


  • Prepares/processes materials samples including:
  • Active involvement in standard and exploratory experiment design
  • Routine laboratory activity to make or prep materials and test samples
  • Development work with non-routine R&D assignments such as design of fixtures for experimental set-up and establishing proper data acquisition
  • Organize testing among different requestors and priority levels
  • Collects and reports scientific & engineering data obtained from laboratory equipment through an effective plan/coordination and maintains laboratory notebook.
  • Maintain laboratories and equipment including set-up, operation and troubleshooting of experimental equipment or instruments
  • Other duties in the department or site-wide committees as assigned

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  • Capability to use personal computer and Microsoft Office applications, such as Excel and Word
  • Troubleshooting skills-to aid in fixing equipment and improving processes
  • Basic knowledge of HSE and 5S for maintaining chemical inventories, safety programs

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED (demonstrated equivalent) with 1-5 years of experience

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.

Client-provided location(s): Wilmington, MA, USA
Job ID: Saint_Gobain-USA06045
Employment Type: Other