Job ID: #9626

R&D Materials Scientist

Medway, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

Position located in Medway, MA


Responsibilities of the R&D Materials Scientist:

  • R&D group seeks a materials scientist to execute testing and analysis of materials and chemicals.
  • Duties will require thermal testing, tensile strength, and thin film processing.
  • Weighing, mixing, and gelling/curing formulated compositions.
  • Evaluates novel technologies and materials, including refrigerant gels, thermal insulation, and packaging films.
  • Write reports, papers, and/or patents as appropriate.
  • Maintains a detailed laboratory notebook analyzes raw data using statistics as well as applying more complex software-assisted analysis.


Requirements of the R&D Materials Scientist:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in materials science, chemistry, or a similar field of study.
  • 3-10 years of lab-based experience (industrial R&D experience preferred) and hands-on skills of analytical techniques.
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety best practices preferably experience with equipment calibration/ maintenance and disposal of chemicals.

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