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Sr. Scientist, Product Development

Parker Hannifin Corporation
Cary, NC 27512
Sr. Scientist, Product Development

Location : CARY, NC, United States
Job Family : Engineering
Job Type : Regular
Posted : May 13, 2022
Job ID : 32416

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Parker LORD is looking for a Sr. Scientist within the Electronic Materials Product Development team in Cary, NC. This team of scientists and technologists is focused on globally commercializing new polymeric products, developing new technologies, and supporting existing Parker LORD products, such as adhesives, sealants, and conductive materials. The primary job function of the incumbent is to lead medium term new product development projects to support the technical and marketing strategies of the Parker LORD APS Division. This role is in a laboratory setting and the incumbent will be working alongside other scientists and engineers in a safe, inclusive, and data driven environment

+ Project leader for new innovative product development projects of medium to high complexity.

+ Collaborate with Process Engineering/Advanced Technology/Application Engineering/Manufacturing/Regional teams/Business teams to achieve project results.

+ Communicate verbally and in writing regarding various topics to external customers, management, manufacturing facilities, peers, and stakeholders.

+ Actively invents, develops and implements new products technologies/solutions.

+ Able to evaluate current chemical products and identify areas of improvements regarding safety, quality, performance, or cost.

+ Strategic technical leadership by identifying new solutions, new equipment, new suppliers for existing challenges.

+ Responsible for insuring achievement of appropriate safety, quality, quantity, cost-effectiveness, reproducibility, and timeliness of results.

+ Leads external customer trials, alongside Application Engineering staff.

+ Uses advanced statistics and design of experiments.

+ Promotes safety and may lead in the development of new lab safety procedures.

+ Conducts technical training for staff.

+ Requires occasional travel within the US, with possible international travel.


+ Minimum Education & Work Experience: A degree in Chemistry, Polymer Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or similar. BS with 6 years relevant work experience. MS with 5 years relevant work experience. PhD with 0 years relevant work experience.

+ Strong knowledge of polymers, chemistry, and material science.

+ Strong collaboration skills and ability to effectively work in diverse, inclusive, cross-functional and global teams.

+ Requires the handling of chemicals and must possess strong safety awareness with adherence to company quality and ethics policies.

+ Excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills

+ Proficient in statistics, statistical software such as JMP/Minitab, MS Excel, Word, and SAP.

+ Impact: Leads high complexity projects or multiple projects of various complexity. May also lead portions of a major project as a team member. Failure to obtain goals would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.

+ Technical Knowledge: Applies advanced technical principles, theories and concepts. Contributes to development of new principles and concepts within Parker LORD. A knowledge resource for their team. Advanced knowledge of products and or industry - detailed customer application, detailed value proposition elements.

+ Problem Solving: Advanced design and execution of any set of parameters. Advanced data analysis, report generation. Track record of developing technical solutions to a wide range of highly complex problems. Solutions should generate intellectual property (patents, trade secrets). Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practical and consistent with organization objectives.

+ Discretion / Latitude: Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.

+ Liaison: Represents organization as prime technical contact on projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations. Coaches & mentors less experienced personnel in technical development.

Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations. (Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc\_self\_print\_poster.pdf and http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc\_gina\_supplement.pdf

Drug-Free WorkplaceIn accordance with Parkers policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

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Posted: 2022-05-17 Expires: 2022-08-14
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