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R&D engineer

City:  Indianapolis
Country:  US

Are you a highly motivated individual with a passion for innovation?

Are you seeking a role that will continue to challenge you in a company committed to championing your growth?

Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Spanning 50 countries, 112 plants, 25 research and development centers, and employing over 30,000 associates, we have a strategic footprint that allows us to service emerging markets and communities across the globe with ease. Prysmian Group is presently on a full integration path with General Cable. This growth is only the beginning. We are presently looking for top talent to join our team during this exciting time.




Job Description


Apply a systematic and designed experimental approach to develop new compounds and technologies and evaluate changes in material performance prior to commercial scale-up in manufacturing plants. Drive cost reduction and enhanced performance through compound development from bench scale to commercialization, and support cross-functional project teams in production-scale compounding and prototype processing trials within applicable GCC manufacturing facility associated with research and development projects. Conduct investigations and apply new material technologies from a variety of suppliers. Meet key raw material suppliers to keep updated on technology developments that could impact GCC's technology, work with tight deadlines as well as contribute to longer term R&D projects. Coordinate and execute laboratory experiments, work independently and with laboratory technicians to complete project tasks, create and modify compound specifications to support the manufacture of new or existing compounds, prepare informative and accurate technical reports, and update and maintain records/database on compound changes or modifications. Drive Seed Innovation programs by deploying internal resources and identifying, developing and leveraging Open Innovation partners.


Job Requirements


  • Employer requires a master's degree in Materials Science Engineering or related, and one year of relevant experience. Employer will also accept a bachelor's degree in Materials Science Engineering or related, and three years of relevant experience.
  • Polymer compound development and processing
  • Structure property relationships of polymer blends
  • Delivering projects and communicating results in written and verbal presentation
  • Managing and executing multiple technical projects at one time
  • Interacting with cross-functional teams.

Worksite address: 7920 Rockville Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46214

Hours: Full-time (8am-5pm, Monday to Friday)

Prysmian Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please let us know.


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

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