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Saint-Gobain R&D Electrical Engineer- Solar in Northboro, Massachusetts

R&D Electrical Engineer- Solar

Position Description

Job Summary

Saint-Gobain’s North American R&D center is looking for a talented and experienced R&D electrical engineer to join our CertainTeed R&D Solar Platform team in leading and executing technical work to advance the team's mission of creating new business through new product and service development. Projects will focus on product development activities related to CertainTeed’s BIPV (building integrated photovoltaics).

Main Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Determine and manage electrical requirements for BIPV from business requirements

  • Be able to determine the scope of the work, plan, and execute with minor supervision from concept to product validation

  • Responsible for the design of electrical components for the BIPV system that meet installation, maintainability, reliability, and electrical requirements

  • Bench and developmental scale prototyping

  • Responsible for preparing system documentation, work instructions, Final Acceptance Test (FAT) instructions, and operation and maintenance Manual.

  • Test for compatibility of off-the-shelf components, analyze results, and make product selections based on system requirements

  • Responsible for NEC code compliance and UL certification for all electrical components

Required Qualifications

  • BS Degree with a minimum of 15+ years’ experience, or MS with 10+ years of experience, or PhD with 6+ years. Degrees in Electrical Engineering or similar is required.

  • Desired 7+ years experience in product development, determining requirements, designing, selecting, building prototypes, testing, and troubleshooting electrical components within a system

Company Summary

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.

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.

R&D Electrical Engineer- Solar

Location: Northboro, Massachusetts

Posting Date: 01/29/2024

Job Code: USA07988

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