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Saint-Gobain Research Engineer I - Building Materials GCP in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Research Engineer I - Building Materials GCP

Position Description

Job Summary

Under the direction of the group leader, the candidate will design, run experiments, produce lab-scale samples, operate pilot equipment, and analyze the experimental outcomes. In addition to designing experiments for the candidate’s primary projects, the candidate will be expected to conduct experiments to support projects led by others.

The main responsibilities include:

  • Utilizes basic scientific or engineering principles and techniques to undertake specific tasks and projects with limited scope.

  • Manages and documents projects effectively with supervision.

  • Demonstrates an open and collaborative approach in all areas of responsibility.

  • Seeks out others to enhance and streamline development and decision-making.

  • Incumbent will be required to submit technical reports on project progress and results.

  • Understands Gate Process methodology/ideology and utilizes and incorporates it in research


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, such as Excel and Word

  • Troubleshooting skills to aid in fixing equipment and improving processes

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or related technical field.

  • Co-op or intern experience is a plus.

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.

Research Engineer I - Building Materials GCP

Location: Wilmington, Massachusetts

Posting Date: 02/07/2024

Job Code: USA08105

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