job summary: Our client has an exciting opportunity for a business development person or an experienced engineer to help develop new products in the microelectronics industry. It is a permanent opportunity with a flexible hybrid model with some productive travel and flexible work options. Ideal candidate will have drive to do research and investigate and develop new products. Candidate can work hybrid or remote with 25% travel and visits to corporate office to help solidify corporate relationships. location: Westborough, Massachusetts job type: Permanent salary: $92,000 - 100,000 per year work hours: 8am to 4pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: As part of the R&D team, this position's primary responsibilities include supporting a group of R&D engineers in exploratory and technology development projects with a polymer science, chemistry, material science. You will develop products, materials, processes, or equipment for projects of moderate complexity. Under limited supervision/ guidance, you will compile, analyze, and effectively communicate results to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified products, processes, and materials. Key Responsibilities: Fully participates in and successfully contributes to the R&D project team through: product design and development, material testing, development of test methods, pre-clinical research investigations, and report preparation.Works independently to plan and schedule own activities necessary to meet timelinesDesigns and coordinates standard engineering tests and experimentsPerforms troubleshooting on new products/ processes as related to design, material, or process.Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from test resultsEffectively communicates to leadership and technical communityInvents/ creates concepts and designs for new products/ processes and submits idea disclosuresBuilds relationships with and effectively collaborates cross-functionally and with external development partnersMay train or provide work direction to technicians Requirements: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven leadership abilitiesB.S. or Master's degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Material Science2-3 years working experience in R&D environmentAbility to work hands on while maintaining a high level of attention to detailAbility and desire to work in a research and development environmentA mindset that seeks continual improvement and new opportunities to learnCapable of working both independently and part of a fast-moving teamSelf-motivated with a strong history of solving problems qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 3 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors (required) skills: Product DesignProduct DesignMechanical DesignProduct ManagementMechanical EngineeringMechanical DesignProduct ManagementManufacturingProfessional EngineerCADProfessional EngineerMechanical EngineeringMechanical EngineeringProfessional EngineerManufacturingManufacturing Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility). For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.