Scientist / Research Engineer

StarrTrax - Scranton, PA (30+ days ago)5.0

Scientist / Research Engineer

The Scientist / Research Engineer will be tasked with supporting materials-based projects, services and competencies in the field of glass research (e.g., material development; pilot production) across the established platforms.


  • Educational Training—MS Degree (required) and PhD (preferred) in Science / Engineering fields
  • Scientific/Research Experience—Expertise and relevant experiences (as evidenced by publications, presentations, patents) in area(s) relevant to SCHOTT projects/products/portfolio
  • Project Experience—Strong capacity and solid knowledge of project management.
  • Manufacturing—Knowledge of Six Sigma, SPC, Manufacturing Processes (preferred).
  • Other—Advanced skills/abilities with mathematical and data analysis.
  • Work Status—Capability of meeting US Government Security requirements (required)


  • Material Development—Designing, undertaking and analyzing information from controlled laboratory-based investigations, experiments and trials.
  • Material Development—Writes publications, gives presentations, and protects inventions with patents, showing strong scientific expertise and research knowledge.
  • Material Development—Plans and is responsible for implementing research and development projects utilizing inhouse capabilities and through collaboration with external partners. Proposes product and/or process development in response to market driven requirements.
  • Material Development—Supports sales through development of new material solutions and new products? supports manufacturing by providing technical support as needed
  • Technology Scouting—Personal contact with customers, potential customers, governmental, industrial or university staff to establish collaborations and/or secure funding for proposed research activities
  • Technology Scouting—Network with universities, national laboratories, governmental organizations and centers of excellence
  • Technology Scouting—Provides technical support to SCHOTT business units including interacting with customers on their behalf
  • Planning, Reporting, Controlling—Prepares written and oral presentations including: whitepapers used to solicit funding for RDMNA activities, written publications, drafting of patent disclosures, formal presentations at industrial and scientific conferences, monthly and quarterly reports, status and final project reports as required, labnotes for internal publication/filing, reporting on federal/state funded projects
  • Planning, Reporting, Controlling—Responsible for cost control of projects within a work cluster to ensure annual costs and resources are fully allocated and funded.

Job Type: Full-time


  • glass and/or ceramics: 1 year


  • Master's

Required work authorization:

  • United States