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Sr. Scientist, Advanced Technology

Company: Parker Hannifin Corporation Parker Aerospace Group
Location: Cary
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Scientist, Advanced TechnologyLocation : CARY, NC, United States
Job Family : Engineering
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Jan 23, 2023
Job ID : 38599Back to Search ResultsJob DescriptionApply Now > Save Job Job SavedParker LORD is looking for a Sr. Scientist II within the Advanced Technology team in Cary, NC. This team of scientists and technologists is focused on developing new technologies for adhesives, sealants, coatings, and conductive materials. This role is focused on longer term technology platform projects for the business. This role is expected to generate intellectual property on commercially relevant technologies to support the technical and marketing strategies of the Parker LORD APS Division. This role is in a laboratory setting and the incumbent will be working alongside other scientists and engineers in a safe, inclusive, and data driven environment.

  • Technical lead on product development projects of medium to high complexity. Successful projects would commercially launch and meet customers' and manufacturing plants' expectations.
  • Engage often with team members in business, manufacturing, global regions, and technology.
  • Communicate verbally and in writing regarding various topics to external customers, management, manufacturing facilities, peers, and stakeholders.
  • Able to evaluate current chemical products and identify areas of improvements regarding safety, quality, performance, or cost.
  • Follow the safety, ethics, and quality procedures for the company and the department, while also leading their team to do the same.
  • Some travel is expected (typically less than 10%).

    • Strong knowledge of polymer materials, adhesives, and/or coatings.
    • Strong collaboration skills and ability to participate effectively in cross-functional and global project teams.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Proficient in statistical methods and experimental design.
    • Proficient across several business and technical software packages.
    • Have experience in laboratory practices and exercise an excellent level of chemical laboratory safety awareness.
    • Impact: Track record of completing medium complexity projects. Leads high complexity projects or multiple projects of various complexity. May also lead portions or a major project as a team member. Failure to obtain goals would typically result in serious project delays and considerable expenditure of resources. Independently lead DFMEA. Leading a trial at a critical customer.
    • Technical Knowledge: Applies advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts. Contributes to development of new principles and concepts within Parker LORD. Advanced knowledge of products/chemistry, industry, detailed customer application, troubleshooting, failure analysis, or detailed value proposition elements. A knowledge resource for their team. SME in one or more subjects.
    • Problem Solving: Track record of implementing technical solutions to a wide range of highly complex problems. Solutions should generate intellectual property (patents, trade secrets) for Parker LORD. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practical, and consistent with organization objectives. Advanced design and execution of any set of parameters. Advanced data analysis, report generation. Expert understanding and utilization of engineering tools, methods, processes (FMEA, process audits, troubleshooting, etc.)
    • Independence / Discretion / Latitude: Works with limited direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.
    • Liaison: Represents organization as prime technical contact on projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations. Coaches & mentors less experienced personnel in technical development.
    • Minimum Education & Work Experience: A degree in Chemistry, Polymer Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or similar. BS with 5 years of experience, MS with 4 years of experience, or PhD with 0 years of experience. Preferred experience in R&D of polymeric materials. Preferred experience supervising or leading others.
      Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at or @parkerhannifin.Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations.

      ("Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor")

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      In accordance with Parker's policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.Save Job Job Saved

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