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Research and Technology Engineer (Fabric)

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Testing Wall Township , New Jersey , United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 3 years English Fluent
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Job Description

SUMMARY

The Research and Technology Engineer is responsible for creating breakthrough and disruptive materials based innovations.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


1. Utilize the paradigm deconstruction techniques to “think outside of the box”.

2. Apply the fail fast/fail cheap methodology to rapidly and inexpensively pursue innovation opportunities.

3. Complete data mining tasks and participate in “think tank” sessions on a recurring basis to generate breakthrough ideas and opportunities.

4. Collaborate with Safran engineers, research partners, industry partners, and university partners to generate breakthrough ideas and opportunities.

5. Locate external research and technology partners to take innovations from Technology Readiness Level 1 (idea) to Technology Readiness Level 6 (full-scale prototype) and Manufacturing Readiness Level 1 (idea) to Manufacturing Readiness Level 4 (capable to produce the technology in a lab environment).

6. Lead recurring weekly status update meetings with external research and technology partners and issue meeting minutes and actions lists within 24 hours of the meeting.

7. Develop novel manufacturing methods and equipment for manufacturing next generation fabrics.

8. Develop novel manufacturing methods, seaming methods, and equipment to manufacture inflatable safety equipment using next generation fabrics.

9. Create technical specifications and reports.


10. Complete designed experiments to optimize fabric recipes and equipment settings.

11. Take innovations from Technology Readiness Level 1 (idea) to Technology Readiness Level 4 (critical functions demonstrated).

12. Take innovations from Manufacturing Readiness Level 1 (idea) to Manufacturing Readiness Level 4 (capable to produce the technology in a laboratory environment).

13. Other duties as assigned.



CONTRIBUTION TO SAFRAN AEROSYSTEMS EVACUATION

To use creative thinking and unique ideas in fundamentally different ways to create tomorrow's opportunities.

Job Requirements

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regular attendance is an essential job function.

Most work is conducted from a sitting position, however, both standing and walking are required as well as ability to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.



WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work sometimes involves working near moving or mechanical equipment. The employee is regularly exposed to fumes and airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Language Skills

1. Must be fluent in English with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals related to materials and innovation.
2. Must be able to clearly and effectively present information to team members and management in English.


Mathematical Skills

Must be able to perform engineering related calculations.


Computer Skills

Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and CATIA.


Education and Experience

Must have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from a four-year college or university and at least three years of related experience.


Reasoning Ability

1. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
2. Ability to analyze problems and identify the root cause.
3. Ability to make decisions based on facts.



OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

1. Must be able to work independently with little direction.
2. Must be able to manage multiple projects at the same time.
3. Must have the ability to deliver to plan and deadlines.

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1747 NJ-34 NJ 07727

Wall Township

New Jersey United States

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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 76,800 employees and sales of 15,3 billion euros in 2021 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and innovation roadmap.

Safran was ranked as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.

Safran Aerosystems is a world leader in evacuation slides and oxygen systems. It is also a major supplier of safety systems, as well as fluid systems for airplanes and helicopters.

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