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Scientific Engineer III

Round Lake, Illinois |
Job ID: 77535
Listed on 1/12/2018

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Job Summary: Scientific Engineer


  • Perform standard engineering assignments which are typically a significant portion of a larger project.
  • Select sound techniques to solve problems and make design recommendations under direction of supervisor.
  • Assess results for application, validity and conformance to specifications. Recommend material and process specifications. 
  • Utilize engineering tools to solve straightforward problems (e.g., FMEA, Finite Element Analysis, Process Modeling, Design of Experiments, Mold Flow, SPC). 
  • Lead small project teams as needed to accomplish project objectives. 
  • Monitor and report project costs including capital and cross-functional expenses.
  • Estimate cost affected by design and/or policy changes. 
  • Study and recommend techniques to improve existing products/processes. 
  • Investigate new sources for raw materials or processes. 
  • With supervisor, formulate and recommend engineering policies and technical work in accordance with project and business objectives. 

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Prefer experience with TQM methods (e.g. "six sigma") 
  • Display a solid technical understanding of engineering principles and procedures (e.g. CAD and its application or scheduling a series of technical tasks utilizing software-based tools. )
  • Understand and articulate how own role ties within function or discipline 
  • Demonstration application of engineering principles on individual/small projects 
  • Bachelors in Science Engineering 
  • 3-5 years related experience 
  • Statistical background helpful 
  • ANSYS Software, nice to have 
  • Knowledge of sterilization processes 
  • Knowledge of different materials: glass, thermoplastics, ploy, etc.