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R&D Engineer

Plattsburgh, New York
Job Type
18 Sep 2022

The Research & Development Engineer will be responsible for the development of new products and improvement of existing products within cross-functional project teams. They will collaborate with teammates to develop and evaluate product requirements, specifications, designs, prototypes, and first parts. They will participate in research projects to evaluate new technologies for potential implementation in new and improved products. They will also support other areas of the business as required, such as Production, Quality Control, Technical Services, and others.

Fulfill Product Engineer Role in Product Engineering Projects

Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to bring products to market
Develop and evaluate product requirements, specifications, and testing plans
Design product form and create product development drawings
Evaluate and approve prototypes and first parts
Support creation and execution of staff training

Plan and Execute Research Projects

Define the scope and goals of the project
Develop experimental programs and tests
Collaborate with in-house and outside laboratories to facilitate tests and documentation of results
Create and deliver reports to the R&D Team and the business
Travel within the United States, Canada, and Europe to attend various business meetings
Represent Schluter Systems L.P. in a professional, positive and enthusiastic manner in all matters
Must thrive in a collaborative environment, capable of working within various teams to achieve common goals
Must be able to approach challenges independently, while still asking for guidance or help as required
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; must be able to communicate technical topics and educate non-technical colleagues in a supportive manner
Strong organizational skills, with the ability to plan and execute a variety of tasks and deliver quality results in a timely fashion
Computer skills: 3D CAD (preferably Solidworks), Microsoft Office, etc.

Education Requirements

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering (M.S. preferred)
2 to 5+ years of experience working as an engineer, preferably in product development or similar areas

Company Description

Schluter Systems is a family-owned and internationally renowned company that has been rapidly growing over the last 10 years. The Schluter brand is backed by a team of people working together to create a line of innovative products that provide solutions to the tile industry. We're looking to build our team with individuals who like to think BIG, and want to be part of what makes our products- extraordinary. We are a company that treats its employees, suppliers, and customers as long-term partners. Where success is built on a win-win philosophy and everyone should benefit.

"Profit is not the goal of the business. Profit is the consequence of a job well done" Werner Schluter, Founder

Schluter Systems L.P. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  • Job Reference: 715271335-2
  • Date Posted: 18 September 2022
  • Recruiter: SCHLUTER SYSTEMS L.P.
  • Location: Plattsburgh, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent