Cornerstone Research Group, Inc. (CRG) is an aerospace and defense company located in Dayton, Ohio. Our multidisciplinary team has successfully tackled our customers most challenging problems with discipline, creativity and flexibility. This has resulted in CRG being recognized as a leader in innovation, in technology commercialization, and in providing a work environment that is deeply rewarding. Our technology portfolio covers a broad range of need with primary emphasis in aerospace, advanced materials, power and energy, medical technology, and sensors. We are seeking scientists and engineers to join our research team. To learn more about us, please visit: www.crgrp.com
CRG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Because of the nature of our work, exclusive U.S. citizenship is required for employment, and employees may be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
The candidate will work closely with a team of chemical and materials research engineers and technical project leaders conducting state-of-the-art research and development (R&D) at CRGs R&D Center in Dayton, Ohio. This will involve understanding customer requirements, developing research plans, executing to meet program objectives, and measuring progress against cost, schedule and performance requirements. Problem solving is inherently multi-disciplinary and the ability to work within multiple teams simultaneously while pursuing multiple technical objectives is a daily requirement. Strong communication skills are needed for report and proposal writing, internal and external presentations, and daily coordination within the team. The environment is fast-paced, but highly flexible with many exciting problem-solving opportunities and room to define future areas of technical growth for the organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Qualified Candidates will be able to:
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / EXPERIENCE
To perform the job successfully an individual will demonstrate the following competencies:
Analysis: Understand drawings, technical literature, manufacturing processes, system specifications, and other customer requirements. Convert complex problems to discreet solvable action items. Use innovation & creativity to resolve difficult issues. Handle large data sets and accurately summarize results for rapid dissemination. Experience with plotting and analysis of data from DSC, TGA, DMA, FTIR, NMR, mass spectroscopy, EIS, charge-discharge cycling, cyclic voltametry, battery safety/failure testing, XRD, SEM, TEM.
Design: Implement new technology from concept through detailed design. Refine concepts based on experiments and resulting data analysis. Document specifications enabling others to execute a detailed plan. Communicate concepts effectively to others from technicians through program managers. Demonstrate proficiency in graphical communication. Use advanced computer software as needed and ability to rapidly learn new software tools.
Lab experience: Use hand tools, power tools, personal protection equipment (PPE), and work in a common, mixed-use space with other users. Learn new hands-on fabrication and testing skills as needed. Pay careful attention to detail and maintain creativity. Work independently with little supervision. Specific experience with glovebox use, battery materials and processes, electrode processing, battery cell/pack assembly, and/or battery testing/characterization is a plus.
Project management: Demonstrate responsibility for quality, cost management, and on-time delivery. At a minimum, applicants will need to manage tasks or specific statements of work within a program. Past experience in the following areas is a plus: government contract management, customer interface, and proposal and grant writing.
Cornerstone Research Group, Inc.