Material Engineer IV - Plastics Researcher

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. New Britain , CT 06050

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Advanced Materials Science Plastics Researcher IV

Come Make the World With Us

It takes great people to achieve greatness. People with a sense of purpose and integrity. People with a relentless pursuit of excellence. People who care about making things better For Those Who Make The World. Sound like you? Join our top-notch team of 54,000+ professionals in 60 countries who are making their mark on some of the world's most beloved brands, including DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, STANLEY, BLACK+DECKER, IRWIN, LENOX and more.

What You'll Do

As an Advanced Materials Science Plastics Researcher, you'll be part of our Hand Tools, Accessories, and Storage (HTAS) team located in New Britain, CT. You'll get to:

  • Conduct internal tests, lead suppliers to develop new materials, processes, and technologies for our products.

  • Teach other material leaders and engineers within the business unit and company to leverage new materials and technologies in the space of plastics and material science.

  • Create test procedures, quality plans, and transferrable documents associated with new materials and processes for successful implementation

  • Investigate new materials including many forms; bulk plastics, films and coatings, paint, powder coating and their associated processing methods (injection, static, fluid bed).

  • Experiment and research new materials and processes on the edge of the materials field (conductive plastics, over-molded circuits).

  • Be The Plastics Experts For Our $4B Business Unit!

Who You Are:

You always strive to do a good jobbut wouldn't it be great if you could do your job and do a world of good? You care about quality - at every level. You love to learn and grow and be acknowledged for your valuable contributions. You're not intimidated by innovation. In fact, you embrace it You will also have:

  • MS/ME/PhD Material Science & Engineering, Physics, Chemical Engineering or similar

  • Plastics lab experience

  • Advanced material and process knowledge

  • Report writing, presentation, and publication of technical literature Quantitative analysis and diagnostic testing with qualitative feedback and guidance

  • Electrical & Dielectric Insulation experiences

  • Strong understanding of corrosion and experience in corrosion prevention

  • Plastics forensics analysis experience a bonus

What You'll Receive

You'll receive a competitive salary and a great benefits plan:

  • Medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid time off and tuition reimbursement.

  • Discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and other partner programs.

How You'll Feel

We want our company to be a place you'll want to be - and stay. Being part of our team means you'll get to:

  • Grow: Be part of our global company with 20+ brands to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.

  • Learn: Have access to a wealth of learning resources, including our Lean Academy, Coursera and online university.

  • Belong: Experience an awesome place to work, where we have mutual respect and a great appreciation for diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • Give Back: Help us continue to make positive changes locally and globally through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.

What's more, you'll get that pride that comes from empowering makers, doers, protectors and everyday heroes all over the world. We're more than the #1 tools and storage company and #2 security solutions provider, with a leading presence in engineered fastening. We're visionaries. Industry 4.0 innovators. As successful as we've been in the past, we have so much further to go. That's where you come in. Join us!


All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status or any other protected characteristic.

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Material Engineer IV - Plastics Researcher

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.