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Post-doctoral Research Scientist-Tribology
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Are you interested in innovating and making a difference while working for a global company? As an engineer in R&D, you will be involved in all stages of the design process, from conception to presentation of the finished plans. You will constantly be learning, growing, and improving as you find new ways to innovate and develop within your area.
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- Level: Recent Grad/Entry level
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Our Research & Development organization for manufacturing has an opening for a post-doctoral research scientist at our Cincinnati, Ohio site. We are looking for someone to develop and apply state of the art tribology methods to predict and improve manufacturing tooling life due to wear and tear. You will join a talented team of engineers and research scientists where teamwork and individual initiative are highly valued. Your ability to work hands-on in the lab conducting experiments, and past experience in theoretical and Finite Element Analysis (FEA). This is a new capability development with existing knowledge of tooling metallurgy changes to reduce tool wear.
YOUR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop accelerated lab experiments, theoretical and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) techniques to predict manufacturing tooling wear and improve tool life
- Recommend exclusive industry practices based on extensive external research and applicability to P&G problems
- Accurately scale lab experiments and FEA methods for different manufacturing processes with different wear mechanisms.
- Articulate complex technical concepts in an easy to understand language
- Partner effectively in multi-functional, multi-disciplinary teams
- Publish and present findings of the research regularly
You are required to have a PhD degree in engineering tribology including research demonstrating in-depth knowledge of tribology as applied to tooling wear. Ability to apply simple analytical methods including modifying them as needed to predict tooling wear in manufacturing environment. Deep technical understanding of Friction and how it affects our products is required. Prior experience in applying Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to predict wear is a must. Experience in understanding wear mechanisms of complex manufacturing processes is preferable. The selected applicant will also have skills in leadership, innovation and creative problem solving, collaboration with people in other disciplines and strong oral and written communication.
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Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position. Applicants for U.S. based positions are generally required to be eligible to work in the U.S. without the need for current or future sponsorship. Except in rare situations based on Procter & Gamble's sole discretion, Procter & Gamble does not sponsor candidates for permanent residency. Any exceptions would be based on the Company's specific business needs at the time and place of recruitment as well as particular qualifications of the individual.
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