Position Title:  Development Engineer

Location: 

Eschenbach, DE, 92676

Job Category:  Engineering
Shift:  Shift GLZ
Full Time / Part Time:  Full-Time
Job Level:  Individual Contributor
Approximate Travel:  10%
Job Description: 

Summary:

The Development Engineer is responsible for the development of new products and manufacturing processes. Establishing a sound technical basis for these developments, this role will work closely with internal team members to understand material and manufacturing constraints. With a strong detail-orientation, this position will document development processes, perform experimental processes, and track results.

Essential Functions:

  • Focus on the development of new products, materials and processes in the field of power electronics and the components required for this, such as substrates, coolers, etc.
  • Identification, initiation and management of new development projects using defined methods, e.g. Six Sigma, Stage / Gate DOE etc.
  • Timely provision of status reports in accordance with the defined requirements
  • Support of the sales, marketing and engineering teams as experts in power electronics in order to jointly develop solutions that meet the customer requirements of the future
  • Monitoring related technologies with a focus on finding new, creative and cost-effective solutions to enable access to new markets
  • Review and evaluation of patents that could affect current and future projects published by third parties
  • Meet with customers as needed to better understand their challenges and product performance requirements.
  • Lead  and contribute to R&D projects (incl. status updates)
  • Cross-functional teamwork

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Engineering degree (UNI / TH / FH) / Bachelor / Master / PhD in physics / materials science
  • Knowledge and Experience in planning and execution of experiments to assess innovations and concepts
  • Understanding of technology and market trends as the basis for technology and product developments
  • Knowledge and experience in project management
  • Goal-oriented and structured way of working
  • Very good communication skills
  • Fluency in German and English
  • Agile way of working in the implementation of new innovative ideas
  • Analytical skills and strong logical thinking skills
  • Experience in risk management, resource planning, design control, product development
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma
  • Experience in power electronics
Additional Qualification Details:  No additional requirement needed

Who We Are and What We Are All About:

Rogers Corporation makes tomorrow's innovations possible. Help build a cleaner, safer and more connected world with a career at Rogers, where we make tomorrow’s innovations possible. We rely on a talented workforce to develop our cutting edge, market-leading material technologies. Our global team develops innovative specialty materials and components that enable technology in a wide array of high-growth markets. Our customers expect high performance and reliability, so we are always looking for people who can improve processes, get results and represent a best-in-class organization. People are at the heart of all our operations, and we encourage our employees to act with integrity, creativity and excellence to help drive results worldwide.

Why Work for Rogers:

It is our commitment to get “Results, but Results the Right Way.” Rogers offers an exceptional work environment and a value-driven culture modeled by leadership. Employees have access to developmental opportunities as well as top-notch benefits and incentive programs. Come join a winning team!

Rogers Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

About Rogers Corporation:

At Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG), we're changing how the world uses technology. We are a global leader in materials technology and manufacturing, producing engineered materials to power, protect and connect our world. With nearly 200 years of materials science and engineering experience, Rogers delivers high-performance solutions that enable global Advanced Electronics Solutions and Elastomeric Material Solutions, as well as other technologies where reliability is critical. Rogers enables the world’s leading innovators to achieve greater performance, speed to market and reliability through our renowned technical solutions support, problem-solving and application engineering capabilities. Rogers delivers market-leading solutions for energy-efficient motor drives, vehicle electrification and alternative energy, sealing, vibration management, and impact protection in mobile devices, transportation interiors, industrial equipment and performance apparel, wireless infrastructure and automotive safety and radar systems. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, China, Germany, Belgium, Hungary and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.rogerscorp.com.