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R&D Engineer - Oil and Gas

Job Summary
  • Company Name :
  • No. of positions available :
  • 4
  • Approximate Salary: USD Undisclosed
  • Location : Cleveland, Ohio
  • Country : United States
  • Industry :
  • Specialization : Engineering >> Oil and Gas
  • Position Type : Full-Time
  • Experience Level : Fresh Graduate
  • Education Level : Masters Degree
  • Advertised : 10-04-2017
  • Closing Date : 10-04-2018
  • Job ID : 42
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R&D Engineer - Oil and Gas

Sandvik Hyperion in Worthington, OH is looking for a

R&D Engineer – Oil & Gas

Are you an experienced Engineer with strong communication and analytical skills? If so, Sandvik Hyperion has an engaging career opportunity for you to support the development and production of world-class super-hard materials.

Sandvik Hyperion is a leading, world-class supplier of hard and super-hard materials and solutions to the manufacturing industry. We have a diverse base of customers in industries like automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy and general engineering that we support with ~1,500 employees in multiple global locations.

The Role
In this key role, the R&D Engineer - Oil & Gas will be part of a diverse team that develops new technologies to advance polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC) cutter performance. PDC cutters are used in drill bits in the Oil & Gas industry, and this product line is a high-growth area for Sandvik Hyperion. The successful candidate will play an important role in a fast paced product development environment with an opportunity to interact with an international customer base as well as universities and research labs.
R&D Engineer responsibilities include:

  • Meet with customers to understand their requirements and translate customer requirements to lab performance benchmarks
  • Develop process and product technology to improve PDC properties to meet lab performance benchmarks
  • Work in a cross-functional manner, both within Sandvik Hyperion and with customers, to take a concept to commercial product launch
  • Develop Sandvik Hyperion’s external R&D network by attending conferences and establishing contact with investigators at universities and research labs

Your Profile

You possess a Master’s degree in engineering, chemical, or physical sciences, and 0-3 years of experience in R&D in a product and/or process development role. A PhD with strong patent/publication history would be a plus. Working knowledge of analytical techniques like SEM/EDAX, TEM, XRD, XRF, Raman, FTIR, Auger, XPS etc, would also be a plus, as would a background in ceramic sintering technology. You possess a proven understanding of engineering fundamentals with solid conceptual and analytical skills.

Where others see many, we see you – personally. We recognize and value your passion and personality as well as your strong analytical skills. You are a high-energy self-starter, who initiates and drives value-added projects to successful completion. You have excellent creative problem solving abilities, and a demonstrated ability to plan and complete multiple projects on time. You are highly motivated and a quick learner, with the ability to lead cross-functional teams, demonstrating expertise through your strong oral and written communication skills. You are creative and innovative, with a strongly collaborative nature.


Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of health, dental and disability insurance, and a 401(k) retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

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