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Donaldson Company, Inc.

Senior Research Engineer - Advanced RD

Donaldson Company, Inc. - Bloomington, MN

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Senior Research Engineer - Advanced R & D Job Number:*******


If you have talent, initiative, and a desire to join a thriving global company with a wealth of career opportunities, you can make a world of a difference at Donaldson, a leading provider of filtration solutions. Our culture is based on the strong values of integrity, respect, and commitment. Click on this link to learn more about a career at Donaldson:

We are looking for a self-directed and energetic candidate strongly interested in innovative materials and methods development for use in existing markets as well as in new markets/customers. The candidate will closely interact across Corporate Technology teams, Global Business Units and Manufacturing locations. Excellent communication, presentation and collaboration are a pre-requisite due to the cross-functional nature of the role.

How you will bring value to Donaldson:

- Hands-on work to execute and manage development efforts resulting in commercially valuable technology solutions.

- Develop new or improved testing designs, methods and or modelling techniques as necessary.

- Appraise, develop and recommend new materials, product and/or technology solutions to determine potential to address application needs.

- Stay abreast of broad industry trends in order to anticipate and develop suitable technology solutions.

- Effectively manage the interaction of suppliers, technology partners and customers in the technology development process.

- Provide technical input into business case development within the technology development process

- Actively participate within a stage-gated development process while maintaining technical documentation and effective communication.

Candidates most successful in this role possess:

- Minimum of Bachelors degree with 5 years of relevant experience in a research-intensive environment. A Masters/ PhD degree in engineering/science with relevant research experience in an academic setting will substitute for industrial experience.

- Track record of creativity, innovation and prototyping methods to evaluate new concepts and materials as evidenced by publications, presentations or patents.

- Deep and demonstrated understanding of the interactions around fluids, fibers and contaminants as applied to filtration processes.

- Demonstrated experience in the design, manufacturing, and structure-property characterization of polymers/materials in nonwovens is desirable.

- A demonstrated understanding around aerosol technology as it relates to particle measurement and instrumentation

- An understanding around the types of airborne contaminants (such as soot, contaminant aerosols, oil/particle mixtures), their generation mechanisms, measurement methods and prior/current research in this field is desirable

- An ability to understand and apply modelling tools in the development of new media structures in support of program goals.

- Independent thinker and self-starter with a passion for learning, tendency towards action and a bias towards the application of scientific principles into new technologies.

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Job - Engineering/Design

Job Level - Individual Contributor

Education Level - Bachelors Degree

Location - Bloomington, mn

Donaldson is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or any other status protected under federal, state or local laws.

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18 days 15 hours ago

Donaldson Company, Inc.


Senior Research Engineer - Advanced RD Donaldson Company, Inc. - Bloomington, MN, United States


Location: Bloomington, MN

Company Profile:
Donaldson Company, Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of filtration systems and replacement parts. Since 1915, we have perfected and leveraged our innovative technology, strong customer relationships and broad geographic presence to meet the diverse and changing needs of our customers.