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Physics Engineer - Product Design

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Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Lyon, FR, 69007

Company: Corning

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Under the responsibility of the R&D Manager, the Physical Engineer - Product Design will use his qualities as a physicist for the design and development of new products.


Activities :

The main activities of the position are as follows:


Research and development of new materials or processes

- Identify new materials, alloys, and the processes of their implementation for research and product development.

- Understand how components and materials work in their overall environment by studying the various properties of materials and the conditions under which they are used by various processes.

- Search for subcontractors / partners (in France and/or abroad).


• Physical Expertise

- Apply the principles of physics to solving practical engineering problems.


• Secondary mission: Product design and development.

- Analyze and define internal needs.

- Participate in product design, prototyping and experimentation.

- Manage development projects according to the company's methodology.


This position is to be filled in a small dynamic structure in very strong growth, integrated into a large group. Highly internationally oriented activities, with most of customers, partners and suppliers being outside France.


Profile :

For this position, we are looking for a person of higher technical skills (general engineering, physicist, or doctoral student) ideally with a minimum of 3 years' experience in the field of manufacturing high-tech products. We offer multidisciplinary industrial products. The position requires knowledge in physics and materials. Required qualities : You are versatile, curious, autonomous, and proactive. You have a sense of the concrete, and you have a good practical sense. Your interpersonal skills allow you to work in a multidisciplinary team. Fluent English is imperative, the practice of a second language (Mandarin for example) would be a plus. French is not mandatory. 

This position is based in Lyon (France) Travel abroad (mainly Asia)


Pay Grade: Grade B 

Employee Referral Amount: €500.00