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Job Summary

We are supporting an exciting global brand in their search for a R&D Project Manager - Mechanics to join their team in South Carolina. Our client is a leader in their industry and continuously strives to be the best in the business.

The R&D Project Manager - Mechanics will focus on a specific material utilised in our client’s products and will be responsible for carrying out various projects to ensure the profitability of the material and associated products.


  • Product design and optimization of a specific material utilised by the company with the overall aim to improve profitability.
  • Plan and carry out projects relating to the development and/or optimization of materials or overall design of the company’s products.
  • Use customer and supplier feedback to identify issues and additional needs of the product and provide solutions.
  • Provide support, guidance and training to other technical team members as required.
  • Act as subject matter expert in the areas of structural design, experimental design, data analysis, mathematical analysis, software development, and finite element analysis.
  • Liaise with software programmers to upgrade, refine and create custom software tools.


  • Extensive direct engineering experience, as well as finite element and solid mechanics knowledge.
  • Masters or PhD in a relevant field.
  • Research and development experience is essential.
  • Strong communication skills, and able to communicate with customers, suppliers and other non-technical business units.
  • Proficient in finite element software.
  • Familiar with software development tools and mathematical optimization software.

A relocation package is on offer for the right candidate, but no visa sponsorship can be provided.

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Job Summary

Reference: 11728

Location: South Carolina, United States

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 28 Jan 2021