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Principal Engineer, Sensor Development

Company: Nordson Corporation
Location: Dayton
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Collaboration drives Nordson's success as a market leader in Industrial Precision Solutions and Advanced Technology. Our employees thrive in an environment where we help each other reach our personal best and enable our company to continuously improve and grow, and our customers to succeed. You will find Nordson employees sharing our success by giving back in the communities around the world where we live and work.

Nordson's technology and products create many of the items you use every day. From life-saving medical devices to cutting-edge manufacturing technology, we help make products used every day, everywhere. Our teams work together with an entrepreneurial mindset to solve interesting challenges that lead to new advancements in manufacturing and serving a diverse array of end markets. In our offices around the world, we offer a supportive culture grounded in integrity and excellence. -
We are seeking a Nuclear Engineering Scientist to join our research and product development team. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting research and development for our line of sensors that utilize various forms of ionizing radiation to measure critical properties of our customers products. This includes development of new technologies for innovative sensor design around high energy radiation.
Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct research and product development projects in the field of nuclear and radiation science and technology with the intent of utilizing new technologies and techniques to apply in new measurement products
  • Set up experiments and tests utilizing instrumentation to detect radiation
  • Analyze data using MATLAB or other data analysis software
  • Develop and implement computer models and simulations to analyze radiation sensors and predict their behavior under various conditions
  • Provide technical support to projects related to radiation, including design reviews, safety analysis, and regulatory compliance
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation, including reports, specifications, and procedures
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineers, physicists, and technicians, to design and develop radiation measurement systems
  • Participate in industry conferences and technical meetings to stay up-to-date with advancements in nuclear and radiation engineering and to share research findings
  • Ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations for radiation facilities and systems
    • PhD in Nuclear Engineering, Nuclear Science, or a related field
    • 10+ years of experience in nuclear engineering research and development
    • Technical knowledge of nuclear materials, nuclear systems, and radiation protection
    • Strong background with and knowledge of instrumentation and measurement techniques, specifically with respect to detecting radiation
    • Experience with data acquisition methods and high-impedance circuit design
    • Knowledge of advanced data analysis techniques and how to apply them to data sets
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively
    • Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage time effectively
      Preferred Qualifications
      • Knowledge and experience with Ion chambers
      • Experience with designing digital filters and knowledge of digital signal processing best practices
      • Experience with predictive data analysis, machine learning
        #LI-TT1Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.Third party recruiters and agencies should not contact employees of Nordson or its subsidiaries directly. Any resumes sent to a hiring manager or submitted to Nordson employees are considered unsolicited and property of Nordson. Nordson will not pay a placement fee unless the agency or recruiter has a signed contract with Nordson's Human Resources department in advance of submitting a candidate for consideration. Verbal and written approvals will not be considered a valid contract for service.

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