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Engineer II

Company: Canon Virginia Inc
Location: Newport News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

US-VA-Newport News

Canon Virginia, Inc.

Requisition ID: 26750
Category: Research & Development
Position Type: Full-Time


Are you interested in growing your career with one of the leading global manufacturers as a Business Development Engineer? As Canon Virginia transforms into Canon Americas' Regional Technical Headquarters, we are seeking a motivated and driven individual to join our Canon family. Our innovative company is rapidly expanding, and we are eager to find the right person for this position!

In this role, you will assist the company by strategically identifying, obtaining and developing emerging technologies that the company can leverage to create new business opportunities for Canon.


- Maintains awareness of trends in bio-composite and bio-derived materials as well as underlying societal and market drivers through appropriate sources. (e.g. journals, trade publications, news, academic sites, trade shows, confer-ences, continuing education)
- Executes research, development and testing methods.
- Participates in relationships with outside partners in academia, industry and start-up companies.
- Interprets physical and analytical material testing results; uses results to make informed decisions.
- Directly interacts with new and potential outside market sources to understand and rationalize potential customer needs using direct interviews, phone interviews, questionnaires and surveys.
- Interacts with senior engineering and management staff for idea exchange and guidance.
- Develops product/process specifications, test methods and interprets customer requirements.
- Identifies potential opportunities; weighs against company alignment, internal and external potential, resource risk and other relevant factors.
- Identifies potential industry and academic partners needed to capitalize on proposed ideas.
- Writes test plans for technicians in Business Development Engineering and supporting departments.


- A Bachelor's degree in Polymer Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Materials Science and Engineering, Macromolecular Science and Engineering or related field of engineering with 2-5 years of experience in formulating, and testing polymer-based composites.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
- Good verbal and written communication skills.

PLEASE NOTE: We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor. We are required under federal law to invite you to voluntarily self-identify in various categories. Relevant forms will be included at several steps in the recruitment process.

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon's office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination.

Workstyle Description

Hybrid - This position is full time and offers a hybrid work schedule requiring you to be in the office two company designated days a week and an option to work from home the remainder of the week (unless a specific business need arises requiring in office attendance on other days). Note that work schedules and office reporting requirements may change from time to time based on business needs.


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