Rogers Corporation Innovator I Electrical Engineer in Burlington, Massachusetts

Who We Are and What We Are All About:

Help build a cleaner, safer and more connected world through a career with Rogers Corporation. At Rogers, our innovative materials technologies enable breakthroughs in clean technology, internet connectivity, mass transit and more -- but it’s our people that set us apart. Integrity and respect are at the heart of how we work. We excel at building enduring relationships that foster trust with our colleagues and business partners. We work creatively and cross-functionally a rewarding work environment. For a brighter tomorrow, explore Rogers today across the globe to deliver unique solutions to our customers in the United States, Europe and Asia.


The role of the Innovator EE (I-EE) is to evaluate, develop, and demonstrate early-stage performance/capability for new materials technology as a part of new business and strategic market growth initiatives. The I-EE interfaces and cooperation with University, government, and peer corporate partners as well as organic development effort to identify and/or generate suitable technologies and/or works with the Rogers Innovation and R&D teams to deliver working prototypes to customers for feedback. The R&D professional has a desire for embracing responsibility. The role is accountable for execution of research and early stage development of new product technology which can significantly impact the profitable growth of the corporation. The Innovator EE will deliver valuable technologies and products to the company, and demonstrate technical competence, commercial urgency, good communication skills, and an understanding of technical product commercialization.

Essential Functions:

  • Work closely in a cross functional team with Research, Product Engineering, and Manufacturing, to research and develop new products and product enhancements

  • Works with others to develop project plans and produce functional prototypes, test the product performance, assess and document the performance results

  • Successfully interact with external technical resources (both academic and peers), commercial partners, and internal technical and operational resources

  • Evaluates datasheet specifications, sourcing and procuring components for test systems, new test equipment and demonstration prototypes

  • Work with product suppliers to identify and procure needed components and materials for product designs

  • Accountable/responsible for safety in the lab and office space

  • Responsible for accurate bill of materials, quality control and adherence to Rogers’ procedures, and all documentation of new product designs

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions/. /

  • Required Education and Experience: ** *

    • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent work place experience.

    • 2-5 years of experience with success in the development, evaluation and in achieving milestones towards the commercialization of applied materials or components development for the electronics industry

    • Ability to work independently, plan, organize and oversee multiple research projects

    • Ability to travel up to 20% to other Rogers locations and company partners in the U.S. and abroad

    • Must be a self-motivated individual with excellent communication and time management skills who is well organized, meticulous and be able to tune in different types of experimental work.

Critical Competencies:

  • Informing

  • Interpersonal Savvy

  • Learning on the Fly

  • Peer Relationships

  • Problem Solving

  • Drive for Results

  • Technical Learning

  • Dealing with Ambiguity

  • Creativity

  • Ethics & Values

  • Integrity & Trust Preferred Education and Experience:

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering

  • Good analytical and reasoning skills Supervisory Responsibility:


    Required Travel:


    Rogers Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

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    With an outstanding work environment, vast developmental opportunities, and a top- notch benefit package, it is no wonder a large majority of our employees have been with us longer than 10 years. Come join a winning team!

    In addition to a competitive salary package, we offer:

  • Comprehensive health plans that include medical, dental, vision, and access to complementary and alternative medicine coverage

  • Wellness program, including fitness membership reimbursements

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Participation in discretionary bonus plan

  • Employee stock ownership plan

  • Generous vacation plan

  • Life Insurance

  • Strong work/family and employee assistance programs

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Employee discount program

  • Excellent training and development opportunities

  • Rogers Employees Federal Credit Union

    About Rogers Corporation :

    Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) is a global leader in engineered materials to power, protect and connect our world. With more than 180 years of materials science and engineering experience, Rogers delivers high performance solutions that enable clean energy, internet connectivity, and safety and protection applications, as well as other technologies where reliability is critical. Rogers delivers Power Electronics Solutions for energy-efficient motor drives, vehicle electrification and alternative energy; Elastomeric Materials Solutions for sealing, vibration management, and impact protection in mobile devices, transportation interiors, industrial equipment and performance apparel; and Advanced Connectivity Solutions for wireless infrastructure, automotive safety and radar systems. Headquartered in Connecticut (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, China, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit . * *

Job: *R&D

Organization: *Corporate

Title: Innovator I Electrical Engineer

Location: MA-Burlington

Requisition ID: 170000FK