R&D Engineer

Reporting to the Operations Director and working closely with the teams of Technical Experts and Consultants, the role of the R&D Engineer is to conduct R&D projects in a systematic and scientific manner with good time management and organizational skills. Analytical, critical and creative thinking are some of the desired attributes for such a role.

About the Company:

Matcor is a subsidiary of Cetim, the French Technical Centre for Mechanical Industry. Cetim was established in 1965 to support innovation and competitiveness of engineering companies through its multidisciplinary expertise and unique R&D capacity. Our 1,100 employees provide a comprehensive array of services and solutions to the worldwide manufacturing industries, which includes Aerospace, Marine, Automotive, Energy and Oil & Gas. Together with its international subsidiaries and partners, Cetim has 8,000 customers in more than 50 countries and has become a world leading engineering group, who is also able to support environmental and Industry 4.0 transformation.

At Matcor, the Asia Pacific subsidiary of Cetim, we are passionate about finding solutions for our clients and are dedicated to helping in the success of their projects be it: Failure Analysis and Forensic investigation, Lab Testing, Asset Integrity Management, Mechanical engineering and Testing support, High level technical Training, Specialized Software, Advanced manufacturing solutions, Industrialization of innovation and much more….

Key Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with CETIM, R&D projects related to mechanical industry and particularly focused on materials and surfaces, residual service life, intelligence in production, Additive Manufacturing, Industry 4.0 etc.
  • Carry out research and consultancy work
  • Perform bibliographic studies on the R&D topics assigned
  • Writing of the technical reports and scientific articles on the R&D findings
  • Prepare weekly updates on progress
  • Participate to meetings with Matcor and CETIM Business Units
  • Actively participate in the elaboration of new R&D projects
  • Work on new proposed R&D projects


  • Master or PhD in Mechanics of Solids / Materials Engineering / Processes and Technologies of Composites / Mechanical Engineering / Additive Manufacturing
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills and manage multiple projects and timelines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of modelling and simulation software
  • Proficient in English and French (written and spoken(will be an advantage
  • Self-motivated and confident personality and work independently as well as in a team