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R&D Scientist - Acoustics

Maxxon Corporation Hamel, MN
  • Expired: September 26, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Maxxon Corporation
R&D Scientist - Acoustics

Maxxon Corporation is recognized as the pioneer and leader in floor technologies. Since gypsum first met sand in 1972, Gyp-Crete, now Maxxon Corporation, has provided superior underlayment products for solving virtually any floor problem. Maxxon not only started the industry but continues to lead it by applying years of experience and knowledge in flooring underlayments and acoustical sound technology to design and problem solve with architects and general contractors.

Our Opportunity
Maxxon Corporation is seeking to expand our Research and Development team with the addition of an experienced acoustician to support new product development, lead testing programs, and perform customer field support. A successful candidate will bring experience in acoustical and vibrational testing, especially as related to floor/ceiling assemblies and resilient floor goods. They will have a strong record of project leadership, management of competing priorities, and the ability to work effectively with a variety of teams.
+ Lead R&D projects for both new product development and to assess product performance in new floor/ceiling assembly designs.
+ Responsible for designing test programs and conducting both field and laboratory sound measurements on floor/ceiling assemblies.
+ Act as a Maxxon acoustical representative to the architectural and contractor communities, as well as provide technical support to the Regional Sales Managers.
+ Maintain database of sound test results, published test reports, and awareness of academic literature and competitive IP.
+ Represent Maxxon at acoustical conferences and industry meetings such as ASTM, ASA, NoiseCon.
Skills and Experience
+ A bachelor?s or a master?s degree in acoustics or a related field. (Master?s preferred.)
+ 3-5 years of experience in acoustical measurements and consulting.
+ Detailed understanding of building code acoustical requirements and standard field and laboratory test methods.
+ Ability to acquire, analyze, and report on noise and vibration data.
+ High degree of organization and detail in the collection and reporting of data.
+ Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and in cross-functional teams.
+ A passion to investigate and solve installations or construction displaying acoustical challenges.
+ Outstanding communications skills with the ability to influence scientific peers, customers, and management stakeholders.
+ Familiarity with basic statistics and measurements of variation, knowledge of formal Design of Experiments desired.
+ Understanding of laboratory acoustical testing, especially sample preparation and installation details desired.
+ Up to 20% domestic travel.

What?s In It For Me?
Our team is extremely talented, passionate and supportive
We promote and support balance, family, wellness and giving back to our community
We support continued professional development
Total compensation package with market competitive salary, benefits and growth opportunities
?Share with us your talent and drive and we will provide a creative and supportive environment, where your valuable contributions are rewarded and celebrated with professional growth, job satisfaction, and an attractive total compensation program.
Sound Like You?
Interested in learning more? Let?s connect to continue the conversation and learn more about you!

Maxxon Corporation


Hamel, MN
55340 USA