Research and Development Manager

Date Posted: Active 3 days ago
Salary: $90,000 - $110,000 a year
Salt Lake City, UT 84104 (Glendale area)

Job Description

The R&D Manager will direct the day to day operations, support the strategic direction of the department under the supervision of the Director of Research and Development. Our research department is passionate about the successful commercialization of new products through innovation and supporting our cross functional teams- this manager will help lead the team towards those goals. This individual will also assist in the preparation of technical publications, intellectual property claims, and research grant proposals. Some travel will be involved to participate at various technical conferences and trade shows.

Key Required Skills/Abilities

  • Degree (BS or MS) in Materials Science or Ceramic Engineering (or related field such as Chem E, Mech E, Physical Chem, etc)
  • Experience managing highly technical, medium-sized teams consisting of technicians and engineers.
  • Proficient in Technical Writing – peer-reviewed publications, patent applications, and research grant applications
  • Ceramic materials experience required; silicon nitride preferred.
  • Project management experience required.

About SINTX Technologies:

From day one, we have been passionate about leveraging our expertise in the high-tech ceramics industry to create new, innovative opportunities in multiple sectors. To this end, our company has a state-of-the-art manufacturing and research facility with headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT.

We are also publicly traded on the NASDAQ (SINT) and operate an FDA registered, ANVISA registered, and ISO 13485:2016 certified manufacturing facility.

We have poured a tremendous amount of resources into the research and development of our hallmark, silicon nitride (Si3N4) material. We have leveraged the capability of this unique material to improve the quality of life of people all over the world as well as expand our interests into multiple industries, while broadening our vision. Read more about SINTX at

SINTX is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Please do not contact this employer with solicitation for services.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $90,000.00 - $110,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
Social distancing and masks are required in the facility at all times for unvaccinated employees. Employees that have been vaccinated are required to socially distance. Incentive paid for fully vaccinated employees.


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Team Management: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Project Management: 1 year (Required)
  • Ceramic: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

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