Senior Chemical Process Engineer

August 29, 2017

Location: Raleigh, NC

Salary:  Open

Job Description:

Develop monomer-based chemical formulations and deposition processes for atmospheric plasma curing.  The development will encompass improving existing chemistries for a variety of substrates as well as exploring chemistries for providing functionality to substrates.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, execute, and analyze experiments.
  • Formulate monomer-based chemical blends.

  • Perform chemical process optimization in terms of functionality, processing speed, and cost.

  • Provide adequately documented feedback to hardware design team.

  • Work effectively and cross-functionally with internal hardware development, equipment partners, customer R&D, and customer manufacturing.

  • Prepare reports as necessary to document internal development work as well as customer applications work.

  • Minimal travel required.

Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry or related technical field. 
  • 5-10 year’s industry experience.
  • Preferred industry and/or academic experience in:  Formulating and analyzing (rheology, surface tension, etc.) monomer chemistries; Chemical application methods used for textiles/films/substrates/inkjet printing
  • Must be a self-starter and hands-on contributor.
  • Strong personnel skills. Must be able to develop good working relationships with external customers, various internal groups, and work as a team member.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. Utilize effective troubleshooting and problem solving techniques as applied to both chemical processes and processing equipment.

  • Physical:  Be able to work in close proximity to RF sources.

  • Special skills:  Computer Literacy with skills in Design of Experiments software (i.e. JMP) Microsoft Excel, Word, etc.

  • Experience and expertise in Statistical Analysis including DOE and SPC.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including report writing and presentation skills a must.

  • Able to travel nationally and internationally.

Contact Information:

Associate:  Jean M. Nolan

Phone:  508-647-0434

Email:  jnolan@mdparkin.com