Process Engineer

Electroninks | Materials Platform For Consumer Electronics

Posted 4 months ago

Position Type: Full-Time Job Code/Requisition #: JR004

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Starting Date: Review will begin immediately for positions to be filled immediately.

Description: Electroninks, Inc. has several openings for an Application and/or Process Lab Engineer within the Research and Development and Materials Processing and Engineering groups. Primary responsibilities include support of our scientific team by preparing conductive ink samples, preparing film samples through various coating techniques and characterizing materials, maintaining laboratory equipment, organization, and inventory.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for safe chemical handling, lab up-keep, good house-keeping, and general Apps Lab practices
  • Handling of ink chemistry and samples including preparation and quality control
  • Characterization of materials stability (including temperature, humidity, chemical, and adhesion properties)
  • Implementing and following appropriate QA/QC protocols
  • Sample preparation including coating and casting of thin films via inkjet printing, bar coating, blade coating, etc.
  • Previous experience with inkjet and slot-die coating is highly desirable but not a criteria
  • Maintenance of equipment including inkjet printer
  • Assisting in developing new test methods and scale up operations
  • Sample prep for characterization and activities with external companies
  • Handling of nanomaterials including silver, copper, and other metallic nanoparticle samples

Essential requirements:

  • Minimum requirements include an Associates degree in chemical engineering, chemistry, material science, biology, biochemistry and 2+ years working in an industrial analytical laboratory setting, or 5+ experience years in absence of degree. BS degree a plus
  • Experience with wet-chemistry methods and practice, wet-bench, solvents, chemical reactions, surface chemistry and materials processing
  • Ability to work with chemicals in a safe, organized, and neat manner, with attention for details
  • Ability to work in a highly motivated fast-paced team to develop a range of synthesis, characterization, and processing methods
  • Ability to prepare documents, presentations, write standard operating procedures (SOPs), and produce technical reports
  • Ability to work with teams, excellent written and verbal communication skills is absolutely critical

In general, we are looking for candidates who want to join and work hard with a dynamic team developing materials for a wide range of electronic device, biomedical device, wearables, and display applications that will make an impact on how we live. This is an exciting and dynamic sector, with partners and customers world-wide. In addition to being efficient and capable in the lab, successful candidates will have a strong work ethic, exhibit flexible work hours with results-oriented timeline, and the right chemistry and persona to fit into the Electroninks Team.

Candidates must have the right to work in the United States.

Company Information: Electroninks Incorporated is a company that is a startup backed by strategic and venture investors. We are devoted to the next generation of printed electronics and wearables via high performance materials for mass-production printing techniques. We have developed a vast array of materials that bring high performance properties to printed electronics.

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