Duties/Responsibilities:

Promerus LLC (http://www.promerus.com/index.asp) is searching for a versatile chemical engineer with experience in process and product development for specialty chemicals and polymers.  The Process Engineer will manage projects to develop new processes, supervise pre-commercial manufacturing, and optimize process conditions to maximize material efficiencies.  Responsibilities will include process hazard assessment, equipment setup and operation, process scale-up, supply chain management, quality assurance, hazardous materials shipment, and new technology development.  Project work is generally performed within laboratory and pilot plant facilities on site.

Technical Proficiencies Required:

  • Degree in Chemical Engineering:
    • Bachelor’s degree and at least 1-5 years of experience
    • Master’s degree and at least 1-3 years of experience
  • Experience with chemical reactions, vacuum distillation, separation and purification methods, batch and continuous processing
  • Knowledge of organic chemical and polymer synthesis, analytical methods, problem solving,experimental design   
  • Proficient at unit operation modification, operation and control, with strong mechanical skills
  • Knowledge of chemical properties, chemical hazards and safe handling practices, process hazard assessment
  • Ability to manage projects concurrently and independently

General Skills and Physical Requirements:

  • Plan and conduct experiments to demonstrate new concepts
  • Transition processes from laboratory scale to kilo lab scale
  • Analyze data, apply statistical methods, prepare written reports, give oral presentations
  • Motivated to achieve target objectives in timely and effective manner
  • Decisive and action-oriented with strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Safe work habits
  • Good interpersonal and “team-work” skills
  • Computer skills necessary to support the above technical proficiencies 
  • Able to wear required personal protective equipment including respirators
  • Able to stand for extended time periods and lift small loads

Company Profile:

Promerus, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Bakelite, is involved in the development of a novel platform of polymers based on cyclic olefins that are polymerized using a propriety class of organometallic catalysts. Application areas include the semiconductor, optoelectronic and electronic packaging markets. Ongoing development and commercial activities with multiple Fortune 500 companies in the micro-electronics and semi-conductor industries is the primary business focus.

Benefits:

We offer a wide range of competitive benefits including:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability plans available on the date of hire
  • Vacation and Holiday pay available on the date of hire
  • Competitive wages
  • 401 (K) & Profit Sharing Plan
  • A great work environment

Contact Information: Please e-mail all resumesto: sbnajobs1@sbna-inc.com. Include JobCode in the subject: 12052018DS