Process Development Technician

Posted 02 Feb 2024

Tamaqua, Pennsylvania - United States

Req Id 271667


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This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 


Your Role:


The Process Development Technician will perform the activities necessary to support process development efforts in a laboratory and pilot plant environment. The activities will focus mainly on new product synthesis of Organo-Silane or Organo-Metallic compounds which will include construction of experimental equipment and routine analytical analysis of process and product samples.


Responsibilities and duties to be performed consist of:


  • Manufacturing compounds in a laboratory or pilot plant setting
  • Operation of pilot scale chemical reactors, filtration equipment, heater/chillers, gloveboxes and inert gas/liquid handling manifolds as well as packaging solids, liquids and gases. 
  • Responsible for safety, environmental protection, productivity, quality, and Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Resolve of daily operating issues
  • Diagnose malfunctions
  • Perform preventive and operating maintenance
  • Record and report all deviations from normal operating conditions
  • Maintain up-to-date notebooks
  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Follow all EMD Electronics corporate standards for laboratory and pilot plant EH&S
  • This position works on a variable schedule


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED 


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with laboratory/pilot plant operations
  • Experience with handling hazardous chemicals (toxic, reactive, pyrophoric, corrosive, oxidizer)
  • Mechanical skills relevant to the assembly, installation and maintenance of glass and metal chemical reactor systems
  • Familiarity with analytical instruments
  • Post secondary education, particularly chemistry or in a technical field
  • Good communication skills

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
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