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R&D Engineering Technician

Company: Entegris
Location: Bedford
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Why work at Entegris?Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization - not just when it's convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values: People AccountabilityCreativity ExcellenceThe Membrane R&D group is looking for a motivated and team-oriented individual to join our collaborative group focused on process development for liquid filtration membranes. The core purpose of this role is to support the R&D team with lab related activities to develop new membranes and cleaning processes. This position reports to the R&D Principal Membrane Scientist.

  • Run R&D equipment to make polymeric membranes through thermal inversion process
  • Execute safely testing protocols for polymeric membranes.
  • Assist with Design of Experiments and execute daily experimental duties.
  • Assist with start-up and commissioning of new laboratory equipment.
  • Help in troubleshooting equipment and minor assembly and disassembly of equipment.
  • Occasionally work on production equipment.
  • Follow standard test practices and procedures.
  • Collect samples and submit requests for lab analysis
  • Compile, document, and share results.
  • Help in writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for common procedures.
  • Complete routine cleaning and maintenance of R&D equipment and maintain good housekeeping and organization within the lab.
  • Work with other groups including New Product Development/Introduction, manufacturing, Analytical lab, EH&S, etc. as needed to support R&D work.
  • Package & ship material when needed.
  • Order materials, chemicals, and product from warehouse.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.Traits we believe make a strong candidate:
    • 5 years laboratory or chemical handling experience, or 5 years of service in Manufacturing or Quality/Analytical environment, or 2-year degree in science or engineering field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
    • Experience with working with hazardous and corrosive chemicals.
    • Familiar with Microsoft Excel and Word.
    • Attention to detail, systematic approach, good record keeper, neat
    • Good communication skills.
    • Self-starter, takes on additional tasks without direction, and completes tasks with minimum supervision once trained.
    • Excellent collaboration within the group and with other groups.
    • Proactive and clear communication on work activities.
    • Ability to execute assigned tasks to a high standard and provide reliable, high quality data that the group can trust for making decisions.
    • Ability to identify opportunities for improvements within our procedures and equipment to improve safety and efficiency.
    • Aware of EH&S best practices for working with chemicals and waste and puts emphasis on completing work safely.
    • Some flexibility in work hours.Physical Requirements:
      • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
      • This job requires the ability to stand for long periods.
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and you must be able to move throughout the department/facility.
      • Able to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
      • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Work Environment:
        • The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
        • This is a manufacturing environment. It involves exposure to moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock and moderate to high noise levels.
        • Person may be required to interact with on-site manufacturing warehouse.
        • Wearing safety glasses, Nitrile Gloves, and other PPE when appropriate
        • Other safety garments or protection may need to be worn, depending on the nature of the work area.Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you're looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.Very Competitive total compensation plans.A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that's all yours- no vesting!Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you're happy and healthy.3 weeks vacation - plenty of time to recharge those batteries!At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.Entegris strongly encourages all of its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. At Entegris, COVID-19 vaccination is preferred but not required at this time.

Keywords: Entegris, Boston , R&D Engineering Technician, Engineering , Bedford, Massachusetts

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