Physical Sciences Inc., located just north of Boston in Andover, has a career opportunity for a Chemical Engineer with a strong background in reaction kinetics, heat and mass transfer, and separations. We are seeking an applicant who can assist with developing and scaling-up materials production from laboratory/batch processes to pilot-scale/continuous processes. The applicant we seek must have materials isolation, purification and characterization experience, which drives development success criteria. We are looking for a strong worker, who can safely and effectively execute on their ideas as a member of a team and sometimes as an individual contributor. This Chemical Engineer will be asked to work on innovative programs, in areas such as firefighter decontamination, atmospheric water harvesting and rare earth elements extraction.
Experience with wet chemistry laboratory procedures and related analytical techniques is essential. Hands on experience with hardware assembly for chemical processes is preferred. Working knowledge of analytical laboratory techniques (e.g. GC-MS, UV-Vis, FTIR, NMR, DSC, TGA) and chemical engineering software packages (e.g. Aspen Plus, Comsol) is highly desirable.
Applicant must have a BS or MS degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Materials Science and 0 to 2 years’ experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are desired, as is superior analytical capability.
US Citizenship is required.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.