Physical Sciences Inc., located just north of Boston, in Andover, is seeking 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 would ideally have materials synthesis, purification and characterization experience. 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 individual will play a key role in growing a diverse portfolio of technologies funded by the DoD, DoE, and NASA, in areas such as firefighter decontamination, atmospheric water harvesting and microreactor technology development.
Experience with wet chemistry laboratory procedures and related analytical techniques is strongly desired. 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. Finally, the applicant will be required to analyze data, present findings to the group, and determine next steps.
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.
Work will be performed at PSI’s headquarters in Andover, MA.
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.
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