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Senior Development Engineer - Chemical Manufacturing

Materion Corporation
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
22 days ago


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The Senior Development Engineer scales and validates new products and processes for the Materion EM (Electronic Materials) Technology and Innovation (T&I equivalent to R&D) team. The Senior Development Engineer is responsible for the coordination of the design and development of new and improved manufacturing processes and ensuring support of the efficient and effective transfer of product component design into production; and for improvements to existing processes within New Product Development projects.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Scale and validate new product processes in conjunction with the T&I Development team, Process Engineering, and Operations. 

  • Scope, identify, and deliver technical requirements of required equipment for new product development, scale up, and process improvements. 

  • Prepare, schedule, coordinate, and monitor of multiple assigned projects with proper documentation and communication to the broader team.   

  • Design new product processes for safety, quality, and manufacturability.

  • Mentor development engineers and other T&I staff in the requirements for robust and scalable processes.

  • Serve as a bridge between new product creation and transition to Operations for a robust and reliable process. 

  • Up to 15% travel may be required based on business need.



  • Bachelors of Science or advanced degree in Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, or related field.

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of technical experience in a chemical manufacturing setting.

  • Must be willing to perform hands-on work in a pilot plant setting.

  • Experience in processing and handling solid and powder materials preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in transferring products from R&D to volume manufacturing.

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead or participate in technical design projects and teams.

The selection of the person to be hired for this position is contingent on the candidate having export compliance eligibility for access to U.S. controlled technology which comes under the licensing jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of State, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the U.S. Department of Commerce, Export Administration Regulations (EAR).   

The candidate selected will have to qualify as either a U.S. citizen, a U.S. National, a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., a Person Admitted into the U.S. as an Asylee or Refugee., a National of a country that is not prohibited from having access to U.S. controlled technology (via a letter of assurance), or a Person to be approved for an export license by the governing agency whose technology comes under its jurisdiction.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64651376
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Materion Corporation
  • Position Title: Senior Development Engineer - Chemical Manufacturing
  • Industry: Aerospace,Automotive,Electronic & Electrical,Energy,Manufacturing,Materials & Composites,Research & Development,Speciality Chemicals
  • Job Function: Engineering
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Degree Required: Bachelors
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%

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