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Polymer Scientist - Membrane Development

Canada   •  + Healthcare   •  Permanent, Full time

A growing renewable energy company has an exciting opportunity for a Polymer Scientist to join its Membrane Engineering team. Working in a small yet agile team, your role will be to design new or modify existing high-performance polymeric membranes including developing membrane recipes, fabrication procedures, and characterization techniques. To be considered you must be educated to BSc or above in a relevant subject and have previous experience in membrane development and hollow fiber production.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Design new or modify existing high performance polymeric membranes
  • Develop membrane recipes, fabrication procedures, and characterization techniques
  • Scale up hollow fiber manufacturing process and procedures
  • Implement new and improved membrane manufacturing processes
  • Evaluate membrane separation performance in support of process development
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of chemical engineers and material scientists to design membrane materials
  • Analyze data and effectively communicate through write reports and/or presentation of the results
  • Provide leadership in safety best practices as appropriate to development, and related activities
  • Schedule and coordinate projects to align with deadlines, milestones, and budgets
  • Other related duties as assigned

Experience Required:

  • PhD. or MS in Membrane Engineering, Chemical engineering, Polymer chemistry, Organic chemistry or Material science
  • Significant hands-on experience in membrane development and hollow fiber production
  • Ability to lead and manage small to medium projects
  • Hands-on work in the lab with experience leading troubleshooting and root cause investigations.
  • Capable of clear and concise written and verbal communication through reports, status updates, presentations, etc.

What will make you stand out from the crowd:

  • Good knowledge of membrane separations, process engineering, instrumental analysis, and mechanical engineering is desirable
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical design of experiments and Six Sigma is desirable

You must have the right to work in Canada.

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7393
  • Posted: 7th June 2022
  • Expires: 5th July 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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