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Process Engineer

Westwood, Massachusetts
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Jun 9, 2022

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Process Engineer

Westwood, MA

About Nano-C

Materials That Power Our World™

Nano-C Inc (Westwood, MA) is an emerging global leader in development and manufacture of nanostructured carbon materials and related technologies.  Spun out of MIT, our activities have expanded over time to include the large-scale synthesis of fullerenes, single walled carbon nanotubes, their chemical derivatives, formulations, and device applications. Now, with over 215 global patents, Nano-C customers span three major industries:  energy, electronics, and healthcare.   A core part Nano-C’s vision is to use its products to enable better living and a sustainable world.

Nano-C is experiencing an exciting period of growth driven by increased customer adoption of our purified carbon nanotube products, for which we seek an experienced scale-up/research and development/formulations Process Engineer to be a key part of our team.

Process Engineer Job Responsibilities

Laboratory position to support carbon nanotube ink and carbon nanotube purification process improvement, product specification/characterization, process development, and ink formulations development activities including:

  • Validation of carbon nanotube purification and ink-making SOPs, as well as process revision and documentation of such procedures
  • Support pilot-scale purification and ink making; work with operations team to transition formulations from R&D to commercial production
  • Establish product specification through film/ink characterization and specification compliance testing
  • Use various coating and deposition techniques to validate ink performance in the course of internal development and the support of customer evaluations
  • Execute product stability testing and maintain database
  • Purify carbon nanotubes and prepare and characterize R&D ink materials to support customer evaluations
  • Proactively maintain, advance, update, and create SOPs where applicable
  • Perform standard chemical and physical tests of products and in-process materials, and  maintain and develop a database to store ink and film data; proactively steward the database to catch and observe trends/noncompliance

Process Engineer Qualifications and Skills

  • BS in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering required
  • 3-5 years of experience with lab scale and pilot scale synthesis, and preparation of industrial chemicals, inks or formulations
  • Interest and exposure to a wide breadth of research and development processes, including product development, quality, and troubleshooting
  • Good communicator with an ability to collect, analyze, interpret, organize and present cumulative device performance data
  • Capability to work independently and to generate new solutions while being a team player
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds occasionally


Applicants, as well as position incumbents, who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.

Nano-C is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity.  Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position.  Under no circumstances will Nano-C discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.

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