Kappa Search | Chicago Employment Agencies | Chemical Engineers

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago employment agency that specializes in the recruitment and placement of technology, engineering, manufacturing and operations professionals. We are currently recruiting for a Chemical Engineer with nanotechnology experience.
Description: This candidate will be a technical leader in an aggressive product development effort to develop nano-enhanced products ranging from catalysts to supercomposites. The incumbent will be involved in product and process development.
  • Experimental development of new nanoparticle dispersion products
  • Developing and qualifying new process’ and formulations, taking them from lab scale to small scale and ready for high volume manufacturing.
  • Working with a global team to fulfill customer demands
  • Conducting analysis of products and maintaining database of results
  • Coordinating external analysis through vendors
Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience
  • B.S, M.S. or Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering
  • Knowledge of plasma reactors and synthetic techniques would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of characterization techniques including TEM, SEM, BET surface area, chemisorption, XPS, Auger, TGA, DSC is advantageous
  • An understanding of catalytic systems (processes, chemistry, and supports) is advantageous
  • This position requires a high level of drive and flexibility to work in an entrepreneurial environment.

**Seeking a hands-on chemical engineer who has experience working in a lab as well as a manufacturing environment**