Dow Chemical Raw Materials Engineer in Marlborough, Massachusetts

The Dow Chemical Company has an opening for a Raw Materials Engineer located in Marlborough, MA.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain high-quality, low-cost, sustainable processes for manufacture of polymers and small molecules for use in spin on coatings for microlithographic applications.

  • Perform hands-on laboratory and pilot plant work, document clear instructions for manufacture of materials.

  • Prepare laboratory-scale quantities of polymers and small molecules.

  • Develop hypotheses if and when troubleshooting is necessary and design experiments to test the validity of those hypotheses.

  • Identify key process variables & their impact upon product performance of products using process FMEAs and designed experiments.

  • Write batch manufacturing instructions with input from development technicians and production operators.

  • Work with R&D, Analytical, Process Development Engineers, Quality Engineers, and Manufacturing.

  • Confirm that key filtration, ion exchange and mixing process variables critical to product performance are sufficiently controlled to meet product objectives.

  • Present technical training on new processes to Manufacturing, Engineering, & Quality organizations in Marlborough or other DOW locations.

  • As necessary, provide technical assistance to Quality, Sales and Business organization to resolve technical issues which arise during product development.

  • Define, direct and implement engineering studies as required to develop a manufacturing process for specific products in new technology areas.

  • Perform lab scale and pilot plant process investigations to identify new unit operations or equipment to advance the technologies available during development.

  • Direct batch manufacture in the lab or a production environment to generate process development data or satisfy sampling or order requirements.

  • Develop & maintain a project plan for product development.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry

  • 3 years of experience in the semiconductor, or chemical industry

  • 3 years of hands-on experience in polymer / small molecule synthesis

  • Must have strong problem solving skills

  • Must have strong equipment skills: start-up, troubleshooting, optimization, return to service

  • Must be flexible and willing to learn new technologies.

  • Must work well with peers, subordinates and management.

  • Must have good oral and written communications skills.

  • Must be computer literate (Word, Excel).

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in statistical design of experiments

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Extensive Quality Management experience: Supplier Audits, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

  • Familiarity with SAP is a plus

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at .

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at , you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.


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