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PhD Surface Chemist Principal Investigator

Company: Dupont
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Principal Investigator for Yerkes Tedlar - performs engineering work in operations, production, construction, or maintenance environments. Designs and scales manufacturing processes, instruments and equipment and tests manufactured products to maintain quality. Plans, designs, and estimates time and cost and oversees construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, systems, and components. Analyzes and develops solutions to engineering problems related to manufacturing equipment and systems or the causes of component failures. Develops and applies engineering standards and procedures and provides advice on issues within the engineering field. - Provides technical expertise in a technology area to manufacturing operations to maintain production performance or restore process capability. - Evaluates data using statistical methodology and monitors compliance with customer specifications. Uses significant process experience and quality knowledge and training to make appropriate business-based decisions. -This role will report to the Yerkes Tedlar Engineering Science Leader.The responsibilities of this role are:Surface Science Lead for the Tedlar - Enterprise

  • Utilize expertise in surface science to assist in the resolution of problems related to the surface composition and surface engineering of Tedlar - Film products. -
  • Process monitoring of the flame treatment processes at the Yerkes and Circleville manufacturing sites.
  • Support R&D development of improved product and dispersions formulations.
  • Support of the production areas in the event of process upsets.
  • Perform failure analysis of finished laminates.Analytical Chemistry and product formulation support of the Photovoltaic and Industrial market sectors of the Tedlar - Film business.
    • Support the organizations decision making processes by providing expert analysis and technical guidance in a timely fashion to aid in the resolution customer complaints, quality investigations, and manufacturing upsets, and in the advancement of product/process improvement efforts. - This includes coordination of both onsite and offsite testing.
    • Regulatory Support for the Tedlar - Film - Provide technical assistance to the Product Steward with relation to the product formulation of Tedlar - Film and analytical chemistry to meet the meet the organizations EHS responsibilities.
    • Lead raw materials qualifications as needed.Provide technical support for the Yerkes Quality Control, Circleville Quality Control and Yerkes Laboratories
      • Improve Quality Systems by providing responsible technical guidance to the Tedlar - Film business's Quality Control Laboratories located at the Yerkes and Circleville Manufacturing facilities.
      • Primary activities for the production laboratories to include
        • 5 years minimum experience
        • MOCT/PSM activities for laboratories and instrumentation
        • Laboratory PHA Lead
        • Develop new test methods to meet the needs of the business
        • Designing and conducting comparative studies on laboratory instrumentation.
        • Assist with troubleshooting and repair of existing instrumentation. -
        • Manage Engineering Science laboratory operating procedures. -
        • Perform MIQA review of existing QC procedures
        • Management the service contracts for the Engineering Science instrumentation
        • Coordinate on site contractor services for instrumentation the Longhouse and QC Labs.
        • Manage ISO/PMS calibrations of laboratory instruments and equipment
        • Assist the Tedlar QC lab supervisor with site contractor services for instrumentation in the QC Lab.
        • Locating corporate and contract laboratory services for specialized analysis
        • Assist in the technical development of laboratory staff
        • Activities for the MT Laboratories to include troubleshooting of existing instrumentation, set up of new instrumentation, instrument validation, and required PSM activities.
        • Technical development laboratory staff and MT support.Education:
          • PhD in Chemistry (surface chemist)Experience Desired - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Technical expertise in Surface Science, Infrared Spectroscopy, Thermal Analysis, General Analytical Chemistry, Optical Microscopy, UV Vis, GC, Particle Size Analysis, Color/Appearance measurement, Physical Property testing, and Polymer ChemistryDuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our -.For US Applicants: See the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster at: -For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, -.

Keywords: Dupont, Tonawanda , PhD Surface Chemist Principal Investigator, Other , Tonawanda, New York

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