Sr. Process Engineer
Company: Cabot Corporation
Posted on: November 19, 2022
Your Role at Cabot: Cabot is seeking a talented engineer to join
as a Sr. Process R&D Engineer in the Advanced Carbons team. Our
product is a best-in-class conductive carbon nanomaterial, that has
a range of applications including plastic composites and batteries.
Carbon Nanostructures (CNS) are produced in a unique roll-to-roll
Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) process with significant
opportunity for innovative technology development to improve
production efficiency, increase sustainability, and new product
development. This role will be located in Billerica, MA, Cabot's
primary R&D facility and support commissioning and initial
operations of new production facilities. --- Would you like to
contribute to the development and scale-up of a novel best-on-class
--- Are you a positive, innovative, hard-working, energetic, and
motivated professional with a passion for building relationships
with a diverse team of colleagues?
--- Are you known for your integrity--- for always doing the right
thing? If so, please consider the opportunity we have for you to
join our team! How You Will Make an Impact: In this role, you will
be an independent researcher responsible for the delivery and/or
leadership of projects of moderate to high complexity/scope and for
contributing to the creation of new concepts and providing
solutions to complex technical problems in the area of process
development. A successful candidate will be someone who: ---
Conducts independent research to understand and deliver solutions
to technical and commercial problems in equipment or process design
and research investigations. Sets hypotheses and devise technical
approaches to complex problems. Employs thorough scientific
approach, including understanding of literature, mechanistic
thinking, hypothesis setting, experimentation, analysis, and
--- Supports existing and future operations by participating in
troubleshooting and continuous improvement efforts.
--- Develops new process equipment to advance research on
increasing capital efficiency and productivity of operations.
Produces drawings of novel parts and assemblies to facilitate
development of equipment and machines.
--- Plans, schedules, conducts, or and coordinates detailed phases
of projects of varying scopes to safely meet objectives and
timeline. Generates data, conducts advanced statistical analysis,
and organizes and interprets data to establish and support new
process, materials, and/or application learning. Conducts tests,
draws conclusions, advances hypotheses, and makes recommendations.
What You Will Bring to Cabot: --- Post-secondary degree
(Bachelor's/University) in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering and
generally 10+ years of related experience, Master's Degree in
Chemical or Mechanical Engineering and generally 6+ years of
related experience, OR Ph.D. in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
generally with 2+ years related experience
--- Process engineering experience, preferably in the areas of
reaction engineering, catalyst design, catalytic processes,
fluidized bed and chemical vapor deposition technologies.
Experience with continuous fiber management processes is a
--- Technical Excellence. Advanced knowledge and understanding in
chemical or mechanical engineering. Ability to balance high
technical quality with the practicality of execution and timing.
Eagerness to explore in pursuit of new ways to improve process
equipment and create value. Knowledge of instruments and controls
and programming (Labview). Experience with CAD and mechanical
design. Familiar with mechanical equipment and their operation.
--- Ability to connect between scientific disciplines. Ability to
independently execute in a manner that is aligned with IP and
business strategies. Comfort with what is unknown and an eagerness
to explore in pursuit of new ways to improve and create value.
Ability to synthesize and document experimental results in written
reports to capture knowledge.
--- Knowledge and effectiveness in the critical aspects of project
--- Communication & Presentation Skills. Ability to effectively
engage in verbal and written communications that are timely,
concise, clear, and relevant while delivering with empathy with a
broad range of stakeholders.
--- Computers. Excellent skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, and
--- Works Safely. Strictly follows and complies with all SH&E
procedures, standards and regulations and constantly strives for
Excellence in the fields of sustainability and Safety, Health, and
preservation of the Environment. Familiar with topics such as
Process Safety Management (PSM), safe work permitting,
lockout/tagout, emergency response, and hazard recognition. How
We'll Support Your Success:
--- Dynamic, Flexible, Hard Working, Team Environment - We are
busy, collaborative, growing, and we are doing really meaningful
--- Growth -Training, great peer coaching and support, and the
ability to personally grow your influence, your position, and your
--- Meaningful Work that is Valued - Customers are demanding
sustainable solutions without compromising quality or performance.
The work we do is visible, and is helping to create a more
abundant, affordable, and cleaner future. It is an awesome feeling
to know you're making a living by making a positive impact in the
world; and to be able to say, "I was a part of that."
--- Benefits, Vacation, Etc. - We offer a competitive package of
--- Feedback - we are committed to giving and receiving feedback in
a direct and open fashion.
--- Support - you are part of a team and deserve to feel encouraged
and supported. We have a global team of engineers that are willing
to help. You will be part of a team that cares about you personally
and professionally. Our success depends on your success. #LI-Onsite
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