R & D Process Engineer, Principal Investigator, Digital Printing

E I du Pont de Nemours and   •  

Wilmington, DE

Industry: Energy & Environmental Services

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Not Specified years

Posted 370 days ago

Job Description

DuPont offers an exciting place to work where thousands of innovations are introduced everyyear. You will have opportunities for growth through involvement in various dynamic industries from high-tech to high-performance; including nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home andconstruction,transportation, and apparel. At DuPont, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If youwant to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join DuPont and discover The miracles of science™. Come join our team! The primary responsibility of this role is to develop processtechnology for new, aqueous inkjet ink products Responsibilities

  • Designing and developing processes for preparing aqueous inkjet inks used in various print-head platforms
  • Spearhead the development of new platform process technology for next generation products
  • Utilize fundamental scientific principles and the scientific method in experimental design  
  • Responsible for first line supervision of laboratory support personnel
  • Provide technical leadership to deliver against program milestones
  • Engage with a cross-functional team comprising disciplines such as Project Leadership, Formulations, Dispersion Engineering, Sourcing, Manufacturing Technology, and Operations to ensure successful project execution and transition from laboratory- to commercial-scale manufacturing

DuPont is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DuPont is an e-Verify Employer

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Job Qualifications

The successful candidatewill have:

  • PhD or MSDegree in Chemical Engineering or related fields
    • Experience in particle dispersion technology and/or process development is preferred
    • Experience in ink jet chemistries and/or coating formulations is highly desired
    • Experience in colorant purification and separation processing is also desired
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize R&D resources to effectively address dispersion or concentrate formulation and processing problems
    • Familiar with analytical techniques such as particle size measurement, ICP, IC, GC, MS
  • Demonstrated ability to develop particle dispersion process development including IP mapping, product invention, process development and plant production.
  • Demonstrated highly efficient development (Six Sigma, lean manufacturing), commercialization and production of new products related colloidal and dispersion technology
  • Applied knowledge of one or more of the following fields is highly desirable
    • interfacial science
    • colloid/dispersed systems or particle science
    • pigments
    • color science
    • polymer synthesis and rheology

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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.