Engineering Technician 10/11/2017
EMD Performance Materials
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY A career with EMD Performance Materials is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
A career with EMD Performance Materials is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
Who We Are: EMD Performance Materials, the North American high-tech materials brand of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, comprises a portfolio for applications in fields such as consumer electronics, lighting, coatings, printing technology, plastics, and cosmetics. Key products are: display materials, LED materials for lighting as well as OLED materials for lighting and displays, functional materials for solar panels and energy solutions, effect pigments as well as active ingredients and fillers for cosmetics, food and pharmaceutical products, effect pigments and functional materials for coatings, printing and plastics and high-purity specialty chemical materials for the electronics and semiconductor industry and is currently working on innovative materials for technologies that enable solar energy to be used efficiently and energy-saving LEDs and OLEDs to be developed.
Your Role: As part of the Elixir project, this position primarily focuses on issues pertaining to global deposition materials business. This includes design and development of new containers, new metrology tools, scientific testing and failure analysis processes and addresses other customer issues towards improving customer relationships. As an Engineering technician, the candidate will work very closely with process and design engineers to test new containers for various processes. He will also work with technicians and with other departments from research and development (R&D), Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), and procurement.
The primary job functions of this position include
* Duties include running of metrology tool under the supervision of an Engineer
* Conduct tests on newly designed ampoules specific to materials and customer processes
* Operate safely and independently gas phase metrology tool with minimum supervision
* Generate results from experiments, collect test data, and record in excel data sheet
* Maintenance of metrology equipment to ensure they are working as per specification
* Filling of precursor materials into delivery containers in an inert atmosphere
* Maintain and repair equipment
* Perform all tasks and handle all chemicals to our strict safety standards
The candidate is expected to possess the following qualifications;
* Associate degree or equivalent experience in chemistry/physics/engineering or in any other related discipline
* Basic vacuum knowledge
* Basic knowledge of using mass flow controllers and flow gauges
* Proficiency in MS Office software
What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
Curious? Apply and find more information at come2emd.com
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