Senior Applications Engineer - Composites

Summary

JOB PURPOSE: Senior Applications Engineer will lead the engineering, processing project support and technical project management required for new customers to adopt Materia Proxima resins in advanced composite applications. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as the engineering lead to supports new customers and development projects for advanced composite applications in major industries using pultrusion, vacuum infusion, and resin transfer molding
  • Develop process and manufacturing recommendations that enable customer adoption of Materia products
  • Collaborate closely with customer engineering and formulation teams to facilitate successful technology transfer and process scaleup
  • Coordinate and execute product trials and demonstrations at customer facilities
  • Work closely with colleagues to make test samples and provide technical feedback needed for developing new or improved resin processes and/or formulations
  • Maintain careful records, produce reports and other documents to meet technology dissemination, patent protection, and/or quality control needs
  • Work with colleagues to manage and maintain facility organization and safety

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Education:

  • B.S. in engineering, material science or similar 

Experience:

  • 5+ years of relevant technical experience in composite manufacturing or process development with liquid thermoset resins
  • Prior experience with direct customer interactions in a technical role
  • Demonstrated technical problem-solving ability
  • Significant hands on experience and technical background related to working in laboratories and/or manufacturing environments
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good project and time management skills
  • Travel requirement: 25% expected (domestic and international)
  • Location: Pasadena, CA

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