Senior Applications Engineer - Composites


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. 


  • 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



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


  • 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