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Process Development Technician


Work Your Magic with us!  Start your next chapter and join EMD Electronics.


Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.  


Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your Role:


The Process Development Technician will perform the activities necessary to support process development efforts in a laboratory and pilot plant environment. The activities will focus mainly on new product synthesis of Organo-Silane or Organo-Metallic compounds which will include construction of experimental equipment and routine analytical analysis of process and product samples.


Responsibilities and duties to be performed consist of:


  • Manufacturing compounds in a laboratory or pilot plant setting
  • Operation of pilot scale chemical reactors, filtration equipment, heater/chillers, gloveboxes and inert gas/liquid handling manifolds as well as packaging solids, liquids and gases. 
  • Responsible for safety, environmental protection, productivity, quality, and Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Resolve of daily operating issues
  • Diagnose malfunctions
  • Perform preventive and operating maintenance
  • Record and report all deviations from normal operating conditions
  • Maintain up-to-date notebooks
  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Follow all EMD Electronics corporate standards for laboratory and pilot plant EH&S
  • This position works on a variable schedule


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED 


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with laboratory/pilot plant operations
  • Experience with handling hazardous chemicals (toxic, reactive, pyrophoric, corrosive, oxidizer)
  • Mechanical skills relevant to the assembly, installation and maintenance of glass and metal chemical reactor systems
  • Familiarity with analytical instruments
  • Post secondary education, particularly chemistry or in a technical field
  • Good communication skills

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!


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Job Requisition ID:  271665
Location:  Tamaqua
Career Level:  B - Recent University Graduate(<1 year of experien
Working time model:  full-time

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