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R&D Engineer - Refrigerants Test Center

Company: 2350-The Chemours Company FC, LLC
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we're collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries-one improvement at a time.

The Chemours--- Discovery Hub, a newly constructed 320,000 ft - world-class R&D/Application Development research facility located in Newark, DE, has an R&D Engineer position available in the Technology function.

In Thermal & Specialized Solutions (TSS), we harness next-generation, low-Global Warming Potential (GWP) technology to provide market driven innovations to customers in the areas of Refrigerants, Propellants, Fire Protection, Foam Blowing Agents used in various systems for building and construction segments, and Mobile and Stationary heating and cooling systems to name a few. Our technical organization consists of experts in the areas of fluorine, catalysis, process development, analytical and formulation science, and application development to name a few.

This key role will support R&D projects within the Refrigerants Test Center (RTC) with specific focus on operation of refrigeration equipment, system design, data collection and interpretation. This role is based in the Chemours--- Discovery Hub in Newark, DE.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage Refrigerant Test Center (RTC) projects, including and not limited to air conditioning, heat pump & refrigeration systems and set projects priorities and timeline in coordination with the relevant parties.
  • Design and lead execution of experiments in laboratory environment.
  • Analyze data, draw statistically based conclusions and determine next steps.
  • Perform thermodynamic cycle modelling and calculations.
  • Engage key external customers to develop and understand the tradeoffs on equipment design when adopting new solutions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams within the organization, customers and partners.
  • Participate in conferences and share the findings under the format of technical papers.
  • Knowledge or the desire to learn fluorochemical science and related application technologies.

    Travel 10-20% of time to customers and partners.

    The following is required for this role:
    • Mechanical (or chemical) engineering degree with 5 years of work experience (advanced degree is a plus).
    • Relevant experience working on refrigeration or air conditioning equipment at component (e.g. compressors, heat exchangers, etc.) or system level (e.g. commercial, residential...).
    • Good interpersonal and written/oral communication skills, excellent presentation skills, and the ability to work well with all levels in the organization.
    • Ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple, complex, time-sensitive projects
    • Ability to work in a team environment with high degree of initiative and self-motivation and flexibility to monitor and move projects forward quickly and safely


      Competitive Compensation

      Comprehensive Benefits Packages

      401(k) Match

      Employee Stock Purchase Program

      Tuition Reimbursement

      Commuter Benefits

      Learning and Development Opportunities

      Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

      Company-paid Volunteer Days

      We're a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it-by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we're proud to be Certified--- by Great Place to Work - .

      Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting

      Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

      Chemours is an E-Verify employer

      Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

      Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

      At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say "We Are Living Chemistry".

Keywords: 2350-The Chemours Company FC, LLC, Newark , R&D Engineer - Refrigerants Test Center, Engineering , Newark, Delaware

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