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R&D Engineer

Company: Chemours
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 13, 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.HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF CHEMISTRY AND THE WORLDFrom 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 rapidly emerging global Hydrogen economy will be a vital contributor to sustainable living.________________________________________________________________________________________Chemours is seeking an Engineer to join our growing Hydrogen Economy Venture working at the newly opened Center for Clean Hydrogen in Newark, DE. Chemours is a founding member collaborating with the University of Delaware as well as other companies and institutions. The Center for Clean Hydrogen is a first-of-its-kind facility that enables real-world testing of new components at lab, pilot, and commercial scales. To overcome the technological challenges of generating low-cost hydrogen, the Engineer will be tasked with improving equipment designs and optimizing operating conditions using next-generation Nafion--- membranes.The Engineer will be responsible for the design, assembly and testing of water electrolyzers and fuel cells. The Engineer will also be closely connected to the Chemours Discovery Hub with the R&D team that is working on Nafion--- membrane technologies. This position will report to the Global Technical Manager.The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide engineering support to The Center for Clean Hydrogen operations for troubleshooting, modifying equipment and facilities, and activities that promote Process Safety Management.
  • Provide engineering expertise for project design work to ensure its compliance with specifications, engineering standards, and quality assurance
  • Lead Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) for equipment failures and performance issues
  • Develop appropriate equipment maintenance plans to include equipment checks and predictive preventative maintenance (PPM)
  • Analyze equipment trends, historical data, and uptime data to recommend improvements
  • Participate in maintenance and reliability networks and share best practices
  • Proactively identify, troubleshoot, and resolve issues to support and improve efficiency of the equipment
  • Daily monitoring of electrical and instrument performance in the facility
  • Work with internal and external teams to facilitate continuous improvement efforts related to electrical and instrumentation performance
  • Represent Chemours during collaborative efforts with University of Delaware as well as other companies and institutionsThe following is required for this role:
    • Bachelor's or master's degree from an ABET accredited institution in Mechanical, Systems, or Electrical Engineering
    • Demonstrated ability to apply technical knowledge to diagnose, troubleshoot, and solve problems
    • Ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple, complex, time-sensitive projects
    • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment with high degree of personal initiative and flexibility to monitor and move projects forward quickly and safelyThe following is preferred for this role:
      • 3+ years of work experience in related areas
      • Minitab, JMP or other statistical tools for data analytics
      • Experience with (Machine-user interface?)- software interfacing
      • Excellent communicator to prepare and deliver effective technical reports and oral presentations
      • CADD software or relative design experience_________________________________________________________________________________________Benefits:Competitive CompensationComprehensive Benefits Packages401(k) MatchEmployee Stock Purchase ProgramTuition ReimbursementCommuter BenefitsLearning and Development OpportunitiesStrong Inclusion and Diversity InitiativesCompany-paid Volunteer DaysWe'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: Chemours, Newark , R&D Engineer, Engineering , Newark, Delaware

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