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Chemical Engineer

Palmer Lake, CO 80133

Posted: 05/21/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineer Job Number: 27693686

Job Description

SUMMARY

The Chemical Engineer II is primarily responsible for designing and managing processes for the manufacturing of chemicals and engineered products for the dental industry, particularly for a suite of dental water line products. Lead or participate in developing quality improvements, reducing process variation, and developing sustaining projects for the processes and products. There will also be a strong focus on equipment and process development, characterization, and qualification.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Manage projects with a focus on investigating chemical reactions and material properties to innovate and develop new products.
  • Optimize existing products by designing experiments and building prototypes.
  • Design and modify existing processes to reduce the cost and increase efficiency of producing products while still meeting critical product attributes.
  • Design, specify, test, and install equipment required to manufacture and test product.
  • Understand and adapt to a complex and changing regulatory landscape (EPA, ISO, OSHA etc.)
  • Provide engineering expertise to production, quality, marketing, technical support, and management.
  • Provide technical and procedural guidance based on analytic decision making. In addition, participate in the design and execution of experimentation and data collection.
  • Adheres to all procedural and documentation requirements as defined in the Quality Manual, QSPs, Work Instructions and Forms.
  • Consistently demonstrates understanding of quality requirements that apply to tasks.
  • Maintain safety procedures for chemical storage, handling, transport, and disposal of both laboratory and manufacturing chemicals.
  • Comply with safety and environmental regulations.
  • Execute special projects as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, and Minitab.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of EPA, FDA, and OSHA standards preferred but not required.
  • Understanding of and ability to operate within ISO 13485
  • Knowledge in water purification preferred but not required.
  • Design of Experiment (DOE)
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing practices.
  • Strong grasp of process engineering principles.
  • Strong understanding of chemistry and biology.
  • Project management.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor s degree in chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, or related field required.
  • Up to 4 years of related experience preferred.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

The physical demands and work environment described below represent the activities and surroundings of the positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Ability to work in manufacturing, laboratory, and warehouse environments.

Contract through end of 2024

Monday through Friday

7:30pm-4:00pm

Location=Monument, CO

Pay=$36.46/hr-$48.08/hr

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