At Tactus Technology we create cutting-edge materials for the rapidly evolving electronic display market, and we are looking for a talented, driven, individual to join our Research & Development Team.  As a Materials Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work across multi-functional teams to design and execute experiments around polymer formulation and performance while developing new characterization methods, generating new intellectual property, and engaging with Tactus’ group of suppliers.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Research novel coating and elastomer technologies, enhance understanding of products and processes to provide Tactus with inventive solutions toward new development efforts
  • Serve as a materials subject matter resource for product and project engineers for new product and process development efforts, as well as assist manufacturing with solving materials-related issues
  • Develop novel characterization methods for measurement of product-level performance on an as needed basis
  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop performance requirements, testing SOPs, and processing methods
  • Technical engagement with Tactus suppliers to establish material specifications and drive development of new materials
  • Pursue development of intellectual property to protect technology development and secure the company’s competitive position
  • Adherence to good laboratory practices and safety procedures


Required Skills & Responsibilities:

  • Experience with polymers and/or polymer compounds; preferably high-performance coatings, and their structure-property relationships
  • Strong aptitude towards the development and optimization of existing or future polymeric materials that can fulfill the needs of our application
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and attention to detail
  • Ability to clearly support technical decisions with effective oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Design of Experiments (DOE) and statistical analysis (JMP software etc.)
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a larger team
  • Ability to multitask
  • Self-starter with excellent time management skills and an entrepreneurial spirit


Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Material Science, Polymer Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related degree and 3+ years of experience OR Bachelors with 5+ years of experience
  • Deep knowledge of polymer films and processing techniques strongly preferred


  • Tactus Technology is an EEO employer.  Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.  We are unable to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this position.
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