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 at Tactus Technology, 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, new intellectual property, and engaging with Tactus’ group of suppliers. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create novel coating and elastomer technologies, enhance understanding of products and processes to provide Tactus with inventive solutions toward new products
  • Support product teams and project engineers in their new product and process development efforts, as well as assist manufacturing teams with solving materials-related issues 
  • Develop novel characterization methods for measurement of product-level performance 
  • Work with cross-functional team 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 and Abilities:

  • 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 applications
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and attentiveness 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, 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


*Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.  We are unable to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this position.