Chemical-Material Production Technician

Jessup, MD
Oct 22, 2021
Oct 24, 2021
Full Time
Company DescriptionVorbeck's goal is to enable the next generation of communications and sensing devices for first responders, industrial workers, and the military. Our technology combines traditional "hard" electronics with flexible, printed, "soft" electronics. Many of our systems are based on graphene printed electronics, which are thin, light-weight, extremely flexible, and mechanically and environmentally robust.Vorbeck manufactures its own materials (Vor-x(R)), conductive inks (Vor-ink (TM) ), electronic components, and complete wearable-electronic systems. The collaboration between in-house materials-science/chemistry teams, electrical & mechanical engineers, and soft goods designers, allows us to rapidly develop simple, efficient, and high-performing products and keeps the work fun.Vorbeck was founded in 2006, based on technology licensed from Princeton University. In addition to wearable and portable electronic systems, Vorbeck provides unique EMI shielding coatings and high-strength composite materials to commercial partners for applications ranging from medical devices to aerospace.More information at www.vorbeck.comJob DescriptionVorbeck is seeking a production technician for our chemicals and materials production team. The Production Technician/Chemical Plant Operator position will support the implementation of processes and process studies - safely, efficiently, and according to procedure. Good oral and written communication skills are a must, as well as maintaining a production logs and a laboratory notebook. Plant operation both in a lab and at production sites is anticipated, which will require an ability to lift 25 pounds. The job description includes shift work. The successful individual must be a self-starter, team player, and driven to achieve results.Typical Work ActivitiesProduction of Vor-x graphene;Production of Vor-ink conductive inks and coatings;Operating and maintaining production equipment;Quality control testing;Troubleshooting;Reading design specifications and technical drawings; Recording, analyzing, and interpreting test data; Preparing product documentation; Monitoring production to improve future designs;New process testing and implementation. QualificationsQualificationsExperience as chemical laboratory technician or chemical plant operator with a minimum of a high school diplomaSome college course work in chemistry, or a degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, or materials science is a plusFamiliarity with the operation of reactors, dryers, filters, chillers, and reverse osmosis water systems is a plusMechanical equipment maintenance (pumps, valves, etc.) or machine shop experience is a plusStrong oral/written communication skills; a positive, open-minded attitude; as well as an ability to work in a team environment or independently as requiredAbility to multitask and handle multiple projects at the same timeAdditional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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