Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Job posting: coating formulation engineer, Charlotte, NC

From the inbox, a position with Celgard LLC:
At the center of battery innovation. Celgard is a global leader in the development and production of high-performance membrane separators. Our products are used in a broad range of energy storage applications, including rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, disposable lithium batteries and specialty energy storage.... 
To be a good fit for the Coating Formulation Engineer opportunity, you also should have:
  • A Master’s or PhD degree (highly preferred) in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science, or Materials Science
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience of product development in the area of polymer, formulation, and coating development
  • Academic or industrial experience for monomer and polymer synthesis 
  • An understanding of the structure-property-relationship of small molecules and polymer 
  • Hands on experience in formulating ceramic and polymer for thin-film coating application
  • The ability to plan experiments based on statistical methodology (designs of experiments)
The respected reader who sent in this position notes that the company may be going through tough times, so that is to be considered. Best wishes to those interested - link here.


  1. Heh, read that first sentence as "At the center of buttery innovation."

    1. A quick Google search indicates that the Center for Butter Innovation does not exist, but the Center for Pecan Innovation does.