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Senior Process Engineer

C3Nano Inc. has an opening for a Senior Process Development Engineer with a strong background in Chemical/Materials process development.  The Senior Process Development Engineer is responsible for supporting all existing manufacturing processes and equipment and developing new process methods to meet performance requirements aligned with the company’s core technology roadmap. Experience in nanomaterials synthesis, purification or formulation is highly desirable.

Senior Process Engineer
  • Location: Hayward, CA Position Type: Full-Time

    Job description

    • Own and lead process method development of synthesis, purification, formulation, and wastewater treatment.
    • Apply knowledge of engineering statistics and design of experiment concepts to methodically plan, design and develop new process procedures and implement improvements to existing processes.
    • Enable sound process and product development decisions to continuously improve processes and yield conclusive results.
    • Define technical specifications to develop new processing methods and equipment and improve product performance aligned with internal/external customer requirements.
    • Execute process characterization and investigations to establish process limits.
    • Perform experiments required to achieve high quality data. Analyze and communicate results to the senior management team.
    • Work with external vendors to specify, develop, and commission new process technologies.
    • Lead and coach junior engineers to advance projects with high efficiency.
    • Participate in phases of product/process development, including discovery, laboratory tests, characterization, scale-up, and troubleshooting as needed.
    • Generate intellectual property by identifying opportunities for inventions.


    • BS in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, or related disciplines.
    • 5 – 10 years’ experience in industrial chemical processing operations.
    • Experience with filtration, pumping, fluid flow/control, blending, mixing, wastewater treatment and related operations.
    • Critical/logical thinking to identify problems/process deviations from a variety of perspectives to assess the best solutions.
    • Experience with process development of nanomaterials including analysis and characterization is a plus.
    • Familiarity with JMP or related software, design of experiment, and statistical analysis.
    • Self-motivated and possesses a track record of learning and applying new skills and techniques to solve technical challenges.
    • Thrive in technically dynamic environment and quickly adapt to changes with the ability to work in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary global team.
    • Strong communicator and enjoys collaborating with colleagues.
    • High level of safety awareness.
    • Candidates must have working authorization in the United States.

    C3Nano is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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    Salary Range: $115,000 – $130,000 per year.

  • Benefits
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life/LTD
    • Matching 401k

A Culture of Innovation

We’re all about bringing ideas to life. Our silver nanowire technology is the common element in our solutions, a love of innovation is the thread that runs through the company. Our team collectively embraces transformation, collaboration, respect, diversity, and inquiry.

Seeking Curious Collaborators

If you like to learn, solve problems, and work with others, you may be a good fit. Enjoy numerous benefits and a unique collaborative atmosphere.

Employees Enjoy These Benefits

C3Nano is an equal opportunity employer. We value our employees and offer the following benefits:

Health, Vision, & Dental

C3Nano provides group insurance benefits and subsidies.


We provide the chance to advance and grow professionally.

Work-Life Balance

While we want you to love working here, we know you have a life outside of the workplace.


Take advantage of paid time off (PTO) for vacations and company holidays.

Don’t See an Opening?

If you’re interested in working at C3Nano but don’t see a specific opening that aligns with your skills, please fill out the form and we’ll keep you in mind for the future.

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