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Sr. Scientist

2010 Ferro Corporation U.S.
King of Prussia, PA 19406
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Job Description 

Summary/General Job Description:
Develop unique electronic packaging products for use in the manufacture of electronic devices. Work independently and in teams to develop products that meet customer requirements. Conduct bench scale work, participate in scale up of products and work with Technical Service, Manufacturing Engineering, Planning and others to assure smooth acceptance and scale up of new products. Prepare reports and presentations to internal and external customers. Prepare information for Project and Gate Reviews. Prepare Invention Disclosure and other documents to protect intellectual property.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conduct as a leader or team member the development and/or scale up efforts involved in new electronic packaging products for the Electronics Industry.
  • Prepare project plans, periodic reports and Gate Review information to allow smooth transition of new products from development through scale up to Operations.
  • Work independently and in collaboration with other team members to meet project goals with accelerated schedules and significant commercial impact.
  • Perform laboratory, pilot-scale and manufacturing work involving the development and/or scale up of electronic packaging products and processes for a multitude of electronics applications.
  • Compose presentations and reports to internal/external parties.
  • Maintain lab notebooks to organize, analyze, and record work product.
  • Set a positive example with respect to Safety and overall professional performance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. with >5 years experience with background in material science, ceramic, metal, polymer and metal organic. Experience in copper termination and MLCC electrode development are preferred. Understanding thick film printing technology, rheology and ability to modify rheology of thick-film pastes, experience in conductor and/or resistor paste/ink formulation, HTCC/LTCC tape formulation and process, thick film application etc are plus.

Travel Requirements:

Generally travel is not expected or required, but travel to customers or technical conference may occur as needed by the business.

Competencies/Job Skills:

  • Job Knowledge: Understands duties & responsibilities, expert in technology & products, keeps knowledge current
  • Project Management: Establishes project goals, timelines and resources and directs work to meet deadlines
  • Problem Solving/Analysis: Uses knowledge and tools to troubleshoot technical issues, solve complex problems
  • Technical Skills: Expert in EPM products and technology, uses materials and processes in novel ways
  • Organizational Savvy: Works well with others, brings out best in coworkers, positive influence in workplace
  • Sense of Urgency: Prioritizes work to meet deadlines, raises issues early, and uses time productively

Physical Demands: Must be in good physical condition, be able to lift up to 20 lbs, expend up to 8 hours per day standing and walking in the lab, and have good hearing and vision. Must be able to give verbal reports and short presentations of work.

Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements: This position shall maintain compliance with all Federal, State and Local Environmental, Health & Safety Regulations, at all times. The employee in this position shall maintain compliance with all Ferro Safety Standards as well as EHS rules/requirements of the site at all times.


US - King of Prussia, PA

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Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-03
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