May 19, 2021

Chemical Engineer

  • Mojo Vision
  • SARATOGA, CA

Job Description

At Mojo, we’re inventing the future of computing – Invisible Computing – which imagines a world where information is there when you need it, technology fades away, and you can freely connect with others in a more meaningful and confident way. Our team includes talented professionals with expertise in product design, user experience, applied physics, hardware, software, optics, photonics, electronics, chemistry, biology and vision science. Together, we’re building Mojo Lens, a smart contact lens with a built-in display that gives you timely information without interrupting your focus. Mojo Lens elevates your vision by providing the information you need exactly when it's needed - all while letting you look like you. We are a well-funded startup founded by technology experts with decades of experience developing pioneering products and platforms and backed by some of the world’s leading technology investors. We are located in Saratoga, CA. Mojo Vision is responsible for medical device manufacturing. The materials group is responsible for designing, developing, and characterizing an innovative material. The group is currently seeking a highly motivated Chemical Engineer to join their team in Saratoga and Campbell, California. This role is responsible for developing engineering and technical solutions to maximize the quality and productivity of manufacturing processes. Chemical Engineers work with R&D, Supply Chain, and Quality to understand process impacts and optimize product performance. This position initiates and evaluates process improvement projects; as well as to provide operational and technical support to the chemistry and application labs. 2+ years of combined experience in formulation designing and characterization. Excellent communication, teamwork, and cross-functional engagement skills are critical. Experience with thermal-, photo- and dual curing as well as polymerization of materials, organization of laboratory supplies and maintenance of instruments. Additionally, the candidate will collaborate and facilitate cross-functional communication across engineering, operations, design teams, and our materials supply vendors to meet ambitious quality, schedule and cost goals. The candidate should possess strong presentation skills. Responsibilities Evaluate existing manufacturing processes to identify improvement opportunities (cost-savings, quality issues, etc.) including data analysis on findings. Collaborate with other departments and operators to formulate a plan to resolve identified issues including process changes, equipment modification, and new equipment purchase/installation Calculate costing or overall impact to the business Present recommendations to management and Operations group Implement agreed-upon recommendations including oversight of any equipment purchase/installation Perform presentations to Management and other teams as needed Thermal-, photo- and dual curing of materials General laboratory support including organization and stocking of lab supplies, routine lab and equipment maintenance. Support scientific staff in routine laboratory activities The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate clearly on daily work and consistently perform specific protocols. The candidate must be able to work closely with a team and communicate effectively to meet schedules and deadlines. The candidate will contact vendors for placing and tracking orders. Demonstrate consistent, effective work-load and project management skills. Show initiative to pursue and recommend new approaches or methods for process improvements. Establish good working relationships with all coworkers. Qualifications BS in Chemical Engineering or equivalent is required 2+ years of chemical/manufacturing plant experience required Strong scientific background to ensure effective problem-solving Self-starter with the ability to work independently and prioritize needs to meet project goals Strong computer, written, and oral communication skills Must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. Previous medical device experience Previous experience with polymerization processes and material development Must be able to multitask Must be able to read thoroughly and understand weekly schedules Receptive and eager to learn new skills Physical/Mental Requirements · Computer skills Lifting, sitting, standing, walking, bending, ability to perform basic mathematical calculations The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate clearly on daily work and consistently perform specific protocols. The candidate must be able to work closely with a team and communicate effectively to meet schedules and deadlines. The candidate will contact vendors for placing and tracking orders. If solving challenging problems and shaping the future interests you, come join us at our offices in Saratoga, CA just outside of San Jose. Along with competitive compensation employee perks include flexible time off, access to full health benefits and a stocked fridge and pantry in the office. Even if you don’t see your dream job on our openings page, you can still apply for it with the “Create your own position” option.

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