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We deeply value the people who stand behind the NuSil™ name. As individuals, they define the exceptional service and dedication to quality that distinguishes every NuSil™ product.

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NuSil Bakersfield

2343 Pegasus Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 391-4750

7/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Exempt
Shift: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 8:00- 5:00pm


Job Summary

NuSil Technology is a world leader in the manufacture and application of specialty silicones for the aerospace, healthcare, and electronics industries. ISO 9001 certified since 1994, NuSil operates state-of-the-art laboratories and processing facilities in California, Texas and Sophia Antipolis, France. The Engineer – Process Development will work with New Product Development (NPD and OPX) teams for several different Silicone Business Units and Manufacturing to design and scale-up new products and improve the performance and economics of existing products by incorporating process engineering principles into product development, design and commercialization. The candidate will be required to function effectively on cross-functional project teams, in both leadership and team-member roles. • The ability to identify opportunities and develop a credible business case to support ideas for new technology programs is required. • Candidate needs to have a successful track record of bringing new product or process technology into a commercial manufacturing setting. • Couples manufacturing process knowledge with fundamental knowledge of rheology, mixing, compounding, stripping, distillation, and filtration to incorporate manufacturing considerations into the final product design. • Effectively manages research projects including definition of goals, timing, resource requirements and execution plan; documents project work in technical reports • Recommends and assists in implementing manufacturing process changes to improve existing product structures and manufacturing methods in order to improve product quality, reduce costs, and increase efficiencies; optimizes process conditions to achieve desirable product performance. • Maintains a technical awareness of materials, processes, and general technology of the industry through literature study, supplier contacts, and technical meetings and incorporates these learnings into the development of new products. • Key skill areas required in this position are reaction engineering fundamentals, experimental design, project management, process modeling, process hazard analysis andequipment configuration with general knowledge of process chemistry, catalysis, and rheology. • This position involves 10-20% travel to global locations in order to lead and support programs. • Maintains a high standard of safety performance


Qualifications

Qualifications • A minimum of 3 years experience with the practical application of innovative solutions in industrial and business settings, with a focus on new process development and productivity • Degree in Chemical Engineering • Experience with new product scale-up and commercialization, reaction engineering, batch processing and separations • Experience with working in a plant operating environment as part of a technology transfer process • A track record of championing new ideas and technology • Strong verbal and written communications skills • Ability to lead multi-disciplinary project teams • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously • Green or Black Belt certification in Sigma is highly desirable NuSil Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V To Apply On-Line Go To: http://www.nusil.com


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3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Exempt
Shift: Monday through Friday, 1st Shift
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 7:00am - 3:30pm


Job Summary

Supervise and directs mechanics and outside contractors from various trades (HVAC, Welding, Electrician, Pipe fitter, hydraulics) to support equipment and facility operations. Responsible for Engineering Department compliance of SOP, HSP and environmental regulations. Works with minimal technical direction, independently develops approach to analyze and solve a wide range of difficult problems. Directs and assists in installation of new equipment as well as troubleshooting equipment/facility related issues as needed. Researches, provides design feedback, develops, and tests circuits, components, equipment, and/or devices. Collaborates with R&D and Manufacturing to provide feedback of equipment related solutions to improve various aspects of the operation (process improvement, waste reduction and throughput improvement, and improve product reproducibility). Investigates, documents, provides corrective action for injury and incident reports. Performs instructor level training on equipment for EOP compliance. Assists in monthly facility inspections and health, safety, education programs. Responsible for maintaining critical spare parts stocking levels.


Qualifications

A minimum of 6 years industry experience is required, Oil Industry, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, or similar industry is desired. Electrical, welding, machining, fabricating or building maintenance experience is required. Requires a working knowledge of shop math with an ability to read/write and utilize complicated drawings and specifications, and a variety of precisions measuring instruments. HVAC knowledge is required. Process systems knowledge is required. Strong attention to detail regarding documentation is required. Good communication skills both oral and written is required. Must be able to follow Standard Operating Procedures. Good computer skills are required; experience with computerized maintenance software is desired. Excellent organizational skills is required; experience with spare parts program is desired. Must have ability to multi-task.


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4/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Fulltime, Non-Exempt
Shift: 1st shift, 2nd shift & 3rd shift, Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 6:00am - 2:30pm, 2:00pm -10:30pm, 10:00pm to 6:30am


Job Summary

Working independently and in coordination with the Lead Operator Manufacturing, or Supervisor is responsible for the accurate and compliant manufacturing of various silicone products, utilizing a variety of automated and semi-automated equipment and processes. Operates mixing machines, coating machines, and cutting and packaging machines under SOP and GMP guidelines. Will perform basic trouble-shooting and maintain equipment cleanliness. Interfaces and works with engineering and senior manufacturing personnel in identifying and implementing process improvements and process validations. Reports to immediate supervisor. Under close supervision, may set up and operate a variety of machines in order to produce materials. Assists in a variety of routine duties in the operation and preparation of equipment and materials. Must be regular and punctual in attendance and adhere to all NuSil employee handbook policies. Adheres to strict safety regulations of the company. Maintains a safe, clean and organized work area and ensures that others are doing the same. Learns and adheres to safety rules for the work area as it pertains to handling chemicals and equipment. Responsible for learning the safety hazards of processes, equipment and materials and applying that knowledge during routine operations. Monitors and records critical process parameters Performs a wide variety of skilled duties in the preparation and operation of process equipment. Accurately uses computerized operating systems to run and monitor manufacturing equipment, if required.


Qualifications

High School diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred. Knowledge of OSHA, NFPC, Hazwoper, and other governmental regulatory requirements (e.g. 21CFR part 820, cGMP, ISO, FDA, etc.) helpful. Also, past experience working with waste generation, classification and dispose would be beneficial. Computer literate (MS WORD, EXCEL). NuSil Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V


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4/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Full - Time, Exempt
Shift: 1st shift, Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm


Job Summary

Reports to department manager or designate. Under minimal supervision, provides analytical support for R&D projects as well as interfaces with QA and Manufacturing depts. Using GLP guidelines, performs a wide variety of analytical test methods and procedures. Using prior training, knowledge and education, performs research to develop and adapt new analytical methodologies. Performs GC, GPC HPLC, FTIR, UV/Vis, titrations, wet chemistry and other technologies on a regular basis. Familiar with and may perform TGA, NMR, ICP-MS, GC-MS, DSC and pharmaceutical analysis. Learns and develops or adapts new testing protocols as required. Interprets and presents analytical data to technical and non-technical audiences. Investigates creative solutions to problems with instrumentation and analyses. Educates personnel on analytical technique and data interpretation. Must be able to independently prioritize workload. May write specific procedures. Follows proper documentation procedures, including keeping up-to-date and correct records. Interacts with department personnel in sharing ideas and results of various projects. Must be regular and punctual in attendance. Responsible for maintaining quality within the scope of the job description.


Qualifications

Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B.S.) in chemistry from four-year university and 2 to 5 years related experience as an analytical chemist or Master’s degree (M.S.) in chemistry with a related emphasis. EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VET/DISABLED


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NuSil Carpinteria

Corporate Headquarters
1140 Mark Ave.
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-8780

7/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Full Time, Exempt
Shift: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm


Job Summary

We are seeking a motivated individual to contribute to our growth in our Biomaterials business in a newly created high profile position. The Account Manager is responsible for the sales, business development, and management of strategic customers and channel partners. The Account Manager is accountable for selling complex technical products using interpersonal skills and technical knowledge to develop long term, collaborative relationships at all levels. He/she must develop opportunities for new products through knowledge of materials and an understanding of customer applications and processes.

Primary Responsibilities:
Contribute to enterprise growth by earning customer loyalty and developing and delivering a robust opportunity portfolio. Accountable for the client relationship at specific strategic accounts and Channel Partners. Work with commercial and technology teams to facilitate serving customers’ needs. Contribute to strategy development and lead execution within area of responsibility. Develop balanced business relationships with our channel partners and customers. Understands customer processes and applications, and communicates customer technology product requirements to Technology & Innovation and Marketing; either working directly with end user customers or through Channel Partners. Establishes high level customer intimacy by way of technical and business acumen. Establishes forecasts and delivers annual budget for the respective territory including targeted growth from opportunities. The Account Manager is supported by Application Engineers and product marketing functions. Uses the CRM program to communicate as appropriate. Understand critical to quality attributes. Negotiate supply agreements.
This position requires travel and can be home office based with no restriction on location within the US.


Qualifications

• A minimum of a BS degree from a four year College or University with a degree in Chemistry, Engineering, Material Science, or Business Management preferred.
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in industry with a sales, technical service, or marketing role preferred.
• Prior experience in the Life Science Materials preferred.


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6/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Full Time, Exempt
Shift: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm


Job Summary

This individual is expected to have a broad knowledge of silicone materials, is a subject matter expert in some facet of silicone product technology as well as end user processing. The successful candidate will have a successful track record of leading projects to conclusion involving participants and stakeholders across multiple functions (Sales, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, etc.). This individual will need to handle multiple projects simultaneously, so good program management skills are a must. The individual will be expected to make data based decisions and to follow sound scientific discipline. Depending on the projects, the individual will need to possess working knowledge of all aspects of product design, development and commercial launch including product formulation, relevant analytical technology and functional material characterization, manufacturing process development, quality assurance and relevant regulatory considerations.

The Application Technologist for NuSil is accountable for the following:

• Working side by side with the NuSil Commercial team, generate new business opportunities and identify mutually beneficial projects with customers via market research, networking and promotion of NuSil’s product offerings.
• Serve as principle technical liaison between NuSil and our customers to deliver customized solutions that meet customer material needs and drive enterprise growth for NuSil.
• Lead / facilitate the translation of “Voice of the Customer” to “Critical to Quality” material attributes and ultimately to mutually agreeable material specifications.
• Lead / Support NuSil’s technical activities through the entire customer development process including; initial product design, design refinements, pilot scale production, manufacturing process development and final product launch.
• Participate in technical aspects of customer processes such as design reviews, feasibility assessments, manufacturing process optimization, regulatory submissions and product launch.
• Provide expert technical consultation and support customer trials to ensure successful deployment of new silicone materials.
• Coordinate with NuSil project management function to ensure effective project execution and capture of meaningful project metrics.
• Interface with NuSil Analytical Technology, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs and Operations to ensure objectives are clearly understood and cross-functional coordination is effective.
• Serve as Product Owner for Scrum activities when appropriate.
• Acquire and maintain practical technical expertise across all NuSil product offerings including basic formulation design knowledge, physical and mechanical properties, material limitations and product benefits to enable effective promotion with our customers.
• Acquire and maintain practical technical understanding of customer processes to guide product recommendations and/or NuSil’s product design work.
• Acquire and maintain working knowledge of commercial account management and transaction processes including the use of SalesForce as an essential tool.
• Foster a safe work environment and comply with all Standard Operating Procedures and ethical conduct requirements.

We are looking for candidates who demonstrate the following skills:

• Deep technical knowledge of the chemistry and materials science of silicone products (polymers, resins, reinforced elastomers, adhesives, primers, inks, foams, greases).
• Working knowledge of silicone material manufacturing processes.
• Demonstrated understanding of scientific research and new product development methods and their implications at different stages of the development process.
• Rigorous scientific approach to product design and problem solving.
• Fundamental understanding and working knowledge of statistically based quality principles and familiarity with Lean / Six Sigma methodologies
• Extensive knowledge of customer processes (e.g., injection molding, extrusion, dip coating, spray coating, sheeting, device assembly, etc.) and end-use markets for silicones in the biomaterials space.
• Business Acumen: understanding of markets and competition, value proposition, business cases, economics-based decision making and basic business financial terms.
• Learning capacity and proactive drive for acquiring new relevant knowledge.
• Ability to develop effective professional working relationships and team leadership skills
• Highly effective communication skills
• Initiative/Tenacity
• Organization & Project management skills
• Creativity / Innovation


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

• B.S in Chemistry, Engineering or Material Science
• 10 years of silicone industry experience
• Experience with fabrication methods employed in silicone part / component manufacture
• Team leadership experience
• Training, communication skill

Preferred Qualifications

• Advanced degree in Chemistry, Engineering or Material Science and 15+ years of silicone industry experience.
• Direct experience with healthcare product and medical device design, development, manufacture, testing and regulatory requirements.
• At least 5 years of direct technical customer support/service experience and/or 5 years of experience in cast metal component product design or manufacturing process development.
• Scrum experience
• Lean / Six sigma certifications


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9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Full Time, Exempt
Shift: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 7am to 3:30pm


Job Summary

This position is located in the Engineering department, specifically focused on maintenance and reliability of the equipment and facilities. Primary job functions include:

• Troubleshooting and repairs of down equipment, occasionally leading groups of mechanics and engineers
• In-depth project planning, design, construction, and install of capital projects
• Perform value calculations on potential projects
• Maintenance and Reliability program development and implementation to enhance the capabilities of the Engineering group, promoting a more proactive than reactive culture
• Reliability and maintainability assessments of capital projects by other groups/engineers
• Preventative maintenance writing and scheduling
• Other documentation activities including Installation/Operational Qualification, Equipment Operating Procedures, Work Instructions (LOTO, Preventative Maintenance), safety training
• Involvement in equipment PSM, including Process Hazard Analysis, Process Safety Information, and Mechanical Integrity
• Occasional travel (up to 25%) to our Bakersfield, CA manufacturing site (if primary site is in Carpinteria, CA)


Qualifications

• BS or higher Engineering degree (Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical)
• High mechanical aptitude
• Electrical experience a plus
• Proficient in CAD modeling, FEA, design optimizations (preferably SolidWorks)
• Comfortable producing experimental data to drive decisions
• Previous experience utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management System
• Previous experience with Root Cause Analysis, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, and other risk assessment tools preferred
• Hands-on work mentality
• Experience in a shop environment, using basic hand and shop tools
• Familiar with OSHA PSM and NFPA codes for flammable materials


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5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Full Time
Shift: 2nd shift
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 12:00pm to 8:30pm and 7am to 3:30pm


Job Summary

The Mechanic, under limited supervision, will perform maintenance and repair work to prevent or correct breakdown on machinery, process equipment and facility systems and components. The Mechanic works from blueprints and verbal/written instructions on installation, repair, replacement and /or maintenance involving machinery, plumbing and piping, basic electrical and sheet metal work for facilities and equipment. The Mechanic may perform metalworking including welding, grinding, polishing, cutting, drilling and machining. A Mechanic will also initiate purchase orders for parts, machines or contracted services. The mechanic will be required to document maintenance and repair work. In addition, it is important that the Mechanic be self-motivated and proactive in identifying and correcting mechanical and safety issues.


Qualifications

• 5 years minimum related experience and/or combination of experience and training
• High school diploma or equivalent required Analytical Skills
• Read and interpret simple engineering and electrical drawings is a plus
• Able to troubleshoot problems using a logical, thought-out approach Trade Skills
• Mechanical: Disassemble/reassemble precision mechanical devices (following procedures, tolerances, torque values, etc. detailed in a repair manual) under limited supervision
• Plumbing: Pipe fitting/threading Copper (sweated/pro-press fittings) Plastic (PVC, ABS)
• Electrical: Understand all functions of a multi-meter. Read and interpret simple electrical drawings. Identify and understand function of electrical components (motor starters, contactors, inverters, controllers etc.)
• Welding: Gas (sweat soldering fittings, silver solder) Mig/Tig experience a plus
• Competence with basic shop tools (cold saw, band saw, shear). Able to fabricate/modify simple brackets and miscellaneous fittings, tap/cut threads.
• Familiar with capabilities of machine shop (CNC/Manual mill, lathe etc.) Machine shop experience a plus.
• Familiar with precision measuring devices (calipers, micrometer, dial indicator, feeler gauges, height gauge).
• Candidate will have experience with rotating equipment, working on mechanical seals, lip seals, bearings, packing, etc.


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5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Shift: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 7am to 3:30pm


Job Summary

Under limited supervision, conducts studies and projects as related to test method development or regulatory submittals. Investigates testing process and product improvement for silicones using knowledge of chemistry. Oversees proper traceability of QA Chemists’ projects and supervision of department personnel of increasingly advanced knowledge and experience. Works directly with other departments to provide subject matter expertise and analytical oversight to laboratory testing. Performs validation and qualification on analytical test method and instrumentation as necessary. This position is responsible for the development and validation of analytical methods utilizing HPLC/MS and GC/MS for the detection of silicones and elastomeric materials. Laboratory experience with wet chemistry, HPLC, GC, MS, and titration is required. Responsible for managing multiple projects and meeting project timelines.


Qualifications

Experience with developing, optimizing, and validating analytical test methods is required. Experience conducting wet chemistry is required. Knowledge and experience with GMP, GLP, and GDP standards is required. Experience with Agilent Open Lab, Mass Hunter, and ChemStation is highly desired. Some experience supervising a team is preferred. Project Management experience is preferred. Experience working in ISO regulated environments is preferred. M.S. degree in Chemistry or equivalent or B.S. with 5+ years laboratory experience is required for this position.


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6/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Full Time, Exempt
Shift: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm


Job Summary

The Accounting Supervisor reports to Assistant Controller. The Accounting Supervisor will support the Assistant Controller by supervising and coordinating activities of workers engaged in calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain and record financial data for use in maintaining accounting and statistical records by performing the following duties. With increased level of responsibilities and under little to no supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Assists in leading the team in the monthly close process
• Reviews and prepares a variety of journal entries and accruals
• Reviews and performs complex reconciliations and analyses monthly and quarterly (as required)
• Reviews intercompany accounting and reconciliations
• Leads a part of the day to day operations of group
• Oversee daily transactions, including accounts payable
• Utilizes BPC to develop standard and ad hoc reporting
• Assists in leading the annual internal and external audit process
• Completes special projects as assigned by senior management
• Manages and follows-up on the completion of process/control documentation
• Additional duties will be assigned as business circumstances warrant
• Must be regular and punctual in attendance
• Responsible for maintaining quality within the scope of the job description


Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required. Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in accounting or finance activities required Experience with accounting/finance systems and reporting systems required SAP and BPC experience strongly preferred


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NuSil Europe

Parc d'Actites de Sophia Antipolis
Le Natura Bt2
1198, ave Maurice Donat
06250 MOUGINS France
+33.(0)4.92.96.93.31

There are no positions for NuSil Europe at this time.
NuSil Texas

6125 W. Campus Circle Dr.
Irving, TX 75063
(972) 518-2270

There are no positions for NuSil Texas at this time.

We pride ourselves on our most vital resource: our people. We know the growth and pace of our business directly inspires individual growth. Our active support for diversity is not only a point of pride, but also a key component in our success. This is a company where results are required, and they are rewarded. Our steady growth has allowed us to offer opportunities. We offer an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, life, paid time off, employer match 401(k), etc., in a business casual environment.

Avantor Performance Materials, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such recruits, hires and prepares employees for advancement without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, Vietnam-era veteran's status or disabled veteran's status.

EOE/AA M/F/D/V