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NuSil Bakersfield

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

6/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Exempt
Shift: 1 shift, Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm


Job Summary

Reports to Director, Integrated Supply Chain. Studies the movement of goods and information through the NuSil Supply Chain, to identify gaps in efficiency, visibility, and/or other areas needing improvement. Uses analytical and quantitative methods to understand, forecast and recommend improvements to supply chain processes. Leads cross-functional teams tasked with implementation of selected improvements. Analyze existing business processes within all segments of the Supply Chain (Order/Plan/Buy/Make/Ship) through personal observation and user interaction. Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, and task & workflow analysis. Critically evaluate information gathered cross-functionally, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs. Document current- and future-state Supply Chain business process flows. Identify process gaps and propose recommendations to current Supply Chain processes, utilizing a best-practices approach. Identify and document functional requirements, workflow, information sources and high level system requirements. Provide subject-matter expertise to all current Supply Chain functional areas. Must be regular and punctual in attendance. Responsible for maintaining quality within the scope of the job description.


Qualifications

Degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Supply Chain or Business. Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in Supply Chain or Logistics. Minimum five (5) years’ experience utilizing MRP/ERP systems in a manufacturing environment. Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) applications; Microsoft Project & Visio experience desirable. APICS training and/or certification desirable. Knowledge in lean methodology and/or lean-six-sigma certification desirable. EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VET/DISABLED


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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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5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
Shift: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 3rd Shift, 10:00pm - 6:30am


Job Summary

Performs essentially same duties as Mechanic, but under limited supervision and with increasingly wider range of duties of a more complex nature, such as: Performs work in more than one of the maintenance trades as hydraulics, plumbing, refrigeration, electrical, sheet metal fabrication, and welding. Interprets blueprints, sketches, layouts, wiring diagrams, drawings, and specifications. Sets up and operates all tools and equipment necessary to perform work assigned. Typically requires completion of a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience. May train and oversee daily duties of Mechanic. Performs essentially same duties as Mechanic. Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts. Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections. Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements. Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments. Repairs or replaces defective parts. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices. Lubricates and cleans parts. Starts devices to test their performance. May set up and operate drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts. May initiate purchase order for parts and machines. Repairs electrical equipment. Must be regular and punctual in attendance Responsible for maintaining quality within the scope of the job description.


Qualifications

Must have a minimum of 5 - 7 years’ experience in mechanical related areas or 3 - 5 years’ experience as Mechanic at NuSil Technology. Assists management in the supervision of other mechanics and is able to perform specialized duties related to the design and construction of new equipment. Job requires an understanding of process and procedures for NuSil products. 3 - 5 years’ experience as lower-level engineering mechanics at NuSil or equivalent experience required. EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VET/DISABLED


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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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3/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Full Time, Exempt
Shift: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 7:00am to 3:30om


Job Summary

Overview:
The Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Specialist reports to the Product Stewardship Global Manager (or designate), within the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) group. The Safety Data Sheet Specialist supports the implementation and maintenance of the NuSil Product Stewardship Program (PSP) with a primary focus on development of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and hazard labeling for products and prototypes.

The Safety Data Sheet Specialist maintains EHS master data for all substances in the ERP system, generates and updates all Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for products manufactured by the Company, and acts as a technical resource to the business on issues related to hazard communication and the classification of hazardous materials. This position manages global chemical notification and reporting for TSCA, WEEE, RoHS and REACH certificates of compliance and other applicable product compliance requirements.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Authors all sections of the SDS for NuSil products, according to specific country requirements where the products will be sold;
2. Conducts the review and update of SDS for existing US products and works collaboratively with other global authors when changes impact more than one area/country;
3. Utilizes technical information obtained through various web and library references in addition to internal information from colleagues at R&D and EHS to develop and maintain the master data in the SAP module (which serves as a centralized database for product information);
4. Determines the EHS product safety information that is required on the labels according to GHS and other applicable regulations;
5. Implements processes for a proactive Product Stewardship Program (PSP) encompassing global regulatory surveillance and anticipating regulations and requirements that may affect the distribution and sale of NuSil products;
6. Responsible for global chemical notification and reporting WEEE, RoHS, REACH Certificates of Compliance, dangerous good regulations, regulated substances, and applicable product compliance requirements;
7. Provide technical advice to distribution, customer care and forwarders responding to questions related to transport classification, marking and segregation of dangerous goods; 8. Serves as a point of contact for customer inquiries regarding hazard communication;
9. Acts as a technical resource to the business including completion of customer surveys and queries related to SDS;
10. Updates SAP to reflect changes to EPA TSCA inventory including flags for sections 12(b), 4, 5, 6 and SNURS;
11. Monitors EPA Federal register for promulgations or modification that apply to Avantor for Comprehensive Assessment information(CAIR) and Preliminary Assessment Information Rules (PAIR);
12. Communicates to R&T TSCA coordinator/site TSCA coordinators
13. Partners with Trade Compliance, EHS, Global Operations, Legal and Business Leaders regarding appropriate procedures
for regulatory compliance evaluation and risk mitigation for NuSil products, current and new, in all market countries;
14. Responsible for maintaining quality within the scope of the job description;
15. Performs other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.


Qualifications

BS in Chemistry, ChE, Environmental Science or equivalent technical degree. Polymer Chemistry knowledge preferred.
Minimum three (3) years of experience in chemical manufacturing environment with key responsibilities for product stewardship, EHS or regulatory compliance with two (2) years associated with the authoring and development of Safety Data Sheets a must. Knowledge of current regulations impacting SDS requirements worldwide: REACH, CLP, GHS, etc.
Working experience with TSCA and REACH preferred
Experience with the EH&S module of SAP preferred
Hazardous Materials certification on the three (3) modes of transportation preferred

Must display effective problem-solving, project management, critical thinking and development skills . Demonstrates a strong drive for results. Effective oral and written communications skills, especially across multiple disciplines and organizations . Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision. Attention to detail. Competency in computer/software tools


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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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6/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Full Time, Non Exempt
Shift: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 2nd Shift, 2:00 - 10:30pm


Job Summary

The Technician - Testing corrects routine problems; reports non-routine problems to manager; may test incoming raw materials;  may test finished products;  responsible for preparing various products for testing per NuSil TMs; maintains established tracking system; maintains various equipment; operates test equipment; may, under the direct guidance of the QA Analytical supervisor, assist in setting up experiments, data collection, research and report writing. Under limited supervision, assists department supervisor in overseeing the production, quality of work, and schedules of technicians. Responsible for ensuring that the duties of the department are accomplished. Oversees a wide variety of skilled preparation and operation of analytical equipment. Performs quality control testing on incoming raw materials and final product. Performs maintenance of various equipment. Corrects routine and non-routine problems. Adheres to strict safety regulations of company. Interfaces with Research & Development group. Operates and trains on operation of test equipment.


Qualifications

BA/BS in science-related field preferred, two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer literate (WORD/EXCEL). Familiar with lab equipment operation and set-up, experience working with chemicals and chemical reactions helpful.


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NuSil Carpinteria

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

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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6/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

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


Job Summary

The NuSil Technology Regulatory Affairs department is seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to read, understand and apply regulations and guidance documents across multiple industries. This position will assist with the management of global regulatory aspects of new product development and supply chain distribution and will prepare and submit documents necessary to gain US and foreign regulatory approval/clearance to place new or modified products into worldwide commercial distribution.

Job duties may include:
• Development of an excellent working knowledge domestic, international, and company regulatory compliance requirements and operating procedures.
• Review and approval of change orders, deviations, and corrective actions for product changes and/or modifications related to manufacturability and/or material modifications ensuring compliance with existing regulatory submissions.
• Participation in design control, change control and risk management multi-disciplinary teams.
• Participation as an integral member of product development and supply chain teams by providing expertise and making recommendations for regulatory direction.
• Facilitation and leadership of cross-functional teams.


Qualifications

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in science, biomedical engineering, medical/scientific writing, public health administration, legal studies or a related area is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to understand chemical manufacturing processes are required. The preferred candidate has at least two years related experience and/or training in a regulated healthcare environment (medical device, pharmaceutical). Experience with the regulatory submissions process and familiarity with statistics, biocompatibility, stability studies, and validation is an asset.


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2/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Full Time, Exempt
Shift: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 7:00am to 3:30pm


Job Summary

The Manager - EHS is responsible for maintaining compliance with and advancing safety, health, and security policies/programs to ensure that the facility continues to operate effectively in a highly regulated environment. He/she ensures that the facility remains viable, supports the business direction and is viewed as a positive community citizen, providing a safe work environment for our employees and neighbors.
The Manager - EHS leads a team of EHS professionals in the implementation of environmental, safety, health and security policies and systems at the Carpinteria facility, with additional oversight of facilities in Santa Paula, Chino, and Texas. They will ensure that the facilities meet the intent of the applicable regulatory and corporate requirements while supporting the direction of the business. He/she audits effectiveness of policies and regulatory compliance and collaborates on continuous improvement actions. The Manager - EHS assists in product stewardship requirements and sustainability efforts.

The Manager - EHS serves as a member of the Site Leadership Team and sets strategic direction in collaboration with other Avantor leadership team members.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Manages a team of Environmental, Health, and Safety professionals
2. Acts as the plant safety process leader; accountable for providing guidance and expertise to all departments (chemical manufacturing, R&D, Engineering, QA) to ensure the workplace is safe and healthy and maintains compliance with all applicable safety, health and security regulations and policies via training, auditing, and enforcement
3. Manages/coordinates required audits of areas and systems to verify compliance with all existing safety, health and security policies; generates corrective actions as needed
4. Plans, develops and initiates policies and programs to ensure the safety and health of employees, contractors, and visitors at the facility and to conform to the requirements of the site’s health and safety management system
5. Manages the development of the plant safety, health and security training curriculum
6. Generates and maintains all safety, health and security records and reports required by corporate mandate or regulatory agency
7. Accountable for managing and providing leadership to health and safety programs
8. Monitors and coordinates the incident review process to ensure thorough investigations and effective corrective actions; includes timely reporting and closure
9. Conducts and documents the results of employee exposure surveys
10. Monitors and meets budget commitments in the Environmental, Health, Safety and Security areas
11. Integrates the work of safety, health and security to enable optimum outcomes
12. Performs other duties as assigned with or without accommodation


Qualifications

BS/BA Degree in Science, Business or related field required

Minimum of ten (10) years of experience with environmental, safety, health and security for regulatory compliance required. Demonstrated success in implementing safety, health and security management systems. Demonstrated project management success.

Experience with the following is preferred:
● Cal/OSHA
● California EPA
● Emergency Management
● Hazardous Waste Management
● Chemical manufacturing


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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


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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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 development and is capable of leading projects and efforts involving participants and stakeholders across multiple functions (Sales, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, etc.) within NuSil. 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. This 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 position will have direct reports across multiple sites, a proven record of leadership and accountability for achievement of department goals.

The Product Development Leader for NuSil is accountable for the following:

• Develop product development strategy and vision that aligns with the department and corporate roadmap
• Accountability for working with the Product Line Manager, to ensure the new developments meets project expectations and deadlines.
• Serve as an instructor/mentor/coach to new chemists and engineers regarding product development techniques and silicone chemistry.
• Create budgets to ensure appropriate project management and planning
• Lead 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.
• Communicate with NuSil project management function to ensure effective project execution and capture of meaningful project metrics.
• Coordinate activities with NuSil’s Commercial, Analytical Technology, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs and Operations to ensure objectives are clearly understood and cross-functional coordination is effective.
• Assist/Ensure the Technology & Innovation group is successfully instituting 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.
• 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 silicone products and silicone material manufacturing processes, including but not limited to polymers, resins, reinforced elastomers, adhesives, primers, inks, foams, greases.
• 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
• Learning capacity and proactive drive for acquiring new relevant knowledge.
• Proven team leadership skills in a Technology and Development Department
• Highly effective communication skills
• Teaching and hands-on experience in silicones
• Organization & Project management skills
• Creativity / Innovation


Qualifications

Minimum Qualification:
• M.S in Chemistry, Engineering or Material Science
• 5-10 years of silicone industry experience
• Experience with silicone formulations and raw material synthesis
• Team leadership experience
• Strong communication skills and project management
• Proven product development success

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.
• Scrum experience
• Lean / Six sigma/Project Management certifications


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4/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

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


Job Summary

MISSION: Deliver profitable growth for Biomaterials through strategic planning and execution.

OUTCOMES:
STRATEGY: Lead annual Bio Materials strategic planning process, strategy execution tracking, and M&A pipeline to deliver 10% annual revenue growth and expand margins by 100bps annually.
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT: Lead annual voice of customer/market research and align with robust process for prioritizing, executing, and launching technology projects to maximize returns.
PRODUCT PRICING: Perform product/customer profitability analysis to determine appropriate pricing levels based on segment, performance, geography, and value created in application.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Strategy
1. Own market analysis, competitor analysis, market strategy, and product strategy for relevant markets/products. Use data to develop and drive the product roadmaps, pipeline prioritization, and pipeline strategy for relevant markets/products with commercial and technology organizations
2. Analyze potential partnerships or acquisitions that will accelerate the strategy and deliver strong returns
3. Provide direction for product line rationalization and supports the supply chain group with implementation

New products (with T&I)
4. Maintain close relationships with customers, field and inside sales to keep abreast of emerging market trends and opportunities; foster geographic and business cross-fertilization to maximize impact on sales growth
5. Support product development efforts by providing insight for product value and ensuring timely product master-data and supply chain/inventory set up
6. Help define success criteria for new commercial products and ensure projected timelines and financial projections are met

Commercial (with Sales)
7. Work with marketing communications to develop and deliver clear, concise, and leveragable collateral (FAQs, presentations, case studies, white papers, etc.) to assist commercial team in communicating value to customers (both for existing products and new product launches)
8. Monitor the product margins ensure profit goals are met; develops and ensures implementation of plans to optimize profitability
9. Set and update pricing for products in the context of product costs, market and competitive conditions, value to customer, pricing strategy, geographic locations, and internal (manufacturing) capabilities

Operations (with Manufacturing & Supply Chain)
10. Work with the supply chain teams to align plant and supply chain efforts to achieve optimum return for resource deployment and provides prioritization where needed
11. Support key supply issues by guiding supply chain teams to resolution while elevating recurring or high risk situations
12. Lead the assembly of the monthly S&OP tactical plan for said product category subset and leads issue resolution


Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or business discipline required; Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and/or Marketing preferred. Minimum of five (5) to eight (8) years of product management or marketing experience in a technology-based company required. Marketing & Product management experience required. Silicones/polymer experience required.Healthcare and medical device experience strongly preferred


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3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

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


Job Summary

Overview:
The Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Specialist reports to the Product Stewardship Global Manager (or designate), within the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) group. The Safety Data Sheet Specialist supports the implementation and maintenance of the NuSil Product Stewardship Program (PSP) with a primary focus on development of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and hazard labeling for products and prototypes.

The Safety Data Sheet Specialist maintains EHS master data for all substances in the ERP system, generates and updates all Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for products manufactured by the Company, and acts as a technical resource to the business on issues related to hazard communication and the classification of hazardous materials. This position manages global chemical notification and reporting for TSCA, WEEE, RoHS and REACH certificates of compliance and other applicable product compliance requirements.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Authors all sections of the SDS for NuSil products, according to specific country requirements where the products will be sold;
2. Conducts the review and update of SDS for existing US products and works collaboratively with other global authors when changes impact more than one area/country;
3. Utilizes technical information obtained through various web and library references in addition to internal information from colleagues at R&D and EHS to develop and maintain the master data in the SAP module (which serves as a centralized database for product information);
4. Determines the EHS product safety information that is required on the labels according to GHS and other applicable regulations;
5. Implements processes for a proactive Product Stewardship Program (PSP) encompassing global regulatory surveillance and anticipating regulations and requirements that may affect the distribution and sale of NuSil products;
6. Responsible for global chemical notification and reporting WEEE, RoHS, REACH Certificates of Compliance, dangerous good regulations, regulated substances, and applicable product compliance requirements;
7. Provide technical advice to distribution, customer care and forwarders responding to questions related to transport classification, marking and segregation of dangerous goods; 8. Serves as a point of contact for customer inquiries regarding hazard communication;
9. Acts as a technical resource to the business including completion of customer surveys and queries related to SDS;
10. Updates SAP to reflect changes to EPA TSCA inventory including flags for sections 12(b), 4, 5, 6 and SNURS;
11. Monitors EPA Federal register for promulgations or modification that apply to Avantor for Comprehensive Assessment information(CAIR) and Preliminary Assessment Information Rules (PAIR);
12. Communicates to R&T TSCA coordinator/site TSCA coordinators
13. Partners with Trade Compliance, EHS, Global Operations, Legal and Business Leaders regarding appropriate procedures
for regulatory compliance evaluation and risk mitigation for NuSil products, current and new, in all market countries;
14. Responsible for maintaining quality within the scope of the job description;
15. Performs other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.


Qualifications

BS in Chemistry, ChE, Environmental Science or equivalent technical degree. Polymer Chemistry knowledge preferred.
Minimum three (3) years of experience in chemical manufacturing environment with key responsibilities for product stewardship, EHS or regulatory compliance with two (2) years associated with the authoring and development of Safety Data Sheets a must. Knowledge of current regulations impacting SDS requirements worldwide: REACH, CLP, GHS, etc.
Working experience with TSCA and REACH preferred
Experience with the EH&S module of SAP preferred
Hazardous Materials certification on the three (3) modes of transportation preferred

Must display effective problem-solving, project management, critical thinking and development skills . Demonstrates a strong drive for results. Effective oral and written communications skills, especially across multiple disciplines and organizations . Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision. Attention to detail. Competency in computer/software tools


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11/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

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


Job Summary

NuSil Technology is seeking a proactive/career focused Senior Financial Analyst to provide financial planning and analysis services to the Company's key business leaders including Operations, Sales, R&D and Engineering in addition to the Executive Leadership Teams. This highly visible role will have a direct impact on expanding and scaling the FP&A Department’s core planning, reporting and analysis functions. Additionally, the Senior Financial Analyst will engage in all aspects of the operations to provide timely and comprehensive financial support to the management team.

The ideal candidate is a seasoned finance professional with demonstrated expertise in implementing robust reporting analytics from the ground up. This position reports directly to the Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis, and will work alongside other decision makers throughout the enterprise in both Carpinteria and our Center Valley, PA headquarters.

Planning and Forecasting:
• Lead the annual budget and quarterly forecasting processes. Maintain and develop various driver-based financial models and standard templates for NuSil's key business leaders during the planning processes, ensuring quality, accuracy and focused analytic review
• Build relationships and partner with Operations to evaluate and analyze business plans and forecasts against strategic and cost improvement initiatives
• Implement and institutionalize the quarterly forecasting process.
• Lead and streamline the weekly sales forecast process, utilizing Advanced Excel and partnering with Sales and Operations to present a driver-based forecast to Executive Management

Business Decision Support:
• Develop appropriate analysis and reporting to NuSil's key business leaders, including financial modeling of costs and revenues, to influence decision making and help drive execution of NuSil’s strategic goals
• Assist in reviewing costs and performing cost benefit analysis related to capital expenditure projects
• Evaluate financial implications of specific business decisions/opportunities and advise management accordingly to support targeted financial performance achievement
• Responsible for generating, maintaining and analyzing reports and data for monthly business unit reviews and business process improvements

Financial Analysis:
• Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis of the results of NuSil’s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan.
• Provide monthly cost management support for department managers, including thorough research and quantifying impact of variances. Consolidate and analyze department expenses and review with department/functional leadership
• Work with business directors and managers to understand state of the business in their specific area to consolidate analysis, validate forecasts and budget, and provide global corporate perspective and story on company’s financials
• Simplify complex multi-level data of analysis into concise and easy to understand reports for management review.
• Manage and improve the Key Performance Indicators & Dashboard for the Executive Team.

Process Improvements:
• Identify opportunities and develop recommendations for continuous process and cost/margin/profitability improvements
• Identify finance core processes for standardization/redesign and implement more streamlined procedures to enhance efficiency and controls

Other:
• Lead coordination of enterprise-level initiatives across combined company
• Establish data governance procedures for key FP&A systems
• Protect the Company’s bottom line by challenging the status quo, and proactively coordinate/develop in-depth analysis
• Perform ad-hoc financial/revenue analysis to support business decisions as required.


Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Finance, MBA preferred
• 7 to 10 years of FP&A experience demonstrating increasing responsibilities within Planning, Forecasting, Reporting & Analytical functions
• Experience within Manufacturing industry highly preferred
• Solid management accounting and financial reporting expertise
• Superior knowledge of financial analysis theory and quantitative methods used to analyze business performance
• Strong database management skills
• Advanced Excel including nested “If” logic, lookups and pivot tables
• Highly analytical, detail oriented
• Demonstrated effective communication and presentation skills working with peers and various levels of management, including Executive Leadership Team
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required to build professional relationships across the organization
• Demonstrated ability to navigate efficiently with large sets of data to develop concise and strategic analysis • Proven ability to effectively manage competing priorities while providing level-headed decision making during unexpected events
• Ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritize workload and succeed within a fast-paced, dynamic, deadline-driven and often ambiguous environment
• Exception problem-solving skills with solid experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysis


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6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

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


Job Summary

Serves as an expert in area of specialty within QS to team members and to other departments within the company. Oversees proper traceability of Quality Assurance records.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• May generate, review, or revise controlled documentation.
• May edit and update various procedures and policies.
• Responsible for Document Control functions with new and revised processes and procedures.
• Assist with monthly metrics and data mining.
• Ability to communicate (written and verbally) on a technical level.
• May assist with continuous improvement projects.
• May lead meetings of cross-functional teams related to projects.
• Responsible for electronic data entry as well as updating and distribution of QA forms.
• May assist with material release functions that require focused attention to detail.
• May assist with movement of released material and product disposition documentation.
• May generate variance reports or other product-related reports.
• May take part in and contribute to internal, customer, and compliance audits and assist with audit documentation.
• Must be regular and punctual in attendance.
• Must be able to lift/carry boxes up to 20 lbs. and perform general filing duties.
• Responsible for maintaining quality within the scope of the job description.


Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent from four-year college or technical school; or two years of experience in QA at an ISO registered company; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be computer literate and experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point). Agile experience a plus.


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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 Senior Accountant reports to Assistant Controller under limited supervision, assists company assistant controller in various financial and monthly financial statement compilation. Utilizing hands-on accounting experience and an in-depth understanding of accounting principles and company practices, senior accountants perform complex accounting activities and financial analyses

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

• Serves a significant role in the monthly close process including coordinating close activities within the team, and completing daily close activities
• Prepares necessary journal entries, accruals, variation analyses for SG&A expense and balance sheet accounts
• Prepares all necessary balance sheet account reconciliations monthly and quarterly (as required)
• Performs inter-company accounting and reconciliations
• Supports the preparation of the consolidated quarterly financial statements for external reporting
• Assists in the preparation of reports required by regulatory agencies
• Supports the internal and external audits
• Prepare and file monthly and quarterly (as needed) sales and use tax
• Monitors goods received not invoiced balances, works with accounts payable and receiving to resolve issues
• Completes special projects as assigned by senior management
• Performs other duties as assigned with or without accommodation
• 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 (B. A.) in related field (economics, accounting, business); or 5 years experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer literacy required (WORD/EXCEL; MACOLA helpful). 10-key by touch required.


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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 with 2+ years laboratory experience 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

3/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Status: Full Time, Exempt
Shift: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: DOE
Hours: 7:00am to 3:30om


Job Summary

Overview:
The Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Specialist reports to the Product Stewardship Global Manager (or designate), within the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) group. The Safety Data Sheet Specialist supports the implementation and maintenance of the NuSil Product Stewardship Program (PSP) with a primary focus on development of Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and hazard labeling for products and prototypes.

The Safety Data Sheet Specialist maintains EHS master data for all substances in the ERP system, generates and updates all Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for products manufactured by the Company, and acts as a technical resource to the business on issues related to hazard communication and the classification of hazardous materials. This position manages global chemical notification and reporting for TSCA, WEEE, RoHS and REACH certificates of compliance and other applicable product compliance requirements.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Authors all sections of the SDS for NuSil products, according to specific country requirements where the products will be sold;
2. Conducts the review and update of SDS for existing US products and works collaboratively with other global authors when changes impact more than one area/country;
3. Utilizes technical information obtained through various web and library references in addition to internal information from colleagues at R&D and EHS to develop and maintain the master data in the SAP module (which serves as a centralized database for product information);
4. Determines the EHS product safety information that is required on the labels according to GHS and other applicable regulations;
5. Implements processes for a proactive Product Stewardship Program (PSP) encompassing global regulatory surveillance and anticipating regulations and requirements that may affect the distribution and sale of NuSil products;
6. Responsible for global chemical notification and reporting WEEE, RoHS, REACH Certificates of Compliance, dangerous good regulations, regulated substances, and applicable product compliance requirements;
7. Provide technical advice to distribution, customer care and forwarders responding to questions related to transport classification, marking and segregation of dangerous goods; 8. Serves as a point of contact for customer inquiries regarding hazard communication;
9. Acts as a technical resource to the business including completion of customer surveys and queries related to SDS;
10. Updates SAP to reflect changes to EPA TSCA inventory including flags for sections 12(b), 4, 5, 6 and SNURS;
11. Monitors EPA Federal register for promulgations or modification that apply to Avantor for Comprehensive Assessment information(CAIR) and Preliminary Assessment Information Rules (PAIR);
12. Communicates to R&T TSCA coordinator/site TSCA coordinators
13. Partners with Trade Compliance, EHS, Global Operations, Legal and Business Leaders regarding appropriate procedures
for regulatory compliance evaluation and risk mitigation for NuSil products, current and new, in all market countries;
14. Responsible for maintaining quality within the scope of the job description;
15. Performs other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.


Qualifications

BS in Chemistry, ChE, Environmental Science or equivalent technical degree. Polymer Chemistry knowledge preferred.
Minimum three (3) years of experience in chemical manufacturing environment with key responsibilities for product stewardship, EHS or regulatory compliance with two (2) years associated with the authoring and development of Safety Data Sheets a must. Knowledge of current regulations impacting SDS requirements worldwide: REACH, CLP, GHS, etc.
Working experience with TSCA and REACH preferred
Experience with the EH&S module of SAP preferred
Hazardous Materials certification on the three (3) modes of transportation preferred

Must display effective problem-solving, project management, critical thinking and development skills . Demonstrates a strong drive for results. Effective oral and written communications skills, especially across multiple disciplines and organizations . Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision. Attention to detail. Competency in computer/software tools


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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.

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