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Senior Process Engineer

Pixelligent Technologies Baltimore, MD

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

As an important member of the Pixelligent team, the Process Engineer is responsible for helping to drive development and growth through new product and process design, technology scaling, equipment selection, and process and product optimization in support of the company's goals for cost, quality and delivery. This hands-on position will also deal with problems arising in the manufacturing process involving chemical reactions, processes, equipment and machinery.  Likely tools employed will be Process Hazards Assessment, Design of Experiments, Statistical Process Control, and Lean Manufacturing.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Utilize chemical engineering knowledge and experience to provide guidance to others regarding best practices in chemical manufacturing operations.
  • Identification, selection, design, and qualification of new equipment, materials and processes in support of process scaling and new product introduction.
  • Transfer of chemical production from R&D to the pilot plant and from the pilot plant to the contract manufacturer.
  • Proactively identify process quality, cost and safety improvement opportunities and execute plans for continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for maintenance plans, equipment modifications, contractor management, etc.
  • Establish and or improve process controls in the factory.
  • Address manufacturing quality excursions using formal root cause investigation methodologies.
  • Author material and process specification and provide training as necessary for effected individuals.
  • Support Change Management using the Quality Management System.
  • Candidate must be willing to take on responsibilities in developing, planning, and coordinating environmental, health and safety activities to ensure employee engagement and regulatory compliance

Required Education & Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree is required in Chemical Engineering or related field.
  • 7+ years of direct experience with process support for batch or continuous chemical production.

Required Skills & Abilities

  • Previous experience engineering processes with hazardous materials.
  • Previous experience with Process Safety Management
  • Proven skills in process improvement and project management.
  • Basic Knowledge of Federal and State regulations required. Experience interpreting OSHA, EPA, IBC, and NFPA codes and regulation preferred.  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and drafting software.  Experience with chemical modeling software such as CHEMCAD or ASPEN is a plus
  • Strong organizational, people and communication skills.
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills.

Desired Skills & Abilities

  • Experience in explosion-proof environments.
  • Experience with high temperature/pressure reactions.
  • Experience with interpreting 40CFR RCRA and TSCA and 29CFR.1910.
  • Direct design and installation experience of common chemical manufacturing unit operations: reaction, distillation, drying, centrifugation, or filtration.
  • Capital improvement and manufacturing cost estimation experience
  • Previous experience working with contract manufacturers
  • Previous experience in overseas manufacturing

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

About Pixelligent

Pixelligent Technologies a producer of PixClear™, is an advanced materials company that delivers next generation materials for demanding applications in solid-state lighting, flat panel displays, and optical components and films.   We work closely with leading-edge technology firms and Fortune 500 companies to create world class products. Pixelligent is located in Baltimore, MD. 

We are a fast-paced, innovative environment full of smart, committed people who love the work we do and the products we create. We balance life and work, and enjoy ourselves while continuing to build a successful company that is leveraging the next-generation of nanotechnology.

Pixelligent is an equal opportunity employer. 


Pixelligent Technologies


Baltimore, MD



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