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Associate, Operations - Chemical Engineer

Jessup, MD
Expired: September 06, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Company Description

Vorbeck is a multi-disciplinary, technology-driven organization focused on advanced graphene applications. From engineers and PhD scientists to softgoods designers and military veterans, we believe that bringing people with diverse skill sets together builds great products.

In general, we are looking for individuals to join the team who are:

Innovative - creative thinkers who are not afraid to try new things

Curious - individual who aspire to always keep learning

Positive - enthusiastic teammates who can overcome setbacks and challenges

Determined - hardworking people who always put their best foot forward

Team Oriented - collaborative co-workers who communicate well and are safe and responsible

Leaders - people who want to grow, take on new responsibilities, and show the world what can be done

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Job Description

Chemical Engineer Job Responsibilities

Core job responsibilities within the Operations Department at Vorbeck for an Associate Chemical Engineer are to:
  • Perform chemical analysis and physical property testing of materials and products
  • Evaluate current processes and develop improvements to safety, quality, and efficiency
  • Create standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests
  • Coordinate with and provide training to technical staff
  • Assist with environmental, health, and safety compliance
  • Assist with risk assessments and failure modes and effects analyses (FMEA)
  • Oversee and assist with the installation, maintenance, and inspection of equipment and facilities
  • Perform routine calibration and troubleshooting of instruments and control systems
  • Perform process modeling and simulations
  • Research, design, and implement new production processes and the scale-up of existing production processes
  • Assist with the research, design, and implementation of process instrumentation and control systems
  • Create piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID), operating instructions and standard operating procedures, and other documentation for production processes
  • Coordinate and perform testing, installation, and commissioning of new and scaled-up production processes
  • Analyze data to develop and refine processes and operations and communicate results of analyses
  • Assist in the development of timelines and budgets


Chemical Engineer Qualifications/Skills

Desired qualifications and skills for an Associate Chemical Engineer are:
  • Demonstrated ability to solve technical and engineering problems
  • Excellent presentation and verbal communication skills and strong technical writing ability
  • Experience with the use of spreadsheet and database software to compile, analyze, and present data
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations
  • Familiarity with process modeling and optimization techniques and software, and process improvement methodologies
  • Ability to execute tasks safely and without direct oversight
  • Knowledge of quality management, quality assurance, and quality control techniques and analytical chemistry techniques

Chemical Engineer Education and Experience

Desired education and experience for an Associate Chemical Engineer are:
  • BSE degree in chemical engineering or a related field
  • Master's degree in chemical engineering or a related field is a plus
  • Two to five years' experience in an engineering environment
  • Hands on field engineering experience is a plus
  • Project management experience is a plus

Additional Information

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits include:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Program
  • Vacation, Personal Time, and 10 Paid Holidays
  • Company-sponsored Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Flexible work hours

Physical Setting/work location:
  • Office; one location

Location: 8306 Patuxent Range Road, Suite 106, Jessup, MD 20794

*Vorbeck is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law. This position will involve work on government contracts and the government requires that qualified candidates must be United States citizens. All personal information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.*

No Agencies Please.

How to Apply

Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter detailing their interest in the position and minimum salary* to be considered.

*We benchmark salaries based on field data, taking into account the responsibilities of the role and the individual's skills and experience. We ask candidates to include minimum salary requirements to help us ensure we meet your needs.



Jessup, MD
20794 USA



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