|Category:||Engineering – Permanent|
The Nanotechnology Manager will be in charge of starting up, staffing and equipping a new subsidiary facility in the Lexington, KY area. Once the subsidiary is established, the manager will be responsible for day-to-day operations primarily involving manufacturing process research and development (R&D) & scale-up of nanopowder fabrication technology. In this role the manager will interface with senior personnel at the company’s Atlanta location and also manage individuals at the Lexington location to carry out process scale-up R&D for transitioning to company’s proprietary nanopowder fabrication process from pilot-scale to pre-commercial scale. The manager will also interact with individuals at institutions outside of the company to ensure successful transition of the process.Summary of Other Responsibilities:
Interact with regulatory bodies at county and state level
Ensure a clean and safe work environment
Interact and negotiate with equipment and chemical suppliers
Make technical presentations to internal and external audiences
Interact with current and future customers
Assist with business development and sales efforts
We are seeking an energetic and talented individual with a bachelors or advanced degree in chemical engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering or materials engineering plus 7 or more years of experience in a chemical/materials industry setting, with particular emphasis on process scale-up. The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements: 1) experience in chemical or materials process scaling 2) experience in transitioning processes from lab-scale to pilot or commercial scale 3) project management skills 4) experience in managing technical personnel & team building 5) negotiation and communication skills. Experience in powder process engineering, nanomaterials fabrication and/or battery materials processing are beneficial but not a requirement.Other Requirement: Must have U.S. citizenship or a valid green card in order to meet all requirements of nGimats military and defense-related customers.
Reports To: CEO/CTO
Key Interactions: This position will work closely with the CEO/CTO, Directors and other key technical personnel within the company. The individual will initially manage a small team of personnel including analytical scientist, facilities coordinator and lab technician and in the long-term help grow the team. This person will also interact with the equipment and chemical suppliers and maintain relationships with collaborators at local universities and companies. The individual will also be interacting with current and future customers and assist with nGimats business development and ales efforts.
Salary: $70,000: Commensurate with education and experience.
Travel: Less than or equal to 20%
|Location||Lexington , KYMORE