Lockheed Martin Industrial Chemist / Process Development / Cambridge, MA in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Description: Lockheed Martin Energy Storage is commercializing a new flow battery technology for low-cost, grid-scale energy storage to support renewable energy integration and grid modernization. The flow battery is based on a novel battery chemistry comprising aqueous metal-ligand coordination compounds. We are seeking an Industrial Chemist to assist in chemical process design, laboratory demonstration, pilot and commercial plant scaleup. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability in developing innovative chemical processes that reduce product cost, while maintaining or improving product quality. Experience in synthetic chemistry is required; inorganic chemistry and electrochemical process design experience are highly desired. The individual must be flexible, able to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic work environment, and able to work independently and as part of a team. Experience in effectively directing junior team members is expected.
Relocation: Relocation/Housing Stipend is possible for this exciting position.
The Locale: Cambridge, Massachusetts and the surrounding communities offer an exciting and vibrant place to work and to live. Cambridge is just across the river from Boston and is located in eastern Massachusetts. Cambridge is home to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University. Cambridge, is also the birthplace of many startup companies due to the high amount of brain power produced by these schools and also from nearby Tufts University, Boston College, Boston University, Brandies University, Wellesley College, Babson College, and Northeastern University. Nearby communities would include scenic coastal towns such as Swampscott, Salem, and Marblehead. To the west are communities such as Belmont, Brookline, Watertown, Waltham, Lincoln, and Concord. Our Lockheed Martin AES site is located somewhat close to the Alewife Station which is a major MBTA transit hub with access to the Red Line with service to Boston and bus lines with service to surrounding neighborhoods and adjacent communities. If you like living in right in the city, or out in the suburbs, or near the ocean, our location will offer ample choices for you. Where can you get to from Cambridge and Boston? Cape Cod is less than 90 minutes to the southeast. The White Mountains of New Hampshire are 2.5 hours to the north. Providence, RI is about 2 hours to the southwest. Montreal is about 5 hours to the northwest.
• MS in chemical engineering or PhD in inorganic, organic or industrial chemistry
• Experience (3+ years) in chemical process design and scaleup
• Experience (5+ years) in process design, development, and scaleup for inorganic and/or air-sensitive chemicals
• Experience with electrochemical process design, development, and scaleup
• Experience in raw materials pricing and supply chain management
• Working knowledge of analytical chemistry and quality control process development
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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