Manufacturing Specialist


Reporting Relationship

  • Member of a small, diverse team
  • Reports directly to the Director of Manufacturing

Responsibilities

  • Manufacture and assemble small gas storage systems. Activities include chemical synthesis of solid
    adsorbents, loading adsorbents into gas cylinders, installing valves, and conducting quality-assurance and
    performance tests.
  • Follow established standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices.
  • Label, package, and ship products.
  • Maintain manufacturing and quality assurance data.
  • Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of work processes and procedures to improve quality and
    reduce costs.
  • Support production scheduling and inventory management activities.
  • Support customer service and new product development activities, as needed.
  • Support the design, construction, and maintenance of the organization’s equipment and facility, as needed.

Objectives

  • Within 3 months: Develop the ability to work independently to manufacture, package, and ship products with limited oversight.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience working in an advanced manufacturing environment with stringent quality controls
    (e.g. medical, automotive, aerospace, electronics, chemicals)
  • Experience following written operating procedures and maintaining manufacturing records

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift 50+ pounds
  • Stand for 6-8 hours per day
  • Understand and speak English
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away
  • See details of objects that are more than a few feet away

Preferred:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a technical field
  • Work experience in ISO9001 (or equivalent) quality assurance environment
  • Equipment maintenance experience
  • Experience with hazardous waste handling or compressed gas equipment
  • Knowledge of chemistry

Personal Characteristics

  • Self-motivated, confident, and able to work in a fast-paced environment with significant autonomy.
  • Entrepreneurial, with the ability to manage multiple priorities without incurring technical debt.
  • A passion for staying modern and learning new skills.
  • Able to collaborate across functional and organizational lines and capable of working with all levels of individuals and cultures as a leader, mentor, and follower.

About NuMat

NuMat Technologies (“NuMat”) is a start-up company innovating at the intersection of high-performance computing, chemistry, and advanced manufacturing. NuMat is a recognized pioneer in the field of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) — an emerging class of nanomaterials which can be programmed to uniquely interact with target molecules at the atomic level. NuMat’s expertise lies in the design and integration of MOFs into next-generation storage, separation, and purification systems. In doing so, NuMat enables previously unachievable form factors, performance and cost-advantaged production economics in the electronics, life-sciences, and energy sectors.

Since our founding in 2013, we’ve been recognized by Google as a “Solve for X” innovator, won the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers “Green Tech Innovation” prize, and have been backed by leading venture and strategic investors such as OS Fund and Patagonia.

Location

At NuMat's main office in beautiful Skokie, IL.

Interested?

Send us an email with your resume and we'll get back to you to continue the discussion.