Materials Engineer

by Trojan Technologies

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 07, 2021
Trojan Technologies

Job Description


Materials Engineer
 

The Trojan Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Danaher Corporation, a Fortune 500 company. The Trojan group of businesses offers products under the brands Aquafine, Salsnes Filter, TrojanUV, USP Technologies and VIQUA. Applications and markets served include municipal wastewater, drinking water, environmental contaminant treatment; residential water treatment; ultra-purification of water used in food and beverage manufacturing, pharmaceutical processing and semiconductor applications; filtration and solids separation.

 

Trojan Technologies enables customers to meet their water quality objectives by providing eco-efficient solutions that reduce and recover costs, energy, resources and space. Collaboratively solving problems with our customers, we deliver low-risk innovative technologies that offer sustainable, effective results. We ensure greater water confidence and environmental stewardship for people, industries, and municipalities, improving the lives of over one billion people globally.

 

Job Description:

 

We are seeking a hardworking chemical or materials engineer. This individual will be a company-wide resource for: polymers, nano- and thin-film coatings, adhesive selection, regulatory compliance (e.g. EC1935/2004), and other chemistry issues. Many of these issues are within the environment of extreme fluxes of ultraviolet C, with the attendant material degradation. The ideal candidate will have a background in chemistry, chemical engineering, or mechanical engineering with a materials specialty.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and recommend UVC-stable materials including polymers, coatings, and elastomers.
  • Work with external suppliers to develop custom formulations or processes to create UVC-resistant materials.
  • Act as an internal materials/chemistry resource for Product Development, Quality, and other teams in several operating companies.
  • Select adhesives, seals, materials, coatings, etc.
  • Design and execute tests for durability and suitability of materials. Record and analyze data, document the results, and make recommendations.
  • Work to resolve issues with chemical product suppliers.
  • Guide the selection and certification of materials in contact with food
  • Investigate and solve metal corrosion issues
  • Advise on the implementation and troubleshooting of thin-film coating processes

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering. Advanced degree preferable.
  • At least three years post-graduate experienc.

 

Desired:

  • Experience with coating process implementation
  • Knowledge of regulations relating to food contact surfaces
  • Knowledge of formal Design of Experiments, statistical analysis of data
  • Ability to work independently and perform a variety of complex scientific or engineering tasks under broad direction

 

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

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