Scientist â Team Lead

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

Website Entegris, Inc.

Entegris, Inc.

Company : Entegris, Inc.

Country: United States

Location : Billerica, Massachusetts

Post: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 21:10:46 GMT

Expires: Sat, 27 Aug 2022 23:59:59 GMT

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Company Overview and Values:
Why work at Entegris?

Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.

Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization — not just when it’s convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.

Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values: 



The Role:
Entegris is currently seeking a talented and innovative Scientist to join its analytical & Metrology team as the particle retention team lead in Billerica, MA. 


This role will focus on leading the retention team on development and deployment of testing methods to evaluate the performance of liquid filtration and purification products, and to study the membrane-particle and membrane-molecule interaction mechanism. The Scientist serves as a subject matter expert related to evaluation of liquid filtration and purification products for semiconductor applications.  In line with our values, which is fostering an environment of teamwork you will have an opportunity to collaborate with technicians, scientists, applications engineers, as well as global technical team members.


The ideal candidate possesses great interest in analytical discovery and will be results oriented and an excellent team player, with solid knowledge of nanoparticles, polymer, and surface chemistry, and familiarity with semiconductor device materials, structures, and metrology.

In this role you will:
Develop leading edge particles/molecules retention methods for liquid filtration and purification products performance evaluation in different liquids;

Perform DOE test to understand the membrane-particle and membrane-molecule interaction mechanism with variety filtration and purification membranes;

Use product and testing expertise to collaborate with internal and external customers to determine root causes in product development and quality problems.

Document work in technical reports, presentations, and external publications.

Contribute to metrology roadmap of retention test.

Promote Entegris’ image by participating in industrial conferences and seminars.

Directly manage the retention team responsible for the following:Perform retention test to support test requests in timely manner

Develop and maintain SOPs for retention test

Identify opportunities for improvement in existing test methods and control systems.

Work closely with Scientists, Chemists, and Technicians to ensure accurate and precise testing.

Utilize analytical equipment to the best of its ability

Maintain retention lab, safe lab habits and work environment

Lab equipment installation, service, repair, and maintenance

Manage time of staffs in retention lab

Improve lab test efficiency

Teaching and mentoring junior scientists, chemists, and technicians.

Traits we believe make a strong candidate:
Ph.D. in chemistry and materials science or Master degree with 2+ years of experience working in the chemical, semiconductor or related industry;

Practical knowledge in nanoparticles, polymer, surface chemistry;

Experience in general lab instruments (ICP-MS, GC, LC, GPC, etc.);

Experience in liquid filtration products evaluation and development is preferred.

Experience in supervising junior scientists, chemists, and technicians is preferred.

Strong observation capability and pay attention to details in each experiment step.

Strong communication skills demonstrated by both oral presentations and written technical publications;

Demonstrated problem solving skills with a passion for learning and teaching;

Ability to operate in a fast-paced dynamic and collaborative working environment;

A role model to maintaining a safe work environment and championing safe work practices

Your success will be measured by:
Leading the retention team to test and analyze R&D samples, new products, and in-process samples when needed and in timely manner;

Willingness to take new challenges in order to support the overall organization.

Confers with process engineers, development scientists, and manufacturing personnel regarding results and research, prepares technical reports and presentations to promote learning;

Good communication and coordination abilities and presentation skills;

Teaching and mentoring junior scientists and technicians;

Ability to conduct project independently and navigate ambiguity;

Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects in parallel;

Strong independent operation skills and ability to complete lab work safely;

Ability to learn and become proficient at several analytical techniques.

What we offer::
Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you’re looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.

Very Competitive total compensation plans.

A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that’s all yours- no vesting!

Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you’re happy and healthy.

A progressive PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!

At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.


Entegris strongly encourages all of its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. At Entegris, COVID-19 vaccination is preferred but not required at this time.

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