Coatings Process Engineer
The Chemours Company
Wilmington, DE
As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.

Coatings/Membrane Research and Process Development Engineer

Chemours is seeking a Coatings Process Engineer to join our growing Ion Exchange Materials team. This position will report directly to the Global Technology Manager in our Wilmington, DE location.

The Coatings Process Engineer will be responsible for the successful translation of novel membrane designs from the lab/prototype scale to the commercial manufacturing scale. He/She will facilitate successful scale up of promising R&D materials, identify the effect of key coating parameters on product manufacturability and performance, and ensure consistent quality required by customers. The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of experience and an engineering degree with training in Coatings Process technology to make coated films (recent graduates with advanced degrees will be considered). As the business lead on this technology, the Coatings Process Engineer is a highly visible, key global role with direct responsibility to help grow the Ion Exchange Materials business.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

Coating polymer films with thicknesses around 100 micrometers and below
Working with coating technologies such as slot die, gravure, or other coating methods
Managing roll-to-roll (R2R) web handling activities
Interacting with membrane development team to convey impact of coating parameters
Providing guidance to the application development engineers and business leads to solve complex customer problems
Relating coating considerations to marketing and sales teams
Working directly with operations to launch new products and implement quality improvements
Assisting in design, selection, and/or implementation of coating technologies and quality control systems at prototype and manufacturing scale
In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

Bachelors Degree in Engineering with related Experience
Experience in using coating technology to make polymer films
Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple, complex, time-sensitive projects
Demonstrated skill in leadership, team building and achieving results through influence and negotiation
Demonstrated ability to mentor and develop peers/employees
Great interpersonal and communication skills
Must work well in both self-managed and team environments
Ability to travel up to 30 % of the time

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit :
MS degree or PhD in Engineering or related field or equivalent experience
>5 years’ experience in coatings technology to make membranes
Experience with complex, multi-stage coating processes
Six sigma or other data management/statistical tools

Competitive Compensation
Comprehensive Benefits Packages
401(k) Match
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Tuition Reimbursement
Commuter Benefits
Learning & Development opportunities
Strong Inclusion & Diversity initiatives
Company-paid volunteer days

We are on a journey to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry. We’ve completed our transformation and now we’re earning our way to growth by advancing higher value chemistry.

Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch—in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications.


The “ours” in Chemours is for all of us who work here. We’re working together to improve people’s lives the world over.


Our culture is built upon our values: Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Unshakable Integrity, Safety Obsession, and Collective Entrepreneurship.

We’re honored to be named a “Great Place to Work-Certified Company” for 2018-2019 and a “2018 Top Workplace” by Delaware News Journal.


Chemours has the heart and energy of a startup, while being built upon a 200-year old legacy and a world-class product portfolio. A startup with a head start. This mentality drives both our strategy and employees. We believe a thriving workforce culture is essential to our success. We’re earning our way to growth by unleashing the power of our talented, experienced, and passionate employees.

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer

Chemours is an E-Verify employer

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say “We Are Living Chemistry”.