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Chemical Process Engineer (Organic Synthesis)

Cambium

Cambium

Other Engineering
El Segundo, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Cambium works at the interface of biotech and materials science to build sustainable next-generation defense products. We integrate computational chemistry, product design, and advanced manufacturing methods to solve difficult challenges like hardening UAVs against directed energy, protecting payloads during hypersonic flight, and streamlining the defense product manufacturing supply chain. Our people come from places like SpaceX, Anduril, Scaled Composites, Lockheed Martin Skunkworks, and US DoD Research Labs. We are seeking motivated and exceptional people to join our team.

Cambium is seeking a Chemical Process Engineer to join our growing team in El Segundo, CA. The successful candidate will be curious with a desire to turn concepts into products, have a strong desire to help grow a company, and will help us build a work culture of open-mindedness that embraces creativity and contrarian thinking. At Cambium we’re willing to do things differently.

THE ROLE

Cambium is seeking a Chemical Process Engineer to join our engineering team. You will oversee synthesis processes at a multi-kg scale, playing a pivotal role in the design, optimization, and scaling up of chemical reactions. You’ll work closely with senior engineers and contribute to our growing team in many ways. Your responsibilities will include hands-on experimentation, where you will actively contribute to the development and improvement of synthesis and purification processes. This entails quantifying product variability using analytical tools and implementing innovative solutions to enhance product quality and yield. Your role will also involve troubleshooting any operational challenges and carefully considering safety measures. Your passion for innovation, attention to detail, and commitment to operational excellence will be essential in shaping and advancing the synthesis processes. Your colleagues will turn the resin you produce into test articles, prototypes, and demonstration pieces. As Cambium experiences rapid growth, the responsibilities of this role are expected to evolve.