PARC, a Xerox company Process Engineer in Palo Alto, California
MS in processing engineering or BS in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or related field with 5-10 years hands-on, experimental experience in a research and development environment working with materials processing methods and equipment. The advanced manufacturing and deposition systems group is currently working a number of exciting and transformational technologies for additive manufacturing, manufacturing of batteries, composites manufacturing, and spray processing.
About the Job
In this position you will be responsible for leading process optimization and experimental design for complex systems. This includes working with Mechanical Engineers to ensure experimental setups include necessary controls from inception, planning experimental campaigns to meet research goals, setting and documenting experimental procedures, performing metrology, and analyzing results. The ideal candidate will have experience working with polymer processing, ceramic slurry processing, coating, or printing systems.
• MS in Process Engineering or BS in related field with 5-10 years Process Engineering Experience • Familiarity with control and operation of common processing equipment (pumps, valves, dispensers, ovens, curing and drying equipment, simple mechanical motion systems). • Familiarity with metrology equipment at multiple length scales (SEM, optical microscoscopy, confocal microscopes, profilometers, film measurement, etc…) • Ability to formulate efficient experimental campaigns and then execute on them • Strong desire to learn new systems • Strong communication, teamwork, and leadership skills
We offer a very competitive salary package and full benefits (medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, 401K). PARC employees enjoy the use of onsite health & fitness center and collegial dining at our onsite cafeteria. The PARC campus is in a spacious modern building in close proximity to the resources and opportunities of Silicon Valley and benefits from nearby leading universities such as Stanford and Berkeley. It is also close to many amenities, top schools, and outdoor activities (see http://www.parc.com/about/culture.html). PARC provides a highly diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (see http://www.parc.com/about/careers/).
PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs®. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government agencies and partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients.
Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms – from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing – and has enabled the creation of many industries. Incorporated as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002, PARC today continues the research that enables breakthroughs for our clients' businesses.
PARC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with PARC should contact PARC Human Resources.