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Principal Materials Processing Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Oakland, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Degree in materials/chemical engineering, chemistry or related field with 10+ years of experience in materials and chemical process development (5+ years in a leadership role)
  • Experience with XRD, TGA, SEM, optical microscopy, GC-MS, ICP, GPC, HPLC and wet chemistry analyses
  • Experience establishing QC protocols, LIMS, and analytical support for scale-up of chemical and/or materials manufacturing processes
  • Experience managing an R&D team and custom pilot-line equipment and technicians
  • Highly organized with sharp attention to numerical detail
  • Excited to work on a small fast-paced startup team with a drive to succeed and grow with the company
  • Develop complex new processes from start to finish
  • Lead experimental programs for process and formulation development
  • Work cross-functionally with process and mechanical engineers to ensure technoeconomic feasibility of new processes
  • Manage pilot production line for ongoing operations and development of process and formulation changes
  • Establish QC and materials analysis infrastructure for the upcoming commercial bead manufacturing facility
  • Interface with downstream ion-exchange technology team to ensure high performance of beads globally and at scale
  • Up to 20% travel
Lilac Solutions

51-200 employees

Lithium extraction solutions
Company Overview
Lilac's mission is to scale lithium supply for the electric era by unlocking brine resources to provide essential raw materials to the battery industry. Lilac’s unique ion exchange process eliminates the environmental impact of conventional lithium extraction while boosting production.
  • Stock options
  • Health, dental, & vision insurance
  • 401k program
  • Flexible PTO
  • Paid parental leave
  • Daily catered lunch & on-site gym
  • Monthly phone stipend