Group Lead – Chemical Production and Engineering

Position Summary:
Kinestral seeks a talented, hands on Group Lead for our Chemical Production and Engineering team, to help make the world’s most responsive smart-tinting glass. As part of a multidisciplinary team, you will help create and lead our commercial chemical production activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead Chemical Production Engineering Group responsible for building and operation of Hayward chemical production facility
  • Oversee the design, development, and validation of production methods optimized for safety, quality, cost and material performance working within industrial best practices
  • Be responsible for the collection, analysis, and presentation of data to ensure robust, quality operational processes through statistical process control
  • Develop and maintain robust production planning to ensure reliable delivery of product
  • Research, recommend, and qualify capital equipment
  • Design and transfer of operations and processes from current production scale to future chemical facilities


  • ChE, or related field with 5+ (B.S.) or 3+ (M.S./Ph.D.) years experience
  • Success in managing chemical manufacturing environment
  • Success in chemical process design, development and integration of chemical processes into production including process development and sustaining operational excellence.
  • Understanding of equipment wiring, mechanics, and instrument operation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills
  • High standards in ethics, safety, work ethic, team work, and execution

Ideal candidate will also have:

  • Proficiency with statistical process control
  • SQL database, SPC, JMP, Tableau are a plus

Experienced candidates: please submit your resume by email to Only those selected for consideration will be contacted.

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  • Kinestral HR

    Kinestral HR

  • Full Time
  • Hayward, CA