Process Engineer

Position Summary:

Kinestral seeks a talented, responsible, hands-on process engineer to help make the world’s most responsive smart-tinting glass. As part of a multidisciplinary R&D team, you will support materials and process development in both research and production environments.  Secondary projects to grow the organization will supplement your core work.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Perform engineering tasks to help develop, implement and validate new material sets within existing processes
  • Execute process experiments to improve materials & process performance
  • Assist in the design of experiments to optimize materials and processes for improved performance cost reduction
  • Document and organize information needed to create detailed records of results
  • Assemble and maintain the equipment necessary for R&D support
  • Safe execution of activities in a production environment


Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or related discipline
  • Process development and optimization experience, formal SPC training desired
  • Ability to complete tests and creatively resolve problems as part of a team as well as in an unattended manner


The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Experience with thin-film coating and processing
  • Understanding of equipment wiring, mechanics, and instrument operation, plumbing, etc.
  • Ability to demonstrate adaptability, effectiveness, and growth in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to use standard office applications (Word, Excel, Email)
  • SQL database, SPC, JMP, Tableau are a plus

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  • Kinestral HR

    Kinestral HR

  • Full Time
  • Hayward, CA