Composite Materials Engineer 

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: Info@mallinda.com

Job Description 
Mallinda is seeking a full-time engineer experienced with composite material production, and proven experience developing new materials or products. The Composite Materials Engineer role will lead engineering support for the scale up & production of new products, as well as leading the initial engineering support for first customers & development partners to support new material development. This individual will also play a key role in the Technology Development team by leading the engineering activities, engage with external manufacturing partners, suppliers and customer all toward driving our first commercial products to scaled production. The ideal candidate has a strong technical background in composites, proven leadership abilities, and strong written & verbal communication.

Immediate Activities Include 

  • Hands-on lead of engineering support for material development efforts- including creating standard testing protocols, defect & failure mode analysis, training & managing technicians

  • Lead engineering support for scale-up of resin production (in-house or toll)

  • Interact with toll manufacturers, suppliers & customers as needed

  • Communicate clearly internally & externally

  • Assist CTO with project management, and new project directions

Qualifications/Experience 

We are looking for candidates with the following credentials:

The ideal candidate is independent, but with strong communication and collaboration skills.

  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in mechanical, aerospace, or process engineering (or related field), with ≥5 years post graduate experience in new product or process development

  • Self-starter who can develop solutions to technical issues with only general direction.

  • Broad knowledge in composite materials, characterization and defect/failure analysis

  • Experience building and/or managing a technical team

  • Experience communicating with internal and external customers on a regular basis. Ability to represent the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues

  • Experience with quality systems

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong technical writing skills


Chemist

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: info@mallinda.com

Mallinda is looking for a post-baccalaureate chemist to assist with research and development. Day-to-day activities will include:     

  • Formulating and synthesizing vitrimer resins

  • Preparing fiber reinforcements

  • Testing mechanical and thermomechanical material properties

  • Data Presentations

  • Resin-fabric impregnation

  • Finishing composite pieces

  • General laboratory upkeep and safe laboratory practices

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS in chemistry, engineering, or equivalent

  • Completion of organic chemistry with lab

  • GPA > 3.0

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Independent research experience in an organic chemistry lab or similar

  • Experience with Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) and Universal Testing Machine (UTM i.e. Instron/MARK-10)

  • Knowledge of polymer and materials science

  • Organic synthesis experience

  • Data analysis (Excel, R, Matlab, etc.)

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Compensation: This position is a full-time position. Mallinda offers, health, vision, and dental benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. Minimum salary is $45K. 

Contact: Please e-mail cover letter and resume to info@mallinda.com