Sr. Process Engineer

Posted 20 May 2022

Carlsbad, California - United States

Req Id 248254



A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers. 

Your Role:

We are offering a great opportunity within our Electronics organization!


As a member of the Process Engineering group, you will be in charge of our smart manufacturing activities in Semiconductor Materials Engineering. You will work on the development of innovative technologies and ensure that these technologies are implemented in our investment program. You will manage these activities with other teams in the Electronics sector (R&D, process development, and the technical operations teams) and at the group level. The successful implementation of smart manufacturing technologies will help the business to be a reliable partner for our customers in the semiconductor industry.


This role can be located in Carlsbad, CA; Tempe, AZ; Allentown, PA or be fully remote with periodic travel to meet with key partners. 


Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, Process Chemistry, or related fields
  • 8+ years relevant experience
  • Experience in process development, process design and/or operations in the process industry, preferred in for fine chemicals and/or semiconductor materials


Preferred Qualifications:

  • MSc or PhD in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, Process Chemistry, or related fields
  • 5+ years relevant experience
  • Curious and innovative approach
  • Track record in organizational change
  • Experience in communicating across hierarchies and in matrix organizations
  • Fluency in English, German is a plus



What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


Curious? Chat with one of our curious minds on our interactive Q&A platform and catch a glimpse of our people, values, and culture. You can also apply and find more information at
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If you are a resident of NYC, Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.


The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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