Coatings Engineer

Cambridge, MA /
Engineering /
Full time
Company Summary
LiquiGlide is commercializing revolutionary technology that eliminates the friction between liquids and solids to allow thick, sticky liquids to flow with ease. Spun out of MIT and headquartered in Cambridge, the company has raised $50M and is partnering with some of the world's leading companies to enable breakthrough products, packaging, processes and patient experiences.  LiquiGlide's first launch--a transformational, clear, recyclable toothpaste package that Colgate introduced to the European market this spring--has been featured on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and in publications around the world, including The Economist, CNN and The Daily Mail. The company is looking for curious, ambitious, passionate engineers and business professionals to join its fast-growing, close-knit team.

Position Summary
We are looking for a Coatings Engineer to help us develop and commercialize our revolutionary technology. If you have a background in fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, the physical chemistry of surfaces, or interfacial phenomena, we would love to hear from you!

What You'll Do:
Quickly master LIS science through independent study, tutorials and training sessions.
Study and experiment independently to gain LIS expertise that will enable you to grow in critical R&D and project management functions as the company scales.
Develop test methods and best practices to accelerate coating development.
Lead large, client-funded coating development projects, managing clients as well as internal project teams, and consultants.
Develop and maintain project plans and road maps and act as key point of contact for clients and internal management. 
Negotiates with equipment and raw ingredient suppliers.

Who You Are:
Experience with product development and commercialization, including managing projects, teams, and customer relationships.
Strong hands-on experience and proven ability to design effective experiments.
Proven ability to handle a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Ambitious and comfortable with ambiguity.
Start-up experience is desirable.
Masters or PhD Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, or Physical Chemistry preferred.