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Application Development Engineer, Films Zymergen
Emeryville, CA

Zymergen researches, develops and manufactures microbes.

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Job Description

Application Development Engineer Films

Founded in 2013 and based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Zymergen is a technology company unlocking the power of biology. We deliver better economics for products made from biology that are used across industries, bring new products to market faster, and develop novel products. Our proprietary platform uses robots and machine learning to engineer microbes faster, more predictably, and to a level of performance previously unattainable. These microbes, and the products they produce, have broad applications across industries such as chemicals and materials, agriculture, and healthcare. For more information visit www.zymergen.com.

Job Description and Specific Responsibilities

The Application Development Engineer would join our Electronics team as one of its core members and be responsible for developing and formulating state of the art films based on new building blocks. The candidate is the applications expert and will work with the application team, industry managers and product managers to develop materials that meet or exceed customer expectations. The candidate will collaborate with formulators, scientists, and biologists to deliver meaningful products. The candidate will also design experiments and perform material testing.

Immediate responsibilities include:

* Maintain an expert level of understanding for specialty film polymers, processing and end-use applications.
* Experienced with evaluating and improving film properties through processing, formulation and additives e.g. dielectric properties, flammability, mechanical properties and optics.
* Experienced with a variety of specialty film applications like displays, flexible circuits, antennas, etc.
* Perform application tear downs, identify components (functions), materials and areas for improvement
* Translate customer needs into development parameters for the R&T organization.
* Expected travel intensity globally is around 30%.

The Products team within the company is integral to the research and development of new films for different industries. Members of the team are laser-focused, thoughtful, analytical, well-organized, energetic, collaborative, and fully engaged in the development of new products. In addition, team members are committed to the continuous improvement of developed products and investigation of properties that new bio-based molecules can bring.

Qualifications/Experience

* The role requires a minimum of 5-7 years' experience in the field of specialty films.
* 3-5 years working externally in the field of specialty films is a must.
* Has a developed global industry network in films and electronics .
* Candidates need a solid background and hands on experience in application development, understanding functionality and testing.

Our facilities are located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Founded in 2013 and based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Zymergen is a technology company unlocking the power of biology. We deliver better economics for products made from biology that are used across industries, bring new products to market faster, and develop novel products. Our proprietary platform uses robots and machine learning to engineer microbes faster, more predictably, and to a level of performance previously unattainable. These microbes, and the products they produce, have broad applications across industries such as chemicals and materials, agriculture, and healthcare. For more information visit www.zymergen.com.

About Zymergen

Zymergen researches, develops and manufactures microbes.

Headquarters
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743 employees
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5980 Horton St #105

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