Lead Chemist

Frore Systems

San Jose, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Post Date: 05/12/2021
  • Website: froresystems.com
  • Company Address: 2333 Zanker Road, San Jose, CA 95131

About Frore Systems

Device makers are running into a brick wall, trying to deliver higher performance, that can only be solved by breakthrough flexible micro electromechanical systems (MEMS). Welcome to Frore Systems, where a new generation of disruptive solutions is emerging.

Job Description

• Develop novel chemical solutions for creating a thin ceramic film within an early stage startup company o Using fundamental knowledge of coordination chemistry develop metal-complex based formulations o Employ knowledge of chelate chemistries to optimize constituents, synthesis and processes o Work with film process and integration teams to ensure thin ceramic film target performance o Optimize chemistry to increase processability of solution and film coating for thickness and quality o Oversee daily operations of technical staff and ensure rapid development of projects

• Scale up and transfer to manufacturing the chemical solution formulation o Define and execute a strategy for scale up and manufacture of the chemical solutions o Scale up formulation process in preparation for manufacturing o Transfer chemical solution technology to manufacturing o Support initial thin film coating manufacturing with chemical solution from development line


• Masters or Doctoral degree in chemical engineering or relevant technical field
• Exhibits a thirst for knowledge and ability to learn quickly
• Demonstrated successes with multistep organic and metal-complex syntheses
• Demonstrated successes in coordination chemistry developing complexes
• Demonstrated successes scaling processes from a laboratory into manufacturing
• Implementation of in-line, final solution and materials characterization techniques
• Experience with film coating, pyrolysis, optimization and characterization
• Desire to be in the laboratory developing processes hands on and directing a growing team
• Ability to travel (principally Taiwan) as conditions allow
• Clear communicator, able to listen and align internal and external stakeholders

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