Southern Metal Finishing

Re: Senior Electroplating Engineer - MA

Xtalic Corporation is a dynamic, venture-funded start-up company in the Boston area.  We are seeking an experienced, results-oriented engineer with extensive knowledge of electroplating and metal finishing processes. The successful candidate will take a leadership role in the commercialization of innovative new processes based on MIT-developed nanotechnology. The primary responsibilities of this person will include:
* Designing and running pilot-scale plating facilities.
* Playing a lead role in scaling up laboratory-developed processes to the pilot scale.
* Transitioning new electrodeposition processes to the industrial scale, including on-site consultations/implementations with customers.
This is a senior position, and we are seeking candidates with the following experience, background and skills:

* BS or advanced degree in a relevant technical field.
* 7+ years of experience in the electroplating and metal finishing industry.
* Working knowledge of the process chemistry and mechanics (heating, filtering, etc.) of industrial electroplating baths.
* An entrepreneurial mindset, with the ability to effectively troubleshoot based on limited information/experience when necessary.
* Detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent projects.

Candidates with experience in commercializing new electroplating processes, and particularly with setting up new electroplating facilities or lines, will receive particular attention. Compensation packages for this position will include a competitive combination of salary, benefits, and stock options.