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  • Oasys Water Inc, Senior Research Engineer
  • Koch Membrane Systems, North American Director of Sales
  • University of Bath, Lecturer (Assistant Professor) / Senior Lecturer/Reader (Associate Professor) in Chemical Engineering (incl. Separations)
  • University of Bath, Prize Fellow in Advanced Bioseparations
    Oasys Water, Inc
    Senior Research Engineer

    Oasys Water seeks a motivated and disciplined Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join the team at our Boston, MA facility. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer has responsibility for the manufacturing and continuous improvement of our proprietary thin-film forward osmosis membrane. In this role the Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be instrumental in the development of novel membrane architectures for new applications. This role is based in Boston, MA but could possibly work some days in our Somerset, MA location, and will require significant (25-50%) travel to vendor and manufacturing partner sites, both domestic and international.


    • Apply manufacturing and industrial engineering practices to our industry leading thin film manufacturing operation, including monitoring performance and yield
    • Troubleshoot variability and yield issues in the manufacturing operation, interfacing closely with technology partners and the Oasys R&D organization
    • Design and implement quality improvement programs in accordance with established industry best practices
    • Lead the scale-up of new membrane technology and architecture from the laboratory to the manufacturing line
    • Collaborate with the R&D and supply chain organizations to guide technology development and system optimization
    • Provide strategic leadership and planning for a fast-growing and evolving manufacturing operation

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or similar
    • 5-8 years of experience in manufacturing engineering
    • Thin film and roll-to-roll manufacturing expertise, especially within the reverse osmosis membrane industry, is highly desired
    • Expertise in Statistical Process Control and Six Sigma principles
    • Preference given to candidates who possess basic competency in polymer chemistry and materials science
    • Experience scaling up new technologies to full-scale manufacturing is desired
    • Demonstrated project and program management skills, with experience leading matrixed and multidisciplinary teams
    • Creative mind and ability to apply sound engineering principles to improve processes and solve complex manufacturing issues.
    • Ability to positively and effectively communicate with all levels within the organization.
    • 25-50% domestic and international travel

      About Oasys Water
      Oasys Water is a Massachusetts-based company developing a suite of proprietary energy and resource recovery products to address the growing global water crisis. Engineered OsmosisTM (EOTM) is a patented platform for reducing cost in the production of clean water, power and energy through more efficient utilization of resources. For information, please visit:

      Date posted: May 5, 2016

    Koch Membrane Systems
    North American Director of Sales - Capital Equipment and Membranes - Water and Wastewater Wilmington, Massachusetts

    Primary Responsibilities
    Savvy sales leader needed to establish a high performance sales team, new sales channels and customers for the growing water market. The ideal candidate will have technical capability to understand how to mentor and grow a dynamic sales force, to be able to understand a customer's needs, and to recommend a solution using one of our state-of-the-art membrane filtration systems to solve their fluid separation problems. Must possess skills to identify business opportunity, present the client with solutions to their problems and close a sale. You must have experience developing high performance sales teams, new markets, defining product development needs and developing relationships. Ability to understand and mitigate commercial risks and provide appropriate product warranties.


    • 10 plus years of experience in Sales and Engineering selling Capital Equipment and Replacement Products (membrane experience a plus).
    • Strong engineering background, coupled with track record of ability to create new book of business.
    • Experience developing sales teams that close business deals to profitably grow our business.
    • Knowledge of how to sharply increase our sales closing success.
    • Capability of developing relationships with key EPC and OEM firms.
    • Proficiency in building a network of distributors and agents.
    • Membrane filtration / separations capital equipment and replacement sales of membrane cartridges.
    • Ability to travel up to 50%.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Master's Degree a plus.
    • Work at our Corporate Headquarters offices in Wilmington, Massachusetts.


    • BS Degree or higher (Engineering preferred), MBA a plus
    • 10+ years of proven capital equipment or technical sales experience in the water and wastewater market
    • Familiar with typical commercial terms & conditions and comfortable negotiating these as needed to protect KMS yet meet the customers' needs
    • Knowledge of membranes, membrane systems or filtration capital equipment is a plus
    • Ability to present competitive technical advantage in a clear and concise manner in individual and group settings
    • Ability to analyze competitive situation then develop and implement strategy to win
    • Proven ability to creatively, resourcefully, create value for customers to secure sales
    • Superior negotiation skills
    • Energetic deal maker and experienced closer
    • Comfortable working in a dynamically and fast passed environment
    • Must be very conscientious
    • Extensive travel
    • Exemplify company values/principals in all aspects internally as well as external

      ***Compensation will be commensurate with experience and capabilities***
      ***Relocation will be provided***

      Application Process
      We follow OFCCP guidelines for internet applicant acceptance. Therefore, we can only accept resumes via our on-line application. Please follow the application directions and complete our on-line application set forth at You must upload your resume AND complete the application if you want to be considered for this role. Search for job # 039892 or follow this link to our on-line application - you must copy and paste this link.

      We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
      Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. Please be sure to upload your resume and complete our on-line application. You must complete our on-line application and upload your resume to be considered for this role.

      Date posted: January 27, 2016

    Lecturer (Assistant Professor) / Senior Lecturer/Reader (Associate Professor) in Chemical Engineering (incl. Separations)
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Design, University of Bath, United Kingdom.

    Salary: Lecturer (Assistant Professor): £38,896, rising to £46,414; Senior Lecturer/Reader (Associate Professor): £47,801 to £55,389
    Closing Date: Sunday 10 January 2015
    Interview Date: Friday 12 February 2016
    Webpages: Info: ;
    Reference: CT3026R

    Applicants are sought for an open-ended, full-time academic (faculty) post in the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath, UK, which may be at Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Reader level. Please note that Lecturer is equivalent to Assistant Professor and Senior Lecturer / Reader are equivalent to Associate Professor. This appointment is integral to a strategic expansion of Chemical Engineering at Bath that includes significant growth in student and staff numbers and in funding.

    You will be a highly ambitious and qualified PhD graduate, with a good first degree in Chemical Engineering. You will have a growing publications record and international reputation appropriate to your career stage, and be able to make significant and sustained scholarly contributions to the Department based on research excellence and integrity within broad themes including Advanced Separations Engineering, where the candidate would be part of the Centre of Advanced Separations Engineering, which is growing, with the aim to be a leader in three areas: 'Membranes and Membrane Processes', 'Adsorption and Porous Materials' and 'Liquid Extraction'.

    Potential for winning and delivering on research grants - including those with industrial relevance and impact - and successful supervision of research students, is expected. Capability and willingness to teach Chemical Engineering at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (including in design), and to contribute to academic management and leadership, are also expected.

    The successful applicant will work in a progressive and successful academic environment, and will benefit from the collaborative and well-organised Department and Faculty system at the University. This is supported by an effective professional development programme for staff. The lifestyle advantages of working and living in one of the most beautiful and accessible areas in the UK are an added attraction.

    Selection Process: All applications are online.
    They must be accompanied by an outline of plans for the post (up to four pages). This will focus on research (including funding sources), but should also cover teaching.
    Applications must also make clear whether they are for Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Reader.
    Shortlisted candidates will be invited to Bath to meet staff and students, tour the Department and University, give an oral presentation, and attend a formal face-to-face interview on Friday 12 February 2016.
    We expect the successful applicant to be in post by 1 September 2016.

    Informal enquiries about the post may be made to:
    Head of Department of Chemical Engineering, Dr Tim Mays directly (Tel: +44 (0)1225 386528, Mob/Cell: +44 (0)7913 467693, Email: or via Dr Alexandra Dimmock, Department Co-ordinator (Tel: +44 (0)1225 386311, Email:

    Date posted: November 19, 2015

    50th Anniversary Prize Fellow in Advanced Bioseparations
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Design, University of Bath, United Kingdom.

    Salary: Starting from £38,896, rising to £46,414
    Closing Date: Thursday 31 December 2015
    Interview Date: Weeks commencing 18th January 2016 - First stage interviews 8th and 9th February 2016 - Second stage interviews to take place
    Webpages: Info:;
    Reference: CT3546

    Our 50th Anniversary Prize Fellowships offer early-stage researchers the opportunity to join a cohort of like-minded rising research stars. These two-year research fellowships in our priority research areas are part of a scheme intended to fast-track fellows to a permanent appointment at Bath.

    We are seeking future academic leaders across a range of disciplines who will benefit from our well-resourced and supportive research environment. As a member of this elite group, you will be on track to become a key member of our research community with a permanent academic position. Our supportive community successfully nurtures ambitious early stage researchers and provides for the requirements of their developing research programme.

    This Prize Fellowship will be based in the Department of Chemical Engineering within the Centre for Advanced Separations Engineering. The focus area of the Fellowship will be advanced bioseparation processes - particularly those employing membranes - that will target the emerging field of industrial biotechnology, building capacity in this area in the Department.

    Separations, particularly using membranes, represent a traditional area of strength for the Department, one for which Chemical Engineering at Bath has an established international reputation and which is also central to the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, led by the Departments of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry.

    For informal enquiries about this position, please contact the Head of Department, Dr Tim Mays.

    As part of your application you must provide all of the following:

  • a completed application form
  • an outline of your first independent research proposal (no more than 4 sides of A4, minimum font size 11)
  • a CV

    The Faculty and the University are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive working environment. We are working to improve the present gender balance within our Departments, and particularly welcome applications from women, who are currently under-represented in academic posts.

    Date posted: November 11, 2015

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