Analytical Chemist, Production

  • Entegris
  • Burnet, TX
  • Oct 11, 2018

Job Description


At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.


Job ID 2018-5591
Category R&D
Shift 1

Company Overview and Values

Why work at Entegris?

Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.

Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization - not just when it's convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.

Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values:




The Role

Come help design, deliver, and optimize the products that help produce some of the most important semiconductor devices in the world. Be a part of a team and organization that is pushing the boundaries of chemical manufacturing and analytical chemistry!

Entegris is seeking two Analytical Chemists with general knowledge of analytical chemistry and techniques applied to the characterization of complex mixtures. This knowledge is required to develop analytical methods, provide support to the Manufacturing, Engineering, and Quality groups via QC analysis. This opportunity allows the right person to expand their technical skill set and participate on a dynamic team in a growing organization.

The ideal candidate will be results oriented and an excellent team player, with solid knowledge of chemistry, materials science & physics, and familiarity with semiconductor device materials, structures, and metrology.

In this role you will

  • Conducts analysis as defined by existing work instructions on raw materials and finished goods to ensure QC;
  • Drives for continuous improvement of existing testing methods;
  • Performs material characterizations using analytical instruments;
  • Uses proper controls for analytical instrumentation, validates and verifies data and takes corrective action when necessary;
  • Maintains instrumentation and performs procedures for product testing purposes;
  • Tests and analyzes R&D samples, manufactured materials, and in-process samples when needed;
  • Works on cross-functional teams as analytical subject matter expert.

Traits we believe make a strong candidate

  • Bachelor of Science in chemistry, physics or engineering;
  • General lab instrument (HPLC, IC, GC, ICP-MS, ICP-AES) operations and maintenance experience preferred, ICP-MS strongly preferred;
  • 1- 2 years of related experience or training preferred;
  • Basic computer knowledge, including MS Office; LIMS experience preferred;
  • Knowledge of proper safe handling/disposal of chemicals and ability to maintain a clean and safe workspace;
  • Mandarin or Korean is a plus;
  • Strong independent operation skills and ability to complete lab work safely;
  • Ability to travel 10% of time, some international.

Your success will be measured by

  • Tests and analyzes R&D samples, manufactured materials, and in-process samples when needed and in timely manner;
  • Enables quality initiatives as they relate to the customer, corporate objectives, quality planning, the quality policy, process improvement and new business goals and objectives. Communicates with customers, suppliers and other resources in order to achieve these objectives;
  • Uses proper controls for analytical instrumentation, validates and verifies data and takes corrective action when necessary;
  • Confers with process engineers, development scientists, and manufacturing personnel regarding results and research, prepares technical reports and presentations to promote learning;
  • Proven ability to work in a cross-cultural and cross-language team environment;
  • Ability to learn and become proficient at several analytical techniques.

What we offer:

Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you're looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.
  • Very Competitive total compensation plans.
  • A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that's all yours- no vesting!
  • Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you're happy and healthy.
  • A progressive PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!