Manufacturing Specialist

SKOKIE, IL

Team

Job Location

MANUFACTURING

Type of Job

FULL TIME

About the job

As the Manufacturing Specialist, you will support the on-site production of NuMat’s growing commercial product line that utilizes its unique absorbents. You will be required to perform manufacturing tasks safely, efficiently, and in a manner consistent with NuMat procedures. It will be essential to communicate information effectively and professionally to your small internal teammates. Your attention to detail and willingness to change in a fast-moving environment is crucial to support the team’s mission of continuous improvement and customer satisfaction. Core hours are weekdays, 7 AM – 3 PM. The position may require work on Saturday and/or Sunday, holidays, and overtime.

Responsibilities
  • All employees of NuMat are responsible and held accountable for achieving compliance with our EHS Policy.

  • Perform manufacturing procedures as directed. Activities      include batch drying operations, transferring solid and liquid chemicals, loading adsorbents into gas cylinders, installing valves, and conducting quality-assurance and performance tests.

  • Perform basic maintenance activities as directed.  Activities include the use of basic hand tools to perform preventive maintenance, troubleshoot plant equipment.

  • Maintain manufacturing and quality assurance data.

  • Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of work processes and procedures to improve quality and reduce costs.

  • Support production scheduling and inventory management activities.

  • Support customer service and new product development activities, as needed.

Individual Characteristics
  • While performing the duties of this job, the team member is required to stand, walk, sit, and climb or balance. The team member must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds with assistance.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The team member is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; chemicals; heat; noise and vibration. NuMat provides protective equipment and engineering controls for these hazard meeting or exceeding regulatory requirements.

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

 

 

NuMat Technologies (“NuMat”) is a start-up company innovating at the intersection of high-performance computing, chemistry and advanced manufacturing. NuMat is a recognized pioneer in the field of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) — an emerging class of nanomaterials which can be programmed to uniquely interact with target molecules at the atomic level. NuMat’s expertise lies in the design and integration of MOFs into next-generation storage, separation and purification systems. In doing so, NuMat enables previously unachievable form factors, performance and cost-advantaged production economics in the electronics, life-sciences and energy sectors.

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