Cabot Corporation Process R&D Co-op, Energy Materials in Billerica, Massachusetts

The process engineering R&D Co-op in Energy Materials assists Billerica Energy Materials Process Engineering team to design, build, and operate process equipment and support new product development for batteries. Candidate will be responsible for working closely with Process R&D team to develop and implement a test system to test fluidization behavior of carbon blacks.

  • Develops and maintains process equipment; maintains a high standard for safety.

  • Studies fluidization behavior of carbon black under varied conditions and particle properties.

  • Design of experiments, discussions with engineering staff, sample preparation, experiment execution, and sample analysis.

  • Data analysis to include statistical regression, advanced model fitting, and mechanistic hypothesis testing.

  • Supports engineering staff in day-to-day activities.

  • Chemical (preferred) or Materials Engineering coursework

  • University level laboratory experience

  • Experience writing formal laboratory reports

  • Computer skills (MS office, LabVIEW)

  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership, particularly with Safety

  • General mechanical interest and aptitude

Founded in 1882, Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel and elastomer composites.

Cabot Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID: 2018-7938

External Company URL: www.cabot-corp.com