Now Hiring: Product Development Specialist

NEI Corporation develops, manufactures, and supplies Advanced Materials for diverse industrial applications. The company employs a multi-disciplinary group of highly motivated scientists and engineers and is looking for qualified individuals to join the team.

Job Description:

Position: Product Development Specialist
Posted: January 9, 2018
Location: Somerset, New Jersey – USA
Position Type: Full-time
Relocation Provided: Yes

NEI is seeking highly technical individuals with a strong background in Materials Science & Engineering and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Materials Chemistry – Inorganic materials, e.g., mixed metal oxides, sulfides
  • Polymer processing – e.g., polymer solid electrolytes
  • Chemistry of Lithium-ion battery electrode and electrolyte materials
  • Lithium-ion cell fabrication and electrochemical testing
  • Inorganic powder synthesis and surface modification of particles
  • Materials characterization using techniques, such as XRD, SEM, IR and Raman Spectroscopy

The individual’s primary responsibility will be to work with NEI’s customers to address application-specific materials requirements. In addition, the position will entail augmenting existing product development programs and initiating new ones. The product development specialist is expected to have hands-on experience. The successful candidate will need to apply Materials Science & Engineering principles to develop new materials for industrial applications.

In addition to technical skills, the individual should be able to work autonomously yet be a team player, detail-oriented, creative, and communicate well with colleagues and customers. It is desirable for the candidate to have working knowledge of computer networks and experience with data collection & analysis.

Examples of Skills Needed:

  • Hands-on experience with inorganic, organic or hybrid materials
  • Wet chemistry and solid state synthesis of materials
  • In-depth knowledge of recent advances in Materials Science
  • Experience with nanoscale particles
  • Applications development experience

Education and Experience Requirements:

Candidates meeting the requirements for this position may come from a wide variety of technical fields such as Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, with either a BS, MS, or PhD degree. At least two to five years experience in the chemical or materials industry is preferred for this position.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please send your resume to This position is open until filled. The position is open to only citizens or permanent residents of the United States of America.

NEI Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

NEI is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on race, gender, religion, age, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, and other non-merit factors.