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Membrane Application Engineer - Process Separation Business at Koch Membrane Systems, Inc

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Wilmington, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) was founded in the early 1960's by chemical engineering professors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to commercialize technology developed in their laboratories.  KMS provides superior problem solving for purification, filtration and separation of fluids in the food, water, dairy, beverage and bio-technology areas. As a result, the company has grown into a world leader in the development, manufacture and sale of membrane-based separations equipment.

KMS is headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts, a suburb north of Boston. We employ over 400 people worldwide. KMS has worldwide sales and a strong base of loyal customers. We are emphasizing new and improved products to solve the world's liquid separations problems. They are more fully described on our website (

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Food/Beverage/Dairy Business Sales in detailed designs, testing, presentations and meeting with clients and partners- Start up of pilot and/or demonstration equipment

  • Promote KMS as a leader in membrane technology within the Markets that we serve

  • Provide process engineering assistance to Technology and Product development, Field Service and Systems Engineering

  • Support sales by working with inside and outside sales force in US

  • Develop pilot test programs for new applications

  • Perform in-house cleaning tests and feasibility studies

  • Write test reports and project reports

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and demanding team environment and desire to excel 

  • Ability to analyze data and develop process designs

  • Ability to troubleshoot process unit operations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required

  • Presentation skills

  • Energetic, technically oriented individual

  • Must be very conscientious and follow up on all assignment through completion

Work Experience/Skills Required/Education:

  • Chemical engineer or engineer of equivalent engineering discipline

  • 2-5 years related experience in membrane technology

  • Good communication skills in English

  • Travel 25% - 50% of the time; most trips will last three to five business days; some weekend travel is required

  • Computer literacy


Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

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.

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