Sr. Synthetic Chemist

Entegris, Inc.
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Company Overview and Values:

For 50 years, Entegris has been a provider of critical products and materials used in advanced high-technology manufacturing. These products and materials are often used to make the building blocks of many of the world's most complex microelectronic products, such as computers, mobile devices and phones, data storage components, televisions and monitors, and automobiles.

Headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, Entegris employs approximately 3,500 people worldwide, with roughly half employed in Asia-Pacific or Europe.

With research and development, customer service, analytical labs, and manufacturing in Asia-Pacific, North America and Europe, Entegris supports customers around the globe as they take technology to the next level.

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

People and Teamwork

Accountability, Integrity and Trust

Creativity and Innovation

Dedication to Excellence


Entegris is seeking a Sr. Synthetic Chemist to support method development of precursors for CVD and ALD applications. The job requires experience synthesizing air-sensitive organometallic compounds and excellent communication skills.

This position is located in our Danbury, CT main R&D facility.


* Independently and/or under direction of the lead technologist, synthesize and purify air-sensitive organometallic compounds for development of CVD/ALD precursors;

* Maintain/own equipment as required (i.e. glove boxes);

* Document all experiments and results thoroughly;

* Conduct Thermal Stability testing of promising compounds;

* Analyze compounds as needed (NMR, STA);

* Present technical data within the development group;

* Fulfill R&D sample orders involving make, purity, container fill and shipment of air sensitive organometallic compounds up to 1000g.


Successful candidates will typically have the following skill set:

* Bachelors or Master's in Chemistry with experience (PhD preferred);

* Demonstrated academic or industry experience in synthetic organometallic techniques;

* Experience handling air sensitive chemicals and reactions;

* Experience in analysis (NMR, STA, GC-MS, ICP-MS, Karl-Fisher);

* May be required to satisfy applicable U.S. regulations trade control requirements.



No phone calls, please.

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. ENT 789