Applications Engineer

Job Posted 5/5/2022
Element Solutions Inc
South Plainfield, NJ 06702
United States
Category Engineering
Experience Required
Degree Required
Job Start Date
From $70,000 To $85,000  Per Year    
Job Description


The Applications Engineer will be responsible for providing technical and engineering support for a wide variety of projects, materials characterization, data acquisition and analysis for MacDermid Alpha’s Board Assembly Materials or Semi Assembly Materials business units for various market segments including Automotive, LED packaging, Medical, Consumers and Communication assembly businesses as well as Flexible/Formable Printed Electronics.


  • Develop new test methods and technologies to test our products in line with the Company’s marketing direction for specific customers or market segments
  • Investigate and experiment with new technologies, or ideas, and modify the test techniques to meet the application and customer requirements
  • Perform MacDermid Alpha-site internal screening tests to assess performance of product and materials for new applications
  • Validate MacDermid Alpha products for functionality against project objectives
  • Lead development and validation of test vehicles and test methods for characterization of materials for specific applications
  • Demonstrate process feasibility and performance of MacDermid Alpha’s materials to customers and partners by performing assembly, performance and reliability testing and failure analyses on external test vehicles
  • Develop integrated solutions for customers by working with components, equipment vendors and assembly house
  • Carry out existing test methods and procedures with minimal oversight
  • Work closely with Product Development and Marketing teams to establish priorities, plan and execute projects to support customers towards product approvals and launching new products
  • Report project progress, publish technical papers and create conference presentations as needed
  • Interact with R&D team, MacDermid Alpha Marketing and Sales regarding various technical issues
  • Assists in equipment maintenance, calibrate research and test equipment to ensure dependable research results


  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in a technical field such as Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical or Metallurgical Engineering; Physics or a related field
  • Minimum of one (1) up to five (5) years proven working experience
  • Prefer experience in the electronics assembly industry
  • Working knowledge with analytical equipment such as Electron and Optical Microscopy, X-ray and Acoustic Imaging

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