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Product Development Engineer

Company: Evans Capacitor Company
Location: East Providence
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:


  • BS/MS in Materials Science or Chemistry/Chemical Engineering, with a minimum of 3-5 years' experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Professional experience with industrial electrochemical processes desired; alternatively, academic focus on electrochemical systems may be considered.
  • Familiarity or understanding of porous, sintered bodies and wet tantalum electrolytic capacitors would be beneficial
    • Design experiments to improve quality of anodized oxide film (dielectric); this may include electrochemical cell design, electrolytic medium formulation, and/or parametric specification
    • Determine anodization conditions best suited toward increased oxide thickness/voltage
    • Formulate electrolytes based on desired characteristics, i.e., electrical, thermal, and mechanical, of the resultant products
    • Evaluate new materials from suppliers to define design constraints for reliable use
    • Establish appropriate tests and procedures to characterize the effects of variables under investigation
    • Conceive of new capacitor products, incorporating existing or novel techniques and materials, based on market needs
    • Perform failure analyses, particularly in relation to dielectric breakdown
    • Participate in technical discussions with customers and vendors
    • Champion the implementation of development achievements into manufacturing
    • Assist Process/Quality Engineering as needed
      • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
      • Willingness to perform duties in "hands-on" fashion
      • Able to clearly communicate in both written and verbal forms

        About Evans:
        Recently acquired by Quantic Electronics, Founded in 1996 Evans Capacitor is a industry leader in demanding aerospace, defense, and energy exploration applications including radar, laser, power hold-up/bridge power, downhole drilling, electronic warfare and many more. They replace standard military capacitors, or augment batteries and power supplies where size, weight, reliability and quality are important factors of component selection. Evans Capacitor Company is AS9100/ISO 9001 certified, ITAR registered, manufacturer headquartered in East Providence, RI.
        About Quantic:At Quantic, our mission is to Define and Deliver the future of Mission Critical Electronics. We are working to build the Greatest Company in the Electronics Market; The greatest company to work for, and the greatest company to do business with. At Quantic, we dream big, we get it done, and we have fun doing it.

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