Chemical Engineer

Etobicoke, ON

Mitrex, an Integrated solar and construction solution provider, is looking for a Chemical Engineer who has strong skills in creating, improving, and testing systems and products. You must have problem-solving skills and be ready to work in a fast-paced environment. As part of our R&D team, you will have the opportunity to be part of the production of building-integrated solar modules. 

 

 At Mitrex, we develop and manufacture solar construction materials for buildings and large structures (Mitrex.com). As the world's first manufacturer to develop customizable solar solutions, we are revolutionizing the construction industry, while helping to move the world toward clean, sustainable energy production. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer with a great company culture. The successful candidate will join our R&D team in Etobicoke. 

   

COMPETENCIES 

  • Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Knowledge of photonics
  • Experience working with laminates and encapsulants including silicon, EVA and other epoxies.
  • Knowledge of glass handling and fabrication equipment
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills are essential.
  • Experience in leading complex projects that require strong leadership and initiative
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Preparing and testing photovoltaic samples
  • Optimization of optical transmittance of glass, coating, print on glass, etc.
  • Literature review of new research and updates in the field
  • Reading and implementing standards of solar modules and associated applications
  • Testing and improving existing products
  • Developing and optimizing production recipes including lamination
  • Optimizing adhesion and bonding
  • Other duties as required

 

WHAT WE OFFER 

  • Salary of $70,000+/year depending on experience
  • Extended medical and health coverage (including vision, dental, and life)
  • Wellness program including free healthy snacks
  • Work Perks program
  • Competitive RRSP Matching for tenured employees
  • Free charging and reserved parking for electric vehicles
  • Collaborative and diverse culture, open concept modern office space
  • Unlimited room for advancement and growth
  • Backed by 20 years of experience through our parent company, GCAT Group
  • Full-time and permanent position

  

AODA Considerations 

Mitrex Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 

  

Process 

We are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds. Candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada (without employer sponsorship) and can commute to the office every day are welcome to apply. 

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in our company. However, due to the number of applications we receive, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls (except for accommodation requests) or unsolicited agency calls, please. 

 

 

 

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