• Manager, R&D

    Job Location US-CT-Danbury
    Job ID
  • Company Overview and Values

    Why work at Entegris?

    Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.

    Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization — not just when it’s convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.

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    The Role

    More than ever, materials are driving advances in the next generations of semiconductor devices. Entegris’ Advanced Deposition Materials business is seeking an experienced R&D Manager, based in Danbury, CT, to lead a team of chemists and technologists in the development and introduction of new materials and related technologies.  This position offers the opportunity to make an impact in the advancement of semiconductor materials technology and play a key role in one of Entegris’ fastest growing businesses.

    In this role you will

    • Work closely with customers, coworkers from other functions, and partner companies, the Manager will define technical requirements for new products and technologies.
    • Lead R&D teams in the identification, development and commercialization of new materials meeting both technical and market requirements
    • As part of a business management team, manage both individual chemistry development projects, execution of technical tasks and the portfolio of developmental projects
    • Implement continuous improvement around the core synthetic skills and purification of materials, while improving group efficiency
    • Utilize your technical and leadership skills to collaborate and influence development and commercialization of precursors and related technologies taking place in Texas and Korea.

    Traits we believe make a strong candidate

    • PhD in chemistry
    • Hands-on industrial experience in precursor molecule synthesis, purification, analysis and packaging
    • Ideally, experience with thin-film deposition and/or collaborating with process scientists on how precursors behave in ALD and CVD processes
    • A track record of successful product development and customer interactions
    • Good project management skills and the ability to coach and lead others

    Your success will be measured by

    • Development of novel precursors and manufacturing processes, including synthetic pathways, purification, packaging and analytical techniques
    • Development of intellectual property (IP) to protect and leverage the innovations of the R&D team
    • Breadth of the development portfolio, depth and quality of individual projects, and the speed and quality of execution in new product development
    • Improvements in team efficiency and output along with professional and technical development of individual team members

    What we offer:

    Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you’re looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.

    • Very Competitive total compensation plans.
    • A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that’s all yours- no vesting!
    • Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you’re happy and healthy.
    • A progressive PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!

    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.




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