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Senior Process Engineer

Company: Vapor Technologies
Location: Longmont
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:


Responsibilities include technology development and problem solving related to materials performance for industrial surface finishing applications. More specifically, the development of wear resistant (hard, low-friction) performance coatings. This position will offer the opportunity to work on multiple projects while collaborating with industry experts to advance understanding and capabilities in surface finishing.

ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $75,000 - $135,000


Lead and actively participate in projects involving the creation, scaling up and troubleshooting of processes for wear resistant coatings.
Direct interactions with customers for identifying and defining problems, technical requirements and establishing timelines to drive solutions into production.
Hands-on operation of coating systems, along with upstream processes such as parts cleaning and surface preparation along with analytical and performance testing of coatings.
Proactively searching for new surface finishing technologies and provide analysis to determine suitability for implementation.
Establishing quality documentation for new processes including PFMEA/Control Plans, Work Instructions, training plans and performance specifications.


Accelerated speed to market for surface finishing innovations and solutions.
Help transform VaporTech into a premier provider of performance wear coatings


Strong understanding an experience with PVD/PE-CVD vacuum technology is required.
Strong knowledge of coatings for applications such as: cutting tools, plastic processing, metal forming and mechanical components.
Experience with other surface treatments and finishing processes such as parts cleaning, electroplating and organic coatings and the evaluation of surface performance is a plus.
Ability to develop and execute experimental plans, including basic Design of Experiment (DOE) methods.
Good written and verbal communication ability for technical reports and presentations
Proficiency with statistical software such as Minitab is a plus.
Project management experience is a plus.
Some travel will be required (-10%)


Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Materials or Metallurgical Engineering or related field;
10+ years of relevant work experience preferably in an industrial environment in R&D and/or process development department.
Ability to manage projects and complete tasks with minimal supervision
Must be authorized to work in the US.

Company: Vapor Technologies

Full timeHiring Range: $81,500.00 - $128,040.00Actual compensation may vary based on various factors including experience, education, geographic location, and/or skills.Vapor Technologies (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company's policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

Vapor Technologies is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

E-Verify Participation Poster: English & Spanish
E-verify Right to Work Poster: English, Spanish

Keywords: Vapor Technologies, Longmont , Senior Process Engineer, Engineering , Longmont, Colorado

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