Chemical Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm that brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve the most pressing and complicated challenges facing stakeholders today. Our vision is to engage the brightest scientists and engineers to empower clients with solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable and technologically complex world. We leverage over 50 years of experience in analyzing accidents and failures to advise clients as they innovate their technologically complex products and processes, ensure the safety and health of their users, and address the challenges of sustainability. 

We offer opportunities for you to expand your engineering or scientific knowledge amidst experts from top programs at over 500 universities. At Exponent, you will apply your experience, technical skills, and prior academic research to a fulfilling career in consulting. You will have the opportunity to develop continuously through formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and involvement in a wide array of projects. We are excited about your interest in joining our growing team!

Key statistics:

  • 1100+ Team members
  • 900+ Consultants
  • 550+ Ph.D.’s
  • 30+ Offices globally 
  • We are currently seeking a Chemical Engineer for our  Thermal Sciences Practice in our Warrenville, IL office. In this role, you will work as part of a team of Mechanical, Chemical, and Fire Protection Engineers.

    You will be responsible for: 

  • Performing outstanding technical work related to a wide application of fundamentals of chemical engineering
  • Reviewing and synthesizing supplied materials
  • Communicating key findings to project teams and clients
  • Managing multidisciplinary project teams
  • Demonstrating commitment to quality management
  • Identifying opportunities for new projects
  • Continuing professional development through publication and certifications
  • Mentoring and collaborating with other staff
  • You will have the following skills and qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering
  • Research background emphasizing transport phenomena, separations, process design, dynamics and control, chemical kinetics, and/or thermodynamics
  • Experience in development of experimental design, construction of experimental apparatus, instrumentation, data acquisition and data analysis
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Highly self-motivated as demonstrated through presentation at technical conferences, publication in peer reviewed journals, professional certifications and engineering licensure
  • Intellectual curiosity with a passion to explore a vast array of problems and applications both within and outside of their area of specialization
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and proven ability to work in a multidisciplinary, collaborative environment
  • Previous industry experience, including co-op, work study or internship, preferred
  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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