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Membrane Engineer, Separation Technologies Applied Research and Translation Centre [NTUitive] – R00014841

START Centre (NTUitive Pte Ltd) is looking for a Membrane Engineer responsible for carrying out daily operation, testing of membranes and modules, polymer dope organic chemical preparations, assay testing to optimize formulations and supporting maintenance and trouble-shooting of the membrane/module manufacturing and membrane testing equipment. This is a newly created role for a new project. The potential candidate will report to the senior project engineer and support the project team in executing translation projects in collaboration with IHL’s and industry.



The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Assist in the operation of wet chemistry laboratory e.g., chemical mixing, polymer dope preparation, analytical testing of gas separation membranes and laboratory upkeep.
  • Work with a team of engineers and chemists to streamline membrane scale-up process
  • Support and execute preventive maintenance procedures for assigned equipment, in accordance with equipment requirements as recommended by vendors / suppliers.
  • Support procurement of parts and/or securing of services for preventive or breakdown maintenance works where applicable.
  • Assist sampling and analysis of the gas samples from internal and external pilot testing, data collection and preparation of documents e.g., SOP and HSE protocols.
  • Uphold strict compliance with Environment, Safety and Health regulations.



  • Degree in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply. Relevant experience in polymer chemistry and/or gas separation membranes technology is an advantage.
  • Trained in or familiar with health, safety and environment (HSE) practices/protocols, e.g. safety risk assessment, LOTO etc.
  • Trained in or familiar with organic chemical preparations,
  • Experience with analytical instruments such as but not limited to GC, HPLC, TOC, UV-Vis, FESEM, Optical Microscopy.
  • Good communication, oral and written skills.
  • Self-initiative, highly motivated, self-starter with ability to perform duties independently, with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to liaise with contractors and vendors for maintenance work.


Appointment may vary and will commensurate with candidate’s years of working experience.


Hiring Institution: NTUitive