Formulation Chemist

Billerica, Massachusetts
11 days ago
Full time role


Meta Materials Inc. (META®) is a developer of high-performance functional materials and intelligent surfaces that are scalable, sustainable, and efficient. ...

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Job Description

META is seeking a Formulation Chemist for our facility in Billerica, MA. You will play a key role in developing safer separators for next-generation batteries in partnership with a leading battery manufacturer. 


What You’ll Do:

Are you always pushing the limits, always trying something new, always tweaking your creations to make them even better?  We are looking for an innovative and meticulous formulation chemist with proven experience and a “can do” attitude to design next-generation battery separators.  Must be able to communicate well and to excel in a collaborative, team-centered organization.  Experience in lab-scale coatings manufacturing is key. 


Some of the typical responsibilities will include:

  • Formulating, mixing, and coating new slurries for next-generation battery separators and ultrafiltration membranes
  • Creating hand draw-downs and executing pilot-scale runs on a roll-to-roll coater
  • Communicating with coworkers to scale up designs
  • Researching scientific literature for cutting-edge materials and techniques
  • Managing chemical inventory for your research

Minimum qualifications:

  • M.S. or higher in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or a related field
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience as a formulator
  • Experience with coatings manufacturing at both the lab and the pilot scale
  • Experience with experiment design and statistical analysis

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of lithium batteries
  • Expertise in polymer systems and colloidal dispersions
  • Knowledge of porous membranes


Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply! 

What You’ll Love About Us:  

META is a fast-growing company with a positive and committed work culture and a phenomenally talented workforce. Our employees are inspired to do exceptional and innovative work, are proud to contribute to the success of the company and are our greatest asset.  

META attracts people from many countries and cultures, with over 25 spoken languages represented across our teams. META believes that diversity drives creativity and innovation. We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented populations; Aboriginal peoples, racialized persons, people living with disabilities (including invisible and episodic disabilities) and members of the LGBTQ2 community. 

Our Benefits:  

  • META (MMAT) Equity 
  • Retirement Savings Matching  
  • Company provided Group Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision).  
  • Competitive paid time off policy; vacation, paid sick leave; personal days; time off between Christmas day and New Year’s day 
  • Casual dress 

About Us: 

Meta Materials Inc. “META®” (NASDAQ: MMAT) is a developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposites. META® delivers previously unachievable performance, across a range of applications, by inventing, designing, developing and manufacturing sustainable, highly functional materials. Our broad electromagnetic technology platforms enable leading global brands to deliver breakthrough products to their customers in consumer electronics, 5G communications, health and wellness, aerospace, automotive, and clean energy. Our nano-optic technology provides anti-counterfeiting security features for government documents and currencies and authentication for brands. Our achievements have been widely recognized, including being named a Lux Research Innovator of the Year in 2021. Learn more at 

Meta Materials Inc. (META®) is a developer of high-performance functional materials and intelligent surfaces that are scalable, sustainable, and efficient. ...

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