Senior Application Engineer

Business Unit:  MAES
Division:  Circuitry Solutions

Business Overview


MacDermid Alpha is a business unit of Element Solutions Inc (NYSE: ESI). Element Solutions Inc is a leading specialty chemicals company whose businesses supply a broad range of solutions that enhance the products people use every day.

Through the innovation of specialty chemicals and materials under our Alpha, Compugraphics, Electrolube, Kester, and MacDermid Enthone brands, MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions provides solutions that power electronics interconnection. We serve all global regions and every step of device manufacturing within each segment of the electronics supply chain. The experts in our Semiconductor Solutions, Circuitry Solutions, and Assembly Solutions divisions collaborate in design, implementation, and technical service to ensure success for our partner clients. Our solutions enable our customers’ manufacture of extraordinary electronic devices at high productivity and reduced cycle time.



As a global supplier of chemical formulations to the electronics industry, we design and manufacture proprietary liquid chemical processes ("baths") used by our customers to manufacture printed circuit boards. Our product portfolio is focused on specialized consumable chemical processes, such as surface treatments, circuit formation, primary metallization, electroplate and final finishes.

Job Purpose

Promote timely response to key Asian customer’s technical requirements, such as high level trouble shooting, new product launches and finish Joint Development Programs activities with R&D and Project team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide application development and laboratory analysis support for circuitry solution business unit in Asia.
  • Work on joint projects with Global R&D for new product /process development as assignment. Mainly support scale testing and further application development.
  • Produce high quality samples to support product and process certification of customers according to business demands.
  • Translate application know-how from R&D to both internal and external customers.
  •  Provide high level technical service to key customers.
  • Complete failure analysis of technical issues as both internal and external customer demands.
  • Provide technical training to both internal and external customers as well as “Plating Academy Program”.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree of Chemistry or equivalent
  • 5+ years working experience in IC substrate or PCB for Copper plating or Surface treatment or related industry
  • Strong technical background and willingness to learn new technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to use scientific methods
  • Good team building, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within the organization
  • Fluent in English & Mandarin
  • Good computer proficiency

EEO Statement

We strive to embody the five “Elements of our Culture,” our “5Cs”: Challenge, Commit, Collaborate, Choose and Care. These core values are the foundation of our organization which our employees embrace in their interactions with customers, colleagues and other stakeholders to drive financial performance and create a rewarding work environment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.