Manager, Integration & Packaging

April 28 2020
Industries Metal, Metal products
Categories Chemistry, Executive, Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D
Dartmouth, NS

Manager, Technology Integration & Packaging

META is seeking a Manager, Technology Integration & Packaging based at our Dartmouth factory in Nova Scotia. This Manager will play a critical role by contributing to multiple exciting new technology programs involving META’s product integration to form factors such as smart eyewear lenses, HUD and 5G components and displays. META has a broad range of platform technologies that include metamaterials, holographic elements, optical filters, sensors, conductive films, and more.

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 achievements have been widely recognized, including being named a Global Cleantech 100 company. Learn more at

Meta is from the Greek, meaning to “go beyond.” Through applied physics and advanced processing, we are pioneering a new class of multi-functional materials called metamaterials, which have engineered properties that go beyond that found in nature.

What You’ll Do:

Your role will be to manage the packaging development of META’s technologies and functional films including the development of laminated packaging for long term reliability. You will lead your team to innovate and develop custom processes for new products and applications, including working hands-on within a diverse, multi-disciplinary team focused upon integration of holographic and conductive films into applications including high performance imaging systems, integrated optical sub-systems and smart lenses for Augmented Reality and safety eyewear. This role includes identifying technical objectives for the team satisfying customer requirements, by creating and implementing technical development plans to achieve clear goals. Reporting to the Director, Advanced Materials and Process Innovation, the Manager, Technology Integration & Packaging will also be responsible for growing the packaging organization, including attracting experienced talent.

Some of the typical responsibilities will include:

  • Analyse, research, design and develop packaged materials, including their fabrication using novel application processes, for use in components, and subsystems.
  • Perform material analyses that include, but are not limited to, failure analysis of components, optical performance, life predictions, and definition of requirement specifications.
  • Apply principles of chemistry, physics, and material behaviour to develop optical and photosensitive polymers processing, optical monomers, specifications, fabrication, and testing;
  • Manage materials integration and packaging programs, providing advice, guidance, and training to staff in support of experiments, development, equipment usage and reporting.
  • Identify potential subcontractors or service providers for various material processing procedures, testing, tools, and subsequent evaluation.
  • Ensure novel ideas and implementations are captured and protected using applicable IP processes and tools

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering or related.
  • 5 years’ experience in science engineering, lab management, product reliability, governmental regulations, and safety practices.
  • Strong analytical thinker with the ability to deliver original, innovative ideas and approaches to difficult problems
  • Experience with an innovative, fast paced environment proving products meet industry standards.
  • Experience working with optical monomers, polymer chemistry, mixing, bonding, thin film layers integration and polymer coatings.
  • Proven track record of managing multiple projects to meet tight deadlines.

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working with eyewear, defense, and display industries’ reliability standards.
  • Experience dealing with specialized customer requirements.

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 talented workforce schooled in science and engineering. META attracts people from many countries and cultures We also celebrate a diversity of values.

Our Benefits:

  • Company provided Group Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision), with an annual wellness amount.
  • Competitive paid time off policy: vacation, paid sick leave; personal days; time off over Christmas.
  • Casual dress
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