Mechanical Engineer IV | USA Mechanical JOB Apply

Full Time


Company: Battelle

Battelle delivers when others can’t. We conduct research and development, manage laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients—whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We are currently seeking a Inhalation Scientist/Aerosol Biologist (Mechanical Engineer IV), position may be located in West Jefferson, OH.

Battelle’s Life Science Research offers a staff of highly trained scientist and technicians, and state of the art facilities to support our clients’ toxicology, safety pharmacology, and inhalation research programs. Our multidisciplinary integrated approach to providing critical solutions for our clients increases the speed of the development while maintaining quality and compliance. The Engineer of Inhalation will work with a multifaceted team in the development and engineering of exposure systems for inhalation toxicology studies. The individual will have experience in the development and engineering of systems for generation of substances for exposure via the inhalation route.  Experience with in-vivo and in-vitro test systems required. In-vivo exposure includes nose-only and whole-body inhalation exposure to environmental contaminants. Testing materials include, but not limited to vapors, liquids, particulates, fibers, nanomaterials. Candidate must have strong background in inhalation exposure and engineering science with ability to develop and monitor concentration of unique atmospheres.

Ph.D. with 0-2 years or M.S. with 5-8 years or Bachelor’s with 10 years of industry experience in inhalation systems (or exposure) development and engineering.
In-depth knowledge of inhalation atmosphere characterization, analytical testing , whole-body and nose only delivery.
Knowledge of air liquid interface and microphysiological systems beneficial.
Knowledge of GLP and OECD regulations
Demonstrated foundation in relevant engineering sciences or physical chemistry of inhalable atmospheres of various origin
Strong technical aptitude working on complex problems with creative problem solving, application of experimental design
Ability to manage projects in a fast-paced environment
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to effectively collaborate in a dynamic, cross-functional environment
US citizen due to contracts/clearance.
Must be willing to work in a biosafety level 2 (BSL2) and/or 3 (BSL3) environment and able to wear appropriate respiratory protection.
Must be willing to be immunized with licensed and FDA approved vaccines and medications recommended for persons at risk to occupational exposure of biological agents
Must be willing to participate in periodic drug screening.
Experience in not only engineering theory but have hands-on construction and characterization of inhalation exposure systems for nose-only and whole-body dosing to various animal species is highly desired.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle’s Legal Department.


Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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