Chemical Engineering

Senior Scientist, Detector Systems and Products Development

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Vital Materials, Inc.
Bowling Green, Ohio, United States (on-site)
28 days ago



The successful applicant will assume a key role for the company’s radiation detector products development in various applications from medical imaging to scientific and industrial applications.


  • Design, implement, and commission new test fixtures, new test instrumentation, and software control systems for product characterization and production.
  • Responsible for radiation detector products development in various applications include detector design and device process development.
  • Play a key role in the development of radiation detector characterization instrumentation, test processes, test equipment and systems for various x-ray and gamma ray applications of the company’s radiation detector products especially medical imaging (Ex: SPECT, gamma camera, PET, X-ray’s, PCCT…).
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and automation of characterization and testing equipment and system electronics as required.
  • Responsible for documentation of various related SOPs.
  • Contribute to other tasks as assigned.
  • Routine engineering product development report.

Skills and Experience:

A minimum of three years hands-on experience in the following areas:

  • Radiation detector device physics, instrumentation design and devices simulation
  • Imaging systems, scanner, and portable radiation detector design “a Must”
  • Medical device and imaging system design, prototype, and development highly desirable.
  • Scientific experiments system setup, test fixture design, development, and debug.
  • Software automation and computer programming, include medical equipment and device physic simulations (GEANT-4/Gate, COMSOL…)
  • Firmware/ASIC experience highly desirable, A.I. skills “big plus”.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • A hands-on individual who works well in a team environment


Higher degree in Physics, Medical Physics, Nuclear Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, or equivalent.  PhD level highly desirable.


Vital Materials Engineering Center is in a 62,000 sq fit facility in Bowling Green, Ohio

  • Working onsite at the Engineering Center is required.

About Vital: 

Vital Chemicals USA is a subsidiary of Vital Materials (, a global materials technology and equipment company.

Established in 1995 and headquartered in China, Vital Materials has vertically integrated industrial and commercial operations located in Asia, Europe, North and South America, with over 6,000 employees worldwide.

We are an ISO9001 certified company, a global leader in R&D, sales and recycling of rare metals, and high-tech materials, devices, modules, and systems.  Vital Materials has evolved rapidly since our founding. Our core competency is rare metals; we also focus on high growth/high-tech industries and applications including semiconductors, displays, electronics, photovoltaics, LED, acousto-optics, thermoelectrics, photosensors, radiation detectors, pharmaceuticals, feed additives, glass, ceramics, and metallurgy. We also produce custom manufacturing equipment for a variety of industries like the energy, semiconductor, and automotive industry, along with many others.

The starting location is in Bowling Green, Ohio. We have a 62,000 ft2 facility there, in which the Engineering Center will be based.  Bowling Green is a small college town that is home to Bowling Green State University.


Vital Chemicals USA offers health, dental, and vision insurance along with a 401K matching plan, Paid Time Off, and a generous holiday schedule.


Competitive salary commensurate with experience.


Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69237251
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Bowling Green, Ohio, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Vital Materials, Inc.
  • Position Title: Senior Scientist, Detector Systems and Products Development
  • Job Function: Engineering
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years

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