Ingevity Applications Engineer in North Charleston, South Carolina


Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.

At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.

Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.

We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us.

Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we’re so glad!

How you will impact Ingevity

The Applications Engineer will provide technical support to promote the use and sale of specialty chemical products into the carbon technologies application areas. Duties will include the responsibility for developing and analyzing data related to control of evaporative emissions from fuel systems, as well as other liquid and gas phase carbon adsorption applications. Technical data, reports, and presentations will be prepared and presented to customers, as well as used internally.

  • Design, install and maintain automotive evaporative emissions test equipment and design experiments in order to generate data in support of the sale of bulk and specialty shaped activated carbon materials.

  • Work effectively with technical and sales team to address customer and regulatory issues.

  • Provide direct customer support on technical/quality issues, including troubleshooting and testing at customer sites.

  • Understand and educate customers on how activated carbon controls automotive evaporative emissions.

  • Coordinate outside contractors when needed for support of advanced applications projects.

What you need to succeed

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or related field is required. Advanced degree in Chemical Engineering or related field is desirable.

  • Industrial experience, or equivalent, of a minimum of 2 years is required.

  • Process/product development and technical knowledge in adsorption and related fields is desired.

  • Strong skills relative to customer contact and service, including excellent written and verbal communication.

About us

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us.

With about 1,500 employees worldwide, we operate in 13 countries and serve customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.

Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Job ID 2018-1833

# of Openings 1

Category Manufacturing/Engineering