About CMS

Compact Membrane Systems is a high-growth, advanced materials company based in Wilmington, Delaware that offers its employees personal growth, autonomy, and the opportunity to work on award winning, disruptive technology that is bringing 21st century innovation to the industrial economy. CMS is focused on enabling the clean energy transition and combatting the effects of climate change.

We develop new materials and deliver complete membrane solutions to industrial customers. CMS enables these large, capital-intensive industrial operations to increase yield and capacity, lower costs, reduce process bottlenecks, and deploy new manufacturing techniques. We enable traditional and legacy industries to operate more efficiently, while also supporting the growth of new, green industries.

We are a small but mighty group of inquisitive self-starters who are passionate about learning and making a positive impact on our team-mates, colleagues, customers, and the world every day. Our individual missions and work are varied, our work culture is collaborative, and our organization is flat.

CMS operates a research facility, product development shop, and membrane manufacturing facility. We work in a range of industries: chemicals, refining, petrochemical, pharmaceuticals, power gen and more.

Why join us?


When you join CMS, you join an entrepreneurial environment focused on company acceleration and your professional growth. CMS employees quickly become experts in their domain, and the face of the company to external stakeholders.


Our small size means that everyone has a variety of projects and collaborations across the organization, with visibility to leadership.


We are a friendly home for ambitious, curious, self-directed self-starters who enjoy finding new solutions to new problems.  The culture and work provide opportunities to chart your path within CMS and externally with our customers and partners.


CMS takes on some of the toughest scientific challenges in industry. We don’t do me-too technology. We over deliver for our customers and our partners.  We have high expectations for our products and our team.

Open Positions

Engineering Technician

This role is ideal for the accomplished Engineering Technician who is experienced in design, problem solving, and equipment maintenance, and has the ability to read process flow diagrams, process instrumentation diagrams and single line electrical diagrams.

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