Open Positions

Chief Commercial Officer

The company is in a growth stage after a period of technology development and commercial partnership development.  This is an opportunity to join a team in the early stages of scaling as it tackles global climate challenges.  We are focused on getting a great commercial leader onboard as we grow; There is ample opportunity to shape your role, trajectory, and build a team behind you.

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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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HR Specialist

We are planning to expand our team rapidly over the next 12-18 months and we are looking for an HR Specialist with experience in volume recruiting, onboarding, training, compensation structures, and policy development and planning to take a company from under 25 to over 50 employees.

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Systems Design and Modelling Engineer

We are looking for a highly effective system design and modelling engineer who will work with our product design teams to optimize the separation system surrounding the membrane. This will require highly collaborative work. This person will need to be able to understand the big picture and communicate the critical concepts while also ensuring that the numbers behind those concepts are right. They will be a crucial member of the team developing a full product offering for our customers.

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Product Manager

We are looking for someone to take ownership of the new Optiperm™ product as it scales to commercial launch. The ideal candidate will have a high degree of ownership, creativity, bias for action, enthusiasm, comfort with ambiguity, quick to learn, technically strong, able to make data-driven decisions quickly, and excels at project management. Not afraid of challenge. Always buttoned up. Manages timeline and budget. PhD in GSD. Able to upward manage, collaborate, and coordinate across a start-up organization as well as with Fortune 500 companies.

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Mechanical Engineer

We are looking for an energetic professional who can step into the role of lead mechanical engineer at CMS.
They will need to feel comfortable being the go-to person on topics ranging from small part design to system level engineering of fluid handling systems. This person will be a cross-functional team member, providing critical input on product design and system scaleup.

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Fluid Dynamics Modeler

We are looking for a creative, collaborative fluid dynamics modeler who can help design the future membranes of industrial gas separation. This person will be an integral member of the development team and will connect theoretical concepts to practical design elements. They will work closely with the experimental R&D team as well as the manufacturing transition team to enable the design of effective, robust and high performing membrane cartridges.

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Office Manager

We are looking for an energetic professional who relishes wearing multiple hats. Experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and able to work independently with little or no supervision. Well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting an office of diverse people.

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    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.

    About CMS

    Compact Membrane Systems (CMS) is on a mission to save the planet. We create technology to capture
    and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, avert global warming, and transform industry into a long-term sustainable enterprise. One membrane system at a time. CMS 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.

    We decarbonize today’s infrastructure for a cleaner tomorrow. CMS develops and deploys new climate oriented technologies for carbon capture, renewable gas, and improvements to existing industrial processes. We live and breathe on the cutting edge of industrial technology. CMS enables large, capital intensive industrial operations to meet the needs of a changing world and a climate challenge: operating 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.