Job Title: Plant Process Chemist
Reports To: Director of Operations with strong communication with the Quality Control & Quality Assurance Departments.
Summary: Develops new and improves existing manufacturing process. This position will also perform bench scale experiments to support product development and process validation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related field such as Chemical Engineering from a four-year college or university is required. Experience is preferred, however, candidates with strong mechanical aptitude and a solid back ground in Chemistry will be considered. Successful candidate must have experience in handling solvents and chemicals, be aware of the safety considerations and concerns while working withchemicals as well as their storage and the proper use of PPE.
Candidate must be able to calculate reaction stoichiometric quantities, percent yields, cost curves and interpret GC plots to determine the reaction status or nature of reaction purity.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer skills and knowledge of spreadsheet software, inventory software and contact management systems.
Small scale production equipment Analytical instruments