We’re seeking an experienced Analytical Chemist to lead efforts in uncovering the composition of various streams in our novel chemical process. You will be responsible for identifying and developing methods for qualitative and quantitative analysis and using a wide range of instrumentation and techniques. You will work closely with the R&D team and the CTO. The successful candidate has 10+ years of experience in an analysis lab, analyzing diverse sample types and matrices.
This is a full-time position in Menlo Park, CA, with a competitive salary and stock options.
A Day in the Job
Use different analytical techniques, instrumentation, and software
Conduct analytical method development and validation to optimize sensitivity, resolution and speed of analysis
Prepare samples and perform accurate quantitative analysis
Interpret data and keep accurate and organized records
Report and present results effectively in a timely manner
Maintain and calibrate instruments to ensure accuracy and precision
Monitor consumables and accessories to prevent delays
Perform preventative maintenance and repairs
Liaise with R&D team and external vendors/ service providers
10+ years experience in an analytical chemistry role
Extensive experience analyzing unknowns in gaseous, aqueous, organic, and inorganic samples using multiple analytical techniques
Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with chromatographic, spectroscopic and spectrometric techniques such as GCMS, LCMS, IR, NMR and UV-VIS
Capability in method development, instrument maintenance, and troubleshooting
Good hands-on experience with chemical wet lab techniques
Ability to operate independently
Ability to clearly and accurately communicate and document technical information
Ability to work in a dynamic, start-up environment and prioritize tasks to meet company goals
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry (a combination of education and work experience will be considered)
Special Consideration Given For
Knowledge and experience with other instrumentation (GPC, NMR, FTIR, EA, TOC, ICP)
Experience with polymer analysis
Experience with organic chemistry
You’ll Want to Work with Us Because
We’re at the cutting edge of plastic recycling innovation and you’ll be on a mission to turn the plastic pollution crisis into an even bigger business opportunity. You’re coming in at a time of growth, and together, we have the opportunity to stretch for amazingness!
We take care of you! We offer a competitive compensation package, health benefits, 401k, and stock options. Our company dynamic is egalitarian and friendly, and everyone’s ideas are translated into real-world impact.
If you’re excited about this opportunity, please send your CV to Jeanny@BioCellection.com