Synthetic Production Chemist

  • location: Bristol, PA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $60,000 - $65,000 per year
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Synthetic Production Chemist

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**IMMEDIATE DIRECT HIRE NEED for a Production Chemist** The Production Chemist will be involved in small and large-scale synthesis of high quality specialty chemicals including silanes, silicones and platinum catalysts.

location: Bristol, Pennsylvania
job type: Permanent
salary: $60,000 - 65,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • Chemist must be able to read and understand SOPs in order to allow for set up of a reaction and running a reaction to completion including the knowledge and ability to set up laboratory and synthesis equipment for production scale volumes, including reactions and distillations
  • Capable of small-scale production and ability to learn the principles of production scale-up
  • Assists in rework of non-conforming product
  • Pack-down highly flammable, moisture sensitive, highly reactive chemicals into smaller containers
  • Maintains detailed technical records according to ISO: 9001 standards
  • Utilize computer database for organization of run records
  • Understand safety data sheets
  • Communicate to purchasing need for re-order of raw materials
  • Follows safety and environmental regulations by ensuring that standards, policies, and procedures are adhered to in compliance with corporate, federal, state, and local requirements
  • Monitor equipment and inform management of any issues
  • Maintaining general laboratory cleanliness;
  • Responsible for cleaning production equipment
  • Identify, retrieve parts and assemble reactors prior to production start and disassemble at completion of a run
  • Maintain and clean all glassware
  • Must be able to run multiple reactions at one time
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related scientific discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years chemistry coursework and/or 2-4 years chemical production experience.
  • Analytical and process driven
  • Self-starter, strong initiative, dependable
  • Strong communication skills
  • Superior time management skills
  • Willingness to listen and take direction from others.
skills: Chemistry
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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