Polymer Synthesis Technicians

Menlo Park, CA

Posted: 02/23/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 989.22SK Pay Rate: 90,000 Experience:

Job Description

Polymer Synthesis Technician

We are looking to hire 2 Lab Techs who can support the PhD Polymer Scientist through organic and polymer reaction set up/synthesis, data collection, and testing of novel new materials for batteries.  Excellent work / life balance, and PTO policy!

Job Responsibilities / Essential Functions:

  • Apply techniques to advance projects at all phases of development of company materials
  • Effectively develop the scale up process of company materials to kg’s scale (10 L)
  • Work with Scientists, Engineers and other Technicians to perform synthesis and scale up of company materials by following the oral and/or written instructions
  • Monitor and document all synthesis properly
  • Effectively communicate with the Scientists, Engineers and other Technicians regarding the deviations in the synthesis
  • Understand and comply with all lab safety parameters and procedures
  • Responsible for housekeeping activities in lab
  • Perform any other duties assigned by leadership
  • Collaborate with Scientists and Engineers to maximize the performance of company materials
  • Add the highest possible value to the organization through technical or human collaboration
  • Keep management informed with weekly reports or presentations
  • Work collaboratively with peers and Steering Committee members to encourage open communication and to fulfill the mission of the organization

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at skemp@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  989.22SK


Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Chemistry, organic chemistry, or polymer chemistry with minimum of 3 years’ experience working in chemical synthetic lab is required. MS degree in organic chemistry, polymer chemistry or related science is preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in synthetic lab for BS. Or a minimum of 0-1 years of experience in synthetic lab for MS
  • Experience in working at synthetic lab is preferred
  • Experience in scale up on organic / polymer to 10 Liters is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Evidence of the ability to practice a high level of confidentiality
  • Good understanding or working knowledge of coating process development principles

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Stephanie Kemp at skemp@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  989.22SK

Meet Your Recruiter

Stephanie Kemp
Sr Market Recruiting Specialist

Senior Level Recruitment Professional with more than 19 years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Entry level to Executive level. Resins, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, specialty chemicals, additives, inks, and more!!
I have been very successful bringing top valued talent to my clients, and providing expert level guidance to candidates in career searches.

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