4.5. R&D Chemist
- Research and Development: Conduct research to develop and optimize metal alloys, coatings, and other materials to meet specific performance, cost, and quality requirements.
- Materials Analysis: Utilize various analytical techniques, such as spectroscopy, microscopy, and chemical tests, to analyze and characterize materials and their properties.
- Process Improvement: Improve existing metal production processes to enhance efficiency, reduce waste, and ensure product quality meets industry standards.
- Quality Control: Develop and implement quality control protocols and tests to ensure the consistency and quality of metal products.
- Product Development: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and develop new metal-based products or applications that meet market demands and industry trends.
- Testing and Validation: Design and perform experiments to validate the performance and durability of metal materials in different conditions and applications.
- Data Analysis: Analyze research data, interpret results, and prepare reports to present findings and recommendations to stakeholders.
- Compliance and Safety: Ensure that all research and development activities comply with safety regulations and industry standards.
- Documentation: Maintain accurate records of experimental procedures, results, and methodologies for future reference and patent applications if applicable.
- Collaboration: Work closely with engineers, technicians, and other scientists to achieve project goals, and collaborate with external partners or research institutions when necessary.
- A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in chemistry, metallurgy, materials science, or a related field. A Master's or Ph.D. may be preferred for more senior positions.
- Strong knowledge of chemistry, materials science, and metallurgy.
- Familiarity with various analytical instruments and techniques used in materials analysis.
- Experience in metal manufacturing, research, or product development is a plus.
- Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Excellent communication skills to convey complex technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- Understanding of safety protocols and compliance with relevant regulations.
We offer a competitive compensation package that is based on expertise. We also offer the following benefits:
- Healthcare, we care about you and your family: 100% Medical, dental, and vision coverage
- Stock: Ownership in a fast-growing venture-backed company.
- Family Focus: Parental leave and flexibility for families.
- Time Off: Flexible vacation policy to encourage people to get out and see the world.
- Team Fun: Regularly scheduled events and celebrations.
- Learning: Learning & Development Opportunities to grow your skills and career.
- Great team: Working with fun, hard-working, kind people committed to making a difference!
- Flexible culture: We are results-focused. We don’t work at the office every day.