Chemist - Microwave Chemistry

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West Palm Beach, FL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Jul 25, 2017
Job ID
Minimum Requirements:
B.S. Chemistry, 3+ years of post-college hands on industry experience with organic synthesis and microwave-reactor technology. Industry-wise, they will consider people out of pharmaceuticals, specialty chemicals, electronic chemicals/materials, or other industries closely-related.  The ideal person would have experience with a variety of organic compounds and chemical processes.
Job Description:
This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a new micro-wave reactor technology that has already been proven and is currently being brought to the marketplace in the U.S. and overseas. This person will work directly with chemical and pharmaceutical clients to review the chemistry of their processes and determine if this new technology is applicable. If the technology is applicable, this person will do lab and pilot scale testing, help design preliminary processes, perform data analysis and report those results back to the client. This technology reduces the use of solvents and also turns batch processes into continuous flow processes which eliminates batch variability. This facility is located in an industrial park about an hour north of Fort Lauderdale – the lab consists of about 16 people and this person will have the support of a chemical engineer and a chemist. Relocation assistance is available and there is an opportunity to earn bonus and equity in this company. This company is 10 years old and is solidly in the growth phase.