CleanJoule, INC R&D Chemist Salt Lake City, UT · Full time

CleanJoule has the immediate opening to hire a full-time on-site R&D Chemist in our research and development (R&D) pilot plant facility. This role will plan and execute R&D activities for organic hydrocarbon processes. The employee will be required to perform routine and specialized chemical synthesis, separations, pressure reactions, and analyses in a pilot plant environment. Duties also include preparation of test solutions, compounds, or reagents for the R&D pilot plant personnel to conduct tests. In this role, the employee will compile and analyze test information to determine process or equipment operating efficiency or to diagnose malfunctions. The employee will confer with scientists or engineers to conduct analyses of research projects, interpret test results, or develop nonstandard tests.

Description

About CleanJoule Inc.


We are the world’s leading innovators of full performance sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Our highly innovative technology allows us to harness existing energy from biomass and convert it to superior performance aviation fuel as well as carbon negative, bio-rubber that can be used in various consumer and commercial products.

 

We are a passionate and creative group of engineers, scientists, and visionaries focused on clean energy solutions, with the purpose of creating a sustainable planet, reducing global carbon emissions, and ultimately combatting climate change. CleanJoule Inc., is a venture funded, SAF development company based out of Salt Lake City, Utah.


Job Description: 


CleanJoule has the immediate opening to hire a full-time on-site R&D Chemist in our research and development (R&D) pilot plant facility. This role will plan and execute R&D activities for organic hydrocarbon processes. The employee will be required to perform routine and specialized chemical synthesis, separations, pressure reactions, and analyses in a pilot plant environment. Duties also include preparation of test solutions, compounds, or reagents for the R&D pilot plant personnel to conduct tests. In this role, the employee will compile and analyze test information to determine process or equipment operating efficiency or to diagnose malfunctions. The employee will confer with scientists or engineers to conduct analyses of research projects, interpret test results, or develop nonstandard tests. 


To be successful in this position, the employee must have the aptitude to effectively manage day-to day pilot plant, laboratory duties, and task lists with a high level of ownership.  Additionally, an employee may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested.


The employee will work under immediate supervision and interact with all levels of management, scientists, engineers, research associates, and technicians. The employee will be required to maintain laboratory notebooks, analyze data, develop charts, attend meetings, participate in project activities planning sessions, and write technical summary reports.  


This job will have non-standard work hours in accordance with the rigors of reactor runs.

 

Qualifications:          


Education, Experience, and Knowledge:      


·        Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry with five (5) years of laboratory or industry work experience required or Master’s Degree in Chemistry with three (3) years of laboratory or industry work experience required.

·        Prior experience using a Schlenk line apparatus is preferred.

·        Experience with chemicals and chemical processes is required.

·        Prior experience handling flammable chemicals is preferred.

·        Prior experience with high pressure reactor systems is preferred.

·        Prior experience with air sensitive materials and air sensitive synthesis is preferred.

·        Prior experience using hand and power tools is required.

·        Demonstrated proficiency in common computer tools and web-based applications is required.

·        Prior experience successfully participating in work teams where personal accountability, attention to detail, collaboration, and results were required is essential.

 

We are looking for team members that possess these qualities: energetic, positive, strong interpersonal communicator, detail-oriented, ethics-minded, problem solver, adaptable, team-oriented, safety minded, and self-motivated. If this describes you, join our team today and contribute to the success of our organization’s future.  


Physical Demands:


Frequent lifting and moving of items up to fifty (50) pounds, bending, reaching above shoulder level, climbing stairs, pulling, prolonged standing or sitting may be required. Must have safe work habits and perform all duties in accordance with company safety policies and practices. This position requires the use of personal protective equipment that may include eye or face protection, gloves, masks, respirators, safety shoes, earplugs, coveralls and/or uniforms that are provided by the company and its use is mandatory.    


General:


This position is in Salt Lake City, Utah. CleanJoule is an At-Will, VEVRAA, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, E-Verify, and Drug Free Workplace offering excellent career opportunities, as well as competitive compensation and benefits package (health, dental, vision, employee life and disability, long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, 401k matching, PTO, paid annual company shutdown, and bonus potential). Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background verification. 


EEO Statement: CleanJoule is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. We are excited to work with talented individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. All employment decisions at CleanJoule are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.




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Submit resumes to: 


CleanJoule, Inc. (Ref. # OH/R&DC06032024)

675 Arapeen Drive, Suite 100, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108

E-mail: [email protected]

Visit our website at: cleanjoule.com