Materia Inc
  • 12-May-2014 to 01-Jul-2014 (PST)
  • Operations
  • Huntsville, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Paid Vacation/Sick/Personal time/Holidays. Awesome medical (PPO&HMO), dental, and vision insurance. LTD, STD, 50k life insurance, and 401k.


Job Purpose:The Chemist is responsible for performing new chemical synthesis scale up reactions in the pilot plant.  This position analyzes samples generated from scale up activities as well as support routine production analysis.  This position will also record data, generate reports, and make suggestions for process improvements.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops procedures for scale up reactions in collaboration with the process development group
  • Leads scale up reactions under moderate supervision by the Director of Manufacturing with help from senior production operators
  • Analyzes samples generated from scale up reactions
  • Must communicate effectively in person and with our Pasadena operations
  • Records data, generates reports, and makes suggestions for improvements to scale up reactions
  • Supports the QC lab with routine testing and preventative maintenance
  • Maintains a clean and organized work space in the pilot plant and lab areas

Position Requirements

Education/Training/Work Experience

  • B.S. in chemistry or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of direct experience

Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience running a GC and developing new methods
  • Must be a team oriented person
  • Excellent communication skills 

Equipment and Applications

  • Stainless steel and glass lined reactors
  • GC with FID

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Work will be performed inside a non-climate controlled building
  • Some lifting (up to 50 pounds), stooping, pushing, pulling, sitting, and standing is required
  • Shift work, overtime, and weekends are required when necessary to meet customer demand
  • Travel required up to 20%

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
Materia Inc


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