• Full Time
  • Nevada
Lab Technician
Job Description
The Lab Technician of the Company, reports to the research and development team. In such position, the Employee shall be responsible for the Company’s conducting experiments developing the companies next generation of cathode products from spent lithium ion batteries.
Primary duties:  
• Perform at both laboratory design of experiments and manufacturing tasks related to the recycling of batteries and the production of NMC cathode powder
• Run complex chemical reactions such as use of CSTR reactors to make NMC precursors -Conduct sintering trials in a box furnace -Calibrate, used and maintain analytical equipment
• Storing, mixing and retrieving chemicals
• Keep detail logs, amounts, temperature, etc
• Troubleshoot issues with equipment and processes
• Maintain a clean and productive area by ensuring that equipment and work area is cleaned after use and the equipment is maintained per the preventative maintenance schedule
• Observe all company, state and federal safety and environmental regulations – Assist in planning and improving production processes
• Meet all physical requirement of the positions: walking/standing for extended periods of time
Qualification and experience
Education: BS in Chemistry, Physics or Chemical Engineering Experience: 1 year of previous laboratory experience, experience with battery materials a plus
• Understanding of chemical processes ie acid base reactions
• Demonstrated ability running reactions in an industrial space
• Attention to detail • Desire to be a strong team member
• Aptitude for mechanics
Ability to lift 50lbs or more Physical and Environmental Requirements:
• Capable of wearing task specific personal protective equipment including dust mask, respirator, safety shoes, gloves, and safety glasses/face shield
• Capable of meeting OSHA standards for manual lifting guidelines: < 50lbs
• While performing the duties of this job it is required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands or arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch when necessary for job activity.

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