• Full Time
  • Florida
Solvent Extraction Chemist
Job Description: 
The Solvent Extraction Chemist reports to the Senior Solvent Extraction Engineer. In such position, the Employee shall support the development of the Company’s next generation of recycling processes and products. This person will take a hands-on roll evaluating various extractive metallurgical processes.
Primary duties: 
• Lead development of new recycling processes involving elemental extraction from solutions
• Setting up and identifying proper crystallization and distillation parameters and equipment for metal salts and mixed metal oxides
• Determining chemical and physical properties, compositions, structures, relationships, and reactions of organic and inorganic compounds
• Analyzing test results and preparing clear presentations to summarize outcomes and suggest next steps
• Writing technical papers and reports, and preparing standards and specifications for processes, tests, and products
• Developing, improving, and customizing products, equipment, formulas, processes, and analytical methods.
• Additional duties, authority, and responsibilities may be determined from time to time by management, as consistent with the Employee’s position. The Employee shall use their reasonable best efforts, judgment, and energy to improve and advance the business and interest of the Company in a manner consistent with the duties of his position and with the Company’s ethical, legal, and professional standards.
Qualifications and experience:  
• Minimum of a BS in Chemistry, Physics or Chemical Engineering and 2+ years of relevant experience • Experience working with hazardous materials and processes
• Knowledge of organic solvent extraction techniques required 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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