Senior Process Safety Chemist

Chilworth Technology, Inc.
Princeton, New Jersey
base salary + bonus potential and full benefits
Apr 04, 2019
May 04, 2019
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Summary of Position:

The Senior Process Safety Chemist plans tests of chemicals; conducts standardized and custom tests; interprets and verifies data; and prepares test reports for clients.  A Senior level Process Safety Chemist must be able to provide clients interpretation and guidance regarding test results. A Senior Process Safety Chemist is expected to maintain and cultivate client relationships to further expand current projects and provide additional services for the future.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform various laboratory tests of various chemicals utilizing the Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Accelerating Rate Calorimetry (ARC), Reaction Calorimetry and Carius Tube equipment
  • Serve as a safety role model; promote a high level of safety awareness and continuous improvement in safety practices
  • Design custom tests, estimate cost for test, and prepare quote for client
  • Maintain and repair lab equipment
  • Provide interpretation and guidance to clients regarding test results
  • Prepare reports containing results for clients
  • Maintain up to date documentation on all tests
  • Practice peer review of reports for content and accuracy
  • Participation in the ISO accreditation and equipment maintenance as needed
  • Maintain clean work area
  • Adhere to company’s policies and procedures

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Minimum a Master’s degree in science or Chemical Engineering, Doctorate degree preferred
  • Knowledge of ASTM and SOP methods
  • Minimum ten years’ experience with DSC, ARC, Reaction Calorimetry and Carius Tube testing
  • Hands-on experience with organic synthesis and expert knowledge of organic chemistry
  • Expert knowledge of setting-up and operating GC and GC-MS equipment.
  • Excellent mechanical skills, experience with high pressure equipment, including Swagelok
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair lab-scale high-pressure equipment.
  • Ability to assist in calibration of testing equipment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Individual must be able to work in a team environment and independently

Physical Demands:

  • Full range of motion and ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Extended periods of computer-based work
  • Extended periods of standing

Required Travel:

  • Occasional travel (less than 10%)

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