Distillation Chemist

We Offer...

An exciting role as Second Shift Distillation Chemist I, based in Danbury, Connecticut.

This function provides purification of organic chemicals using distillation techniques and related support systems. This involves a range of activities including: 

  • Sets up and adjustment of distillation Equipment. May operate heating, cooling, vacuum and pressure systems.
  • Uses analytical equipment for assessing quality of distillation cuts and final products. Understands principles of operation of the equipment and, with supervision, interprets results.
  • Transport, weigh, mix and pump chemical materials.
  • Monitoring of process parameters to ensure product quality, yields and lot consistency.
  • Proper care, safety, maintenance and usage of technology, equipment, and/or systems.
  • May serve as a technical resource for Distillation Technician. 
  • Maintain all necessary production, safety, inventory, training, and other records and/or logs as required, in written and /or computer format.
  • Complies with all BRI environmental and safety policies and procedures.

You Offer...

  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of distillation and analytical chemistry.
  • BS in Chemistry or related field and one to five years’ experience in distillation.
  • Ability to use interchangeably metric and U.S. standards of weights and measures and its application in determining molar quantity.
  • Skill in the operation of distillation and support equipment.
  • Knowledge of piping and valve operations to control processes.
  • Ability to conduct gas chromatographic analyses and interprets results.
  • Evaluate materials by odor. 

Danbury based company located in Commerce Park, Exit 8 off I84. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, Bonus program, profit sharing and 401k. For consideration, submit your resume to Caryn Hasseltine, Manager, Human Resources, 21 Finance Drive, Danbury, CT 06810 or email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

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