Job Opportunities

Current positions:  

  • Reactor Room Chemist
  • Project CIP Engineer
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Sales Account Support
  • Electrical & Instrumentation Technician
  • PhD. Research & Development Chemist

Reactor Room Chemist I

We Offer…

An exciting role as a 2nd Shift Reactor Room Chemist I, based in Danbury, Connecticut.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 2:30pm – 11:00pm.

Additional shifts (1st, 2nd) also available.

This function conducts processing operations related to production of organic chemicals using synthetic chemical methods and related support systems. This involves a range of activities including:

  • Sets up and adjusts chemical production equipment. Operates heating, cooling, and vacuum and pressure systems.
  • Transports, weighs, mixes, and pumps chemical materials.
  • Proper monitoring of processing steps to ensure product quality, lot consistency and yields.
  • Controls process parameters through proper adjustments of feed rates, cooling and/or heating.
  • Uses analytical equipment for assessing in-process and final product status. Understands principles of operation of the analytical equipment and, with supervision, interprets results.
  • May serve as a technical resource for Production Technicians.
  • Maintains all necessary production, safety, inventory, training and other records and/or logs as required, in written and/or computer format.
  • Ensures proper care, safety, maintenance and usage of technology, equipment, and/or systems.
  • Receives and carries out instructions on specific assignment objectives.
  • Complies with all BRI environmental and safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

You Offer…

  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of organic and analytical chemistry.
  • BS/BA in Chemistry or related field is generally preferred.
  • Knowledge of piping and valve operations to control reactions.
  • Ability to use interchangeably metric and U.S. standards of weights and measures and it’s application determining molar quantities.
  • Skill in the operation of chemical production equipment.
  • Skill in the use of physical and chemical analyses and interpretation of results.

We Offer… a competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, Bonus program, profit sharing and 401k.

For consideration, submit your resume to: Johana Langova, HR Coordinator.

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Project CIP Engineer

We Offer…

An exciting role as a Project CIP Engineer located at our offices in Danbury, Connecticut. This function will develop and deploy cost effective, timely, high impact capital improvement projects to meet business growth, operational stability, EHS, and production quality needs. This involves a range of activities including:

You Offer…

  • Gather input and collaborate with key stakeholders from Operation, Maintenance, EHS, R&D, IT to identify capital project improvements to address operational deficiencies, meet business opportunity needs and progress in improvement manufacturing technology and quality.
  • Maintain relationships and awareness with operations, quality, EHS of ongoing operation challenges and opportunities to develop future state capital projects.
  • Develop staged project deliverables to drive early project feasibility decision making with least effort by leading activities such as scope development, HAZOP, value stream mapping, goal deliberation, process flow diagrams, staged design reviews, component and system bid specifications and scope of work, conceptual estimates, project business case presentations and project charters.
  • Execute high quality low risk projects through development of piping and instrumentation diagrams, detail component specifications, layout diagrams, instrument specifications, automated control descriptions.
  • Utilize education foundations in fluid dynamics, heat transfer, process control and unit operations as well as 3rd party expertise in mechanical, civil, structural, electrical and regulator code compliance for design development, system analysis and design comparisons.
  • Manage project costs through progressive estimate development, competitive bid analysis, coordinate with vendors and subcontractors, project cost management and timely communication with stakeholders in finance and operations.
  • Promote strong stakeholder communication and awareness by means of staged project reviews, goal deliberation, detail design reviews, business case development collaboration, project commissioning and close out planning.
  • Promote innovation in capital improvements by ongoing relationships with equipment, instrumentation, systems vendors, participation in professional development in chemical engineering, instrumentation, automation and project management and dissemination of knowledge to stakeholders.
  • Support facility process automation through training, collaboration on design of new processed and migration of existing processes into PLC (Automation Direct) or DCS (DeltaV) through development of P&ID’s, control logic, sequential function charts, interlocks, alarms and execute control configuration of logic, HMI, alarms, interlocks, recipe based controls and historization.
  • Provide engineering expertise in the manufacturing support of role by working with operations, maintenance, EHS to diagnoses operational performance issues and recommend, design and deploy solutions.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Comply with all BRI environmental, and safety policies and procedures.

You offer…

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or related field.
  • Professional Engineering Licensure preferred.
  • Two to five years’ experience in chemical manufacturing capital project development, process engineering, and experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • Use of AUTOCAD, ASPEN, proficiency in use of MS Project, Excel for design computational analysis of piping and unit operations. Experience in PLC/DCS control design and configuration.
  • Support in plan configuration upgrades or work in collaboration with 3rd party integrators.
  • Ability to navigate projects that will improve overall manufacturing environment which require commitment by operations to fund project, train operations and establish expectations with operators to support and use new systems properly.
  • Familiarity with safety system design, OSHA PSM elements and hazard analysis methods.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.

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 and Johana Langova, HR Coordinator.

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Maintenance Technician

We Offer…

An exciting role as a Maintenance Technician/General Mechanical in our Production Facility based in Danbury, Connecticut.

This function assists in general maintenance of pipe cutting, preassembly and installation of plumbing systems and components under supervision. This function also monitors production management systems to determine operational status and system malfunctions. This function may build, test, troubleshoot, repair, design, and modify production equipment related to plumbing.

This involves a range of activities including:

You Offer…

  • Knowledge of the mechanical operation of equipment such as pumps, boilers, heaters, and other plumbing components.
  • Skill in the installation, repair, and maintenance of all types of plumbing systems.
  •  Installs, repairs, and maintains chilled water, steam, heat, water, gas, drainage, sewage, and other plumbing systems.
  • Operates reamers, threading discs, sewer tapes, pipe cutters, snakes, and other plumbing equipment and hand tools.
  • Assist with the instillation, repair or replacement of hot and cold water lines, building heating systems, valves, traps, backflow prevention devices and pipes.
  • May operate machine tools to fabricate parts.
  • Maintains current knowledge relevant to state-of-art technology, equipment, and/or systems.
  • Ensures proper care, safety and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Complies with all BRI environmental, and safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • May operate forklift and other heavy machinery.
  • Assist with routine inspection and maintenance on building system components.

You offer…

  • High School Diploma or GED and at least 3 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. A directly related higher degree from an accredited institution or technical certification/license in a plumbing related field may be substituted for experience.
  • Ability to record and/or log equipment operational status.
  • Ability to utilize, test, maintain and modify a range of engineering equipment and apparatus.
  • Ability to assist with building and testing engineering and/or scientific systems and components.
  • Knowledge of HVAC systems maintenance and repair.
  • Plumbing installation, maintenance and repair.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.
  • Ability to read and follow technical instructions and manuals. Ability to write reports containing technical information.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.

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 and Johana Langova, HR Coordinator.

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Sales Account Support

We Offer…

An exciting role as Sales Account Support, Pheromones, located at our offices in Danbury, Connecticut. This function will develop sales opportunities, solicit and process orders, develop and grow accounts and work directly with customers/potential customers to provide knowledgeable answers to inquiries. This function will work cross-departmentally to track orders and ensure effective communication with internal and external customers. This involves a range of activities including:

You Offer…

  • Generates revenue by soliciting and obtaining orders, understanding and interpreting technical requirements, communicating technical information, and developing accounts.
  • Develops sales opportunities by researching and identifying potential accounts, identifying key players, soliciting new accounts, building rapport and generating interest, providing technical information on portfolio and explanations, and preparing quotations.
  • Assesses competitors by analyzing and summarizing competitor information, trends, and identifying sales opportunities, while further identifying technology gaps between current products and services.
  • Grows accounts by identifying needs and achieving satisfaction by checking customer’s buying history, suggesting related and new items, and explaining technical features.
  • Create, maintain and expand database of prospects, probable, and current customers.
  • Establishes new accounts by answering telephone and e-mail inquiries, verifying and entering information, and following up to complete the transaction.
  • Route qualified opportunities to the appropriate sales executives for further development and closure.
  • Communicates/liaise with Production team on lead times, customer expectations, delays. Further troubleshoots, reports, and tracks problems to communicate efficiently back to internal and external customers.
  • Processes and confirms orders in our systems, communicating product information, pricing, samples, documentation, expected delivery dates, and explaining stock-outs.
  • Maintains and improves quality results by following standards and recommending improved policies and procedures and working cross-departmentally to achieve results.
  • Accomplishes department and organization goals by accepting ownership for responsibilities in new and different requests.
  • Updates job knowledge by studying new product descriptions and participating in educational opportunities.
  • Explores opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Enter and maintain customer special pricing and specific company requirements.
  • Participate in meetings or calls with customers, as needed.
  • Escalating problem resolutions and troubleshooting common issues with order logistics.
  • Handles documenting customer complaints and returns, providing appropriate solutions and/or alternatives.
  • Initiate credits with the Accounting team, when necessary.
  • Collaborates with various departments to meet the needs of the customer.
  • Assists the Customer Service team to cover gaps in customer account management as needed.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Complies with all BRI environmental, and safety policies and procedures.

You offer…

  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience and a high school diploma, GED, or bachelor degree in a related field. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, required.
  • Willingness to learn our products, procedures, and policies to provide the customer with the best experience and expertise.
  • Ability to set, achieve targets, and maintain goals
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, organize, and manage time effectively
  • Proficiency in data entry and proofreading.
  • Possess a friendly, courteous demeanor to communicate with customers, ensuring that they feel valued.
  • Ability to communicate with global customers accounts.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of experience.
  • Strong comprehension and critical thinking skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe required.
  • Proficient with corporate productivity and web presentation tools
  • Previous experience in a customer relations or account support preferred.
  • Strong listening, presentation, sales and customer service skills

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

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

We Offer…

An exciting role as an Electrical & Instrumentation Technician in our Production Facility in Danbury, Connecticut. This function assists in installing and maintaining production instrumentation, electrical wiring, production control equipment, and related auxiliary systems under supervision. This function monitors production equipment and systems to determine operational status and troubleshoots system malfunctions. This function specifies and orders spare parts for existing equipment and systems as needed.

This involves a range of activities including:

You Offer…

  • Test, repair, maintain, and modify existing and new equipment, including electronic, vacuum, mechanical, and chemical apparatus.
  • May design, select, build, and program control equipment for specific project requirements or process improvements.
  • Knowledge of the mechanical operation of equipment such as pumps, boilers, heaters, and other plumbing components
  • Adjust and/or calibrate components, production equipment, and control systems to improve overall efficiency and record all changes and their effect.
  • Develop prototypes for project requirements and/or process improvements.
  • Install factory wiring in both classified and non-classified areas.
  • May set up standard test apparatus to conduct functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability.
  • Maintains an inventory of parts and supplies; orders materials as needed.
  • May operate machine tools to fabricate parts.
  • Maintains current knowledge relevant to state-of-art technology, equipment, and/or systems.
  • Attend Engineering meetings for updates, priority list and future equipment planning/instillations.
  • Ensures proper care, safety and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Complies with all BRI environmental, and safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

You offer…

  • High School Diploma or GED; at least 3 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. A directly related higher degree from an accredited institution or technical certification in Instrumentation and/or Controls Systems may be substituted for experience.
  • Ability to record and/or log equipment operational status.
  • Ability to identify and resolve system malfunctions and operational problems.
  • Ability to utilize, test, maintain and modify a range of engineering equipment and apparatus.
  • Ability to build and test engineering and/or scientific systems and components.
  • A working knowledge of NEC and NFPA 70 codes for general facility wiring.
  • The ability to install electrical conduit and proper wire sizing.
  • The ability to install general factory components such as plugs, switches, lights etc.
  • Knowledge of hazardous location requirements a plus.
  • Knowledge of HVAC systems maintenance and repair.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.
  • Ability to read and follow technical instructions and manuals. Ability to write reports containing technical information.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.

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 and Johana Langova, HR Coordinator.

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Ph.D. Research & Development Chemist

We Offer…

An exciting role as Ph.D. Research Chemist in our R&D Lab located in Danbury, Connecticut – Production Facility. In this role you will develop, document, communicate and implement new or improved chemical processes for production at BRI using standard laboratory equipment, a reaction calorimeter, as well as standard analytical equipment such as a GC, DSC, and MS. This position covers a range of activities including: 

  • Researches and conducts experiments to improve the cost, safety and throughput of existing syntheses.
  • Proposes and conducts efficient and practical syntheses of new products.
  • Perform and summarize literature searches of chemical transformations pertaining to business interests.
  • Understand and apply concepts of Design of Experiments (DoE) methodology to identify critical process parameters and define permissible ranges.
  • Perform calorimetry studies and interpret the data in order to develop safe operating instructions.
  • Define specification limits of raw materials, intermediates, and final products.
  • Impurity identification using mass spectrometry.
  • Prepare and purify compounds as needed for analytical method development and reference standards.
  • Fully understand physical and chemical changes resulting from process conditions to define control needs to Production.
  • Execute responsibilities with a high degree of urgency and autonomy requiring minimal oversight by immediate manager.
  • Provide effective communication by summarizing findings through technical reports and presentations.
  • Develop, write, and edit SOPs as needed, ensuring valid and accurate information.
  • Work with Production team to identify continuous improvement opportunities around safety, quality, yield, and manufacturing cost that can be proven in lab, optimized, and implemented in Production.
  • Provide production support as needed to resolve process challenges.
  • Promote a safe work environment. For BRI chemistries, identify hazards and quantify potential impact of process deviations. Work with Production and Engineering departments to mitigate hazards as needed.
  • Report results, draw conclusions and make data-based recommendations to management and Production.
  • Other responsibilities or projects as assigned by manager.

 You Offer…

  • PhD degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Knowledge of synthetic organic chemistry principles and techniques.
  • A passionate love of chemistry.
  • Ability to set up, calibrate, operate and maintain standard laboratory equipment.
  • Continued development and knowledge of research techniques, technology, literature, equipment, and/or systems.
  • Ability to compile research data into a robust process.
  • Strong analytical skills which provide data that ensures effective data-driven outcomes.
  • Skilled in both oral and written communication.
  • Ability to comply with all BRI environmental and safety policies and procedures.

We Offer… a competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, Bonus program, profit sharing and 401k. Relocation package available for the right candidate. 

For consideration, submit your resume to: Caryn Hasseltine, Manager, Human Resources.

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

 

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