Facilities Supervisor

We Offer…

An exciting role as Facilities Supervisor, based in Danbury, Connecticut. This function is responsible for maintaining all buildings, their mechanical systems (i.e. HVAC, lighting, electrical, and carpentry) and other infrastructure dealing with the building and grounds. Leading efforts of contractors, suppliers and assigned personnel to insure the timely completion and execution of key facilities improvement in accordance with state and federal regulations and company policies and procedures.

  • Direct the operation and maintenance of the boiler, water, plumbing, HVAC systems, facilities and grounds to provide uninterrupted services.
  • Results oriented with the ability to organize, prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously and manage project schedules.
  • Responsible for managing snow removal, salt and sand walkways and parking areas.
  • Maintain building security including access cards, building keys and alarm systems.
  • Manage custodial services for all BRI buildings.
  • Manage Landscaping for all BRI buildings.
  • Direct uniform services to insure appropriate uniform rotations for BRI employees. 
  • Coordinate vending machines services for each building. 
  • Maintains building exteriors including roofs for all BRI buildings except building #1.
  • Improve/maintain all restrooms, breakrooms and locker rooms.
  • Supports training as needed for facilities upgrades.
  • Researches new technologies/suppliers for facilities improvements.
  • Helps provide data for justification of new facilities and equipment.
  • Manages project plans and action items to effectively communicate project status to all affected parties.
  • Responsible for expediting equipment/parts to achieve project goals and objectives.
  • Insures contractors/suppliers follow all OSHA safe working standards.

 You Offer…

  • Strong analytical, numerical, and reasoning abilities.
  • Seven to ten years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities listed.
  • Technical Certificate in a field or disincline specified.
  • Participative management style – advocates positive team concept.
  • A commitment to excellence and exemplary internal and external customer service.
  • Ensure that project goals and objectives of all contract personnel are defined and understood.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
  • Carpentry, installation, maintenance, and repair skills.
  • Knowledge of HVAC/Electrical/Plumbing systems maintenance and repair.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment and knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance.
  • Ability to develop and implement planned maintenance programs.
  • Knowledge of steam, water, and natural gas distribution systems maintenance and repair.
  • Ability to lead others in troubleshooting and emergency repairs.

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, email: caryn@bedoukian.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Quality & Regulatory Coordinator

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An exciting role as Quality & Regulatory Coordinator, based in Danbury, Connecticut. This function provides coordination of various programs in support of quality, regulatory and entomology, which involves a range of activities including: 

  • Conduct reviews of product specifications to compare to customer and/or supplier specifications.
  • Track and file confidentiality agreements, patents, contracts and other similar documents. 
  • Organize scale calibration and schedule repairs.
  • Complete product and supplier questionnaires.
  • Coordinate pest control inspections and assist with writing monthly summaries. 
  • Prepare, distribute and collect training documents for food safety.
  • Run existing program for facility inspections regarding food safety and develop a tracking system for corrective actions.
  • Assist with updates to quality and food safety manuals, policies and associated paperwork.
  • Assist with various reports and registrations for pesticides.
  • Coordinate third party toxicological and analytical testing upon request.
  • File & maintain regulatory paperwork, safety data sheets and hazardous waste manifests.
  • Learn various internal software programs  to assist with data entry and the creation of product codes.
  • Occasional lab work to prepare dilutions for entomological research.
  • May be an opportunity for domestic travel to industry meetings .
  • Performs related work as assigned.

You Offer…

  • A B.S. in a science related coursework.
  • Self-starter willing to take on new projects and tasks.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  •  Ability to follow verbal or written instructions.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Knowledge of standard Windows programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)

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, email: caryn@bedoukian.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Process Development Chemist

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An exciting role as a Process Development Chemist based in our Danbury, Connecticut Production Facility. This function involves developing, documenting, communicating and implementing 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 TGA.

  • Conduct and summarize literature searches of prior internal experimental work and open literature (journals, patents) of chemical transformations of interest to direct process development efforts.
  • 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.
  • Prepare project plans and timelines for management.
  • Provide recommendations for product shelf-life and storage conditions, supported by data to Production.
  • Identify and develop the best cleaning process for rapid turnaround of equipment.
  • Prepare and purify samples as needed for analytical method development.
  • Become proficient in statistical analysis of data (JMP, Mintab, etc.)
  • Strong attention to detail to fully understand physical and chemical changes resulting from process conditions and define control.
  • Provide process expertise to Production.
  • Learn and apply lean and six sigma methodologies to BRI chemical processes.
  • Execute responsibilities with a high degree of urgency and autonomy requiring minimal oversight by immediate manager.
  • Provide effective communication by summarizing developmental findings through technical reports and presentations.
  • Participate in training of Production staff for new or modified chemical processes.
  • Influence, assist, and mentor others to understand importance of critical process parameters and controlling as best as possible to minimize process variability.
  • Develop, write, and edit SOPs as needed, ensuring valid and accurate information.
  • Work with other Production teams to identify continuous improvement initiatives around safety, quality, yield, and manufacturing cost that can be refined and proven in lab before implementing in Production.
  • 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.
  • Assist in troubleshooting Production problems using sound scientific procedures.
  • Report results, draw conclusions and make data-based recommendations to management and Production.
  • Other responsibilities or projects as assigned by reporting manager.

You Offer…

  • Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a B.S. in Chemistry or higher with a focus on Organic Chemistry or related field.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of synthetic organic chemistry.
  • Ability to set up, calibrate, operate and maintain standard laboratory equipment.
  • Collects, prepares, and processes logs; compiles research data, samples, solutions, materials in strict accordance to pre-established protocol and procedural parameters.
  • Maintains knowledge of research techniques, technology, equipment, and/ or systems.
  • Ability to maintain an organized and clean work area.
  • Maintain all necessary safety, inventory, training and other records and/or logs as required, in written and /or computer format.
  • Ability to collect research data and accurately record and report information. Skilled in both oral and written communication.
  • Complies with all BRI environmental and safety policies and procedures.
  • Receives and carries out instructions on specific assignment objectives.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

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, email:  caryn@bedoukian.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Research Chemist Level III

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An exciting role as Research Chemist Level III in our R&D Lab based in our Danbury, Connecticut Production Facility. This function involves complex organic syntheses research which requires in-depth knowledge of chemical applications.  Conducts research and development activities involving analyses and evaluation or research data in support of an established chemical synthesis of existing or new products.  Identifies issues, and conflicts, analyzes and recommends solutions.  This position covers a range of activities including: 

  • Designs and conducts experiments to improve existing or provide new synthetic pathways to current products as well as new materials.
  • Produces small scale batches of existing or new products.  Provides analyses of results to management.
  • Conducts literature searches relevant to product and process development.
  • Keeps current with new technology, equipment, and/or systems, and related information.
  • Sets up, operates, and maintains analytical and research equipment.  Selects, modifies and/or adapts equipment or procedures as required.
  • Teaches, instructs, and/or up-dates others in research techniques and equipment usage.
  • May provide functional direction to other chemists and/or technicians.
  • Ensures proper care, safety, maintenance and usage of technology, equipment.
  • Participates in process design; and develops research protocol.
  • Complies with all BRI environmental and safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

You Offer…

  • PhD degree from an accredited college or university with at least 10 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Experience in organic specialty chemicals and or the flavor and fragrance industry.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Skill in the operation of laboratory equipment used for analysis, synthesis, and distillation.
  • Strong teamwork and collaborative skills.
  • Ability to use independent judgement, self-direct, design, oversee, coordinate, and lead with regards to research projects.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.

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, email:  caryn@bedoukian.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Reactor Room Chemist Level I

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An exciting role as First or Second Shift Reactor Room Chemist Level I, based in Danbury, Connecticut. This function provides 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.
  • May calculate materials needed for reaction.
  • 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 prepare test results or reports as directed.
  • Maintains an organized and clean work area.
  • May order equipment and/or raw materials.
  • Maintains 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 organic and analytical chemistry.
  • BS in Chemistry or related field and one to five years’ experience in chemical production work.
  • Ability to use interchangeably metric and U.S. standards of weights and measures and its application in determining molar quantities.
  • Knowledge of piping and valve operations to control processes.
  • Ability to conduct gas chromatographic analyses and interprets results.
  • 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: Caryn Hasseltine, Manager, Human Resources, email:  caryn@bedoukian.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

 

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