Job Opportunities

Current positions:  

  • Production Technician, Distillation
  • Chemist – Small Scale
  • Entomological Project Manager
  • PhD. Research & Development Chemist
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Marketing Director

Production Technician, Distillation  

We Offer…

An exciting role as a 2nd Shift Production Technician in our Distillation Department based in Danbury, Connecticut.

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

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

You Offer…

  • Sets up and adjusts distillation equipment. May operate heating, cooling, vacuum and pressure systems.
  • Cleans, maintains and sets up distillation stills and equipment for product processing. 
  • Transports, weighs, pours, blends, mixes, pumps and packs chemical materials with attention to regulatory requirements and safety regulations. Follows adulteration control standards.
  • Operates dolly, pallet jack, and/or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment.
  • Monitors of process parameters to ensure product quality, yields and lot consistency.
  • Maintains department database, prepares routine reports, and files shipping/receiving records.
  • Ensures proper care, safety, maintenance and usage of technology, equipment, and/or systems.
  • Maintains all necessary production, safety, inventory, training and other records and/or logs as required, in written and /or computer format.
  • May lock warehouse and set alarms.
  • May use analytical equipment for assessing quality of distillation cuts and final products.
  • Complies with all BRI environmental and safety policies and procedures.
  • Receives and carries out instructions on specific assignment objectives.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

You offer…

  • High school diploma or GED required. Associates Degree in Chemistry or related field is preferred.
  • Knowledge of light equipment operation and/or maintenance.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of distillation.
  • Ability to use interchangeably Metric and Imperial standards of weights and measures.
  • Knowledge of piping and valve operations to control processes.
  • Skill in the operation of distillation and support equipment.
  • Ability to prepare routine paperwork, record data and file as required. Computer data entry.

We offer… a starting base salary at $20/hr, competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, Bonus program, profit sharing and 401k.

For consideration, submit your resume to:

Johana Langova, Coordinator, Human Resources

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Entomological Project Manager

We Offer…

An exciting role as Entomological Project Manager based in our Danbury, Connecticut Production Facility.

This function involves providing data analysis, organization and interaction with Universities and testing labs for a pest control research program that includes repellent and attractant testing and plant disease control technologies, active ingredients, delivery systems, and application innovations.  Work efficiently, effectively and collaboratively on project teams with internal and external experts including entomologists, chemists, formulation chemists, regulatory and environmental specialists, etc.  

This position covers a range of activities including: 

  • Organize, interpret, critically evaluate, and summarize a large volume of data from various laboratories.
  • Direct, coordinate, organize, and implement product development activities for insect control including protocol design/review for new experiments.
  • Proficiency in experimental design, development and data analysis.
  • Interface with industry, university and experiment station personnel who are involved with or can contribute to product development investigations.
  • Compose research reports that can be used for presentations, publications, and to commercialize products or substantiate product claims.
  • Assist in the assessment, improvement, and testing of insect lure and trap testing and design.
  • Develop practical innovative technologies in the area of pest control.
  • Help facilitate, prepare, and defend grants and patents related to insect control.
  • Manage multiple projects and priority deadlines.
  • Places high value on time effectiveness for project completion.
  • Complies with all BRI environmental and safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

You Offer…

  • Sc., M.S., or Ph.D. in an experimental science.
  • In coordination with BRI President, effectively organize, prioritize and follow-up on work assignments.
  • Knowledge and understanding of organic chemistry.
  • Organized and detail oriented with strong computer skills.
  • Works well in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Good writing and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of experimental design.

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.


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.


Chemist – Small Scale

We Offer…

An exciting role as a Small Scale Chemist Level I in our Distillation Department based in Danbury, Connecticut. This function assists chemists in various aspects of synthetic/analytical processing. This involves a range of activities including:

You Offer…

  • Sets up and adjusts chemical production equipment. May operate certain equipment as assigned and/or process under supervision.
  • Maintain an organized and clean work area and equipment.
  • Processes separation of washes without loss of product.
  • Ensures proper care, safety, maintenance and usage of technology, equipment, and/or systems.
  • Daily sampling, start-up and shutdown of continuing processes.
  • 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 during processing and properly starts up and shuts down at end of shift.
  • Receives and carries out instructions on specific assignment objectives.
  • Complies with all BRI environmental, and safety policies and procedures.
  • Complies with all established health, safety and regulatory compliance standards.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

You offer…

  • BS in Chemistry or related field and one to five years’ previous experience.
  • Knowledge of the principles and basic techniques of Gas Chromatography.
  • Knowledge of piping and valve operations to control reactions.
  • Ability to evaluate materials by odor.
  • Ability to use interchangeably metric and U.S standards of weights and measures.
  • Skilled in the operation and care of laboratory equipment.
  • Ability to conduct physical and chemical analyses to acquire and report meaningful data.

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.


Accounting Assistant

We Offer…

An exciting role as an Accountant Assistant based in our Danbury, Connecticut Production Facility. In this role you will be responsible for Accounts Receivable collections and Account Payable processing. In this function you will respond to inquiries and contact other departments and vendors to resolve a variety of problems. This role assists in the performance of various clerical duties.

This position covers a range of activities including: 

  • Reviews accounts receivable for overdue accounts and contacts customers for collections.
  • Processes customer credits for returned goods and pricing credits.
  • Data entry of daily accounts receivable payments into accounting system.
  • Data entry of customer sales invoices into customer portals.
  • Data entry of daily accounts payable into accounting system after securing all necessary documentation and approvals.
  • Reviews and processes for payments, purchase orders, invoices, statements and other check requests.
  • Verifies and posts payments checks and prepares ledger entries. Handles the resolution of account discrepancies.
  • Receives and reviews purchase orders, check requests and/or other related documentation for accuracy and compliance with financial policies, and contractual requirements.
  • Matches original invoices and requests for payment with purchase orders or check requests; performs calculations to determine appropriate payment schedules and amounts.
  • Reconciles various expenditure reports to source documents. Reviews credit card purchases and statements for accuracy, prepares and submits credit card activity to staff for review and reconciles activity to support documents.
  • Researches processing problems, contacts departments and vendors to resolve problems and expedite payments, and responds to inquiries by telephone or in writing.
  • Assign or edit general ledger code as relevant to sales tax paid or accrued, and by department for budgets. Reviews invoices and credits for accuracy prior to data entry.
  • Files and/or scans pertinent documents to support payment of invoices.
  • Assists Accounting Manager with all accounting procedures. Data entry of information used to prepare weekly and perpetual purchase report and other reports as needed.
  • Preparation of outgoing mail and sorting/distribution of incoming mail.
  • Complies with all BRI environmental and safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

 You Offer…

  • High school diploma or GED with one to three years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Knowledge of accounts receivable and payable principles, procedures and standards.
  • Knowledge of accounts payable documentation. Ability to understand and interpret invoices, statements and other requests for payment.
  • Account balancing and records maintenance skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to process computer data, basic data entry and/or word processing skills. Strong communication and interpersonal 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 and Johana Langova, HR Coordinator.

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Marketing Director

We offer…

An exciting role as Marketing Director in our Sales Department located in Danbury, Connecticut. In this role you will coordinate marketing functions.  Assess and determine the needs of BRI to portray the desired message and design, and its appeal to BRI customers.  Participate in the development plan to achieve the company goals in advertising, publishing and digital marketing and aid in the success of marketing campaigns.   

This position covers a range of activities including:

  • Analyze digital data to draw key recommendations around website optimization.
  • Assist with BRI website updating site content, pricing and news articles.
  • Coordinate ads for BRI advertising, i.e., newsletters, website and trade shows targeting specific audiences.
  • Monitor key online marketing metrics to track success.
  • Support new catalogue coordination with layout images and content.
  • Update promotional materials and booth design for company tradeshows.
  • Attend tradeshows for general support when needed.
  • Assist Sales Team with presentation materials and sales supplies.
  • Provide the Sales Team with creating sales kits which include; product materials, outlines, folders and samples.
  • Use advanced metrics to measure the success of a marketing campaign.
  • Ensure that the brand message is consistent.

You offer…

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Five years or more experience in that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Graphic design capabilities and understanding of graphic design software.
  • Full understanding of all social media platforms.
  • Ability to create, compose, edit written materials, and prepare routine administrative paperwork.
  • Able to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Able to analyze and solve problems.
  • Able to plan, organize, and implement a range of sales promotion programs and/or events.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
  • Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques. 

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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