Distillation Chemist Level I.

Distillation Chemist Level I.

We Offer…

An exciting role as a Distillation Chemist Level I., based in Danbury, Connecticut.

Current shifts:
1st shift hours: Monday – Friday, 6:30am – 3:00pm
2nd shift hours: Monday – Friday, 2:30pm – 11:00pm (shift differential included)
3rd shift hours: Sunday – Friday, 10:30pm – 7:00am (shift differential included)

Starting July 2024, shifts will move to a fixed scheduled of three, twelve hours shifts (3×12) a week. Straight days or straight nights.

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

  • Sets up and adjusts 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.

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

An Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.