Research Assistant in Richmond, CA at DISYS

Date Posted: 5/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Richmond, CA
  • Job Type:
    Science
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/1/2018

Job Description

Job Overview:


•    The main function of an operations research analyst is to analyze samples and run chemical reactions.


•    The position will be responsible for managing the day to day technical laboratory support of additive synthesis, process engineering, and performance/analytical testing.


•    The position requires working frequently on non-routine tasks of broadly outlined assignments involving a wide range of chemistries and product line application.


•    The position is dynamic and requires a mix of laboratory skills depending on the project business need.


•    Candidate must maintain a high degree of independence and responsibility, reliability and accountability in planning and reporting laboratory experiments.


•    Candidate must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with senior chemists/engineers in the Components Team to maximize productivity by applying special skills and experience routinely and by drawing on knowledge and skills of other experienced personnel.




Job Responsibilities:


- Organize in-coming samples, analyze them, submit them for external testing, compile data, and draw conclusions.


-Set up and run chemical reactions.


-Based on experiments, determine optimum experimental conditions to achieve objectives.


-Keep lab in organized manner and making sure it meets compliance requirements. Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:



• Working frequently on non-routine tasks of broadly outlined assignments involving a wide range of chemistries and applications.



• Using a mix of laboratory skills depending on the project business need.



• Maintain a high degree of independence, responsibility, reliability, and accountability in planning and reporting laboratory experiments.



• Communicate clearly and effectively.



• Apply special skills and experience routinely, and draw on knowledge and skills of other research engineers/chemists.



• This is a safety sensitive position.



Job Requirements

Education/Experience:


-Bachelor's degree in a science field such as chemistry, biology, biochemistry required.


-0-2 years’ of chemistry lab experience required.    


-Recent graduates could be considered if they meet the chemistry lab experience requirements 


-Experience utilizing MS Excel and Word required


-Experience working in a safety sensitive position/environment required  


-Good attitude toward safety required


-Wet Chemistry, infrared testing experience preferred


-Chemistry/organic chemistry analysis experience preferred


-Chemical reaction testing using glassware experience preferred


-Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills.

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ disys.com to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.