• Research Chemist Calgary
  • SIXRING in Calgary, , Canada
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

About SixRing Inc.

SixRing, a division of Chemical Evolution Ltd., is dedicated to thedevelopment of a suite of patented chemicals, formulas, methods and processesto contribute to global sustainable development. The new technologies areapplied to a wide variety of sustainable biomass for the manufacture offunctional materials, renewable fuels and specialty chemicals.


To develop a technology platformcomprising practical, affordable, and sustainable innovations incorporatingcircular economy principles and with a focus on alternative energy,eco-friendly materials, and life sciences. We will do so by recruiting andenabling smart, passionate, and driven people at every level of our company.


To be a global leader in creatingand deploying technology solutions to some of humanity's most pressingchallenges.

Caring: Invent solutions to complex problems in the fields of health and the natural environment that improve human lives everywhere. Agility: Maintain the... ability to adapt our technologies to multiple needs, now and in the future. Commitment : Make the investments necessary to ensure social relevance and commercial success.


Reporting Relationships and Contacts:

Reports to: Senior Laboratory Manager

Direct Reports: None

Internal Customers: O perations, Engineering

External Customers: Externalclients (typically indirectly via Senior LaboratoryManager )

Key Responsibilities:
Record, compile, interpret results, and draw conclusions based on sound, scientific analysis to present to management. Demonstrate ability to critically identify experimental abnormalities and provide suggestions for new method development and process improvement. Independently plan, design and conduct experimentsas requested to support business priorities and project goals. Conduct early feasibility assessments on newtechnologies/methodologies and conduct literature research and laboratory experimentationto generate and compile necessary data. Problem solve andtroubleshoot any issues that arise with experimental setups and analyses . Maintain, troubleshoot and operate laboratoryequipment (i.e. pH meter, balances, UV-Vis spectrophotometer, GC, HPLC, FTIR,etc.) to minimize measurement error and ensure testing reproducibility. Establish a collaborative culture within theteam that builds solid relationships across cross-functional teams. Represent own technology and data in group andproject meetings within R&D as well as within internal and external projectteam environment. Proactively work within a team of QualityControl and Research & Development personnel to assist in theimplementation of duties. Work with Process Engineers to set-upprocedures for scale-up.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of organic and inorganic chemistryand common chemical transformations, and characterization techniques. Abilityto plan and carry out medium and long term research projects. Abilityto conduct multiple projects simultaneously. Confident working alone and with others. Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word,Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook). Ability to work safely and follow all safetymandates and Standard Operating Procedures in a laboratory setting. Strong organizational skills and the ability tofollow detail orientated procedures. Proactive problem solving and criticalinterpretation of results.

Experience in Biotechnology sector consideredan asset. Experience with analytical techniques includingHPLC, GC-FID, GC-MS considered an asset. Significant experience in organic and inorganicsynthesis, characterization and separations considered an asset.

Working Conditions
May be exposed to hazards associated withmanufacturing. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Standing and sitting for long periods.

This position description representsan overview of the position and is not designed to cover all duties or requirementsof the role
Calgary AB


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