Acara Solutions is looking for Test Engineer Level 3 for our Client located in Cambridge, MACLIENT Energy is commercializing a new class of flow battery technology for low-cost grid-scale energy storage based on novel aqueous electrolyte solutions.We are seeking a quality control analyst from the chemicals, pharmaceutical, or biotech industries to assist in the careful analysis and verification of a range of flow battery electrolyte samples.Typical analytical testing will comprise HPLC, GC, ICP, UV-Vis, viscometry, turbidity, and conductivity analyses.This role will provide critical chemical quality information to assist in the development of new battery electrolyte products, in the development of manufacturing processes with manufacturing partners, and in the quality control of commercial electrolyte products.The successful candidate will interface with a staff of senior analytical chemists, battery scientists, and chemicals manufacturing supply chain partners to ensure that the battery electrolyte under development and in the field meets or exceeds product specification.The individual must be flexible, able to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic work environment, and able to work as a leader and a member of teams and independently.
Required Skills / Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in chemistry or chemical engineering.Minimum of 2 years' experience in a laboratory technician, analytical chemistry, or quality supporting commercialization of a chemical, pharmaceutical, or biotech product.
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:Experience with state-of-the-art analytical chemistry techniques (e.g. ICP, HPLC, GC, UV/vis spectroscopy).Experience (4+ years) in industrial chemical product development and quality control.Experience in developing processes to validate analytical chemistry methods that support product specification.Experience in developing processes and procedures for validation, verification, and periodic monitoring of chemical products to ensure that it meets customer specification.
Additional Information:Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.
Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron?s strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.