27 days old

Associate Scientist 2, Process Chemistry (637)

Amyris, Inc.
Emeryville, CA 94608
  • Job Code
    118797713


Amyris, Inc.

Location: Emeryville, CA
Team: Manufacturing and Operations - Process Development & Engineering
Work Type: Full-Time


Amyris, a leader in industrial synthetic biology, uses its innovative bioscience solutions to achieve renewable products by converting plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris’ molecules are used in wide range of specialty & performance chemicals, flavors & fragrances and in applications ranging from cosmetics to biofuels. Learn more at www.amyris.com.

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

For a full list of our current openings, please visit our website www.amyris.com.

The Process Chemistry team is seeking an Associate Scientist to purify and characterize target molecules and related compounds produced using microbially-derived substrates. This position requires experience with chromatography equipment and characterization of compounds. A successful candidate will be responsible for running purification processes and rigorous documentation under the supervision, analyzing product using a variety of analytical methods, and working with scientists and engineers. Strong communication skills are necessary for a team environment and working closely with cross functional teams. Collaboration is key to successfully moving projects forward with safety as a priority for all Process Development activities.

Responsibilities:
    • Personally responsible for individual as well as co-worker safety and maintaining safety as the highest priority by supporting and reinforcing procedures and policies
    • Purify and characterize target molecules and impurities using preparative HPLC and other purification methods
    • Follow SOPs and document observable data as well as analytical data
    • Hands-on performance of laboratory experiments, sample preparation and sample submission
    • Training on laboratory equipment and perform equipment modifications when necessary
    • Generate reports and updates
    • Generate predictive, actionable data to develop processes
    • Meet deliverables within specifications and timelines


Requirements:
    • Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline, relevant industry experience is a plus
    • Experience in laboratory setting with chromatography equipment, experience with preparative HPC and natural product isolation is a plus
    • Compound Extraction and Isolation
    • Derivatization of compound using simple chemistry
    • Perform extraction, isolation and purification of target molecules and impurities using preparative equipment (including prep-LC, flash chromatography)
    • Perform structural characterization of isolated molecules
    • Experience with hazardous chemicals and safety assessment using MSDS's
    • Team-oriented
    • Energetic and self-motivated, able to communicate effectively


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As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submit resumes to any person or email address at Amyris, Inc. prior to having a signed agreement. Amyris is not liable for and will not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved recruitment partners. Furthermore, any resumes sent to us without an agreement in place will be considered your company's gift to Amyris and may be forwarded to our recruiters for their attention.

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<br/><br/><b>Amyris, Inc.</b><br/><br/><b>Location: </b>Emeryville, CA<br/><b>Team: </b>Manufacturing and Operations - Process Development & Engineering<br/><b>Work Type: </b>Full-Time<br/><br/><br/>Amyris, a leader in industrial synthetic biology, uses its innovative bioscience solutions to achieve renewable products by converting plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris molecules are used in wide range of specialty & performance chemicals, flavors & fragrances and in applications ranging from cosmetics to biofuels. Learn more at www.amyris.com.<br><br/>As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.<br><br>For a full list of our current openings, please visit our website www.amyris.com.<br><br>The Process Chemistry team is seeking an Associate Scientist to purify and characterize target molecules and related compounds produced using microbially-derived substrates. This position requires experience with chromatography equipment and characterization of compounds. A successful candidate will be responsible for running purification processes and rigorous documentation under the supervision, analyzing product using a variety of analytical methods, and working with scientists and engineers. Strong communication skills are necessary for a team environment and working closely with cross functional teams. Collaboration is key to successfully moving projects forward with safety as a priority for all Process Development activities.<br><br><b>Responsibilities:</b><br><ul><ul><li>Personally responsible for individual as well as co-worker safety and maintaining safety as the highest priority by supporting and reinforcing procedures and policies</li><li>Purify and characterize target molecules and impurities using preparative HPLC and other purification methods</li><li>Follow SOPs and document observable data as well as analytical data</li><li>Hands-on performance of laboratory experiments, sample preparation and sample submission </li><li>Training on laboratory equipment and perform equipment modifications when necessary</li><li>Generate reports and updates</li><li>Generate predictive, actionable data to develop processes</li><li>Meet deliverables within specifications and timelines</li></ul></ul><br><br><b>Requirements:</b><br><ul><ul><li>Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline, relevant industry experience is a plus</li><li>Experience in laboratory setting with chromatography equipment, experience with preparative HPC and natural product isolation is a plus</li><li>Compound Extraction and Isolation</li><li>Derivatization of compound using simple chemistry</li><li>Perform extraction, isolation and purification of target molecules and impurities using preparative equipment (including prep-LC, flash chromatography)</li><li>Perform structural characterization of isolated molecules</li><li>Experience with hazardous chemicals and safety assessment using MSDS's</li><li>Team-oriented</li><li>Energetic and self-motivated, able to communicate effectively</li></ul></ul><br><br>#LI-DJ1<br><br> <br><br>Under the <b><u>California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA)</u></b>, Amyris is required to inform California residents who are our job applicants (Applicants) about the personal information we collect about you when you apply to a job on this site.<br><br>As an Applicant, you have the right to know and understand the categories of personal information we collect about you, and the purposes for which the categories of personal information shall be used, pursuant to the CCPA.<br><br>By clicking the APPLY FOR THIS JOB button below and submitting your job application, you agree you have reviewed the complete <a href="https://amyris.com/wp-content/themes/amyris/files/Amyris_HR_Privacy_Notice_01022020.pdf" class="postings-link">Privacy Notice for Employees, Independent Contractors and Job Applicants< <br><br>If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact Amyris at <a href="mailto:privacy@amyris.com" class="postings-link">privacy@amyris.com</a><br><br>As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.<br><br>If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submit resumes to any person or email address at Amyris, Inc. prior to having a signed agreement. Amyris is not liable for and will not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved recruitment partners. Furthermore, any resumes sent to us without an agreement in place will be considered your company's gift to Amyris and may be forwarded to our recruiters for their attention.<br><br> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/DowKKRfmVPNgTYwysjaNK"> <p>PI118797713</p>

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Posted: 2020-03-06 Expires: 2020-04-06

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