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Scientist 2, Process Analytical Chemistry

Amyris, Inc.
Emeryville, CA 94608
  • Job Code
    117846658


Amyris, Inc.

Location: Emeryville, CA
Team: Research and Development - Process Analytical Chemistry
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 Analytical Chemistry team is seeking a skilled analytical chemist with industry experience to provide analytical support for the recovery and purification of small molecule products from fermentation broth. We are looking for a Scientist with proven experience developing methods of analysis, isolating and identifying impurities, and with the unique analytical challenges posed by in-process samples. The successful candidate will work closely with process scientists and engineers, fermentation scientists, program managers, other analytical chemists, and strain engineers, and be an energetic, highly self-motivated scientist who meets challenges with creative thinking and a focus on appropriate data quality.

Responsibilities:
    • Maintain safety as the highest priority
    • Develop methods of analysis to determine product purity and concentration of critical impurities
    • Evaluate method performance in process samples that may differ greatly in composition, and compare to acceptance criteria
    • determined collaboratively with project teams
    • Identify critical impurities, either using online methods (GC or LC-MS) or through isolation and offline analysis
    • Collaborate with project teams to provide rapid, fit-for-purpose data allowing process scientists and engineers to evaluate candidate processes quickly and accurately
    • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders through reports and presentations
    • Prepare and review SOPs
    • Evaluate new technologies and methods and implement when appropriate


Qualifications:
    • PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field with at least 1 year of industry experience, or equivalent
    • Hands-on experience developing quantitative chromatographic methods for GC, LC, IC, and titrations
    • Experience in impurity identification and prep-scale component isolation
    • Experience working in a process development or manufacturing development context strongly preferred
    • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills are essential for success in this role, as are strong organizational and time management skills
    • Strong statistical skills coupled with experience with data analysis tools like SQL, JMP, Spotfire, R, Python, and Minitab
    • Ability to present research results in both written and oral form to colleagues, managers, and outside collaborators in a clear, compelling, and effective way
    • Embrace Amyris Core Values
    • Follow Amyris Safety Policies and Procedures


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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>Research and Development - Process Analytical Chemistry<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 Analytical Chemistry team is seeking a skilled analytical chemist with industry experience to provide analytical support for the recovery and purification of small molecule products from fermentation broth. We are looking for a Scientist with proven experience developing methods of analysis, isolating and identifying impurities, and with the unique analytical challenges posed by in-process samples. The successful candidate will work closely with process scientists and engineers, fermentation scientists, program managers, other analytical chemists, and strain engineers, and be an energetic, highly self-motivated scientist who meets challenges with creative thinking and a focus on appropriate data quality.<br><br><b>Responsibilities:</b><br><ul><ul><li>Maintain safety as the highest priority</li><li>Develop methods of analysis to determine product purity and concentration of critical impurities</li><li>Evaluate method performance in process samples that may differ greatly in composition, and compare to acceptance criteria</li><li>determined collaboratively with project teams</li><li>Identify critical impurities, either using online methods (GC or LC-MS) or through isolation and offline analysis</li><li>Collaborate with project teams to provide rapid, fit-for-purpose data allowing process scientists and engineers to evaluate candidate processes quickly and accurately</li><li>Communicate with internal and external stakeholders through reports and presentations</li><li>Prepare and review SOPs</li><li>Evaluate new technologies and methods and implement when appropriate</li></ul></ul><br><br><b>Qualifications:</b><br><ul><ul><li>PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field with at least 1 year of industry experience, or equivalent</li><li>Hands-on experience developing quantitative chromatographic methods for GC, LC, IC, and titrations</li><li>Experience in impurity identification and prep-scale component isolation</li><li>Experience working in a process development or manufacturing development context strongly preferred</li><li>Excellent interpersonal and communications skills are essential for success in this role, as are strong organizational and time management skills</li><li>Strong statistical skills coupled with experience with data analysis tools like SQL, JMP, Spotfire, R, Python, and Minitab</li><li>Ability to present research results in both written and oral form to colleagues, managers, and outside collaborators in a clear, compelling, and effective way</li><li>Embrace Amyris Core Values</li><li>Follow Amyris Safety Policies and Procedures</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/Ma1ZjpcDaaGyioMyuw6kD"> <p>PI117846658</p>

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Posted: 2020-02-06 Expires: 2020-03-08

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