Industrial Hemp Researcher - Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Category:
  • Biochemist
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Farm Manager
  • Research Scientist
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Published: 06-22-2022
  • Job Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Job Description:

Company Description

About Made By A Farmer:  

When the 2018 Farm Bill passed and legalized non-psychoactive cannabis hemp cultivation, we decided to become leaders in this budding industry.

We planted our first hemp crop on our 200-acre plot near Ann Arbor, MI in the Spring of 2019 and have been working to bring you premium-quality hemp products ever since.

Made By A Farmer is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

 

Industrial Hemp Researcher

We are seeking a skilled scientist for operation of chromatography and chemical manufacturing. Occasionally setting up and assisting in research and development of plant scale synthesis and chemical processing. The ideal candidate will feel comfortable setting up macro and microscale laboratory equipment and be knowledgeable in its operational theory.

Made By A Farmer is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor of Science or Arts in chemistry/chemical engineering.
  • Knowledge in flash chromatography is preferred
  • Associates or non-chemistry degreed individuals must have a minimum of 10 years suitable plant or research experience in chemical processing, synthesis, or industrial laboratory practices.

Job Responsibilities

  • Operation of chromatography equipment and as needed adjustments to maintain separation of compounds with different feedstocks.
  • Maintain daily ops logs for equipment and conduct evaluations of processing equipment for chemical inventories and production management.
  • Complete reports from laboratory journals including pertinent data and observations from various processes
  • Assemble and disassemble reactors/equipment according to desired reaction conditions and monitor conditions as directed by management.
  • Prepare reagents and prep ingredients for reactions and dispose of chemical waste accordingly.
  • Operate synthesis reactions and monitor reaction levels.
  • Assist laboratory manager with research and development of new production and analytical methods
Job Requirements:

Successful candidates will enjoy critical thinking and utilize time management for success

Position will require sitting, standing, crouching, lifting of equipment sections of 30 lbs but occasionally upwards of 90lbs. All reasonable accommodations that can be made will, but this position does require dexterity and equipment assembly.

  • Competitive Pay Based on Experience
  • Medical Benefits
  • Professional Workplace
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401(k) with Company Match
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