Location: Shepherds Bush, London
Starting Date: July/August 2019
Reports to: CTO
Workload: full time (Monday - Friday 10am - 6:30pm)
About Our Company
Chip[s] Board® is a biomaterial innovation company, focusing on bringing sustainable circular economy materials to mass markets. We have now become established as a pioneering brand in the biomaterial industry with our brand Chip[s] Board®. Our first materials are all developed using industrial potato waste as replacements for harmful plastics and particulate boards used in every day products.
Chip[s] Board® is a fast moving company and the successful candidate will join our core team as we grow. Joining our team is an exciting opportunity and every member needs key specialist skills to ensure we are growing smartly.
We’re looking for someone to take on the challenge of heading up the development of infrastructure to increase our rate of production, as well as integrate key steps in the production of our materials to existing technologies in industry.
A background in material science or polymer chemistry is favourable.
Apply material characterization and process analytical expertise to evaluate the composition, structure, and properties of materials
Plan experiments and reach data-driven conclusions
Develop production and operations systems
Build jigs and scale machinery to improve outputs and efficiency
Model data flows and production maps
Assist the team leader in establishing project objectives related to formulation workflows and provide estimated timelines
Coordinate with team in planning experiments to meet the project deadlines
Communicate the progress and data analysis in the form of technical reports
Evaluate and recommend adoption of new technologies
Maintain lab safety and provide safety guidance to researchers in the lab
Skills & Requirements
MSc in Chemical engineering (or mechanical engineering with a background in material science, polymer chemistry or synthetic biology)
Well-developed independent research skills
In-depth knowledge of BSEN & CE marking
Knowledge of plastic production and associated machinery
In-depth systems mapping
Fabrication abilities for jigs and scaled machines
At least a basic understanding of polymer chemistry
Ability to work in fast-paced startup environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Effective written and oral communication skills
If interested please send a cover letter and CV to email@example.com
Application deadline June 15th