Lab Technician Job at Sylvatex, Alameda, CA

Z3k5RnBvdW92b1FoWXhlTWJ0VGdUemd1Q0E9PQ==
  • Sylvatex
  • Alameda, CA

Job Description

Sylvatex is a green nanochemistry company with a mission to eliminate transportation emissions. Our bio-based nanoplatforms are engineered systems that manipulate chemicals, fabricate materials and structures, produce energy, and enhance our environment by providing lower-cost and/or higher-performing solutions. Our IP-protected platform and growing database address multiple billion-dollar markets – from next-generation battery materials to low-cost fuels – while significantly reducing our carbon footprint in key industrial applications. 

Sylvatex is currently hiring for a Lab Technician. As a technician at Sylvatex, you will support the development of new cathode processing techniques for Li-ion battery testing.  You are passionate about positively impacting the environment with innovative clean energy solutions.  You are proactive and capable of operating in a fast-paced startup environment with little supervision.  Curiosity and optimism are two of your superpowers. This role will report to the Engineering Director.

The Role: 

  • Running and maintaining processing equipment associated with material production (e.g., kilns, mills, etc.)
  • Create robust documentation (e.g., batch records, SOPs, reports) and preventative maintenance plans
  • Coordinate with researchers to execute and document experimental runs 
  • Candidate should be able to lift 20-30 pounds daily
  • Should be familiar with basic mechanical tools (wrench, drills, etc.)
  • Prepare electrodes for battery cell assembly and support electrochemical testing
  • Maintain clean and well-organized lab areas that meet safety regulations
  • Support the commission of incoming equipment and create documentation for equipment/processes with the help of engineers

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma and above
  • R&D experience in an industry setting is a plus
  • Ability to multitask and liaise with professionals in different fields
  • Proficiency in MS Office or similar
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to follow health and safety regulations

Capabilities:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-starter and a bias for action – do things before being asked to or forced to by events.
  • Promotes open and effective written and verbal communication
  • Actively promotes a positive team spirit
  • Actively engages and respects the diverse contributions of teams, partners, or networks.
  • Demonstrates openness to new ideas
  • Look for ways to do things better, faster, and more efficiently
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and success at multi‐tasking; willingness and ability to participate in multiple programs simultaneously
  • Proven teamwork skills with demonstrated ability to deliver objectives in a cross-functional team environment
  • Excellent problem solver

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. The information is intended to be a partial list of all required responsibilities and duties. 

 

Compensation & Benefits: Competitive wages based on experience and expertise, bonus plan, healthcare, paid time off, retirement plan (401K), and stock options

Time Commitment : Full time hourly role in our labs in Alameda, CA, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Sylvatex does not provide relocation assistance or provide visa sponsorship/transfers.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Full time, Relocation package, Currently hiring,

Similar Jobs

ANCO Wireless

Underground Utility Operator Job at ANCO Wireless

 ...Job Description Underground Utility Operator Reports To: Regional Manager Overview: The Underground Utility Operator is responsible for operating a variety of equipment and machinery to assist with the installation of underground utilities. Key Responsibilities... 

Sirch Incorporated

Hydrology & Hydraulics Environmental Engineer Job at Sirch Incorporated

 ...are inquisitive and collaborative. Challenges invigorate you. EXPLORE WITH US! YOU'LL GET TO: Design and analyze using hydrology and hydraulics (H&H) modeling. Model flooding. Design storm water management. Plan for shoreline and coastal resilience.... 

Palm Healthcare

Hematology/Oncology Nurse Practitioner Job at Palm Healthcare

 ...Salary: $0.00 - $0.00 Palm Health Resources is hiring an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join a well established Hematology Oncology Practice in Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley. You will be surrounded by some of the best mountain ranges and outdoor recreation... 

Accentuate Staffing

Administrative Office Assistant Job at Accentuate Staffing

Accentuate Staffing is seeking an Administrative Office Assistant to cover a leave of absence for a healthcare client in Charlotte. The position would be the first point of contact for visitors to the office and will implement processes to ensure the efficient operation... 

Trillium Staffing

Class B Truck Driver Job at Trillium Staffing

 ...We are currently seeking a CDL Class B driver for a great direct hire opportunity!...  ...Driver will get trained on a boom and make local deliveries of building supplies (mostly sheetrock...  ...a driver helper on all stops. All Boom Trucks are Automatics and they have one Moffit...