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SCIENTIST 

The Scientist is responsible for designing and carrying out experiments to validate the Carbon Casting method. This will include experimental work at our storage site in Sheridan, Arkansas, our processing site in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, as well as working with and managing various third-party laboratories and partners to design and execute experiments. It is expected that this scientist will operate independently in close collaboration with the rest of the Graphyte team. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and execute experiments to test performance of Carbon Casted material once stored within the Graphyte storage site 

  • Design and execute experiments to optimize and understand aspects of the Carbon Casting process as carried out at the Graphyte processing facility

  • Develop innovative process improvements or changes to accelerate the second and third generation of Carbon Casting

  • Manage collaborators, vendors, contract laboratories and other third parties assisting in the technical progress of Graphyte 

  • Analyze and interpret data from monitoring equipment and other experimental efforts 

  • Help optimize and improve quality control procedures throughout the Carbon Casting process

  • Communicate scientific findings internally and externally through written and verbal communication

  • Assist in grant preparation including identifying and managing potential partners, drafting written scopes and budgets and reporting findings and progress to the relevant agencies

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Graduate (PhD or MS) degree in relevant field including chemistry, environmental science, chemical engineering, biology

  • Minimum 4+ years experience in areas including air quality monitoring, biomass utilization, biomass processing, packaging and polymer development, landfill design and monitoring or other relevant topics

  • Demonstrated leadership, planning, organizing and communication skills

  • Experience managing multiple projects from scoping and evaluation through implementation 

  • Experience developing project and experimental plans, scoping and managing to budgets and schedule

  • Experience working with third party laboratories and/or national laboratories to execute experimental work

  • Ability to follow up and prioritize project issues independently and juggle multiple projects with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated ability to identify, troubleshoot, and solve technical problems

  • Ability to communicate and present to individuals at all levels of the organization and to external parties through publications and presentations

  • Willingness to learn and adapt to a fast-changing environment

  • Proficient in Excel, Power Point, MS Project, Word

  • Travel will be approximately 20% but may be higher during specific project phases

BENEFITS 

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Floating Holidays 

  • Parental Leave, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Coverage, and AD&D 

 

LOCATION

Remote with frequent travel to central Arkansas

 

APPLY

If you are interested in this role, please send a resume (or LinkedIn profile link) to

recruit-scientist@graphyte.com

Graphyte, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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