Chemical R&D Technician - Formulations

This is a temporary position with the potential to convert to full time, depending on business needs.

Join the Quantum Dot Pioneers!

Nanosys is building a materials revolution, combining scientific expertise with awareness of the system needs of TV and display manufacturers. We are looking for people who are not only energetic, committed and passionate about what they do, but focused on applying innovation to help industries overcome obstacles through materials architecture. We have a “roll-up your sleeves” culture that is based upon individual empowerment, mutual respect, integrity and recognition of successes.

Our quantum dots are designed to increase the range of colors emitted by standard displays by up to 50% and that’s why we are interested in the optical and color emitting characteristics of the semi-conductor materials we synthesize into fluorescent nanocrystals.  Once created, the dots are coated onto a barrier film that we call QDEF, which in turn is added to a display during the manufacturing process.  We are constantly developing new dots and always pushing the R&D regarding the materials we design and manufacture. 

Position overview:
Because of our growth we need to hire a chemical technician who will work with our Polymer, Resins and Formulations scientists and work hands on in our development labs. 

Summary of Essential Job Functions that include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform nanoparticle purification, ligand exchange, and characterization under the direction of senior scientists.
  • Prepare resin-quantum dot mixtures and ink formulations and process them into films and other articles.
  • Perform film measurements and summarize results of experiments.
  • Maintain accurate lab notes and record of experiments.
  • Ability to complete a wide range of tasks.
  • Operate and calibrate R&D analytical instrumentation.
  • Develop and follow SOPs.
  • Keep R&D space orderly and equipped.

 Required Education, Experience and Skills:

  • BS in Chemistry (organic preferred), Chemical Engineering or a related scientific discipline.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Basic experience with chemical synthesis and analytical methods.
  • High energy, goal oriented, results driven.  Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attitude of proactive problem solving and a work ethic of carrying assigned projects to completion.

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with air and moisture sensitive materials and use of a glove box.
  • Experience with polymer and nanocomposite formulation and processing.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands include:  walking, standing, sitting, use of hands or fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear, lift up to 40 pounds, close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distant vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).  Must be capable of climbing step stool to reach items at heights above 7 feet.  Must be able to physically stand for up to one hour.  Must be able to safely wear necessary personal protective equipment in designated areas i.e. lab coat, safety glasses.  Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.

Work is performed in either a laboratory environment or manufacturing setting.  The ambient noise level in the work environment is moderate.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee the employee will work with and around hazardous chemicals.

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Please apply online at: https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=15639071

IT Desktop Support Technician

This is a contract position with the potential to convert to full time, depending on business needs.

Join the Quantum Dot Technology and Market Leaders!

Nanosys is building a Quantum Dot revolution, combining scientific expertise with awareness of the system needs of TV and display manufacturers.  We are the world’s Number 1 designer and producer of Quantum Dots. Some of our biggest investors are companies like Samsung and 3M.

Our Quantum dots improve the power efficiency, brightness and color performance of LED LCD displays. This enables LCDs to compete with and even outperform OLED displays. Nanosys has more than 50 products in the market from top brands like Samsung, Sharp, Vizio, TCL, Hisense and ASUS.

Today, Quantum Dot displays are built just like LED displays. The quantum dots are added to the backlight of the display in the form of a translucent plastic film that is coated with quantum dots. Each sheet of film contains literally trillions of Quantum Dots. In this mode, the Quantum Dots are improving existing LED displays by enabling them to be more power efficient and by increasing their color performance by over 50%.

Job Summary:
The role of the IT Desktop Support Technician is to provide support for staff of Nanosys at the Milpitas facility.  Reporting to the Director of IT the IT Desktop Support Technician is responsible for resolving support requests as well as meeting customer satisfaction and continuous service delivery demands. IT Support staff work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment which provides services remotely via phone, chat, or e-mail as well as in person.

Summary of essential job functions:

  • Accurately record, update and document requests using the IT Helpdesk system. 
  • Install and configure new IT equipment including desktops, laptops and printers.
  • Diagnose and resolve software and hardware incidents, including desktop operating systems (Windows and Mac) and across a range of software applications.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service by responding to customer requests in a timely fashion and work independently to complete assigned tasks as quickly as possible.
  • Take ownership of issues by carrying out problem analysis to implement temporary or permanent fixes with the aim of restoring service to the customer as soon as possible; escalating incidents to vendor technical support where necessary.
  • Assist with administration of Office365 including email and SharePoint.
  • Maintain Windows Active Directory, Users, Groups, and other records as needed.
  • Actively monitor IT maintained server and hardware as needed.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical colleagues at all levels in the organization.
  • Work within the relevant legislation, policies, and procedures.
  • Troubleshooting issues relating to AV equipment and conference rooms.
  • Manage inventory levels to ensure employees have proper IT related equipment to work efficiently.

Required Education and Experience:

  • AA degree and at least one years’ experience in a corporate IT environment.  A BS degree in Computer Science is preferred.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Be a highly self-motivated team player with the skills and ability to manage changing priorities.
  • Understanding of Office365 including SharePoint and Exchange Online.
  • Basic understanding of networking and cabling, Ethernet, IP addressing and DNS.
  • Create, maintain, and publish relevant support documentation to assist all staff in the quick resolution of their incidents and service requests and enable users to become more self-sufficient.
  • Microsoft Office365, Active Directory administration, and virtualization technologies (VMware preferable).
  • Proficient with Windows 10, Windows 7, and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Network peripheral configuration, management, firmware upgrades, and diagnostics.
  • Demonstrable skills debugging issues on end points.
  • Available to work flexible hours and provide emergency response.
  • Able to learn quickly and work productively.
  • Outstanding customer service skills and time management skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal in English.

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EH&S Program Manager

Join the Quantum Dot Technology and Market Leaders!

Nanosys is building a Quantum Dot revolution, combining scientific expertise with awareness of the system needs of TV and display manufacturers.  We are the world’s Number 1 designer and producer of Quantum Dots. Some of our biggest investors are companies like Samsung and 3M.

Our Quantum dots improve the power efficiency, brightness and color performance of LED LCD displays. This enables LCDs to compete with and even outperform OLED displays. Nanosys has more than 50 products in the market from top brands like Samsung, Sharp, Vizio, TCL, Hisense and ASUS.

Today, Quantum Dot displays are built just like LED displays. The quantum dots are added to the backlight of the display in the form of a translucent plastic film that is coated with quantum dots. Each sheet of film contains literally trillions of Quantum Dots. In this mode, the Quantum Dots are improving existing LED displays by enabling them to be more power efficient and by increasing their color performance by over 50%.

We are currently ramping up the development of our next generation Quantum Dot devices and it’s for this reason that we invite you to consider the following opportunity.

EH&S Program Manager #2050

This is an excellent opportunity for a career oriented EHS professional to work within a broad-spectrum program at a company renowned for its technological development. The activity at Nanosys ranges from the raw research & development of new materials (organic and inorganic) through to the manufacturing of nano materials, semi-conductors and fine chemicals for the display industry.

The initial primary responsibilities for the newly created role of EHS Program Manager is to prepare and submit registration for new chemicals and manage EHS program initiatives. The program manager will report to the Director of Regulatory Affairs and Sustainability.

Summary of Essential Job Functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist with the regulatory affairs process for chemical and product registration and work towards the successful registration of newly formed chemicals.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely preparations of regulatory submissions, control and maintain regulatory records, track progress and notify process owners on status, etc. 
  • Identify, assess and monitor workplace hazards and hazard mitigations.
  • Support Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability on assigned project teams by attending team meetings and providing safe operating and regulatory guidance.
  • Conduct air monitoring, surface wipe sampling, etc.
  • Assist with Process Hazard Analysis and Pre-Start Safety Review of equipment.
  • Maintain/enhance Emergency Response Team (ERT) preparedness.
  • Facilitate employee training; build on-line and classroom training programs. 
  • Conduct chemical inventory update of Hazardous Material Business Plan using the California Environmental Report database.
  • Support the projects of the safety excellence team.
  • Audit internal employee training records.

Required Education, Experience and Certifications:      

  • Bachelor’s degree in EH&S, Environmental Engineering or Chemistry (preferred).
  • Minimum of four years related regulatory experience with strong hands and academic training in Chemistry and working with a large chemical inventory.
  • Knowledgeable about Cal/OSHA, NFPA, ANSI and other applicable regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written and the ability to interact well in a team environment.
  • Ability and desire to work efficiently and productively in a multi-task environment on a daily basis, independently and with minimal supervision.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands include:  walking, standing, sitting, use of hands or fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear, lift up to 40 pounds, close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distant vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).  Must be capable of climbing step stool to reach items at heights above 7 feet.  Must be able to physically stand for up to one hour.  Must be able to safely wear necessary personal protective equipment in designated areas i.e. lab coat, safety glasses.  Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms. Must be able to wear a full-face respirator and a self-contained breathing apparatus.

Work is mainly performed in a laboratory environment.  The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work with and around hazardous chemicals.

Nanosys offers competitive salary with a wide range of benefits including a comprehensive health plan, basic life and AD&D, short and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) savings plan, paid time off, paid holidays, employee referral program and stock options. We are seeking results-oriented people that are driven to succeed through teamwork, focused on discovery to solve real-world challenges, and passionate about building a new industry.

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Please submit your resume online at: https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=15631701

 

 

Quantum Dot Formulations Scientist – Photoresists and Inks (Korea)

Join the Quantum Dot Technology and Market Leaders!

Nanosys is building a Quantum Dot revolution, combining scientific expertise with awareness of the system needs of TV and display manufacturers.  We are the world’s Number 1 designer and producer of Quantum Dots and some of our biggest investors are companies like Samsung and 3M.

Our Quantum dots improve the power efficiency, brightness and color performance of LED LCD displays. This enables LCDs to compete with and even outperform OLED displays. Nanosys has more than 30 products in the market from top brands like Samsung, Sharp, Vizio, TCL, Hisense and ASUS. Millions of devices with Quantum Dots shipped in 2016 ranging in size from 7” to 88”.

Today, Quantum Dot displays are built just like LED displays. The quantum dots are added to the backlight of the display in the form of a translucent plastic film that is coated with quantum dots. Each sheet of film contains literally trillions of Quantum Dots. In this mode, the Quantum Dots are improving existing LED displays by enabling them to be more power efficient and by increasing their color performance by over 50%.

Quantum Dot Formulations Scientist – Photoresists and Inks (Korea) #2040

We are currently ramping up the development of our next generation Quantum Dot devices and it’s for this reason that we invite you to consider the following opportunity in Korea.  We have recently set up a lab in Korea to develop advanced Quantum Dot related materials and it is for this reason that we need to hire an engineer to work for us in our facility in Pyongtaek.

We are looking for a Scientist/Engineer with a background in chemistry or materials science to work on the development and improvement of quantum dot formulations for advanced materials, such as photoresists, inks, and related materials.  The ideal candidate should have experience in the formulation of related monomer and resin materials, spin-coating, with a practical sense for meeting product specifications.  Experience with optical materials is essential, and experience with quantum dots or other colloidal systems is highly desirable.  Routine interaction with Nanosys partners in Korea is also required.

Summary of essential job functions/responsibilities:

  • Development of quantum dot resin formulations for integration into photoresists.
  • Optimization of these formulations to meet optical requirements.
  • Control of formulation for viscosity, surface tension, quantum efficiency, light absorption, stability, and related parameters.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Photoresist – must have a very strong background in the design and testing of photoresists ideally in the ink/printing or display fields.
  • Experience working with Quantum Dots or similar colloidal materials.
  • Measurement experience: Optical, rheological, metrology, film characterization.
  • English – the ideal candidate must speak excellent English.
  • Self-Directed – our new engineer must have a successful track record of working independently on complex technical projects based on guidance from our senior R&D team here in California.
  • Collaboration Skills – due to the nature of this industry partnership the ideal engineer should be very comfortable and confident working with numerous Nanosys partners in Korea.

Required Educational Qualifications:

  • PhD in an appropriate field (Chemistry, Materials Science) and at least 2 years of related industry experience, or a Masters Degree and at least six years of relevant experience.

Location and Travel Requirements:
The new hire will work for Nanosys (a privately held Quantum Dot chemical manufacturing company based in Milpitas, California) and will be based in a new lab in Pyongtaek, Korea and he/she will need to spend the first 2 or 3 months of their employment in our manufacturing facility in California learning our technology and methods.  Due to the “technical transfer” nature of this job several visits to the U.S will be required throughout the year.

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Please submit your resume online at: https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=15631661

 

 

Chemical Technician - Quantum Dot Synthesis

This is a contract job which may lead to a regular full-time position depending on business needs.

Join the Quantum Dot Pioneers!

Nanosys is building a materials revolution, combining scientific expertise with awareness of the system needs of TV and display manufacturers. We are looking for people who are not only energetic, committed and passionate about what they do, but focused on applying innovation to help industries overcome obstacles through materials architecture. We have a “roll-up your sleeves” culture that is based upon individual empowerment, mutual respect, integrity and recognition of successes.

Our quantum dots are designed to increase the range of colors emitted by standard displays by up to 50% and that’s why we are interested in the optical and color emitting characteristics of the semi-conductor materials we synthesize into fluorescent nanocrystals.  Once created, the dots are coated onto a barrier film that we call QDEF, which in turn is added to a display during the manufacturing process.  We are constantly developing new dots and always pushing the R&D regarding the materials we design and manufacture. 

Position overview:
As a result of our growth we need to hire a technician who will work with our senior scientists and assist them in the development, optimization, and formulation of cadmium-free quantum dots for QDEF product development.

 Responsibilities included but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform nanoparticles synthesis, purification and ligand exchange under the direction of senior scientists.
  • Able to handle high temperature reactions with air and moisture sensitive chemical reagents.
  • Demonstrate ability to complete a wide range of tasks.
  • Learn and operate R&D analytical instruments under the direction of senior scientists.
  • Maintain accurate lab notes and record of experiments.
  • Maintain R&D space by keeping it clean and orderly.

Qualifications:

  • BS in Chemistry or a closely related scientific discipline with at least one year of industrial experience.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience with air and moisture sensitive materials and use of a glove box and Schlenk line.
  • Basic experience with nanoparticles synthesis and analytical methods.
  • High energy, goal oriented, results driven, able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attitude of proactive problem solving and a work ethic of carrying assigned projects to completion.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands include:  walking, standing, sitting, use of hands or fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear, lift up to 40 pounds, close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distant vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).  Must be capable of climbing step stool to reach items at heights above 7 feet.  Must be able to physically stand for up to one hour.  Must be able to safely wear necessary personal protective equipment in designated areas i.e. lab coat, safety glasses.  Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.

Work is performed in either a laboratory environment or manufacturing setting.  The ambient noise level in the work environment is moderate.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to hazardous chemicals. 

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Please submit your resume online at: https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=15629881

 

R&D Scientist, Nanocrystal Photo-Physicist

Join the Quantum Dot Technology and Market Leaders!

Nanosys is building a materials revolution, combining scientific expertise with awareness of the system needs of TV and display manufacturers. We are looking for people who are not only energetic, committed and passionate about what they do, but focused on applying innovation to help industries overcome obstacles through materials architecture. We have a “roll-up your sleeves” culture that is based upon individual empowerment, mutual respect, integrity and recognition of successes.

Our quantum dots (QDs) are designed to increase the range of colors emitted by standard displays by up to 50% and that’s why we are interested in the color emitting characteristics of the semi-conductor materials we synthesize into fluorescent nanocrystals. We are constantly developing new materials, evaluating new methods of encapsulation and always pushing the R&D envelope regarding the materials we design and manufacture. We have been very successful in developing the market for quantum dots in the display industry and we’ve been responsible for many breakthrough technological achievements. We are currently expanding our research activities and the successful candidate will play a key role in the development of our next generation quantum dots for display applications. 

 Summary of Essential Job Functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • The primary responsibility for this position will be developing deep understanding of quantum dot photophysics to provide innovative solutions in the design of the QD system for both photoluminescent (PL) and electroluminescent (EL) devices.
  • Characterize and quantify photophysical attributes of QDs from a variety of materials systems, including; photon absorption, charge injection, exciton formation, charge confinement and migration, radiative and non-radiative decay paths, multi-photon processes, degradation mechanisms and impact to quantum efficiency.
  • Optical spectroscopy of quantum dots, including at the single-QD level.
  • Translation/interpretation of QDs optical data into next generation QDs development, such as composition, core/shell construction, and surface ligand modifications,
  • Experience in characterization of QDs in the form of QD-LED or QD composite materials.
  • Expert in QD characterization techniques and instrumentation, especially all aspects of optical characterization.
  • This is a laboratory (hands-on) position requiring coordination with several program teams, development partners, and other outside laboratories.
  • Compile and present research data to the development teams and make best case arguments for accelerating research programs.

Education, Experience and Certifications:      

  • PhD in physics, physical chemistry, material science or a similar discipline.
  • Proven track record of innovative research in the field of quantum dots or closely related optical materials.
  • Familiarity with QD optical characterization measurements (radiative and non-radiative lifetime measurements, multiphoton process measurement, single QD particle spectroscopy, etc.) and QD device characterization techniques (energy level, charge mobility, EQE etc.).
  • Quantum dots composition modeling/simulation experience a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written and the ability to interact well in a team environment, as well as external collaborators.
  • Ability and desire to work efficiently and productively in a multi-task environment on a daily basis, independently and with minimal supervision.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands include:  walking, standing, sitting, use of hands or fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear, lift up to 40 pounds, close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distant vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).  Must be capable of climbing step stool to reach items at heights above 7 feet.  Must be able to physically stand for up to one hour.  Must be able to safely wear necessary personal protective equipment in designated areas i.e. lab coat, safety glasses.  Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.

Work is mainly performed in a laboratory environment.  The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work with toxic or caustic chemicals. 

Nanosys offers competitive salary with a wide range of benefits including a comprehensive health plan, basic life and AD&D, short and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) savings plan, paid time off, paid holidays, employee referral program and stock options. We are seeking results-oriented people that are driven to succeed through teamwork, focused on discovery to solve real-world challenges, and passionate about building a new industry.

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Please submit your cover letter and resume online at: https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=15624001

 

Chemical - Process Technician – Thin Film/LED R&D

This is a contract job which may lead to a regular full-time position depending on business needs.

In this role, you will be actively involved in the development of our next generation LED project where you will be a part of a team that creates novel light emissive devices that will use quantum dots as emitters.  Responsibilities in this role include but are not limited to: reproducibly executing the important steps of substrate preparation and cleaning, thin film fabrication (from solution coating and vacuum thermal evaporation), as well as encapsulation and electrical & optical testing.

The majority of the work will be done inside an air-free glovebox in a cleanroom environment.

Summary of essential job functions:

  • Work with the project team to develop and execute new fabrication techniques and processes to produce quantum dot based LEDs.
  • Operate the following tools; spin coater, wet cleaner, plasma cleaner, hot plate, thermal evaporator, epoxy dispenser, UV curing system, etc.
  • Prepare and clean glass substrates.
  • Test devices for optical and electrical characteristics in both manual and automated formats.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures for each step in the processes.
  • Process monitoring and cleanroom environment monitoring.
  • Maintain the laboratory and related equipment, order supplies.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience: fabricating small devices such as solution-processed or polymer OLEDs, solution – processed solar cells, coin-cell batteries, optoelectronic assemblies or thin films while working in an air-free glovebox.
  • Experience with manual-dispense spin-coating and other manual solution-deposition methods, as well as R&D level vacuum film techniques (thermal evaporation, sputtering, etc.).
  • Familiarity with basic laboratory equipment such as pipettes, vials and syringes and be comfortable handling small quantities of solvents, acids, bases, etc.
  • Experience using hot plates, and plasma cleaners.
  • Experience with thin film metrology, and spectrophotometers.
  • Testing LEDs, solar cells or batteries for current-voltage characteristics.
  • Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills and the ability to work with cross-disciplinary groups.
  • Solid mechanical problem-solving skills.

Education & Experience: 

  • An associate degree in materials science/chemistry/ engineering.
  • Relevant industrial experience in electronics or optics research and development in a laboratory environment.
  • Excellent manual dexterity and the ability to work in a glovebox while manipulating small objects/devices.
  • Experience in air free glovebox is a plus.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands include:  walking, standing, sitting, use of hands or fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear, lift up to 40 pounds, close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distant vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).  Must be capable of climbing step stool to reach items at heights above 7 feet.  Must be able to physically stand for up to one hour.  Must be able to safely wear necessary personal protective equipment in designated areas i.e. lab coat, safety glasses.  Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.

Work is mainly performed in a laboratory environment.  The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work with toxic or caustic chemicals.

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Please submit your resume online at: https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=15619501

R&D Scientist, Nanocrystal Synthesis

Join the Quantum Dot Technology and Market Leaders!

Nanosys is building a Quantum Dot revolution, combining scientific expertise with awareness of the system needs of TV and display manufacturers.  We are the world’s Number 1 designer and producer of Quantum Dots and some of our biggest investors are companies like Samsung and 3M.

Our Quantum dots improve the power efficiency, brightness and color performance of LED LCD displays. This enables LCDs to compete with and even outperform OLED displays. Nanosys has more than 30 products in the market from top brands like Samsung, Sharp, Vizio, TCL, Hisense and ASUS. Millions of devices with Quantum Dots shipped in 2016 ranging in size from 7” to 88”.

Today, Quantum Dot displays are built just like LED displays. The quantum dots are added to the backlight of the display in the form of a translucent plastic film that is coated with quantum dots. Each sheet of film contains literally trillions of Quantum Dots. In this mode, the Quantum Dots are improving existing LED displays by enabling them to be more power efficient and by increasing their color performance by over 50%.

We are currently ramping up the development of our next generation Quantum Dot devices and it’s for this reason that we invite you to consider the following opportunity.

 R&D Scientist, Nanocrystal Synthesis #1080

Summary of Essential Job Functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • The primary responsibility for this position will be researching and coming up with innovative synthesis methodologies for quantum dots aimed at improving both their optical and charge transport performance to be used in QD-LED applications. 
  • This is a Laboratory (hands-on) position with coordination with development partners.
  • Chemical/ Inorganic synthesis of organometallics in air-free environments.
  • Analytical characterization of organometallic precursors and quantum dots.
  • Compile and present research data to the development team and make best case arguments for developing research programs.
  • Keep excellent research notes and follow all best practice and GMP documentation guidelines.

Education, Experience and Certifications:      

  • PhD in Chemistry, Material Science or a similar discipline.
  • Proven track record of innovative research in quantum dot synthesis.
  • Knowledge of organic ligand synthesis, polymerization and cross-linking reactions.
  • Familiarity with nanocrystal characterization techniques (TEM, XRD, NMR, spectroscopy etc.).
  • Experience with air-free chemistry techniques, including Schlenk techniques and working with glove boxes.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written and the ability to interact well in a team environment.
  • Ability and desire to work efficiently and productively in a multi-task environment on a daily basis, independently and with minimal supervision.

 Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands include:  walking, standing, sitting, use of hands or fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear, lift up to 40 pounds, close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distant vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).  Must be capable of climbing step stool to reach items at heights above 7 feet.  Must be able to physically stand for up to one hour.  Must be able to safely wear necessary personal protective equipment in designated areas i.e. lab coat, safety glasses.  Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.

Work is mainly performed in a laboratory environment.  The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work with toxic or caustic chemicals. 

Nanosys offers competitive salary with a wide range of benefits including a comprehensive health plan, basic life and AD&D, short and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) savings plan, paid time off, paid holidays, employee referral program and stock options. We are seeking results-oriented people that are driven to succeed through teamwork, focused on discovery to solve real-world challenges, and passionate about building a new industry.

EOE-M/F/D/V employer

Please submit your resume online at: https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=15619491

 

 

 

 

Chemical Manufacturing Technician

This is a temporary position with the potential to convert to full time, depending on business needs.

 We are the leader in developing the market for quantum dots in the TV and display industry. Our technology enables two of the hottest new features in TV today: UltraHD and High Dynamic Range (HDR). We are currently developing the next generation of super high color and ultra-high definition materials that many major TV manufacturers such as Samsung, TCL and HiSense turn to when looking to improve the color output of their latest and greatest TV.

Quantum Dots are one of the first successful commercial applications of real nanotechnology. Each quantum dot is a tiny crystal, just a bit bigger than a water molecule that has a unique superpower- the ability to emit light with incredible brightness, efficiency and pure color. Our customers apply trillions of these tiny crystals to displays in devices from TVs to tablets to make them brighter and more power efficient with accurate, lifelike colors.

Our business is growing and we now need to bring on-board a Chemical Manufacturing Technician who will be responsible for supporting the group’s production of quantum dots including performing purifications and synthetic chemistry following standard operating procedures.  Most of the chemistry is done in glove boxes or air-free environments.

 Summary of essential job functions:

  • After an initial period of training the new hire will operate production equipment according to established SOPs. He/She will perform manufacturing activities of full scope including but not limited to work functions in Quantum Dot Synthesis, reagent preparation, some analytical measurements such as UV Vis, blending and packaging. 
  • Perform daily production of commercial or development products according to production plan.
  • Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions to manufacture product in glove boxes and/or fume hoods -
    • using lab glassware, centrifuges, syringes,
    • measuring liquid and dry chemicals,
    • using temperature controllers, heating mantles, thermocouples and programs to run reactions.
  • Adhere to and actively support corporate Employee, Health & Safety polices.  
  • Identify, report and participate in recommended improvement or corrective action on safety and environmental problems.
  • Participate in Employee Health & Safety audits, site meetings, and group discussions.
  • Assess workload and adjust time to complete work within timelines needed to meet production plan and customer demands.
  • Demonstrate positive teamwork and assist fellow team members in completing work when necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Perform and properly document assigned calibrations and preventive maintenance according to schedule.
  • Maintain, label and exercise the practice of first-in-first out Raw Material, In Process or Finished Goods inventories according to established procedures.
  • Communicate process deviations to supervisors.
  • Improve knowledge and skills throughout the training process.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Read and be familiar with SDS (safety data sheets) and have worn PPE when handling hazardous chemicals.
  • Demonstrated experience in either chemical lab, production or manufacturing environment.
  • Competent in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Office 365/Outlook.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with multiple deadlines and rapidly changing priorities.
  • Must show a commitment to maintaining a safe workplace.
  • Ability to take direction from multiple sources, and manage time to meet daily testing needs as well as satisfy longer term commitments to project support.
  • Ability to multi-task is essential for success in this position.
  • Should be very detail oriented.
  • Good documentation skills, including written and oral communication.
  • Must show a commitment to best laboratory and manufacturing practices.
  • Must maintain satisfactory attendance at work facility, to include timeliness.
  • Must be available and willing to work overtime on holidays, weekends and afterhours.
  • Strong teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Organic synthesis and some analytical experience, specialty chemical manufacturing.
  • Experience in air-free techniques working in glove boxes and schlenk line/vacuum gas manifold.
  • Experience in GMP environment.

Education, Experience and Certifications:      

  • B.S. in science (chemistry, physics, biology or a similar discipline) or equivalent work experience.
  • Without degree: 2-5 years’ experience in relevant manufacturing/chemical synthesis.
  • Recent references available to confirm experience in Chemical Manufacturing or Production.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands include:  walking, standing for multiple hours while working in front of manufacturing apparatus including glove boxes, fume hoodsuse of hands or fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear, lift up to 40 pounds. With or without corrective lens: close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distant vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus). Must be capable of climbing step stool to reach items at heights above 7 feet. Must be able to physically stand for up to one hour continuously.  Must be able to safely wear necessary personal protective equipment in designated areas i.e. lab coat, safety glasses, gloves. Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.

Work is performed in a chemical manufacturing environment. The ambient noise level in the environment is moderate, with periodic higher frequency noise from processing equipment operation. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work with hazardous chemicals. 

EEOE M/F/D/V

Please submit your resume online at: https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=15567481