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Nitrous Oxide Plant Operator

Nitrous Oxide Plant Operator Tracking Code 4020-131 Job Description ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reports to Plant Manager

  • Receives, tests, releases for use, and unloads Ammonium Nitrate solution from railcars or trailers.

  • Monitors, records, and maintains the operation of a nitrous oxide production facility with in Standards of Control + Troubleshoots and corrects production conditions that are outside of the Standards of Control + Collects product samples from storage tanks + Uses validated analytical methods and gas chromatography to determine product conformance to written standards + Compiles batch production records, performs tests, and prepares Storage Tank Conformance Reports

  • Releases Conformed storage tanks for use following review by Quality Control + Samples returned bulk trailers for suitability to standards and releases trailers for reloading

  • Reports non-conforming trailer to plant manager + Loads bulk trailers + Takes samples, performs tests, and prepares Certificates of Analysis for loaded trailers.

  • Releases trailers for distribution following review by Quality Control

  • Performs scrubber solution maintenance and documents action

  • Performs dryer maintenance and documents action

  • Receives chemicals, parts and components, in accordance to published procedures + Demonstrates ability to start up the plant and to shut down the plant under normal and emergency conditions + Assists in plant maintenance + Assists in development of operating procedures + Maintains personal compliance with FDA, DOT, OSHA EPA and other governmental regulations + Complies with Matheson’s Medical Procedures; Safety Procedures and Environmental Procedures

  • Receives customer complaints and begins response process + Perform other projects and duties as assigned. Required Experience SAFETY: + Believes in and adheres to Matheson’s safety policy + Demonstrates commitment to Zero Accident objectives + Active participant in safety meetings, discussions and improvement + Follows strict operating procedures + Supports company compliance to FDA and DOT requirements CUSTOMBER SATISFACTION: + Responsive to customer calls and complaints + Provides product within published specifications and customer requirements + Understands concept of customer service PROFITABLE GROWTH: + Supports and achieves plant goals and objectives + Suggests methods of cost control/improvement EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT: + Meets individualized training requirements + Assists in training of new production technicians + Recommends training opportunities PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT: + Increases knowledge of the organization, it's policies, procedures; order fulfillment process, product lines and strategic plans TECHINICAL EXPERTISE: + High School diploma or equivalent + Must be able to perform mathematical exercises of moderate complexity + Able to read, write and speak English + Able to pay attention to details + Aims for total accuracy in records and reports + Ability to determine cause and effect in plant operation

  • Experience in plant operation and industrial environment + Knowledge of instruments and test equipment + Basic computer skills PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: + Moderate work + Climbing, stooping, turning and lifting up to I 00 lbs. possible + May be required to work in inclement weather + May be required to spend a great deal of time on his/her feet + May be required to wear respirator + May be required to work shifts + May be required to work alone on weekends and on back shifts Here are a few good reasons: Compensation package including: + Excellent Health Benefits Package; Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Top-of-the-line 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match + Paid Time Off; Holidays, Floaters, & Sick + Life Insurance + Short-Term Disability + Sales Referral Bonus + Driver Referral Bonus + Tuition Reimbursement Job Location Richmond, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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Research Scientist

NO AGENCY CALLS AND/OR EMAILS PLEASE About Us: Bennett Aerospace, Inc. is located in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina. Established in 2008, we are a woman owned, veteran owned, certified 8(a) small business that provides scientific, engineering, and technical advisory services to our customers. Primarily focused on Federal Government clients in general, and the Department of Defense in particular, Bennett Aerospace provides expert guidance and advice on the full spectrum of R&D and its applications in engineering, science, medicine, and IT, as well as providing strategic programmatic support in order to meet customer goals and objectives. Bennett Aerospace is a rapidly growing business focused on hiring and retaining the best people. Bennett Aerospace, Inc. has an opening for a highly motivated Research Scientist for the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), Environmental Processes Branch (EP-P) team in execution of its mission in Vicksburg, MS. The candidate will be a Bennett Aerospace employee performing services for ERDC in Vicksburg, MS. Job Description: The successful candidate will provide all labor and expertise needed to plan and conduct laboratory studies utilizing molecular microbiological and genomic approaches combined with traditional microbial and analytical biochemical approaches to provide a fundamental understanding of microbial processes involved in contaminant biodegradation, microbial ecology and host-microbiome interactions. The candidate will quantify microbial community diversity and activity in various samples including microbiome samples derived from various vertebrate hosts as function physical/chemical properties and contaminant bioavailability. To learn more about us, please visit us at: www.bennettaerospace.com

  • Quantify soil, sediment, or groundwater microbial community structure, function and diversity.

  • Determine soil microbial community diversity via high-throughput DNA sequencing of rRNA amplicons specific to archaea, bacteria, and micro-eukaryotes via paired-end sequencing according to the MiSeq Protocol.

  • Employ Qiime and MR-RAST software packages for downstream multivariate analysis of sequencing data. PCA will be conducted using pairwise distances between bacterial communities (Bray–Curtis and UniFrac distances) or metagenomes (Bray–Curtis distances) to determine if sample categories contained significantly different microbial communities or metagenomes. Jackknifed beta diversity and hierarchical clustering analysis via Unweighted Pair Group Method with Arithmetic mean will be used to differentiate microbiome profiles.

  • Functional gene microarrays will be used to evaluate potential soil biogeochemical and biodegradative functions.

  • Follow study design protocols utilizing microbiological and genomic approaches.

  • Determine contaminant biotransformation rates in soils, sediments, groundwater as function of abiotic/biotic factors and biostimulation.

  • Biotransformation rates will be determined in microcosms that simulate the environmental conditions of the sampling sites.

  • Stimulate soil microbial activity and contaminant biotransformation by addition of electron donors, surfactants, and NPK fertilizers. Monitor contaminant concentrations by GC/MS, HPLC, and ICPMS.

  • Quantify microbial activity. Determine soil microbial activity measurements will focus on rates of net CO2, CH4, and N2O fluxes and net inorganic N mineralization.

  • Follow study design protocols utilizing analytical biochemical approaches.

  • Quantify soil physical/chemical parameters. Plan and conduct selected chemical and physical characterizations using standard approaches to include moisture content, pH, cation exchange capacity, organic carbon (C), total nitrogen (N) and nitrate (NO3-N), ammonium (NH4-N), soil texture, contaminant concentration. Microbial biomass C and N will be determined by ATP method.

  • Contaminant bioavailability in the various soils will be determined. Follow study design protocols traditional microbial and analytical biochemical approa + Prepare reports and excel spreadsheets detailing experimental growth conditions, contaminant degradation rates, microbial identification and data reductions.

  • Perform trouble-shooting and maintenance of laboratory equipment and instrumentation including but not limited to gas chromatograph, HPLC, gel scanners, and thermalcyclers.

  • Maintain records of laboratory data including both laboratory notebooks and electronic media such as spreadshe Perform in data analysis using appropriate statistical packages (e.g., Excel, SigmaPlot, SigmaStat, etc).

  • Construct experimental apparatus, accumulate data, and prepare samples for analyses.

  • Provide all pertinent descriptive information for disposal of wastes such as soils, sediments, hazardous and radioactive materials. Maintain disposal records.

  • Maintain inventories of waste generated and stored prior to disposal. Assure that all containers are properly labeled and properly stored.

  • Perform data management for individual projects to include: + Maintenance of laboratory and field experiment databases.

  • Maintain maintenance and performance record for all laboratory and field equipment.

  • Maintain records of laboratory safety inspections, including radioactive wipe.

  • Provide one to two page status report detailing experimental growth conditions, contaminant degradation rates, microbial identification, data reduction, and problems encountered shall be generated monthly.

  • A brief technical report (

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IED Subject Matter Experts-Washington, DC (15593371)

IED Subject Matter Experts

IED Subject Matter Experts in support of DHS IFAS - LLC is seeking several IED Specialists in support of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) to develop, deliver, and assess solutions to build nationwide counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) core capabilities and to enhance awareness of bombing threats. The mission of the OBP is to protect life and critical infrastructure by building capabilities within the public and across the public and private sectors to prevent, protect against, respond to, and mitigate bombing incidents. Must possess a minimum active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI). Requirements:

  • Provide advice, opinions, recommendations and ideas to support the development, management, administrative, analytical, and technical support to respond to OBP tasks to include researching, coordinating responses, establishing, maintaining, and updating a task-tracking tool.

  • Assist with technical and operational services to enhance the C-IED capabilities of Federal, State, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT), and private sector partners against the illicit acquisition and use of ammonium nitrate (AN) and other explosive precursor chemicals and other components commonly used in the construction of IEDs

  • Support the development and revision of C-IED training solutions to include curricula, awareness products, IT applications, and other training solutions IAW DHS Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Instructional Systems Design model, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Training and Education (NTE) standards, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to meet National Training Standard (NTS), using various media format/styles (In-person Instruction, Computer-Based Training, Virtual Instructor-Led Training, Mobile IT Applications, Videos, etc.) as appropriate

  • Develop and implement processes to generate research-based guidance, best practices, and/or standards for counter-IED capabilities and tasks. Capability and tasks areas selected for analysis under this task may include domains where traditional, draft, or commonly accepted standards, guidance, or best practices exist (although they may not be documented or widely validated), domains where significant assessment of current capabilities exist, or domains where urgent solutions are needed on an accelerated timeline due to emerging threats.

  • Provide advice, opinions, recommendations, strategic and programmatic policy, planning, communications, outreach, and technical assistance support to OBP in an effort to promote awareness of the domestic threats posed by IEDs and communicate the value of OBP programs and services in protecting against this threat to various stakeholders

  • Support C-IED training and awareness program planning and execution IAW DHS Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). Support includes, but is not limited to: classroom and online instruction, course delivery planning, coordination and execution

  • Develop and produce C-IED solutions to include IT applications that can be utilized through multiple forums and media landscapes and are able to be integrated with existing third-party software or third-party hardware as specified by the government

  • Support quality assurance assessments and instructor audits using OBP approved evaluation criteria that incorporate expectations from program management to ensure instructors are knowledgeable and competent to teach courses and course content supports established learning objectives

  • Support the evaluation and analysis of training products and/or training program deliveries with industry standard evaluative and analytical methods such as the Kirkpatrick Model for training evaluation to ensure both quality of instruction and content meet program standards and contribute to training effectiveness

  • Support development of new and/or utilize existing mechanisms for assessing stakeholder needs, customer satisfaction, and program effectiveness

  • Support development and implementation of targeted State/jurisdiction engagement plans in support of C-IED training and awareness program expansion objectives (i.e. bombing-making materials awareness, train-the-trainer, virtual instructor-led training, product integration, etc.)

SKILLS * IED Subject Matter Experts, demonstrated by substantive experience working in the IED/C-IED field, such as, but not limited to: Graduates of the Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NAVSCOLEOD) or the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Hazardous Device School (HDS).

  • Intelligence professionals with focus on IEDs and terrorism threats. * C-IED policy experts at the senior, mid and junior grades with a mix undergraduate and graduate degrees.

  • Personnel from the First Responder career field (L.E., Firefighter, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, etc.).

  • Security Manager at the senior grade level with certification.

  • Intelligence Analysts with C-IED experience.

  • Senior Strategic communicators with experience in the Homeland Security enterprise.

Qualifications * Bachelor’s Degree with 12 years of general experience and 7 years of directly relevant experience

  • Graduates of the Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NAVSCOLEOD) or the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Hazardous Device School (HDS).

  • Experience in the IED/C-IED field with DHS, the Intelligence Community, or first responders

  • Experience planning, developing, and executing training curricula

  • Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI) Why IFAS? Over the years, IFAS has proven its ability to provide cost-effective, forward-thinking solutions, and exceptional service for customers. The trust our clients, teaming partners, and employees have in IFAS is directly related to how we cultivate and value relationships. Our diverse clients include the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, SOCOM, Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Health and Human Services, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Department of Defense (DoD), and Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). * IFAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.*

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Pricing And Program Specialist

CF Industries is a global leader in transforming natural gas into nitrogen. The chemical processes we use ensure we have the nitrogen we need to support life on earth - from fertilizer that feeds the crops that feed the world to products that remove harmful emissions from industrial activities.

Through our nine world-class manufacturing complexes and best-in-class distribution system, we serve agricultural and industrial customers. We invite you to be a part of our nearly 3,000 employees making a difference every day. Department: AB0102F Customer SupportFunction:

Sales Job Summary: The Pricing and Program Specialist will be responsible for different aspects of Pricing, Contract and Customer Master Management. The incumbent will be responsible to create Cash price lists, Forward Pricing Contracts, and manage the Customer Master in the appropriate computer systems.

Job Description: Responsible for the issuance of rail demurrage; gathering monthly reports; and assisting in resolving discrepancies from customers by working with Transportation Responsible for supporting the customer master responsibilities for SAP Database Management for Sales by maintaining all partners in SAP customer master file which includes all customer sold-tos, ship-tos, plants, salespeople, customer support representatives Maintains SAP setup for invoices and shipping notifications along with maintaining data as it pertains to certification process for products such as Ammonium Nitrate and Ammonia in Canadian while updating Customer Master data for other CF departments as needed Provide backup support for uploading all sales pricing into PROMISE and work closely with Vice Presidents, Product Management to ensure pricing is loaded accurately and efficiently Maintains Price List Visibility by Product, Mode and Plant which also grants rights to being sent published pricing upon price list publication Secure proper approvals for floor price changes Assist with managing customer mergers, buyouts, and account inactivations. Validate with external customers CF is moving or cancelling the appropriate contracts and coordinate with internal CF employees.

Maintain AGIIS database to allow CF to keep Ecommerce Customer Master data up to date Maintain the MPSA-s for AG and the NH3 Certification Annual Review Process Assist Account Specialists with daily responsibilities as needed Assists with systems testing including SAP and other third party vendor systems CF interfaces with. Understands and complies with established departmental processes and procedures designed to support internal controls efforts. Identifies and brings to the attention of department management internal controls deficiencies.

Successful incumbents will have: Bachelor-s Degree in Business, Economics, Marketing or equivalent, preferred One to two years- experience within a Marketing and/or Inside Sales, Customer Service or Sales Analysis environment Organization skills, coordination of varying functional areas Problem-solving and analytical skills PC-literate within a Windows operating system, with advanced-level skills in Excel or similar reporting tools, software or applications Operating knowledge of assigned product (NH3, Urea, UAN) CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. Employees in the US can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster (PDF) and the Pay Transparency Policy Statement can be found on this link: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/PayTransparencyNondiscrimination.html . If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at CF Industries, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 847-405-2400 or contact us at cfhirecfindustries.com . JOIN OUR TALENT NETWORK Posted Date: 08-25-2017 - provided by Dice .Net, Analysis, Analytical Skills, Customer Service, Database, Ecommerce, Excel, HTML, HTTP, Management, PC, SAP, Sales, Testing, Windows



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Pricing And Program Specialist With Cf-Industries

The position listed below is not with Illinois Interviews but with CF-Industries

Illinois Interviews is a private organization that works in collaboration with government agencies to promote emerging careers. Our goal is to connect you with supportive resources to supplement your skills in order to attain your dream career.

CF Industries is a global leader in transforming natural gas into nitrogen. The chemical processes we use ensure we have the nitrogen we need to support life on earth - from fertilizer that feeds the crops that feed the world to products that remove harmful emissions from industrial activities. Through our nine world-class manufacturing complexes and best-in-class distribution system, we serve agricultural and industrial customers. We invite you to be a part of our nearly 3,000 employees making a difference every day. Department: AB0102F Customer Support Function: Sales Job Summary: The Pricing and Program Specialist will be responsible for different aspects of Pricing, Contract and Customer Master Management. The incumbent will be responsible to create Cash price lists, Forward Pricing Contracts, and manage the Customer Master in the appropriate computer systems. Job Description:

  • Responsible for the issuance of rail demurrage; gathering monthly reports; and assisting in resolving discrepancies from customers by working with Transportation

  • Responsible for supporting the customer master responsibilities for SAP Database Management for Sales by maintaining all partners in SAP customer master file which includes all customer sold-tos, ship-tos, plants, salespeople, customer support representatives

  • Maintains SAP setup for invoices and shipping notifications along with maintaining data as it pertains to certification process for products such as Ammonium Nitrate and Ammonia in Canadian while updating Customer Master data for other CF departments as needed

  • Provide backup support for uploading all sales pricing into PROMISE and work closely with Vice Presidents, Product Management to ensure pricing is loaded accurately and efficiently

  • Maintains Price List Visibility by Product, Mode and Plant which also grants rights to being sent published pricing upon price list publication

  • Secure proper approvals for floor price changes

  • Assist with managing customer mergers, buyouts, and account inactivations. Validate with external customers CF is moving or cancelling the appropriate contracts and coordinate with internal CF employees.

  • Maintain AGIIS database to allow CF to keep Ecommerce Customer Master data up to date

  • Maintain the MPSA-s for AG and the NH3 Certification Annual Review Process

  • Assist Account Specialists with daily responsibilities as needed

  • Assists with systems testing including SAP and other third party vendor systems CF interfaces with.

  • Understands and complies with established departmental processes and procedures designed to support internal controls efforts. Identifies and brings to the attention of department management internal controls deficiencies. Successful incumbents will have: - Bachelor-s Degree in Business, Economics, Marketing or equivalent, preferred

  • One to two years- experience within a Marketing and/or Inside Sales, Customer Service or Sales Analysis environment

  • Organization skills, coordination of varying functional areas

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills

  • PC-literate within a Windows operating system, with advanced-level skills in Excel or similar reporting tools, software or applications

  • Operating knowledge of assigned product (NH3, Urea, UAN) CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. Employees in the US can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal 'EEO is the Law' poster (PDF) and the Pay Transparency Policy Statement can be found on this link:. If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at CF Industries, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please callor contact us at. JOIN OUR TALENT NETWORK Posted Date: 08-25-2017

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Nitrous Oxide Plant Operator

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Reports to Plant Manager Receives, tests, releases for use, and unloads Ammonium Nitrate solution from railcars or trailers. Monitors, records, and maintains the operation of a nitrous oxide production facility with in Standards of Control Troubleshoots and corrects production conditions that are outside of the Standards of Control Collects product samples from storage tanks Uses validated analytical methods and gas chromatography to determine product conformance to written standards Compiles batch production records, performs tests, and prepares Storage Tank Conformance Reports Releases Conformed storage tanks for use following review by Quality Control Samples returned bulk trailers for suitability to standards and releases trailers for reloading Reports non-conforming trailer to plant manager Loads bulk trailers Takes samples, performs tests, and prepares Certificates of Analysis for loaded trailers. Releases trailers for distribution following review by Quality Control Performs scrubber solution maintenance and documents action Performs dryer maintenance and documents action Receives chemicals, parts and components, in accordance to published procedures Demonstrates ability to start up the plant and to shut down the plant under normal and emergency conditions Assists in plant maintenance Assists in development of operating procedures Maintains personal compliance with FDA, DOT, OSHA EPA and other governmental regulations Complies with Matheson's Medical Procedures; Safety Procedures and Environmental Procedures Receives customer complaints and begins response process Perform other projects and duties as assigned.

Required Experience SAFETY: Believes in and adheres to Matheson's safety policy Demonstrates commitment to Zero Accident objectives Active participant in safety meetings, discussions and improvement Follows strict operating procedures Supports company compliance to FDA and DOT requirements CUSTOMBER SATISFACTION: Responsive to customer calls and complaints Provides product within published specifications and customer requirements Understands concept of customer service PROFITABLE GROWTH:

Supports and achieves plant goals and objectives Suggests methods of cost control/improvement EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT: Meets individualized training requirements Assists in training of new production technicians Recommends training opportunities PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT: Increases knowledge of the organization, it's policies, procedures; order fulfillment process, product lines and strategic plans TECHINICAL EXPERTISE:

High School diploma or equivalent Must be able to perform mathematical exercises of moderate complexity Able to read, write and speak English Able to pay attention to details Aims for total accuracy in records and reports Ability to determine cause and effect in plant operation Experience in plant operation and industrial environment Knowledge of instruments and test equipment Basic computer skills PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Moderate work Climbing, stooping, turning and lifting up to I 00 lbs. possible May be required to work in inclement weather May be required to spend a great deal of time on his/her feet May be required to wear respirator May be required to work shifts May be required to work alone on weekends and on back shifts Here are a few good reasons: Compensation package including: Excellent Health Benefits Package; Medical, Dental, Vision Top-of-the-line 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match Paid Time Off; Holidays, Floaters, & Sick Life Insurance Short-Term Disability Sales Referral Bonus Driver Referral Bonus Tuition Reimbursement Salary: . Date posted: 09/01/2017



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Laboratory Manager

Position Information Date Posted 07/19/2017 Open Until Filled No Application Deadline (Close date) 10/29/2017 Working Title Laboratory Manager Job Classification Research IV Department Name 13204-Geology and Environmental Sciences Job Type Staff Position Number 0127251 Hiring Range $30,732.00 - $49,296.00 Position Description Research Specialist/Laboratory Manager position for the Stable Isotope Laboratory for Earth and Environmental Science Research at the University of Pittsburgh in the Department of Geology and Environmental Science. This facility currently houses two IsoPrime mass spectrometers (one dedicated continuous flow and one dedicated dual inlet instrument) and associated peripheral devices (Trace Gas, EuroVector TC/EA, Multi-Prep, and Gilson autosamplers). Primary research objectives include the application of innovative stable isotope tracers (N, O, C, S) of hydrological, atmospheric, and biological interactions, reactive nitrogen isotope tracers in environmental systems.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: 1) the operation, maintenance, and repair of instrumentation; 2) the training and supervision of students, laboratory assistants, and other users; 3) data reduction, maintenance of laboratory quality control and sample tracking databases; 4) cost center operations including external customer correspondence, invoicing, and reporting; and 5) oversight and assistance with sample preparation. Additionally, preference will be given to candidates with experience conducting nitrate isotope analyses using the “microbial denitrifier method”. The successful candidate will have, at a minimum, a B.S. degree in geosciences or a related field, and 3 years experience with light stable isotope ratio mass spectrometers and peripherals. Candidates with a graduate degree in a relevant discipline and at least 3 years experience with multiple preparation devices will be given preference.

Successful candidates will be highly motivated, attentive to detail, and possess excellent organizational skills. Education Required Baccalaureate Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position BS degree in Geology/Geosciences required. Required Licenses/Certifications Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment:

PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance. Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time Percent Effort 100 Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours Campus Pittsburgh University Benefits The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including: • Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match • Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance • Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit) • Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). + * Do you have a bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term? + Yes + No + * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh? + Career Development Center (CDC) + Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink) + Craigslist.org + Currently a University Employee + Dice.com + Monster.com + Pitt Career Services + Pittsburgh Post Gazette + Pittsburgh Technology Council + PittSource Search + Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below + StudentAffairs.com + Higheredjobs.com + Indeed.com + Internet Search + Other: (Please specify below) + Please specify from above (if applicable): (Open Ended Question) Applicant Documents Required Documents + Cover Letter + Resume Optional Documents

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Electro-Mechanical Facilities Technician

Description: Winfield United, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Land O'Lakes, offers top-performing seed and crop protection products. With unmatched agricultural expertise and performance as core company values, WinField United brands match leading seed and crop protection products to help growers, dealers and other industry partners achieve high levels of success.

Qualifications: This position will perform highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives.

  • Work with existing processes/equipment to sustain and continuously improve them during the season

  • Work with Measurement and Engineering teams regarding continuous improvement processes.

  • Perform Preventive Maintenance and Total Preventative Maintenance on lab equipment and plant facility.

  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.

  • Support No Wait Nitrate units and program

  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and adjust as needed. Required Education: * 4-year degree Required Experience/Knowledge : * 3-5 years in related field. * 3D modeling experience *EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing. *

Primary Location: US-Iowa-Ames

Job Function:

Research and Development

Organization:

WinField

Job Type:

Experienced

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting:

Aug 31, 2017

Req ID: P-5419


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Lead R&D Scientist, Chemicals

Job Description

Position
Overview:
 As a key member of our client's R&D Technology team, the candidate will provide manufacturing support, develop lab scale and pilot plant design and interact with tollers. Develop design concept for scale-up, write definition of technology and support development of process package towards commercialization.

Role
Responsibilities:

  • Actively participates as a member of Technology team to develop new concepts for caprolactam, ammonium sulfate, Nylon resins, Chemical Intermediates and completely new products/processes.
  • Engineering responsibilities include: Producing draft PFD’s and P&ID’s for process concepts; producing heat and material balances for new processes; conducting laboratory or pilot plant experiments to develop data needed to properly size plant scale equipment; conducting laboratory experiments to develop all needed safety and reactivity data to allow the proper safe design of pilot plant and full scale equipment; produce all needed technical information for the development of a full scale process in a Technology Package
  • Take lead in engineering responsibilities for designing overseeing installation of laboratory and pilot plant instrumentation and equipment.
  • Supervise experimental operations.
  • Develop test and operational procedures for pilot plant and operations.
  • Process development and piloting of Chemical Intermediates, Ammonium Sulfate and Resins
  • Develops process technology data packages, process scope, conceptual design and scale-up design
  • Pilot plant operations
  • Key R&D interface with Engineering & Operations
  • Chemical engineering skills
  • Responsible for definition of technology, including preliminary design creation
  • Interacts with chemical and process chemical group
  • HSE to ensure inherent safe designs
  • Provides process and manufacturing support, including root cause analysis for existing and new products
  • Manage selection and process optimization at the Toller
  • Maintain and improve the technology development process in an opportunistic environment
  • Collaborate with Engineering team to take new processes/products from the laboratory to production, ensuring consistent manufacturing performance


Basic qualifications

  • 3-5 years’ experience in scale-up from lab to pilot plant to commercialization - Collaborate with Engineering team to take new processes/products from the laboratory to production, ensuring consistent manufacturing performance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering with a Master’s degree preferred
  • 10+ years of chemicals or petro-chemicals industrial/manufacturing experience
  • 3-5 years’ strong background in developing process engineering design scope for new processes.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Proven track record of successfully commercializing new technology from lab scale to manufacturing plant.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Must have good people skills
  • Strong background in developing process engineering design scope for new processes.
  • Requires experience with experimental design and statistical analysis.
  • Experience with reactor engineering a plus.
  • Six Sigma training a plus.
  • Ability to plan and lead projects essential.
  • Modeling experience a plus
  • Familiarity with methods development a plus.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Bias for action and results oriented mindset.
  • Technical competence - statistical, analytical, mechanical, chemical and computer skills
  • Ability to work both independently, and in team environments

Project Management a plus

Company Description

Since 1983, Scientific Search has been placing technical, management, and executive level professionals. We have been named one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in South Jersey by the Philadelphia Business Journal six times, and one of the prestigious Philadelphia 100 companies on four occasions including this past year. We are also a member of the nationally recognized Inc. 5000. In 2015, we were recognized as one of the best places to work in NJ.

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Agronomy Sales Associate

Landus Cooperative is currently seeking an individual learn the responsibilities involving territory planning, sales, customer service, reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and learning how to make sound agronomic recommendations to our members. This position will be based out of Bayard, but will cover Dedham's territory as well.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Learn how to manage, maintain, and prioritize a list of customers and prospects to identify the best opportunities for growth.

  • Learn to maintain and increase sales with existing customers and gain business from new customers.

  • Assist the Field Sales Agronomist in performing yield checks on test plots for customers to showcase varieties of corn and soybean hybrids, new herbicide options, tillage practices, etc.

  • Understand how to document and submit sales call information in Customer Interaction Tracker.

  • Observe and demonstrate how to provide a consistent communication channel between Landus Cooperative customers and location personnel in order to set proper service expectation levels, resolve problems and scheduling issues.

  • Work with a Field Sales Agronomist on advising customers on the proper use of products and equipment.

  • Participate in technical, sales, and other types of training.

  • Learn how to schedule timely soil samples, soil nitrate tests, plant tissue analysis, soybean cyst samples and yield checks for present and new customers.

  • Assist a Field Sales Agronomist make sales calls and recommendations for present and potential customers regarding fertilizer, chemicals, seed, tillage practices, crop consulting, etc.

  • Collaborate with other departments and/or locations to identify potential benefits to the customer from other company programs.

  • Responsible for being a champion of safety compliance throughout organization.

  • Assist in establishing and attaining sales goals that are compatible with Landus Cooperative Corporate Goals.

  • Work with customers, suppliers, and management to resolve product/service complaints fairly and equitably. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: CCA certified or equivalent knowledge is preferred. Valid state motor vehicle operatoris license. CDL and other DOT qualifications for operation of a commercial motor vehicle or able to obtain. Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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