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Industrial Chemist/Technologist-Polymer Production

Saltworks ( is one of Canada's most promising clean tech companies located in Vancouver, BC. We are growing and seeking bright and talented people to welcome to our team!

We are looking for an early career Industrial Chemist to join our team. Reporting to the Manager of Electrochem, you will work to produce our patented Ionflux ion exchange membranes from start to finish. You will be responsible for all chemical syntheses related to the production of these membranes. You will also be responsible for taking ownership and running our roll-to-roll coating machine while assuring high quality of the final product. There will be an opportunity to participate in some of our R&D projects as we continue to grow and innovate. Our top chemists will invest their time in training you and helping you develop into an expert in polymer chemistry, coating, water chemistry, and machine operation.

You are a Chemist/ Chemistry Technologist who can learn fast and work hard both autonomously and in a team. You are very organized, pay close attention to detail, and possess excellent communication skills. We highly value candidates with diverse chemistry knowledge, good academic standing, mechanical aptitude, hands-on skills with tools and instruments, and a strong desire to roll up your sleeves and pitch in as required. If you are a talented new grad, who wants to do something positive and help us build the future, we want to hear from you! We will invest in training capable individuals, so early career candidates are welcome to apply.

You will be a great fit if you have:

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Chemistry or Environmental Technology
  • Knowledge of organic synthesis and associated laboratory techniques
  • High regard for proper laboratory procedures and safe chemical handling
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Mechanical aptitude and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to stay organized and pay attention to detail
  • Positive attitude coupled with a strong desire to roll up your sleeves and pitch in as required

Why join Saltworks

We have an outstanding team of engineers, scientists, and technologists who are passionate about and dedicated to making our big ideas operational. We value proactive team players who deliver on their goals and objectives and constantly look for new opportunities to grow and improve. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation package including benefits
  • Exciting and rewarding work environment
  • Culture that supports innovation and teamwork
  • Career growth and training opportunities for top performers

How to apply

If you would like to spend your days working with a globally recognized team of smart, committed people who are solving a big problem, please apply with your resume and your unofficial academic transcript. Cover letters are not required, but we welcome any text on your past experiences, including team sports or hobbies, as well as projects you have participated in that may help you excel in this position.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All applications are considered confidential.

About us

Saltworks Technologies is a Vancouver-based clean technology company. We develop and build breakthrough low energy desalination and water treatment technologies that treat the world's most challenging waters. Our customers include NASA, the Navy, oil & gas, mining, and other industrial companies located all over the world. We help them clean their water, use less energy, and save money. Our team has over fifty patents. We design and build highly innovative products and travel internationally to commission and test them.

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