Pajarito Powder, LLC (PPC) is a venture-backed company founded with the mission of being the world’s first manufacturer of non-platinum fuel cell catalysts. This technology, developed with some of the world’s leading research organizations, has the potential to transform the generation of localized electricity and enable the creation of usable, zero-carbon backup power and motive equipment.
Pajarito Powder is searching for a Process Development Technician to assist and carry out the development of process scale-up and manufacturing of this exciting clean energy technology.
- Mechanical aptitude and knowledge
o Use of tools such as drills, lathe, etc.
o Welding knowledge a plus
o The ability to operate machinery such as ovens, ball mills, rotovaps, etc.
o The ability to perform fine detail work
o The ability to assist the Chief Technology Officer in creating and implementing specialized apparatus, tools, and methods
o Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in written format
o Must be highly organized
o Due to access issues, to be eligible for this position, applicant must be a U.S. citizen. Pajarito Powder will require all new employees to provide proof of their citizenship.
o The ability to document and follow process instructions to the letter and keep accurate logs and records
o The ability to identify process possible improvement steps and process bottlenecks
o The ability to strictly follow and enforce safety practices and regulations
- MS Office proficiency required
o Must be able to work safely around machinery
o Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and carry up to 25 feet. Occasional lifting and carrying, with or without assistance, of items up to 70 lbs.
o Must be able to wear safety equipment such as respirator facemask, steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, gloves, lab coat, etc.
o Must be able to stand for 8 hours per day
o Must have a valid driver’s license