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Chemist

Date:  Jun 16, 2022
Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)
Location: 

Lockbourne, OH, US, 43137

Requisition ID: 681879 
Position:Full-Time
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information

 

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands; Ray-ban, Oakley and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; Lenscrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, and Target Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

To support our global business, Luxottica operates multiple manufacturing and logistics facilities across North America to support our retail stores and wholesale customers.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

Lead role in the kilogram-scale manufacture of specialty chemicals including dyes and dye intermediates for use by both internal and external customers. 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Specialty chemical production on kilogram scales
  • Chemical apparatus set-up, reactor loading (solvents, raw materials) and unloading
  • Chemical process monitoring and control
  • Crude product purification (crystallization, chromatography, rotary evaporation, solvent recovery)
  • Spectroscopy (ultraviolet, visible, infrared) and Data Analysis
  • Quality control
  • Record keeping (Laboratory notebooks, Certificates of Analysis)
  • Chemical equipment preventive maintenance and repair (Reactors, Evaporators, Pumps, etc.)
  • Reporting (Standard Operating Procedures, Production reports)
  • Compliance with safety and environmental regulations (OSHA, EPA) and internal practices

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry
  • Certifications: None required
  • Experience: 5 years kilo lab
    • Expertise in handling chemicals and chemical equipment
    • Expertise with analytical equipment including GC, UV/Vis spectroscopy
    • Expertise with Microsoft Office applications
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  •  PhD, Organic Chemistry
  • Expertise in handling chemicals and chemical equipment on kilogram scales
  • Expertise with analytical equipment including GC, UV/Vis spectroscopy
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.


Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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