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Crystal Growth Scientist

Cleveland, OH

Posted: 03/24/2023 Position Categories: Science Pay Rate: 65k

Job Description

A optical manufacturer company is seeking a Crystal Growth Scientist to join their team in Cleveland, OH.


he company is looking for a motivated and independent individual to assist in tank preparation, run planting, run harvesting, and as necessary throughout growth to maintain production as directed. This includes: Prepare growth solutions to specifications, Prepare seeds for large crystal growth. The role also covers working with chemicals in a laboratory environment.


  • Assist in tank preparation, run planting, run harvesting, and as necessary throughout growth to maintain production as directed.
  • Assist in feeding raw materials into crystal growth runs as directed.
  • Assist in run monitoring and equipment maintenance.
  • Prepare growth solutions to specifications.
  • Mix raw materials as directed and required.
  • Prepare seeds for large crystal growth.
  • Setup and calibrate motors, filtration, and controls for large crystal growth following procedures.  Maintain data sheets and computerized data entry.
  • Capital Equipment investigation and implementation
  • Ability to design and perform Design of Experiments o Presentation of analysis and findings
  • Must be able to lift of up to 50 lbs.
  • Machine and fabricate acrylic tank parts as required.

Job Requirements


  • Close attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain clean, organized workspace.
  • Ability to maintain accurate lab records.
  • Experience and ability to perform chemical analysis.
  • BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Polymer Science.
  • Experience with filtration is useful and preferred

Additional Information

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.


Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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