Adhesive Laboratory Intern
torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Friday, October 6, 2023
Divergent is on a mission to democratize the design and manufacture of vehicles. We want to enable a future where small entrepreneurial teams across the globe will bring increasingly material and energy efficient transportation solutions to market with a fraction of the capital and time.
Divergent has invented a complete manufacturing solution to address system level challenges. The Divergent Adaptive Production System (DAPS) is a complete software hardware solution designed to replace traditional vehicle manufacturing. To make the complex simple, it is a complete modular digital factory for complex structures. Given a set of digital requirements as input, the machine automatically computationally engineers, additively manufactures, and assembles any complex structure. The system is able to move seamlessly between manufacturing different vehicle models.
Purpose of Job:
As a Laboratory Intern at Divergent, your responsible is to ensure the safe storage and efficient management of chemicals, as well as supporting various laboratory operations. You will work closely with our adhesive lab supervisor and experienced chemists to maintain a well-organized and compliant laboratory environment.
Essential Job Functions and Performance Standards:
•Sort chemicals based on chemical compatibility per SDS to ensure safe storage.
•Follow proper safety protocols when handling chemicals and laboratory equipment.
•Conduct material receiving procedure including the accurate logging of chemical information such as name, lot, quantity, SDS, TDS and status in a chemical tracking software.
•Maintain accuracy of chemical software for inventory and ensuring products are at assigned locations by performing chemical audits.
•Implement proper labeling and storage chemicals to prevent chemical hazard.
•Assist in the disposal of laboratory waste materials in accordance with safety and environmental regulations.
•Maintain the lab in a tidy and organized manner following lab protocols and 6S guidance.
•Under direct supervision, perform basic tasks in the laboratory such as preparing and testing samples, operating basic lab instrument and entering data in the computer as required.
•Adhere to company policy and procedures, including safety and quality to ensure the compliance of the laboratory.
•Collaborate well with team members to complete tasks and achieve project goals.
•Assist with other laboratory tasks as necessary or as directed by the lab supervisor.
Education:Minimum: High School Diploma, Current college student (chemical, mechanical or materials engineer) with a 3.0 minimum GPA
•Basic knowledge of chemistry, safety, analytical testing preferred
•Basic understanding of laboratory safety procedure and protocols
•Good organization skills, and record keeping
•Able to communicate clearly
•Proficiency in using computer software for data entry and tracking
Divergent is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Our positions adhere to all statutory and regulatory requirements. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
No agencies, no solicitations, and no calls please. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.