Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
3 - 5 years
Job Description

Exotech Inc., a minor metals recycling company in south Florida is seeking a Hydrometallurgical Chemist. This person will be responsible for the oversight of the chemical processing of metals and wastewater treatment.



  • Provide chemical process oversight to ensure that the chemical leaching operation and equipment are in good working order and properly maintained
  • Provide production support for material processing operation to ensure a consistent high-quality end product
  • Evaluate various plant and laboratory equipment for current and future processing needs and assist in purchasing and implementing new equipment and laboratory reagents
  • Conduct studies on the interference impacts of various dissolved elements on existing processing methods and develop improvements based on the findings
  • Direct R&D for new methods, formulations and processes for chemical/thermal processing of metals and mineral concentrates plus recovery of metals from leaching solutions
  • Develop process procedures and provide technical support for laboratory personnel on in-house IGF analysis of oxygen and nitrogen and ICP-OES analysis of elementals in refractory metals and powders
  • Direct the hazardous waste operation, maintain records of stored waste and waste shipped offsite according to EPA SQG regulations


Experience and Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree, preferably in Chemical or Metallurgical Engineering
  • A minimum of 3 years of chemical process related experience is preferred, preferably in the surface finishing or metal processing industries
  • Experience with wastewater and air quality treatment systems
  • Strong problem solving and deductive reasoning skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate well with all levels of the organization

Exotech is a Drug Free Company and all applicants are required to pass drug screening

Exotech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.


Job ID: 242721216

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