Analytical Chemist

Position Summary:
Kinestral Technologies is seeking a motivated Analytical Chemist to help make the world’s most responsive smart-tinting glass. The primary responsibility of the position will be to support our analytical chemistry efforts as a critical member of our quality control and quality assurance team. This position will be located in Hayward, CA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and perform materials and formulation characterization
  • Use and maintain analytical instrumentation (e.g. rheometer, TGA, UV-vis, GC, NMR, etc.)
  • Create analytical test methodologies to support efficient QA/QC of reagents, intermediates and formulations including analytical test methodologies for new materials and new material specifications
  • Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for analytical instruments and test methodologies
  • Perform data analysis of known and unknown samples to support Quality Program
  • Develop and support necessary GR&R analysis to ensure reproducible measurements for all instrumentation
  • Maintain the chemistry laboratory and analytical chemistry work space in a neat and organized state
  • Maintain an up-to-date and complete laboratory notebook


  • BS/MS in Chemistry or Chemistry-related discipline (e.g. Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Polymer Science, etc.) with 5 or more years experience
  • Knowledge of scientific principles and laboratory skills typically gained through work experience in an industrial setting.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • High standards in ethics and a commitment to laboratory safety is expected.

Ideal candidate will also have:

  • Broad experience with analysis of materials (polymers, molecular and solid precursors, coating formulations, etc.) for commercial products.
  • General understanding of Quality Control best practices as relates to analytical testing and data quality

Experienced candidates: please submit your resume by email to Only those selected for consideration will be contacted.

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  • Kinestral HR

    Kinestral HR

  • Full Time
  • Hayward, CA