Hub Consulting


We are currently seeking a Chemist to join our team!  The Chemist role is responsible for executing experiments, collecting & analyzing data, and informing R&D leadership of results within a fast- paced, high volume recycling facility.  This is an opportunity to be an early team member in an innovative, thriving, and ambitious company.

Project Location(s): Mesa, AZ
Compensation: $130,000 - $160,000 annually


  • Research and Development: Conduct extensive research to understand the chemical composition and properties of various types of solar cells, with a particular focus on identifying the most cost-effective chemical route to refine these materials into their valuable constituents.
  • Analytical Testing: Utilize advanced laboratory techniques and equipment to analyze the chemical composition of ground-up solar panel samples. Employ various spectroscopic, chromatographic, and microscopy methods to evaluate the effectiveness of recycling processes and product quality.
  • Environmental Impact Assessment: Collaborate with environmental experts to assess the environmental impact of recycling methods and products, ensuring compliance with sustainability goals and regulations.
  • Quality Control: Establish and implement quality control procedures to ensure the purity and safety of recycled products, meeting industry standards and customer requirements.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineers, materials scientists, and other researchers, to enhance collaboration and knowledge sharing across projects.
  • Innovation: Stay updated with the latest advancements in solar panel technology and recycling practices to identify innovative methods for enhancing the efficiency and sustainability of recycling processes.
  • Documentation: Maintain meticulously detailed records of research findings, experimental data, and methodologies used, ensuring accurate and organized documentation for future reference and intellectual property protection.
  • Safety Compliance: Prioritize safety protocols within the laboratory and work environment, ensuring all team members follow established safety guidelines and procedures.
  • Communication: Present research findings and progress updates to management and relevant stakeholders, both in written reports and verbal presentations.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years working as a chemist in a research lab.
  • A higher education degree in Chemistry with a focus on inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry.
  • Knowledge in materials recycling and/or sustainable processes is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting research.
  • Strong understanding of chemical separation techniques, including extraction, leaching, and distillation processes.
  • Strong knowledge of computers and using them to collaborate effectively with a remote workforce.
  • Proficiency in using analytical equipment such as XRF, ICP-MS, ICP-OES and/or AA.
  • Proficiency in other equipment such as chromatographs microscopy tools for materials characterization is a plus.
  • Effective presentation skills to convey complex technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail for accurate record-keeping and data analysis.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Self-starter with an aptitude in problem-solving.
  • Desire to work as a team with a results driven approach.
  • A desire to be a part of the Renewables Energy Industry.

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If you feel you have what it takes to fulfill this position, submit your resume today!

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