ENGINEERING INTERN

Global Algae Innovations is seeking an Engineering Intern. This position will begin in early 2018 at our San Diego, California location.

Global Algae is a leader in low cost algae production with a manufacturing facility located in Santee.

Job Summary
Global Algae is seeking an Engineering Intern who will participate in supervised practical application of science and engineering fundamentals in disciplines, such as, chemistry, biology, and chemical/mechanical engineering. Will assist in the completion of non-routine and advanced tasks; assist in the analysis, investigation and solution of non-routine problems; and assist in developing methodologies, procedures, and hard copy documentation as required. Will write and create test plans, test documentation, test fixture drawings, and will also be responsible for shipping/receiving and inventory. Additionally, under limited supervision working on non-routine projects with general instruction and advanced projects with detailed instructions, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Participate in the day-to-day activities of assigned functional area assisting in the completion of non-routine and advanced tasks.
- Assist in manufacturing of equipment, as well as shipping, receiving and inventory of parts.
- Participate in selected science and engineering experiments, tests, and reviews.
- Assist in applying knowledge to analyze, investigate, and resolve non-routine problems. Assist in developing reports, records, diagrams, and tests.
- Provide final report summarizing accomplishments during the internship & present to Global Algae engineering staff, management, and peers.
- Assist with equipment design using SolidWorks.
- Assist in improving warehouse operations and systems.
- Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
- Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
- Additional tasks as required.

Qualifications
College level courses in science and/or engineering preferred.
- Must have ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment.
- Must be able to think strategically and have the ability to use independent judgment.
- Must be able to walk around a warehouse and stand most of the day.
- Must be able to sit and use a computer for most of the day.
- Must be able to communicate via phone and email with colleges and business contacts daily.
- Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds consistently, and up to 100 pounds multiple times per day.
- Must be able to work weekend shifts, and extended hours.

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume to HR@globalgae.com

Global Algae Innovations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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ANALYTICAL CHEMIST

Global Algae Innovations is seeking an Analytical Chemist (TOC/TN). This position will begin in early 2018 at our Kauai location.

Global Algae Innovations is a leader in low cost algae production. The laboratory is located in Lihue and is equipped with state of the art laboratory equipment. The algae farm is located by the Lihue power plant and is one of the most advanced algae production facilities in the country.

Job Summary
Global Algae Innovations is seeking an analytical chemist who will develop, validate and execute TOC/TN analytical methods for water and biological samples. The candidate will also assist with development, validation and execution of other analytical methods including CHN analysis, ash free dry weight and colorimetric water analysis for phosphate, nitrate, ammonia and silica. 

Qualifications
- Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Analytical Chemistry or other related scientific field.
- Must have hands on experience with operation, trouble-shooting and optimizing TOC/TN analysis.
- Ability to design, perform and interpret analytical tests.
- Ability to develop SOPs and QAQC protocol.
- Must have ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment.
- Must be able to think strategically and have the ability to use independent judgment.
- Must be able to walk around a lab and stand most of the day.
- Must be able to sit and use a computer for most of the day.
- Must be able to communicate via phone and email with colleges and business contacts daily.
- Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
- Must be able to work weekend shifts, and extended hours.

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume and a description of your TOC experience to HR@globalgae.com

Global Algae Innovations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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STAFF ENGINEER/CONTROLS PROGRAMMER

Global Algae Innovations is seeking a Staff Engineer/Controls Programmer. This position will begin in early 2018 at our San Diego location and requires a significant amount of travel.

Job Summary
Global Algae Innovations is seeking a staff engineer/programmer who will determine technical objectives for the review, research, design, development, and/or solution to advanced technical or scientific problems. May function in an advisory or project leadership role providing direction to experienced professional staff. Formulates plans, typically long term, for solution development, documentation, and deployment, as well as meeting various compliance, reporting, and safety standards. The candidate will also assist with development, validation, and execution of other analytical methods including CHN analysis, ash free dry weight and colorimetric water analysis for phosphate, nitrate, ammonia and silica.

Qualifications
Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Scientific, Engineering, or other related technical field.
- Typically minimum experience is twelve or more years with a bachelor’s degree, ten or more years with a master’s degree, and seven or more years with a Ph.D.
- Demonstrated ability to convey technical information clearly to individuals with varying degrees of expertise.
- Must have ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment.
- Possesses the technical skills required to oversee innovative designs and to solve complex technical problems.
- Technical oversight capability to schedule and cost performance, and to coordinate phases of engineering, experimental, or other scientific work as a part of a major project, or as a total project of moderate scope.
- Must be able to think strategically and have the ability to use independent judgment.
- Must be able to walk around a work site and stand most of the day.
- Must be fully computer literate with versatile knowledge of computer operations pertinent to the field, specifically PLC programming and controls.
- Must be able to communicate via phone and email with colleges and business contacts daily.
- Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
- Must be able to work weekend shifts, extended hours, and travel extensively.

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume and a description of your experience to HR@globalgae.com

Global Algae Innovations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.