Working at Viance, LLC
Current Professional Opportunities
Viance, LLC has an opening for a full time Wood Scientist with following duties: Determination of penetration of chemicals in wood products using light microscopy and X-Ray Spectroscopy; Particle size and morphology analysis of dispersions and colloids for use in wood products with particle size analyzer Rheology analysis of dispersion and colloids for use in wood products with viscometric techniques; Contact angle and surface tension measurements of chemical enhanced wood products using goniometer; Manufacture of wood based composites incorporating performance enhancing additives using dynamic temperature controlled hydraulic press equipment; Analysis of chemicals for use in wood products with Titration, Fourier Transformed Infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), Chromatography, UV-vis Spectroscopy; Mechanical characterization of enhanced wood based composite using a universal testing machine; Assess the effectiveness of vacuum/pressure treating procedure to apply chemicals into wood; Evaluation of fire resistance of enhanced wood products using thermogravimetric analysis; Formulation of dispersions and colloid systems using shear mixing techniques for wood products.
Senior Research Chemist – Wood Protection
Viance is an EEO employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class as established by law.