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Leather Finishing Specialist

Evolved By Nature

Evolved By Nature

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Needham, MA, USA
Posted on Sunday, December 24, 2023

Leather Finishing Specialist

The Sustainable Chemicals team at Evolved By Nature is seeking a highly motivated Leather Finishing Specialist. The Leather Finishing Specialist will apply knowledge of leather chemistry and processing to incorporate, customize and launch finishes containing Activated Silk at tanneries.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Collaborate with R&D to develop, optimize and roll out leather finishes.

· Act as liaison for technicians from other regions and align on test methods and techniques across sites.

· Support the documentation of detailed technical results and key takeaways for internal teams and tanneries.

· Effectively communicate internally and externally with team members, management, and tannery partners within the confines of confidentiality

· Report and escalate issues to management as needed


· Should have 4-year degree in Chemistry or relevant field

· Must be able to work independently as well as in a team setting

· Willing to travel and spend up to 50% of time working in the assigned tanneries and Evolved by Nature facilities.

Skills & Abilities:

· Able to quickly learn new concepts, techniques, and practices

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· Detailed oriented

· Strong aptitude for working with scientific instrumentation and mechanics

· Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

· Ability to reprioritize quickly in a fast-paced environment

· Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and Google suite

Other Requirements:

· Able to obtain up to date Covid-19 vaccination status per the current CDC guidelines (full vaccination dose and booster) prior to employment start day.

Evolved By Nature is a new type of biotech company creating new molecules for a healthier future. With a belief that the next generation of products will advance the health of people and planet, we're using our sustainable molecule platform, Activated Silk™ technology, to create biomolecules, sustainable chemicals and natural ingredients that will increase the performance and decrease the environmental impact of everything from therapeutics to soap, to sneakers.

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