Mitra Chem is a Silicon Valley startup working at the intersection of machine learning and battery development. We live at the cutting-edge of battery technology and aim to deliver world-class materials for the EV market within the next few years. Our goal is to be the first lithium-ion battery materials manufacturer to shorten the lab-to-production timeline by >90% through accelerated R&D and vertically integrated process optimization. We will first focus on Li-ion battery cathodes, converting them from commodity chemicals into a product platform, customized for different applications. We are setting up a state-of-the-art 15,000 sq ft industrial R&D center (located in the San Francisco Bay Area). Join our team to be a part of the growing battery revolution.

Climate change and US energy security are at an inflection point. Join our team to be a part of the growing battery revolution.

We are looking for a chemical hygienist to ensure compliance with DOT, Cal/OSHA, and requirements of other regulatory bodies.


  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal rules regarding use, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Perform, oversee, and monitor inventorying, labeling, and segregation of laboratory chemicals.
  • Generate and maintain waste profiles.
  • Act as a resource for lab staff and other personnel regarding development of SOPs, safe working practices, design of engineering controls, selection and correct use of PPE and other aspects of safe work with chemicals.
  • Ensure maintenance of and compliance with HMBP.
  • Position may also include development of HMBP and overseeing bring-up of new labs and facilities.
  • Participate in and promote safety culture across lab and company.


  • 3+ years experience working in laboratory or industrial environments.
  • Clear written and verbal communication.
  • Congenial and friendly relationship with coworkers.
  • Ability to lift, squat, and kneel.
  • Computer skills including using email, creating and editing spreadsheets and documents in G-Suite and MS Office.
  • Comfort using specialized lab management software.
  • Experience managing direct reports desired.
  • HAZWOPER desired.
  • OSHA 10 or 40 hr course desired.

Compensation and benefits

Mitra Chem is proud to offer its employees

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits including health, vision and dental insurance, and 401K.
  • Well-being allowance and paid Flexible-Time-Off
  • 2 month paternity and 4 month maternity leave.
  • Free lunch and snacks.

Mitra Chem is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Company policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member) or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. We take steps to provide our employees, applicants, and others with whom we do business with an environment that is free of any form of discrimination and harassment (including harassment based on any of these characteristics). Mitra Future Technologies, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job applications procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at careers(at)