Research & Engineering Lab Consultant - Business Plan & Market Research (Remote)

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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


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  • This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity and Consultants are expected to put in a minimum of 5 hours a week and be responsive to emails within 36 hours.
  • Consultants must be willing to attend to weekly/bi-weekly meetings as and when required.

About Us:

Save the Water(tm) is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water, and to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impacts. STW(tm) also offers educational programs to excite young minds about water science.

Our volunteers are diverse professionals from all over the world bringing their knowledge and experience to STW(tm)because we care deeply about our communities and water resources. We learn and collaborate in an open and empowering work environment to find long-term solutions to water contamination problem. Our vision is "Contamination free, healthy water for all"

To learn more about Save the Water(tm), please visit

The Role:

Advise on the creation, operation, maintenance, and management of the STW Lab Facility which includes laboratory, warehouse, testing and storage areas. Assist Applications Engineers, Development engineers, in evaluating, investigating and troubleshooting new and existing processes for STW(tm). This is a virtual/remote position.

What you will be responsible for.....
  • Assume responsibility for the day to day operation, function and maintenance of the Lab Facility.
  • Assist with STW(tm) efforts to develop markets for existing and new products.
  • Review application questionnaires and information supplied by customers to assist the laboratory chemists in performing chemical analysis, tests, evaluations, and recommendations required. Review outgoing laboratory test reports.
  • Participate in technical studies and product testing and provide input regarding specifications and technical plans as requested in accordance with quality requirements, Organization standards, and customer requirements.
  • Perform and assist in laboratory tests and evaluations as required.
  • Provide technical and process assistance to internal and external customers.
  • Assist lab chemist to maintain and follow a Chemical Hygiene Plan for the lab.
  • Maintain safe and efficient warehouse activities, procedures and work conditions.
  • Communicate with internal customers to determine their needs for warehouse space and storage.
  • Coordinate, schedule and track incoming and outgoing warehouse shipments.
  • Responsible for purchasing equipment, chemicals, and supplies for the Lab.
  • Work with various regulatory agencies (Broward County Hazardous Material & Storage Tank Licensing, etc.).
  • Perform other responsibilities as required.

Your Take Away.....

  • Chance to develop or master your professional & leadership skills
  • Advance & improve your project management skills
  • Work with a team of diverse professionals from all over the world
  • Opportunity to handle multiple projects
  • Be a part of a mission to save our resources and make a deep impact

Apply Now if you have....

  • PhD completed or currently enrolled in a higher academic degree program (mechanical, electrical, chemical, industrial, civil, environmental, etc.).
  • Preferable if based out of South Florida but not mandatory.
  • Excellent planning & time management skills
  • Focused attention to detail and follow through
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and with an ability to focus on details
  • Effective oral communication skills and a clear, courteous and professional manner
  • Capacity for self-direction, with tact and diplomacy, and for working cooperatively
  • Demonstrated project management skills


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  • Research
  • Mentoring
  • People Skills
  • Cost Analysis
  • Inventory Management

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • minimum of 5 hours a week and be responsive to emails within 36 hours

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