Senior Technical Recruiter
Mountain View, CA
Mid-level +1 · Full time
Posted 2 years ago

Mitra Chem is a Silicon Valley startup working at the intersection of machine learning and battery development. 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 15,600 sq ft industrial R&D center in Mountain View, CA. Join our team to be a part of the growing energy revolution.

We are looking for a Senior Technical Recruiter (our first recruiter) to recruit great talent to design, develop and scale-up production of innovative materials, leveraging Mitra Chem’s accelerated R&D infrastructure.


  • Work closely with Founders to understand what makes Mitra Chem unique, and communicate that message clearly to candidates
  • Work closely with senior managers to determine scientist/engineer headcount needs for the next 6 months
  • Write captive job descriptions that distill the core responsibilities of engineering/technical candidates
  • Generate a strong “top of funnel” of diverse applicants across multiple skill levels
  • Manage University recruiting through platforms like Handshake
  • Oversee the interview process alongside our Ops Associate (who will take on the recruiting coordinator responsibilities)
  • Manage offer and closing process
  • Engage with HR for onboarding, immigration (as needed), and retention


  • Prior recruiting experience required
  • Startup experience, or experience in dealing with equity compensation is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with rapidly evolving needs
  • Quick learner
  • Passionate about making a difference in Climate Tech
  • Willing to come into the office in a hybrid arrangement (Mountain View, CA) – exact schedule can be negotiated

Job Benefits

We have completed our Series A financing. 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 generous paid 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 Chem 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.

Mitra Chem
Mitra Chem is the lithium-ion battery materials manufacturing company.
Size:  1-10 employees
Funding Level:  Early-stage Startup
Total Amount Raised:  $20.0 M
Year Founded:  2021
Social Capital
Earthshot Ventures
Richard Tsai
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