Process Engineer

Job Description
Founded in New Zealand in 2005, LanzaTech has developed a novel gas-liquid fermentation process that produces fuels and chemicals from gas resources. Backed by global investment, LanzaTech employs a strong technical team based in the USA, China and New Zealand and has a rapidly growing patent portfolio. LanzaTech's technology enables energy partnerships between multiple industries. With agreements now in place across a variety of sectors internationally, including steel, coal, refining and chemicals, LanzaTech’s technology is being scaled to commercial production.

Job Description

The Process Engineer will be responsible for developing and implementing commercial scale projects for the conversion of biomass feedstock to biofuels. The role will encompass integration of new technology into new or existing facilities and will involve taking a project from the early stages of development through successful plant start-up. The process engineer will report to the site project manager and will require a high degree of coordination with the Process Development, Engineering, and Research and Development Teams.

Candidate Requirements

Experience and Education (minimums)

Bachelor's Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
Minimum of 5 years of experience as a process or project engineer within the biofuels, petroleum, coal, biotechnology, clean energy, petrochemicals, or gas processing industries.
Project management experience with a proven track record for meeting schedule and budget milestones on $5+ MM projects.
Previous industrial experience with biological systems or gasification systems.
Advanced degree and project management certification preferred.

Effective written and oral communication skills.
Team player with the ability to thrive in a collaborative and fast paced work environment.
Extensive knowledge of chemical processes, mechanical equipment, and unit operations.
Working knowledge of instrumentation, process controls, and plant distributed control systems.
Familiarity with project management methodology.
Established Environmental, Health, and Safety compliance.
Essential Functions

Collaborate with internal engineering and process development teams to establish project scope and design.
Interface with consultants, partners, and vendors.
Manage outside contractors.
Basic project management duties including tracking project schedule and budget along with leading construction meetings.
Commission and troubleshoot equipment.
This position is open to candidates authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please submit a resume and a brief cover letter that specifically answers how you meet the criteria listed in the ""Requirements"" section. If it appears we have a match, we will contact you. Please note that resumes without a cover letter will not be reviewed.


Lanza Tech USA

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