Senior Process Engineer, Pyrolysis and Carbon Black

Seattle, WA 98112

Posted: 09/21/23 Job Number: 20479715

Job Description

Title: Senior Process Engineer, Pyrolysis and Carbon Black
Company: Sustainable Heat and Power Technology Company
Location: Greater Seattle Area
Salary: $120, 000 - $155, 000/year
  • Relocation assistance
  • Incentive stock options
  • Retirement matching with 3% employer match
  • Company paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance and AD&D
  • Flexible spending
  • Unlimited flexible time off
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Flexible working schedules
  • Parental leave
  • Annual professional development budget
  • Employee assistance program
  • Dog-friendly office, fully stocked breakroom and engaging company events, and friendly and fun team!
About us: We are a sustainable heat and power technology company. With significant venture capital (>$70MM) raised from world-renowned investors such as Bill Gates, we are seeking best-in-class talent to accelerate our impact. Our company helps people save money, reduce carbon emissions, and increase resiliency during power outages.

About the role: We are looking for a Senior Process Engineer with expertise in pyrolysis and carbon black to support scale up of our technology platform. You will use your expertise with high-temperature multi-phase separation processes to develop processes for solids handling on a continuous basis. You will report directly to the VP of Engineering, tackling critical process engineering challenges during the front-end engineering design phase for our scaled-up technology.

  • Lead technology evaluation and down-selection for multiphase separation and solids handling & conveyance unit operations for scale-up purposes (experience with gas/solids separation systems is preferred)
  • Source vendors, subject matter expert contractors/consultants, and suppliers
  • Lead technical aspects of vendor and supplier interactions for scale up design trade-off studies and front-end engineering
  • Provide technical guidance for the development and documentation of commissioning plans and SOPs for operations and maintenance of multiphase separation and solids handling process areas
  • Participate in Process Hazard Analysis and HAZOP exercises as owner of solids separation and handling process areas
  • Provide technical support for development of internal process engineering design packages, and verify deliverables received from outside contractors (including PFDs, Heat & Mass Balances, P&IDs, and trade-off studies)
  • 7+ years of professional experience
  • 2-3 years of experience as a process engineer in the development of innovative industrial technology is preferred
  • Experience with the carbon black industry and/or pyrolysis processes is considered a strong asset
  • Experienced in the preparation of technical scope of work for RFP packages, and experience with client-EPC consultancy engagements (both client and EPC experience would be considered and asset)
  • Experience with engineering project cost estimation standards
  • Competency with process simulation tools (PROMAX, HYSYS, and/or ASPENPLUS) is a plus
  • Strong experience in reading, defining, developing, and interpreting PFDs, Heat & Mass Balances, and P&IDs
  • Experience with Process Hazard Analysis & HAZOP Studies
  • Previous experience specifying & selecting process equipment, valves, & instrumentation, specifically for multiphase (gas/solid) separation
  • The ability to strive in a collaborative, dynamic startup environment where we seek creative solutions
  • Experience navigating the following codes & standards in previous projects is considered a strong asset:
    • ASME B31.12
    • NFPA 497, 499, and 652
Why you should join us:
  • We are a fast-growing company with a mission to decarbonize the planet.
  • We have a strong team of engineers and scientists who are passionate about making a difference.
  • We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including relocation assistance, stock options, and a generous vacation policy.
  • We have a collaborative and supportive work environment where you can learn and grow.
  • We are located in the greater Seattle area, which is a great place to live and work.
If you are a passionate and experienced Process Engineer with expertise in pyrolysis and carbon black, we encourage you to apply.

Meet Your Recruiter

Roy Evans
Managing Director

Roy Evans is a record setting recruiter noted for consistently excelling and for the innovative systems he has developed. A well know industry trainer has anointed Roy as being in the top 5% of all recruiters worldwide both in terms of production and skill level.

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In his spare time, Roy is a college football fan who enjoys fishing, fitness and spending time with his wife and two children.

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