The Company

An early-stage startup focused on permanent carbon removal, it has an imminently scalable solution that can achieve 1,000+ years of permanence at less than $100 per ton today. They are well funded by a leading climate technology venture firm and are currently building out their initial carbon removal facility.

Your Impact (Responsibilities)

The Process Engineer is responsible for optimizing aspects of the process, including modeling to determine process impact, designing and sourcing new pieces of custom equipment, and implementing changes to the existing process. In addition, this person will participate in developing, leading, and executing capital projects, initially at the current facility in the Southeast USA (travel to this location is required) and later at additional sites. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a highly collaborative personality and strong engineering background. Experience in grain handling, wood pelleting, and food processing industries is valued.

  • Identifies areas for improvement and optimization
  • Utilizes process modeling to understand the potential impact of optimization
  • Sources and develops (with equipment manufacturing partners) equipment to support process optimization. This could include the design and procurement of custom equipment
  • Implements suggested process changes and captures data to document improvements
  • Responsible for project scope execution, cost, schedule management, and safety.
  • Assists in the competitive selection process, contract negotiation process, and oversight of consultants, specialty vendors, and construction teams as necessary for each project.
  • Prepares Best Value Option Analysis (BVOA) to compare solutions and costs for best value and provide recommendations to leadership.
  • Reviews, marks up, and approves drawings and other technical documentation
  • Provides field installation supervision, leads commissioning, and field troubleshooting during the startup phase.
  • Identifies and resolves technical problems.
  • Identifies, develops, and implements process improvement projects to increase productivity, reliability, sustainability, and cost reduction.
  • Ability to forecast spend for project costs, track budgets, and manage schedules.

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 4+ years of project/process engineering experience in projects within the manufacturing industries.
  • Demonstrated leadership, planning, organizing, and communication skills.
  • Experience managing multiple projects from evaluation through implementation.
  • Experience developing justification, scoping, and managing budgets and schedules.
  • Contractor management experience, including scoping the work, managing a bidding process, negotiations, field installation supervision, and change order management.
  • Experience leading cross-functional project teams.
  • Ability to follow up, prioritize project issues independently, and juggle multiple projects with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, troubleshoot, and solve technical problems.
  • Ability to communicate and present to individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to a fast-changing environment.
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, MS Projects, and Word.
  • Travel will be approximately 20% but may be higher during specific project phases.

Nice to Have

  • Proficient In AutoCAD, Revit, or CAD modeling software
  • Experience MS Project
  • Experience working for a start-up company
  • Understanding of CDR or carbon sequestration
  • Desire to help mitigate global warming
  • Experience in project execution of budgets over $20,000,000
  • Management of past direct reports

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