R&D Process Development Engineer - Industrial Gas
Job Opportunity at ChemSource Recruiting, Inc.

Posted on Mar 31

http://www.chemsourcerecruiting.com    708-602-7744

Location: Buffalo, NY
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4151226

R&D Development Specialist - PhD Chemical Engineer - Buffalo,NY

Our client, a leading global supplier of atmospheric gases and equipment has an immediate opening for a dynamic and detailed-oriented PhD Chemical Engineer for their Hydrogen division.  The R&D Process Development Engineer position will be based out of their state of the art Technology Center outside of Buffalo, NY and is also their site for global plant engineering and research and development.  The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, the ability to “self-start” with minimal direction, strong organizational and project management skills, with a strong focus on safety and attention to details. Experience in process simulation and optimization tools and software, syngas or hydrogen technologies a plus.
Your Role with the Company:

The R&D Development Specialist Engineer will be a member of the R&D team and will be responsible for the development and commercialization of new and improved processes and technologies for hydrogen and/or synthesis gas production. This will require working closely with other R&D personnel as well collaboration with internal partners within the organization. 
The successful candidate must be creative, capable of integrating existing and advanced technologies into processes and equipment that reduce capital and operating costs of supply systems.  This individual will also be expected to independently identify and drive productivity and reliability improvements for existing large-scale HyCO plants. 

Additionally, will need to develop and leverage a strong technical network within other R&D groups, as well as within Global Business, Engineering, and Operations.  Additional responsibilities will include process flow sheet simulations, techno-economic evaluations, definition and leadership of rapid commercialization programs, implementation of technologies in the field, and the documentation of such work via internal reports, patent applications and effective presentations to senior management. 
  • PhD in Chemical Engineering with 5+ years of relevant industrial experience
  • Proven track record of successfully developing and commercially deploying technologies
  • Strong chemical engineering fundamental knowledge of process design, unit operations, heat transfer and reaction engineering is essential 
  • Creativity, with excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills
  • Independent, driven, results-oriented disposition, with a focus on safety
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time 
  • Demonstrated proficiency with advanced process simulation and optimization tools, such as gPROMs, UniSim, Aspen, ADSIM, etc.
  • Prior experience with industrial hydrogen or synthesis gas technology

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