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Process Engineer III/Senior Process Engineer

Company: LanzaJet, Inc.
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Process Engineer III/Senior Process Engineer Process Engineer III/SeniorProcess Engineer The level of position awarded will be determined based on the candidate's experience level. Company Overview Are you looking to have a meaningful impact on the world through cutting-edge cleantech on a global scale? Are you a hard-worker that is looking to make history and change an industry? LanzaJet, Inc. is a global company and world leader in clean energy technology committed to decarbonizing the transportation sector. Our goal is to produce over 1 billion gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and sustainable diesel fuel through our patented technology and process by 2030. LanzaJet was founded in 2020 and is backed by investors Shell, British Airways, Suncor Energy, LanzaTech, and Mitsui.These investors, as well as supporters All Nippon Airways, Bill Gates's Breakthrough Energy Catalyst Foundation, and Microsoft's Innovation Fund, have set the stage for our accelerated growth. LanzaJet's proprietary sustainable fuels technology has been in development for over 15 years, has been approved for and used in global commercial flights for airlines including Virgin Atlantic and ANA. We are currently building the world's first commercial-scale ethanol to jet fuel refinery in Georgia - set to begin production at the end of 2023. That refinery will produce 2/3 of the sustainable aviation fuel used in the United States. Additional commercial-scale low-carbon refineries are also being developed across the world in places like Japan, Australia, India, and Europe. Aviation connects the world. And we're working to ensure that connection is sustainable. At LanzaJet, we are a group of innovative and determined people committed to building a more sustainable future, today. Because we believe that Someday is Now. We're growing fast. Join us! Job Description LanzaJet is looking for a motivated, high-energy, well-organized, collaborative Process Engineer/Sr. Process Engineer for its innovative Ethanol to Sustainable Aviation Jet (SAF) and Diesel process global commercialization efforts. This person will need to possess the skills to understand and produce process design packages, execute complex projects, and have a desire to deliver outstanding work products to clients. Will be responsible for process engineering design and development of information and deliverables for all project phases (conceptual inception, techno-economic evaluations, feasibility studies, basic engineering design, and operation). This will include collaborating with EPC and partners to deliver and evaluate process mass & energy balances, utility consumption, input for life cycle and sustainability analyses, equipment specifications, piping plans, P&IDs, PFDs, and instrument specifications. The ultimate goal is to create and deliver feasibility/ techno-economic studies, as well as licensing, process engineering design packages, and support commissioning and startup activities for customers and partners. The position is for the corporate office located outside Chicago in Deerfield, Illinois Responsibilities

  • Represent LanzaJet's process capabilities, proposing technical solutions to meet the customers' needs for sustainable aviation and diesel fuels.
  • Lead global customer facing process design and development project activities while meeting safety, government and regulatory standards and requirements.
  • Tool development and utilization for process design and equipment sizing (vessels, pumps, exchangers, reactors, utilities, PSVs, instruments etc.) for use in basic design. Interfacing and integrating highly complex technical solutions across internal and external to company practices that include chemical processing, life cycle, and sustainability studies, utilities, automation (control systems integration), civil and construction management disciplines
  • Ensure quality through the implementation of rigorous project management and design reviews
  • Review submittals, answer RFIs, and complete field visits to verify process and onsite work is proceeding according to design
  • Provide operational technical support during test runs, commissioning, startups and shutdowns.
  • Performs other related duties as required . Requirements
    • 7-15+ of professional experience for Process Eng. III or Senior Process Engineer based on experience, skillset and expertise. Targeted experience in process engineering design and operational experience in refining, petrochemical, or chemical industry environments
    • Demonstrated experience in successfully applying the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering to industrial-scale projects
    • Chemical processing experience at both R&D or EPC and operations is highly desired
    • Experience developing process engineering designs for refining, petrochemical, or chemical industrial manufacturing processes. (Process flow diagrams, piping & instrument diagrams, mass & heat balances, basic piping system design, pump sizing, material handling methods, equipment, functional & installation specifications, as well as process instrumentation & control principles.)
    • Good understanding of construction methods and knowledge of process electrical/control and instrumentation design integration is preferred
    • Solid analytical skills, a basic understanding of project management fundamentals as well as strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, & AutoCAD)
    • Proficient with written and verbal technical communication including generating reports and conducting group presentations
    • Must possess leadership qualities with strong collaboration skills and the ability to build relationships and influence others, at all levels.
    • Willing and able to travel globally as required for project requirements to include but not limited to project installation and start-up activities, customer meetings, training and industry related seminars
    • Up to 15% travel may be required Education
      • BS in Chemical Engineering
      • Master's in Chemical Engineering a plus
      • Six Sigma or Lean methodology training a plus License
        • Professional Engineering license a plus This position is open to candidates authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. LanzaJet is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. This position is open to candidates authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. LanzaJet is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Keywords: LanzaJet, Inc., Arlington Heights , Process Engineer III/Senior Process Engineer, Engineering , Deerfield, Illinois

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