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Chemical Process Engineer

Chemical Process Engineer

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CT19

We are a leading innovator in colour and fibre technologies, committed to advancing chemical solutions for recycling colours from textile waste and enhancing the efficiency of fabric recycling. Our vision is to foster a future where environmentally conscious textiles are crafted through circular processes and transparent supply chains in every stage of manufacturing. Currently, we are engaged in process scale-up and testing projects with key partners across the supply chain.
  
We are looking to hire an experience Chemical Engineer / Process Engineer to lead the development and scale-up of our chemical dye recycling technology.
  
Role: Chemical Engineer
Location: London
Salary: DOE + Company Benefits
  
Responsibilities:

  • Design, execute, and analyse experiments conducted in pressure reactors or packed bed reactors.
  • Supervise and execute pilot projects and scale-up studies at various locations.
  • Contribute to process development, including reactor selection, design, set-up, optimization, and scale-down/scale-up studies.
  • Apply engineering principles (mass and energy balances, thermodynamics) and utilize computational modelling (CAD, ASPEN, etc.) to create process flow diagrams and plant designs.
  • Effectively communicate experimental results and implications across all levels of the R&D team.
  • Modify and enhance reactor hardware for increased functionality; operate and maintain process equipment (bio-analysers, centrifuges, bioreactors, autoclaves, etc.).
  • Author tech transfer documents, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Batch Production Records (BPRs), and other quality/R&D documentation as needed.

  
Qualifications:

  • MSc or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Process Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4+ years of industry experience in process development.
  • Experience with pilot and demo scale material production processes in a similar space
  • Demonstrated ability to apply conservation of mass and energy principles in data analysis and process modelling.
  • Experience/working knowledge in lean/agile manufacturing methodologies

  
Nice to Have (But Not Required):

  • Experience with commercial-scale manufacturing.
  • Experience with solvent-based processes
  • Knowledge of textile production processes & textile chemistries & finishing
  • Design and sourcing of pilot and demo scale equipment
  • Experience writing grant and patent applications
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Job Overview
Category
Biotech
Job Location
Greater London
Job Type
Permanent
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