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Research Chemical Engineer

Company: AlchemyHR, LLC
Location: Lockhart
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Tired of the same old grind?Dulled by overly bureaucratic environments and slow advancement despite being a top performer? Our client in Lockhart, TX (The BBQ capital of Texas) is looking for rockstars to join their distinguished team! We're on the hunt for a bright, self-motivated, entrepreneurial Research Chemical Engineer seeking a dynamic work environment. -If you have an appetite for the fast-pace and energetic environment of a start-up, where top performers are rewarded based on their contributions then keep on reading!Visionary Fiber Technologies ("VFT") is a global leader in fiber reactor separation technology with a top-notch team of scientists and engineers bringing the technology to market. We're looking for a talented ChemE to support the R&D and Applications staff as they scale up new product and process designs from the inception phase, through research and optimization, and into client startup and support.---Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Developing formulas, processes, and methods for solving complex mass transfer problems using CFD, process simulation, and other mathematical software
  • Leading the design and operation of scale-up experiments including Design of Experiments, selection and commissioning of process setups, statistical analysis of results, and effective documentation and presentation of learnings to the business
  • Troubleshooting equipment / process issues and work with researcher scientists to execute experiments
  • Working closely with scientific staff, commercial and marketing representatives, and manufacturing teams to drive a wide range of innovations to market
  • Identifying gaps in existing technology and operations to create new opportunities for strategically broadening the portfolio and improving products
  • Contributing to intellectual property generation, including the writing and filing of patents
  • Continuously improve all chemical processes and productsHere's what we're looking for: ---
    • MS or PhD in Chemical Engineering with 2+ years experience in a R&D environment, or
    • BS with 4+ years relevant experience in a R&D environment
    • Experience with separation technologies such as membranes or liquid/liquid extractions desired
    • Scale-up experience for chemical processes from bench to pilot to field desired---If this sounds like your thing, apply today!VFT offers competitive pay, company stock options, medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, matching 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, paid holidays, and the opportunity to work with a top flight team who are putting their dreams into action. -

Keywords: AlchemyHR, LLC, Austin , Research Chemical Engineer, Engineering , Lockhart, Texas

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