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Process Engineer

Alter Biota Inc.
80 Marine Dr, Edwardsville, NS
$80,000–$110,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time

Location

80 Marine Dr, Edwardsville, NS

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Casual dress
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off

Full job description

JOB POSTING – Process Engineer

LOCATION - SYDNEY, CAPE BRETON ISLAND (UNAMA’KI), NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA

αlterβiota applies cutting edge nanomaterials, big data and digital technology to decarbonize the concrete industry while improving costs, performance and quality for our customers. We are a fast growing, cleantech company that is deeply committed to circular, net zero production of our products while remaining anchored in practical, value-driven solutions for industry.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ROLE

We are seeking a highly motivated and creative Process Engineer to join our growing team as a full time, permanent team member. This is a unique opportunity to meaningfully impact the early success of the company and contribute to the advancement of our transformational hydrous Bio-Graphene Oxide admixture products.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working independently with a strong sense of purpose and responsibility. As you will be advancing new technology, there is no playbook; critical thinking and practical problem-solving skills are essential. You will be working shoulder to shoulder with your colleagues in a hands-on, innovation driven environment to develop, test and deploy new technologies to market.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

· Installation, start up and commissioning of bench scale pyrolysis and media milling units

· Conceptual design, modeling, and simulation of milling, pyrolysis, gas upgrading, and liquid phase exfoliation processes

· Operational oversight of commercial scale liquid phase exfoliation pilot plant

· Coordinate with research and development team on scaling processes from bench including quality management plan

· Support conceptual design, engineering, procurement, and construction of commercial scale bio-graphene admixture production plant with third party engineering partners

· Participate directly in the design, development and piloting of new products and processes

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

· A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or Engineering Chemistry from a recognized post-secondary institution

· Some experience working with conceptual design and chemical plant EPC

· Data analysis and process simulation experience (e.g., Aspen, Chemcad, CFD modeling)

· Proven capabilities in writing reports and other technical documents

· Ability to work independently with accuracy and urgency

· Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships in a collaborative team environment

· Demonstrated English communication skills, both oral and written

· Must have a valid driver's license Conducting experiments and pilot plant trials to validate process designs and scale-up production

· Experience troubleshooting and resolving process-related issues to maintain production continuity

· Developing and maintaining process documentation, including operating procedures and training materials

· Developing process flow diagrams and equipment specifications

· Keeping abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in chemical engineering

DESIRED SKILLS

· Familiarity with media milling, colloidal dispersion, pyrolysis, and syngas upgrading technologies

· Familiarity with machine learning concepts nanomaterials, spectroscopic analytical techniques

· Sound competence with piping and electrical trades

Submit a combined PDF document of your resume, highlighting your relevant experience with a cover letter outlining why you are ready to join our team.

Please send your application to: info@alterbiota.com

We offer a competitive salary, ESOP, and health benefits.

We strive to be an organization of inclusion and diversity. Please feel free to indicate in your cover letter if you belong or self-identify in one of the underrepresented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

All applications will be reviewed, although only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $80,000.00-$110,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Extended health care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

Work Location: In person