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R&D Engineer Circular Economy

Job Requisition ID:  41565


Job Summary
In this role, you successfully execute process development/improvement projects in the sustainability and circularity space for advanced interlayers leading to the implementation of safer, more productive and inherently more sustainable processes in our global operations. 

Job Responsibilities

-    You take responsibility for technical, process related aspects of interlayers sustainability and raw material circularity:  performing research on breakthrough improvements - identify options, setup testing from proof-of-principle to full commercial scale, present data driven recommendations/solutions for lower carbon footprint industrial processes and products
-    Implement and optimize next generation recycling processes, minimize carbon footprint  
-    Design unit operations: identify appropriate equipment and determine operating conditions and procedures, propose product specifications and according test methods
-    Identify productivity improvement ideas by analyzing production data, making mass heat balances of the process, modeling and simulating the process, performing pinch analysis, …
-    Identify and evaluate possibilities to comply with new regulations or to improve safety, environmental, quality or sustainability performance.
-    Develop the conceptual design deliverables: PFD, MHB, process simulation, main equipment design conditions (P, T, dimensions), main equipment plot plan, … 
-    Support operations in continuous process improvements: evaluate current process performance, propose and evaluate production tests in order to improve process performance 
-    Work towards highest standards of operator and process safety


Strong candidates for this position should have many of the following skills or be willing to be trained in these areas.
₋    Education and/or Certifications: Master’s degree in engineering and/or Chemistry.
₋    Team player with excellent communication skills.
₋    Problem solver who really wants to get the job done.
₋    Inquisitive learner.

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