Industrial Process Engineer American Aerogel
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED American Aerogel (AAC) is searching for a highly motivated and responsible person to be our
Plant Engineer. Are you the type of person who can continuously figure out solutions and move
projects to completion? Are you self-motivated? Can you prioritize tasks? Do you work well with
all levels of employees? Do you enjoy working with completely new manufacturing processes? Do
you thrive on problem solving and challenging work?
This is someone?s perfect career?Is it yours?
Position: The Plant Engineer will optimize economical industrial processes to make AAC?s range of
products. Responsibilities involve designing equipment, understanding the reactions taking place,
installing control systems, and starting, running and upgrading the processes. Environmental protection
and health and safety aspects are also significant concerns. Work is project-orientated and you may be
working on a number of projects, all at various different stages, at any given time.
Typical work activities include:
designing, installing and commissioning new production units, monitoring modifications and
upgrades, and troubleshooting existing processes;
applying the principles of mass, momentum and heat transfer to process and equipment design,
including conceptual, scheme and detail design;
managing the cost and time constraints of projects;
selecting, managing and working with sub-contractors;
supporting the conversion of small-scale processes into large-scale operations;
assuming responsibility for risk assessment, including hazard and operability (HAZOP) studies,
for the health and safety of both company staff and the wider community;
ensuring the process works at the optimum level, to the right rate and quality of output, in order to
meet production requirements;
ensuring that all aspects of an operation or process meet specified regulations;
collaborating with manufacturing operations to improve process flow;
preparing and implementing designs for industrial projects:
o instrument specification, sizing, selection, and drawings,
o control system software design, documentation, configuration, and graphics development,
o coordinating work with other disciplines,
o supporting team with project deliverables;
installing, calibrating, and operating according to blueprints, schematics, technical manuals, and
performing preventative and corrective maintenance of equipment.
B.S. or M.S. in Chemical Engineering or related field;
Over three years of experience in chemical or industrial process engineering;
Demonstrated initiative and self-motivation;
Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
American Aerogel Corporation is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will be afforded equal
employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability or
About the Company: American Aerogel Corporation is a company based on materials science
breakthroughs. AAC invented, manufactures, and provides an Aerogel based thermal insulation that
significantly outperforms all other materials in the industry. AAC?s Aerocore material is the
performance leading insulation used in cold chain shipments and temperature-sensitive applications. In
addition, AAC is developing its material for other applications including natural gas vehicles and
advanced energy storage.
||460 Buffalo Road |
Rochester, NY 14611
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED