Senior Process Technology Manager Coskata
Location: Warrenville, IL
Reporting to:Vice President, Engineering & Operations
Summary:Primary owner of the integrated process and utility design for a Coskata gas-to-liquid plant - mass & energy balance, estimated utility requirements, plant emissions. Develop design and operations solutions for critical, diverse and challenging technical problems, with a focus on continuous improvement for Coskata-designed plants. Work with leaders in R&D, Engineering and Operations to identify process improvement needs and opportunities to define R&D projects that will support the identified objectives. Formulate recommendations for system and process improvements. Resolve problems in operating units. Establish technical standards, performance requirements and procedures within assigned areas of technology. Mentor less experienced engineers.
Key Responsibilities:?Visible owner of the overall process plant design model and process flow diagrams for the Coskata integrated gas-to-liquid alcohols technology, including the complete mass & energy balance, utilities requirements, air & water emissions. ?Lead the multi-discipline efforts within Engineering to identify opportunities for plant design and operations improvements and outline internal improvement projects to achieve them ?Work with leaders in R&D, Engineering and Operations to identify process improvement needs and opportunities and define R&D projects required to support the identified objectives. ?Lead the effort required to develop a fully-integrated plant process model utilizing commercially-licensed process simulation platform (Honeywell?s UniSim/Hysys platform has been selected), to be used for front-end design scenarios and feasibility studies for both Coskata-owned and licensed plant opportunities. ?Provide support for the Business Development group during the project definition and feasibility study phase of potential commercial projects (owned and licensed) ?Work with other members of the Engineering group responsible for sub-systems in the plant to develop a definitive plant process model that will serve as the basis for Coskata process performance warranties for licensed projects ?Mentor less experienced engineers as they are assigned to work on projects within this position's areas of responsibility.
Critical Competencies:Technical Excellence: Possess a broad knowledge of industry practices and design tools available for process and equipment design, including a working knowledge of industry codes and standards. Teamwork: Work with members of Engineering & Operations, Research & Development and Business Development to develop and improve Coskata's basic integrated plant design and adapt it to meet the requirements of specific commercial applications Communications: Possess clear written, oral and listening skills in interactions with other parties inside and outside the Coskata organization Business Focus: Balance technical perfection with economic pragmatism in the development of plant designs for commercial applications while maintaining industry quality, reliability and safety standards.
Requirements:?B.S. in Chemical Engineering, minimum, advanced degree desirable ?15+ years of applicable industry experience ?Demonstrated capabilities in process and equipment design, operations improvement, process model development, process and utility sub-systems.
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