Chemical Engineering Technician


: $96,363.33 - $173,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Job Description for a Scale Up Chemical Engineer: This position is within the Scale-up Engineering & Pilot Plant Operations group located at Hometown, PA.

  • This position is for a scale-up chemical engineer (i.e. a combination project / process engineer with 7+ years experience) working closely with the laboratory, engineering, operations and commercial groups.
  • The candidate will be able to perform all duties consistent with new product development activities that drive new profitable products toward commercialization.
  • This includes working with chemists in the lab to screen synthesis routes and evaluate various unit operations for scale-up.
  • The candidate will serve as the technical lead for stage gated projects.
  • Responsibilities include: a strong commitment to safety, health and environmental leadership, leading Design Hazard reviews, preparing project proposals that include a detailed scope description, PFD, P&IDs, a cost estimate, preparing concept drawings, and a timeline or schedule for a project. Also, working closely with vendors and contractors on design and fabrication during project execution. Routinely documenting results and giving oral presentations on the project(s) status is required.
  • The candidate must also focus on the appropriate intellectual asset management as it relates to a given project.
  • Detailed tracking of project spending and identifying continuous improvement opportunities is necessary.
  • The candidate must also be familiar with the operation of reactors, centrifuges, sublimers, cyrstallizers, distillation, adsorption, VSA/PSAs, refrigeration & heating systems, gas cylinders and rotary vacuum driers, etc..
  • The candidate should also be familiar with packaging and handling moisture and air-sensitive solids, liquids and gases.

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Associated topics: chemical, chemistry, engineer, gas, gas line, monomer, natural gas, petrol, petroleum and chemical, petroleum engineer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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