Senior Process Engineer (80-100%)

Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?

Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and reused as a raw material or completely removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now the leader in carbon removal technology.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us? 

Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission at Climeworks is to execute Conceptual, Basic and Detail Process Engineering with your team and external partners with focus on optimizing our plants enabling fast upscaling of our technology.
  • You evaluate standard and innovative industrial technologies to be transferred into our process plant.
  • You model, simulate and optimize our process to identify optimal designs and subsequently review and supervise the creation of PFDs as well as P&IDs.
  • You create tools to enable a proper costing of process related equipment at an early stage of development.
  • You are continuously analyzing data from our current plants in operation to optimize our processes and further improve our new plants.
  • You train and sustain methodology on process risk assessment and guide others in relevant norms and directives by building up a formalized framework.

Your story

Requirements
  • You hold a university degree in process engineering, chemical engineering or a related engineering discipline.
  • You have at least 8 years of work experience in a similar role.
  • You have sophisticated knowledge in chemical and/or steam processes, process simulation and in developing independently piping and instrumentation diagrams.
  • You bring in knowledge of relevant norms and directives.
  • You are furthermore familiar with HAZOP, SIL and LOPA methodologies.
  • You are a person that really owns the work, thrives to work in an interdisciplinary team, is comfortable with fast paced development and is adaptable to change.
  • You are self-driven, an excellent communicator and team player with the ability to lead small project teams.
  • On top of that, are you fluent in English? Then we are keen to get to know you!


What we offer: A flat organization, an improvement-oriented approach and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. We offer you the possibility to work remotely up to four weeks per year from anywhere in Europe and a unique culture with lots of fun! Have we caught your interest? Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our careers portal: https://www.climeworks.com/careers. We are looking forward to meeting you!

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