Sr. Process Engineer (Pyro)

Oakland, CA /
Engineering /
Full Time
/ On-site

Position Overview

    • Reactor design for heterogeneous reaction systems, including solid-liquid, gas-solid, and multicomponent solid-liquid
    • Assist with process development and engineering design for processing projects, including formulating process flow diagrams and piping & instrumentation diagrams
    • Assess materials of construction, including for corrosive and hazardous liquids, gasses, and solids and for high-temperature (>1000°C) systems
    • Perform technical communications such as verbal presentations, Powerpoint slideshows, technical write-ups, and reports
    • Evaluate and administer contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment


    • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent
    • 7+ years of engineering experience
    • Deep understanding of chemical engineering fundamentals: heat transfer, mass transfer, fluid mechanics, chemical kinetics, thermodynamic analysis, mass and energy balance, unit operation design
    • Experience with design and engineering of novel processes (pilot plant, demonstration plant, and commercial plant)
    • Experience with high temperature reactions (>1000°C)
    • Experience with equipment such as rotary kiln, fluidized bed, spray roaster, or similar.
    • Familiarity bridging process simulation with actual equipment, process, and plant design
    • Relevant experience with experimental design, reaction engineering, equipment design, inorganic process chemistry, material handling and conveying.
Salary Range: $147,000 - $191,000