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Chemical Process Engineer

New Jersey, USA

Full Time

About the Role

Parallel Carbon is searching for an enthusiastic and experienced Chemical Engineer motivated to reverse climate change and help us scale our technology. You will lead the development and optimization of our ongoing scale-up efforts. The ideal candidate will have expertise in process scale-up, reaction engineering, multi-phase fluid modelling, process automation and/or commercialization. You will play a crucial role in accelerating technology development and Parallel Carbon’s impact. The position is in Central/Northern New Jersey

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and build a new chemical processes with a focus on process scale-up and commercialization

  • Develop and implement process control strategies to optimize production and ensure consistent product quality

  • Conduct experiments to validate process design and assess the performance upon integration with other processes

  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team, including material scientists, electrochemists, and other engineers to troubleshoot and resolve process issues

  • Prepare technical reports, white papers, and presentations to communicate results and progress to the team and stakeholders

  • Identify opportunities for innovation and process improvements, including from interviews and literature reviews, to continuously improve Parallel Carbon’s technology

  • Maintain the highest standards of safety through effective process design and proper handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials to prevent potential harm to employees and the environment

  • Bring a passion to fight climate change, and develop a company culture of inclusive innovation valuing sustainable work


  • Degree in Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Chemistry, or a related field

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in chemical process design, development, and optimization, with a focus on process scale-up and commercialization

  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in a pilot plant, manufacturing environment, or other industrial setting

  • Knowledge of chemical reaction engineering, thermodynamics including dissolution and precipitation, and process control

  • Ability to develop safe and economical process for multiphase material handling and separation

  • Strong ability to analyze and solve complex technical problems related to process design, root cause analysis, and optimization

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to present ideas, design specifications, and progress updates

  • Experience managing solo and team projects, setting project goals, and ensuring project timelines and budgets are met

*We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas at this time.

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