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Senior Chemical Process Engineer



Other Engineering
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

What will your impact and responsibilities be?

As a Senior Chemical Process Engineer you will

  • Work in a multi-disciplinary team with the goal to expedite the commercialization status of ReCatalyst’s nano-tech platform technology
  • Work in close collaboration with the Product development, Process automation, and Business development teams
  • Perform process development and engineering, reactor optimization and testing, process scale-up
  • Design, evaluation, and choice of reactor components
  • Work at achieving production targets of customized catalyst solutions that are meeting customer demands and ensuring that relevant testing is in place to prove this to customers
  • Produce comprehensive documentation to ensure accurate implementation of the reactors towards a pilot production line
  • Optimize products and projects in terms of cost, quality, and lead time in cross-functional teams
  • Take on any other duties, which are within the employee’s skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed

Namely senior candidates are encouraged to apply for this position. Responsibilities and qualification requirements will be adjusted according to experience level, competence, and background.

The candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • BSc or higher in Chemical engineering or similar fields
  • 3 or more years of work experience in the industry
  • Prior work experience in chemical, pharma, or similar industries in junior, but ideally senior positions
  • Experience with the development of chemical processes, reactors, and other processing equipment
  • Experience at working in multi-disciplinary technical teams and/or on projects
  • Proven ability to plan and lead experimental as well as development work, process data and use analytical skills to interpret the results
  • Very good knowledge of English, both written and spoken
  • Very good handling of EXCEL, Origin, Python, or equivalent software

It is an advantage if you have experience with any of the following points:

  • Competences in Computer Fluid Dynamics
  • Experience with 3D software such as Solid Edge, AutoCAD or similar
  • Experience in working in ISO Certified/GMP laboratories/production environment
  • Experience in working on European Projects
  • Knowledge in production certification, systematization, HAZOP analysis etc
  • Experience in EU-OSHA standards and risk management
  • Written and spoken German

What do we offer and description of working conditions:

The work primarily takes place in Ljubljana, at ReCatalyst’s premises at the National Institute of Chemistry. In the near future, the company plans to establish additional infrastructure capabilities in the vicinity of Ljubljana. The work may also demand international traveling. The work will mainly be performed on-site and will be technical/experimental in nature in a laboratory setting.

ReCatalyst is currently comprised of a young team of cross-functional individuals. When developing business and the working environment, the company acts in accordance with European standards and the culture of start-up companies. This includes care and attitude towards employees, and expectations for excellence and exceeding average results.

  • Primary work location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Schedule and type of work: full-time (8 hours, 5 days a week), with the possibility of flexible work.
  • Type of contract: Permanent position with a starting trial period
  • Department: Process development & engineering
  • Competitive salary with progression as the company and your position matures
  • Paid annual holiday leave
  • High holiday and food allowances, with other benefits in development
  • Depending on the performance and the company’s development, a possibility to develop the career from Senior Chemical Process Engineer to Head of Production

Why join us?

ReCatalyst is an EU-level recognized Start-up company and Slovenian Start-up-of-the-year in 2023, which develops and markets services in the field of nanotechnology materials. The company is currently focused on the development and commercialization of catalyst composites for use in hydrogen fuel cells and will expand its activities to other related areas in the future. ReCatalyst has established development collaborations in five of the G7 economies and is supported by the prestigious European EIC Transition financing, as well as a EUR 1.7M investment from international investors.

Date of advertisement publication and validity:

Published on 12/02/2024, and valid until the position has been occupied.