R &D Combustion Engineer - Chemical Engineer - Ind
Job Opportunity at ChemSource Recruiting, Inc.

Posted on Jul 1

http://www.chemsourcerecruiting.com    708-602-7744

Location: Buffalo, NY
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4132570

Our client is a leading global supplier of atmospheric gases and equipment.  They are seeking a Senior R&D Combustion Engineer based out of their state of the art Technology Center, their site for global plant engineering and research and development.

SUMMARY:
The Senior R&D Combustion Engineer will be a member of the Combustion R&D team.  In this role, he or she will lead the identification, development, demonstration and commercialization of new combustion technologies of commercial value.  This will require working closely with other R&D personnel as well as other organizations, both internal and external customers. 
 
The successful candidate will also be expected to stay abreast of new technology developments in their field of expertise, and actively contribute ideas for new programs.  The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, the ability to “self-start” with minimal direction, strong organizational and project management skills, safety focus and experience in industrial process development including combustion technologies.
 
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Leading research and development programs through stage gate process towards commercialization.
  • Developing heat and mass balances and performing advanced kinetics, heat transfer and flow calculations.
  • Testing or demonstrating new technologies in labs or customer facilities.
  • Evaluation of experimental data and development of the scientific understanding.
  • Writing reports and making recommendations to management as to future directions of development programs.
  • Presenting results to customers and at technical meetings.
  • Identifying intellectual property opportunities and preparation of invention disclosures.
  • Supporting field demonstrations and commercialization of combustion technologies worldwide.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master’s Degree minimum in Chemical, Mechanical Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering required; Ph.D. highly desirable. 
  • Required: At least 5 or more years of industrial R&D experience in combustion, process, heat transfer or petrochemical engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience leading development projects and small teams.
  • Ability to work in industrial plants and on elevated platforms.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time (domestic and international).
  • Industrial equipment startup and optimization experience.
  • Experience working in the Industrial Gas industry.
  • Experimental skills in combustion.
  • Experience with oxy-fuel combustion.

Excellent opportunity for career development within this core applications group as well as other functional areas within the corporation.
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