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Senior Process Engineer - Aqueous Electrolyte Systems

Company: Chemours
Location: Olympia
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.
From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.
Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we're collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries-one improvement at a time.
Chemours is seeking a Senior Process Engineer with expertise in Aqueous Electrolyte Systems to join our growing Engineering Technology team! This full-time position will report directly to the Engineering Senior Manager and is located at Chemours headquarters in Wilmington, DE or remotely near manufacturing sites in the mid-Ohio Valley, Tennessee Valley, Carolinas or Gulf Coast regions.
The successful candidate will join a diverse team of technical experts who provide high-value, innovative engineering solutions to Chemours global chemical businesses in support of research and development, plant operations, and new capital projects.
The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide aqueous process chemistry support to R&D, manufacturing, process development, capital project, environmental and sustainability teams

  • Support manufacturing teams with challenges in fouling, corrosion, dissolution, and crystallization

  • Consult with manufacturing and R&D groups in the areas of physical properties and phase equilibria (VLE, VLLE, LLE, SLE) for aqueous systems

  • Produce thermodynamics data packages for and potentially develop models of chemical processes using simulation software such as Aspen Plus or OLI Flowsheet

  • Develop and deliver training on topics of interest in aqueous thermodynamics

    The following is required for this role:

    • Accredited degree in chemical engineering or chemistry (BS, MS, or PhD)

    • 5+ years of relevant post-degree work experience

    • Experience troubleshooting challenges with fouling, corrosion, dissolution, crystallization, and related phenomena in aqueous industrial chemical processes

    • A comprehensive knowledge of aqueous thermodynamics including expertise in electrolyte systems

    • Experience with activity coefficient models and equation of state models

    • A valid passport and ability to sustain a travel rate of 10 - 20% (mostly domestic)

      The following is preferred for this role:

      • Experience with one or more thermodynamics modeling packages (OLI AQ or MSE, FactSage, Aspen Plus, Thermo-Calc, MTDATA, etc.)

      • Proficiency with assignment of transport properties (viscosity, conductivity, etc.) to complex chemical systems

      • Expertise in the application of thermodynamics models in chemical process simulation software

      • Expertise in high temperature thermodynamics and modeling

        Competitive Compensation
        Comprehensive Benefits Packages
        401(k) Match
        Employee Stock Purchase Program
        Tuition Reimbursement
        Commuter Benefits
        Learning and Development Opportunities
        Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives
        Company-paid Volunteer Days
        We're a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it-by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we're proud to be Certified--- by Great Place to Work - .
        Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting Chemours.com/careers. (https://www.chemours.com/en/careers)
        Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.
        Chemours is an E-Verify employer
        Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation
        Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position
        In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we're operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do.
        Pay Range (in local currency):
        $105,280.00 - $164,500.00
        Chemours Level:
        Annual Bonus Target:
        The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only and not a guarantee of total compensation. Factors considered in extending a compensation offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, and alignment with market data. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans.
        At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say "We Are Living Chemistry."
        A new company. A new purpose. A new commitment to customers and chemistry. We are Chemours. And even more exciting is how our employees are committed to be catalysts for better. The word "ours" is in our name intentionally. It is about our employees, our customers and our world. Our values are simple: We seek to put our customers first always. We encourage creativity and simplicity. We give you the ability to operate with the innovation and enthusiasm of an entrepreneur. We are obsessed with making our world safe and we do this all with unshakable integrity - doing what is right. See chemistry in a different way at Chemours.

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