Full-Time

Chemical Engineer – Level I/II/Senior

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Found Energy

Found Energy

11-50 employees

Rechargeable aluminum fuel-based energy systems

Energy

Junior, Mid, Senior

Cambridge, MA, USA

Required Skills
Python
Communications
MATLAB
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • 2-5+ years of work experience in chemical engineering, process engineering, or related fields
  • Recent graduate with a degree in chemical engineering, process engineering, or a related field
  • Exceptional communication and documentation skills
  • Experience in chemical reactor design, assembly, and validation
  • Familiarity with process control systems, PID controllers, and PLC controllers
  • Experience in chemical separation and purification processes
  • Experience in solid-liquid separation and filtration
  • Experience in sourcing and integrating pumps, valves, and other essential equipment for fluid control
  • Experience in creating process flow diagrams and chemical system simulations/models
  • Experience in hydrogen handling and safety equipment, including fuel cells
  • Experience in sensor integration and data acquisition
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix-based operating systems via command line
  • Familiarity with software languages (Python, C++, MATLAB, etc.)
  • Experience with thermodynamics theory and modeling software (e.g., EES, REFPROP)
  • Experience with 5S or similar methodologies
Responsibilities
  • Design, build, and test reactor prototypes in support of reactor scale-up and pilot projects
  • Design and build test platforms for rapidly iterating and validating subsystems
  • Perform data analysis on reactor test results to identify improved operating conditions
  • Create process flow diagrams, models, and simulations of prototype and production units
  • Produce and maintain P&ID and other documentation
  • Specify, downselect, and modify COTS components for integration into subsystems
  • Participate in and lead design reviews of chemical process subsystems
  • Develop safety systems and protocols for the prototype and production systems
  • Develop and maintain SOP documentation for prototype and production systems
  • Translate R&D work into prototype functional requirements and specifications
  • Translate partnership specifications into design requirements
  • Opportunities to travel domestically and internationally
  • Participate in building and growing company culture and values

Found Energy specializes in rechargeable aluminum fuel power systems that generate hydrogen and industrial heat on-site at high energy densities, addressing challenges in renewable energy transmission and storage. Their technology, based on MIT research, enables metallic aluminum to split water, eliminating carbon emissions from heavy industrial applications such as industrial heating and maritime shipping.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$16.9M

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded

2022

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

60%

1 year growth

128%

2 year growth

700%

Benefits

Health & dental

20 days PTO, 11 holidays, & unlimited sick days

3+ months parental leave

stock options

professional development budget