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Senior Process Engineer
Materials Handling
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Locations
Oakland, CA, USA
Experience Level
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Requirements
  • BS/MS/PhD in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of relevant technology experience, including some industrial process experience
  • Good understanding of safety and safety-first culture
  • Comfortable in laboratory and industrial production environments
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Record of working positively and effectively in dynamic teams
  • Familiarity with standard industrial process engineering deliverables (BFD, PFD, HMB, cost estimation, preliminary equipment sizing, P&ID)
  • Familiarity with Process Hazard Analyses and PSM requirements
  • Familiarity with Process Modeling software such as Aveva Process Simulation/ SimCentral (preferred), ASPEN, HYSYS, ProII, or gPROMs is prefered
Responsibilities
  • Design world-class chemical processes to produce next-generation battery materials
  • Plan and execute test campaigns on bench and pilot-scale systems
  • Use test campaign results to develop engineering data (thermodynamics, kinetics, speciation, yields)
  • Assess the technical and economic feasibility of commercial scale-up based upon test campaigns and data
  • Create high-quality process and system design packages (PFDs, Process Simulations, HMBs, P&IDs) in collaboration with the Process Design team during front-end engineering. Serve as the Process functional representative in hazard analyses and design reviews
  • Generate the qualification & control plan for new process steps, including: operations and maintenance manuals, operator training, analytical requirements, and production test runs
  • Safely commission, troubleshoot and qualify manufacturing assets during startup of new production facilities
  • Advise operations teams as the onsite technical expert
  • Collaborate effectively across multiple internal Sila teams and external vendors as part of a major capital projects team
Sila Nanotechnologies

51-200 employees

EV Lithium-ion manufacturer
Company Overview
Sila Nanotechnologies is a provider and manufacturer of revolutionary car batteries.