Technology Specialist
Alcohols
Posted on 3/23/2024
Air Company

51-200 employees

Transforms carbon dioxide into consumer and industrial products
Company Overview
AIR COMPANY stands at the forefront of carbon utilization, transforming CO2 into a range of consumer and industrial products through a patented Carbon Conversion Reactor that mimics photosynthesis. Their unique approach to combating climate change has resulted in the creation of carbon-negative alcohols, fuels, and consumer products, including the world's first CO2-derived sustainable aviation fuel. With a commitment to scalable, modular technology, AIR COMPANY is poised to make a significant impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions across various industries.
Consumer Goods
B2B

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$70.5M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

14%

1 year growth

69%

2 year growth

211%
Locations
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Design Engineering
Thermal and Fluid Systems Engineering
Requirements
  • B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in refining, chemical, petrochemicals, or energy industry
  • 5+ years of experience in a technology development environment
  • Proven track record of successfully leading new technologies from lab to commercialization
  • Demonstrated strong capability of customer engagement and business acumen
  • Demonstrated technology leadership skills and familiarity with stage gate review system
  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, proactive, outspoken, and a strong team player
  • Strong passion for new technology development and green chemistry
Responsibilities
  • Lead pilot plant development and experimental data analysis
  • Lead cross-functional technology development team in the field of sustainable alcohols
  • Build pilot plants with pilot plant design group and outside pilot plant fabrication shops
  • Work with Catalyst group, Engineering Science group and Engineering Department to select the right reactor and downstream separations for new catalysts and new processes
  • Support and advise on the preparation or review of various engineering deliverables
  • Review technology licensors basic engineering design packages (BDEP/PDP)
  • Participate in HAZOP and other safety related studies and discussions
  • Provide technical and process engineering input into the management of change (MOC)
  • Work with the commercial department to set the direction of future technology development and technology roadmap
  • Support technology sales activities by presenting the new technology to outside customers and conferences
  • Ensuring compliance with (the most recent) technical specifications, codes, and standards
  • Participate in risk assessments and meetings with PMC and EPC Contractor
  • Aid in advanced troubleshooting of the customer issues at their plants when necessary