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Project Manager/Process Engineer

Company: Jobleads
Location: Skokie
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Mission-driven LanzaTech is a revolutionary solution to climate change, capturing pollution to clean our skies and oceans and create new high value products for a sustainable future. LanzaTech captures pollution to make fuels and chemicals, including sustainable jet fuel and products you use every day. The technology is like retrofitting a brewery onto an emission source like a steel mill or a landfill site, but instead of using sugars and yeast to make beer, pollution is converted by biology to fuels and chemicals! Imagine a day when your plane is powered by recycled emissions, when your yoga pants started life as pollution from a steel mill. This future is possible using LanzaTech technology. 2021 Biofuels Digest #1 Hottest Company in Renewable Fuels, Chemicals & Biomaterials 2020 Biofuels Digest #3 Best Company to work for in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2020 Fast Company World Changing Company 2020 CNBC #43 on Top 50 Disrupter Companies list 2019 Chicago Innovation Awards Winner 2019 Fortune Magazine - Change the World - Companies to watch 2019 Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Achievement Award LanzaTech is committed to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion as part of our mission, culture & core values This position is open to candidates authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. LanzaTech is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Position Summary: Process Engineer Responsible for all phases of process design work for commercial projects supporting global customers across various industries. This includes developing heat and weight balances, equipment sizing and specification, developing PFDs and P&IDs, and developing and executing project plans for delivery of engineering packages. This position will lead various engineering projects and initiatives at any given time. Coordinating with a cross-functional global team is essential to ensure that the robust process is followed, resulting in timely and accurate project execution. This role will also mentor on all engineering disciplines assigned to projects. Specific Job Function: Process Engineer Develop and evaluate process concepts to optimize the manufacturing process. Interact with internal teams/ external partners / third party service providers / process equipment manufacturers to conduct process development experiments and trials Accountable for basic engineering packages which includes, but is not limited to: Process Flow Diagrams (PFD's). Detailed Heat and Weight Balances for new or modified processes. Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID's). Equipment lists and specifications. Delivering on-schedule and within project budgets Respond to client needs in a timely manner with technically sound positions. Utilize specified software, models and LanzaTech proprietary tools to size equipment. Validate calculations, heat and weight balances data, equipment sizing and equipment specification information pre-packaged by other Process Engineers. Work with plant operations personnel to troubleshoot operation issues. Identify, evaluate, and justify process improvement projects Interact with third parties such as equipment vendors, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors and industry consultants. Participate in or lead process HAZOPs and risk identification and mitigation activities. Develop and share best practices with the engineering team and throughout the company. Prepare accurate calculations, some of which are non-standard. Lead in the continuous improvement effort of LanzaTech's design methodologies and tools to address customers' needs and the productivity within LanzaTech. Provide R&D, sales, and Technical Services support, as required. Position Summary: Project Manager Responsible for managing multiple basic engineering packages (BEPs) and projects/contracts of broad scope and significant financial value. Project manager will have direct responsibility for customer communications and full responsibility for management of internal engineering activities with minimal supervision/guidance in coordination with the engineering management team. This position requires significant and detailed understanding of project financials analyses, resource allocation, change order management, and scheduling. Occasionally, this position requires traveling to client and vendor facilities as required for meetings, reviews, and client support. The PM is responsible for managing cost, project scope, and schedule. In addition to the project management responsibilities, the PM is expected to be available to mentor and assist with the training of junior level PMs and process engineers. Specific Job Function: Project Manager Manage projects from conception to completion with a keen focus on exceeding client expectations Identify and align with client goals, objectives, and expectations Professionally manage client communication and problem resolution Direct internal project resources, coordinate meetings, and produce project reports Ensure project documentation and deliverables meet client specifications Manage project budgets, schedules, and cost expenditures to ensure contract requirements are met Accurately forecast project duration and resource requirements Manage and review change order impacts on project budget and schedule Initiate and manage subcontracted projects for engineering, fabrication of piping, structural steel and vessels, and other services such as painting, insulation and E&I work Ensure fabricated equipment met client specifications and regulatory requirements Travel to client facilities for meetings, project reviews, and equipment inspections Basic Qualifications: BS in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or comparable engineering discipline Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and team player mentality. Skilled in MS Office suite and MS Project Able to demonstrate effective coordination, planning and organizational skills. Able to prioritize and plan work activities A valid passport is required Project Manager Qualifications: 5+ years of project management experience Proven experience managing multimillion-dollar construction or manufacturing projects Excellent interpersonal skills, possessing a high degree of professionalism and customer service Demonstrated leadership, negotiation, and relationship building skills Proven experience in managing and evaluating equipment suppliers, engineering firms, and subcontractors to ensure project schedule, budget, and quality requirements are met Experience with quality control protocols throughout project execution Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative, work independently and in a team environment. Ability to apply engineering fundamentals and industry best practices to solve problems Proactively support continuous improvement processes by developing and recommending changes Prioritize, organize and effectively manage project team's work Assist business development, engineering, and other teams with technical recommendations Provide leadership to the project execution team Process Engineer Qualifications: 5+ years of experience in the position offered or similar Demonstrated experience with developing basic engineering packages Experience with specification of equipment such as reactors, tanks, heat exchangers pumps, and vessels Ability to gather data, set priorities, and meet deadlines. Working knowledge of process instrumentation, control valves, and control loops Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative, work independently and in a team environment. Ability to use chemical engineering principles and technoeconomic analysis to develop and evaluate new process concepts or configurations Desired Qualifications: Experience with fermentation, process development, and/or process operations in a bioprocessing facility Prior plant commissioning and start-up experience Track record of taking on big challenges and striving to change the world Work Conditions: Able to work in a general office and desk environment Sitting and working at a desk for long durations Working on a computer for long durations Up to 25% of global travel is required. Some travel is for extended periods to support projects. Are you authorized to work for any US employer without restriction or need for sponsorship in the next 5 years?* Are you able to comfortably commute to our location in Skokie or are you able to relocate to accommodate?* Do you have minimum of a BS in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or comparable engineering discipline ?* Are you skilled in MS Office suite and MS Project? Give an example of higher level MS Project functions you've used.* Speak to your abilities to demonstrate effective coordination, planning and organizational skills and also to prioritize and plan work activities.* Do you have a valid US passport and are you willing to travel up to 25% globally?* Hypothetically if you joined the LanzaTech team and identified an opportunity to improve our process design, how would you evaluate and communicate the opportunity? Please give a step-by-step response.* Tell us about a time where you have identified an opportunity for improvement, evaluated options, made a recommendation. Was it implemented? What was the impact of your involvement?* How many multi-million dollar scale projects have you managed as an acting project manager? Please briefly detail. If none, discuss a project that you consider equivalent or revelent/significant.* Do you have 5+ years of experience in Process Engineering?* Do you have demonstrated experience with developing basic engineering packages?* Do you have experience with specification of equipment such as reactors, tanks, heat exchangers pumps, vessels and process simulation?* Do you have 5+ years of project management experience?* Do you have proven experience in managing and evaluating equipment suppliers, engineering firms, and subcontractors to ensure project schedule, budget, and quality requirements are met? 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