Chemical Engineer

Fremont, CA
20 days ago
Full time role


ReCarbon, Inc. ( ) is a low-cost and low-carbon fuels company . We use proprietary plasma* technology to transform ...

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Job Description

ReCarbon, Inc. ( is a low-cost and low-carbon fuels company. We use proprietary plasma* technology to transform carbon dioxide and methane – major greenhouse gas pollutants – into revenue-generating products, offering a better decarbonization solution for hard-to-abate industries.

Based in California, USA with a global operational footprint, ReCarbon has been developing its breakthrough technology since its founding in 2011. We are now scaling quickly to deploy our disruptive and climate-positive modular units in projects worldwide.

Our mission is to restore the earth through addressing the climate crisis with our end-to-end carbon-negative solution. Our teams are passionate about building a better future and dedicated to helping the transition to clean energy as quickly as possible. 

*Plasma is the most abundant form of ordinary matter in the universe and found in lightning, the aurora, the Sun and the stars. It is characterized by its high energy state and known as the “fourth state of matter.” When properly harnessed and directed properly, plasma can be used in industrial applications more efficiently than conventional methods.

Role Overview

We are seeking an experienced and talented engineer to join our team and be part of the development of ReCarbon’s plasma reforming technology. 

This position requires a person with a set of skills in chemistry, physics, engineering, technical writing, root cause analysis, as well as written and oral communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Own the operation, assembly, and maintenance chemical processing equipment
  • Design and implement continuous improvement processes and procedures
  • Optimize performance and up-time metrics for chemical process equipment
  • Participate in a multi-disciplinary team to develop and improve aspects such as maintainability and operability of                ReCarbon’s commercial reactor
  • Participate in the evaluation of process safety (HAZOP, PHA, LOPA)
  • Draft and review P&ID diagrams for chemical process systems
  • Create, run, and analyze statistical DOE (Design of Experiments)

Skills and Qualifications:

  • BS/MS degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry with 4-6 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with statistical DOE and analysis
  • Experience with continuous process improvement
  • Clear written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of analytical chemistry and spectroscopic techniques a plus
  • Experience with python, R, and other scripting/visualization/business intelligence tools a plus
  • Theoretical and working knowledge of Plasma physics a plus
  • Cross industry experiences in Oil and Gas, Pharmaceuticals, or Semiconductor a plus
  • Proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office

Location: Santa Clara/Fremont, CA

Travel requirement: Up to 25%, domestic and international

Job Type: Full-time

Education: BS/MS in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry with relevant experience (Required)

We offer a competitive salary, generous equity, comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision coverages, 401K plan, and paid time off. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

ReCarbon, Inc. ( ) is a low-cost and low-carbon fuels company . We use proprietary plasma* technology to transform ...

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