Compact Membrane Systems (CMS) is on a mission to save the planet. We create technology to capture and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, avert global warming, and transform industry into a long-term sustainable enterprise. One membrane system at a time.
We are expanding our team with ambitious, driven, creative problem solvers and doers who are excited about tackling a challenge and delivering a new product to market.
We are looking for a highly effective Process Engineer to support the design, development, and optimization of our pilot, demo and commercial systems as we scale to commercial launch. The ideal candidate will have a high degree of ownership, strong collaboration skills, comfort with ambiguity, bias for action, enthusiasm for tech innovations, will be quick to learn, technically strong and able to make data-driven decisions quickly. They will be driven to become the go-to expert. Not afraid of challenges. Always buttoned up. Able to collaborate and coordinate across a start-up organization as well as with Fortune 500 companies.
what you will be doing
Design and develop CMS pilot, demonstration and commercial equipment using industry-standard design practices and software tools. Conduct process simulations and modeling to support design decisions and optimize systems.
Develop and maintain process flow diagrams, M&E balance, P&IDs, and other technical docs.
Perform sensitivity analyses to understand the impact of various system designs, configurations, and operating conditions (i.e., operating pressures, temperatures, recycle rates, etc.) on system performance and economic evaluation.
Collaborate across functions (engineering, lab, biz dev, etc.) to ensure system is designed and built to meet customer specs and project objectives and timelines.
Conduct research and analysis to identify new tech and best practices in industry.
Set the bar for quality and excellence in the product CMS delivers to customers.
Mentor and develop colleagues, supporting CMS’ talent development mission.
what you need for this position
At least 5 years of experience in process engineering, preferably in the oil and gas, petrochemical and/or specialty chemical industries.
Experience in designing, sizing, costing, and sourcing industrial gas processing equipment (e.g., vessels, heat exchangers, compressors, instrumentation).
Strong knowledge of process simulation and modeling software (e.g., Aspen Plus, HYSYS). Familiarity with industry standards, regulations, and best practices (e.g., ASME, API, ISO).
Ability to understand the big picture and communicate critical concepts to other teams and management while also sweating the detail and ensuring that the numbers behind those concepts are right.
Ability to work as part of a team as well as proven self-management capability for daily, weekly, and more long-term tasks and goals.
Creative and self-motivated, comfortable with non-routine tasks and engineering changes, and working on multiple projects as a member of several teams.
Ability to effectively communicate ideas to all members of the organization, at all levels and from different backgrounds and functions.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
Willingness to work in a fast-paced and highly collaborative startup environment.
Bachelor’s degree in in Chemical Engineering or related field.