2.1. Principal Process Engineer - Smelting
- Lead the process engineering team in the design, development, and optimization of cutting-edge rare earth metal smelting systems.
- Deliver engineering solutions to enhance existing processes, focusing on improving production efficiency, throughput, and overall system integration.
- Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of smelting processes with other operational systems, aiming for holistic efficiency and effectiveness.
- Spearhead the scaling-up of existing processes to meet ambitious production goals, thereby supporting the rapid growth and evolution of the company.
- Conduct rigorous testing, data analysis, and process evaluations to recommend improvements or modifications to the smelting systems, always aligning with the highest industry standards.
- Oversee the installation, operation, and maintenance of smelting systems, ensuring compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements and promoting a culture of safety and excellence.
- Provide technical leadership, mentorship, and professional development guidance to a team of engineers, fostering a collaborative and learning-driven work environment.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, or a related field.
- Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in process engineering within the metal smelting or similar sectors. Experience with rare earth metals is a plus.
- Proven expertise in designing, optimizing, and scaling up production processes in a high-temperature, complex processing environment.
- Experience leading and mentoring teams of engineers, promoting a culture of teamwork, innovation, and continuous improvement.
- Strong analytical skills, with a demonstrated ability to analyze complex data, identify trends, and propose data-driven solutions.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of effective collaboration with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and external partners.
We offer a competitive compensation package that is based on expertise. We also offer the following benefits:
- Healthcare, we care about you and your family: 100% Medical, dental, and vision coverage
- Stock: Ownership in a fast-growing venture-backed company.
- Family Focus: Parental leave and flexibility for families.
- Time Off: Flexible vacation policy to encourage people to get out and see the world.
- Team Fun: Regularly scheduled events, and celebrations.
- Learning: Learning and development Opportunities to grow your skills and career.
- Great team: Working with fun, hard-working, kind people committed to making a difference!
- Flexible culture: We are results-focused. We don’t work at the office every day.