Research Scientist - Process Engineering

at Air Liquide USA LLC in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

The Innovation and Development Division (IDD) drives the innovation strategy for the Hubs and Operations, and contributes to the Group's transformation. It is responsible for imagining, developing and incubating new solutions until they are brought to market, particularly when it comes to offers with a high technological content (including digital and IT). IDD gathers more than 3,000 employees from 70 nationalities at 60 sites. How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW? This position will be based in the Process Engineering & Combustion (PE&C) group of Air Liquide's Delaware Innovation Campus (DIC), directly reporting to the group manager. The PE&C group is focused on developing innovative solutions, process modeling and optimization of gas separation systems involving membranes, adsorption, cryogenics, etc. Some example processes are steam methane reforming, carbon capture, biogas upgrading, natural gas treatment, onsite gas production solutions for oxygen, nitrogen and CO2, etc. The PE&C team is also developing technologies in oxy-fuel combustion, high-pressure combustion, industrial waste heat recovery and applications in computational fluid dynamics. The team operates membrane test benches and combustion test platform at both DIC and partner sites. Duties and Responsibilities Serve as a safety role model; promote a high level of safety awareness; adhere to and support the continuous improvement of all safety practices / procedures Complete Risk Management process for design, setup and operation of new experiments and revisions of existing ones in the area of Process Engineering and Combustion Construct experimental rigs, small / large test platforms, in compliance with safe practices Safely execute experimental testing at bench- and pilot-scale Conduct process modeling simulations of chemical process systems Design, develop, build process system equipment / components (such as burners, heat exchangers, etc.) Document results and progress regularly in shared reports and presentations Complete required training certifications/qualifications for safe operation in lab space Support the development of intellectual property for the group Work with project team in a collaborative environment __________________Are you a MATCH? Required Qualifications MS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering Experience in process modeling, gas separation systems, membranes, combustion Preferred Qualifications Experience in process modeling tools such as ASPEN HYSYS Design, building and operation of experimental test benches Competencies Knowledge in process systems and equipment Data handling: Responsible/neat data collection, summary and analysis Verbal and written communication (e.g., presenting, reporting) of acquired results Demonstrated capability to work autonomously as well as in collaborative environment Working experience in the safe design of testing setups involving gases/liquids under pressure and temperature Familiarity working with Google Docs, Sheets and Slides Additional Information Travel to customer / pilot testing sites to support commissioning and operation of pilot skids Total travel estimated to be 10-20% Physical capacity to lift up to 30 lbs This position is identified by Air Liquide as "safety-sensitive" and as such is subject to random drug testing in accordance with the current Drug and Alcohol Policy. Our Differences make our Performance At Air Liquide, we are committed to build a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their background. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world. We are an equal opportunity employer. Everyone will be considered for employment, promotions, transfers, and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental handicap, age, Vietnam era veteran status, disabled veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.
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Job Posting: 1239919

Posted On: Feb 15, 2024

Updated On: Mar 16, 2024

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