Why LanzaTech?
• We embrace innovation from everyone
• We believe in the power, benefit and justice of diversity, inclusion & equity; our BLEND initiative is part of our never-ending commitment to this
• We have an open culture – anyone, any leader can be approached with a question or idea
• We care about our world and the devastation of Climate Change – our technology has the potential to save the state of our planet
• We believe in fostering, encouraging, facilitating and rewarding your growth – we don’t have artificial timelines or barriers to you advancing to the next stage of your career with us
• We value you as a whole person – we care about your well-being, your health, your fulfillment, your family, your work-life balance and ultimately your satisfaction and happiness
• We believe a valued person will be the best teammate and rise to the level of their own excellence

At LanzaTech, we live according to a core set of values as a company, a community and a team.

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Company Name:                     LanzaTech, Inc.

Position Title:                          Principal Engineer

Location:                                 8045 Lamon Ave., Suite 400, Skokie, IL 60077

Days/Hours:                            Mon – Fri / 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Job Summary:

Develop preliminary scope and project plan for new bioprocesses projects including estimates for preliminary project costs and benefits. Provide Business Development support by developing preliminary process design economics and feasibility studies. Integrate LanzaTech fermentation process with supporting technologies to develop a complete technology package. 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. Responding to client needs in a timely manner with technically sound positions. Providing technical leadership during internal and external reviews. 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 operating personnel to troubleshoot operation issues. Interact with clients and third parties such as equipment vendors, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors and industry consultants. Respond to technical inquiries in a timely manner with technically sound positions. 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. Coordinate with Science and Engineering Design and Development departments to evaluate and implement improvements. Identify to LanzaTech’s Management where existing technologies can be applied into existing and new markets. Develop and present to industry associations case studies and technology briefs of the application of LanzaTech’s technologies. Create, review and revise LanzaTech’s design standards for technology and implementation. Evaluate and recommend with justification to management any new design software additions or upgrades. Assist Global Services group by providing remote support as well as visiting customer sites for purposes of troubleshooting, debottlenecking or commissioning of pilot, demo and commercial scale units. Prepare visit reports and follow-up on any on-going customer issues and requests. Provide mentoring, training and guidance to the Process and Instrumentation Engineers. Business Development staff, and Project Managers to ensure high quality process designs and engineering within the technical, economic and scheduling requirements of projects. Provide process and instrumentation engineering & technical support for new and existing projects, process improvements, and global operations including calculations, specifications, drawings, quality reviews, internal and external meetings, and customer/vendor interactions. Develop total processing solutions and expand the typical scope of supply of our core product lines to include up-stream and down-stream gas processing equipment. Provide R&D, sales and Technical Services support, as required. Achieve individual performance goals that are assigned by your manager.

Required Minimum Position Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Electronic Engineering and eight (8) years of experience in the job offered or a closely related occupation. In lieu of a Master’s degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Electronic Engineering and eight (8) years of experience in the job offered or a closely related occupation, employer will also accept a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Electronic Engineering and ten (10) years of experience in the job offered or a closely related occupation. Position requires demonstrated experience with the following: Developing process simulations using commercially available process simulation software (Hysys or Aspen); Reviewing vendor calculations and documents and making decisions fit for project purpose; Identifying improper and unsafe designs and providing practical solutions; Participating in HAZOP studies; Providing technical training; Leading technical design teams for a variety of process technologies; Developing complete FEED studies, all aspects of basic engineering packages, and detailed engineering designs; Developing hydraulic tabulations; Creating utility, chemical, and other consumption specifications; Equipment design including reactors, tanks, heat exchangers (sizing and rating by using software such as HTRI or EDR), compressors, pumps, distillation columns, and tanks; Instrumentation and controls design including specification of instruments, and control loops; Design of pressure safety valves; and ASME and API for process design and equipment specifications.

To apply, mail resume to LanzaTech HR, 8045 Lamon Ave., Suite 400, Skokie, IL 60077. Please reference job title.

 

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Company Name:                     LanzaTech, Inc.

Position Title:                          Process Engineer

Location:                                 8045 Lamon Ave., Suite 400, Skokie, IL 60077

Days/Hours:                            Mon – Fri / 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Job Summary:

Development of test methodology and data analysis techniques. Conceptual gas treatment process engineering design including process simulations. Participate in all safety HAZOP, PHA and SIL activities. Generate detailed unit standard operating procedures (SOP) and equipment procedures (EP) during the detailed engineering design. Participate in operator training activities prior to the commissioning of the plant. Determine procedures for operating plant mass balance and calculate/analyze yields. Monitor and analyze utility and raw material consumption for cost estimation and reduction. Provide ongoing recommendations to optimize and fine-tune operations. Provide support for turnaround activities such as catalyst loading/unloading, equipment cleaning. Provide operational and technical support for any plant system change and revamps. This includes operational review, assistance with cost/benefit analysis and participating in HAZOP/PHA reviews. Write up novel concepts as invention disclosures and participate in the patent application process.

 

Required Minimum Position Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering and three (3) years of experience in the job offered or related occupation. In lieu of a Master’s degree in Chemica Engineering and three (3) years of experience in the job offered or related occupation, employer will also accept a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and six (6) years of experience in the job offered or related occupation. Position requires demonstrated experience with the following: Anaerobic gas fermentation at the demo scale or greater; Lab scale with fermentation using aerobic microbes is not of value; Working in an environment with hazardous and toxic gas; Demo and commercial-scales PSA and TSA gas cleaning of synthesis gas; Steel mill furnace off-gas and with MSW gasification off-gas; and Handling freeze dried microbes.

To apply, mail resume to LanzaTech HR, 8045 Lamon Ave., Suite 400, Skokie, IL 60077. Please reference job title.