Technology Engineer

  • R&D - Gas Technologies Department
  • Lugano, Switzerland

Technology Engineer

Job description

Casale SA, leader in chemical plant design (ammonia, urea, methanol, melamine, nitrates and phosphates), and operating on a worldwide basis is increasing its staff and is seeking a Technology Engineer with research experience, who will work in the Gas Technologies department of R&D Division. 

The Technology Engineer will set-up, lead and execute research projects for the development of market driven innovative process technologies for Casale ammonia, methanol and nitrates business areas.


Job requirements

The successful candidate:

  • Has a M.SC. or a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering with strong skills in chemical and process engineering.
  • Is a self-driven dynamic person open to research challenges with a result-oriented mindset.
  • Has a strong motivation to solve business and environmental issues.
  • Actively seeks to strengthen her/his own knowledge related to the business.
  • Has agile project management skills, demonstrated in research projects which were delivered on-time and on-budget.
  • Has process modeling skills using process simulation software, e.g. using Honeywell's UniSim®, AspenTech's Aspen Plus®, STEAG EBSILON® or similar.
  • Has experience with setting up and executing experimental chemical and/or mechanical tests.
  • Has experience in technology development.
  • Strongly collaborates in heterogeneous multicultural teams.
  • Has excellent communication skills.
  • Has good command of English, both oral and written.
  • Has minimum 3 years research experience in industry or University.
  • Hands-on experience in one or more of the following is an advantage:
    • Advanced and multifunctional chemical catalytic reactor system design
    • Smart optimal design, operation and control, e.g. using Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    • Dynamic process modelling and process control
    • Green chemistry and sustainability engineering
    • Innovative modelling approaches, e.g. integrating first principles and Artificial Intelligence (AI)
    • Scaling up of new technologies
    • Non-conventional separation systems
    • Intensification of chemical processes
    • Electrochemical processes, electrification of chemical processes
    • Syngas generation and syngas conversion processes and process technologies
    • Energy management and optimization of industrial chemical processes
    • Generation, storage and utilization of renewable electric power
    • Modeling of electric power grids