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Sr Research Engineer Energy

Company: Praxair-R&D
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Linde is a leading global industrial gases and engineering company with 2020 sales of $27 billion (---24 billion). - We live our mission of -making our world more productive -every day by providing high-quality solutions, technologies and services which are making our customers more successful and helping to sustain and protect our planet. - -The company serves a variety of end markets including chemicals & refining, food & beverage, electronics, healthcare, manufacturing, and primary metals. - Linde's industrial gases are used in countless applications, from life-saving oxygen for hospitals to high-purity & specialty gases for electronics manufacturing, hydrogen for clean fuels and much more. - Linde also delivers state-of-the-art gas processing solutions to support customer expansion, efficiency improvements and emissions reductions. For more information about the company, please visit our website at . Linde's energy and refinery applications include: enhanced oil and gas recovery processes, accelerated services for downstream maintenance and turnaround activities, intensification of refinery combustion processes, differentiated solutions for the production of low carbon fuels, cutting edge emissions reduction technologies. We offer you the opportunity to join a world-class R&D team as a senior research engineer, developing new applications for industrial gases in support of our energy and refinery business. Scope: We are seeking practical minded MS/PhD Engineers with a strong interest in applications-based process and systems development. Your skills and experience should align with the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI), including upstream oil and gas, midstream distribution systems, downstream oil refining, gas processing, petrochemicals and liquefied natural gas production. Experience in the growing bio-renewable energy segment is also desired, including renewable natural gas processing, renewable/bio-diesel production, bio-gasification and synthetic fuels production. Practical technology development experience in one or more of these areas is required. Some exposure to industrial gas separation technologies such as cryogenics, adsorption and membranes is desirable, as is the industrial use of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen and carbon monoxide. The position will report to the Associate Director, Energy group in the Metals, Combustion and Energy Applications team. We offer opportunities to contribute to all phases of technology development from the generation of new ideas to the implementation of new technologies of commercial value to Linde. You will have the opportunity to both lead projects and contribute on an individual basis. The desire to work with international business groups, engineering and operations groups as well as customers and suppliers of equipment and technology is important. Up to 20% travel or work away from the primary location is expected. Responsibilities:

  • Develop new applications that drive sale of gas or have a strong service component
  • Lead research and development projects through the stage gate process towards commercialization
  • Interact with customers to identify new needs
  • Screen ideas and technologies for development potential
  • Work with R&D and business units to conceive technology solutions
  • Work with internal resources, suppliers and development partners to execute projects
  • Conduct process development including PFDs, PIDs, utilizing software such as UNISIM, MS Visio etc.
  • Apply thermodynamic and kinetic models to proposed reaction schemes
  • Apply engineering principals, rules and standards
  • Specify equipment, develop instrumentation and control schemes
  • Plan and execute lab, pilot and field tests
  • Work with and provide guidance to technologist resources
  • Develop intellectual property
  • Document project work and report out to leadership
  • Establish and maintain industry relationships Job Requirements:Minimum Qualifications: Salary and job level commensurate with experience.
    • MS degree or PhD in Chem. Eng. or related discipline, with 5+ years relevant industrial experience
    • Must have experience related to HPI, bio-renewables processing or other energy segments
    • Innovative, results-focused and possesses good verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience in successfully commercializing new technology
    • Self-starter, enjoys working under minimal supervision
    • Takes a practical, hands on approach to development All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

Keywords: Praxair-R&D, Tonawanda , Sr Research Engineer Energy, Engineering , Tonawanda, New York

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