Chemical Process Engineer
Battelle
Columbus, OH
We are currently seeking a Chemical Process Engineer. This position located in Columbus, OH.

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.

JOB SUMMARY

Battelle is seeking a Chemical Process Engineer to support the Energy Resource Division in Research and Development (R&D) programs.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Development of unique process engineering systems involving chemical and separations technologies, as well as other alternative energy and energy resiliency technologies, to meet the needs of a large variety of clients, including the commercial and industrial clients, as well as the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense, and other Government organizations. This includes conceptualization, requirements definition, laboratory work, fabrication, testing, field installation, troubleshooting and other activities related to delivery of process systems ranging from lab to pilot to plant-scale.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Specific Competencies Required for this Position:
Technical:
High technical quality; ingenuity, creativity; work with client to define technical objectives. Ability to identify key technical risks and plan mitigation approaches in the planning stage.
Reports and Presentations: Responsible for reports and presentations to client (including technical content and status reporting vs. schedule)
Innovation and intellectual property (IP): Contribute to existing concepts and develop new IP concepts via technical work; conduct/lead internal research and development projects

Project Management:
Conduct/lead major technical projects w/time and budget constraints with minimal guidance from management; prepare status reports and presentations; instruct others about safety procedures
Regularly train and direct work of other Staff

Marketing:
Help develop business growth and focus area strategies
Formal & informal interaction with clients, including reports and presentations; may be primary POC; strong interpersonal skills, knowledgeable
Prepare/present proposal content, scope clearance and risk assessment forms; follow up as required
THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering or related field
  • More than 5 years of experience with Chemical Process Engineering
  • Self-motivated, organized, and exhibits leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Master's degree or Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering
  • Demonstrated experience with process scale-up and managing vendor interactions for scale-ups
  • Experience with energy storage, energy resiliency, or fuel cell technologies
  • Experience working the Department of Energy and other Government funding agencies
LEGAL DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle’s Legal Department

BENEFITS

Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

For more information about our other openings, please visit www.battelle.org/careers