Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Chemical Engineering, Chemist
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Job Description
Client is currently seeking an experienced Chemical Process Scale Up Advisor / Principal to work within the Specialties GBU Research and Technology group.   This position will be the global thought leader within the GBU for process scale up / down between bench, kilo, pilot and commercial scales and will be based at our global Process Development Center in Baton Rouge Louisiana.

Responsibilities include:
  • Lead laboratory activities to develop and scale - up manufacturing processes for new products and fundamentally upgrade manufacturing processes for existing products.
  • Collaborate with chemists and other engineers/scientists to scale up processes from bench to pilot to commercial scale and to select the optimal process technology for each process step using sound fundamental chemical engineering principles.
  • Actively contributing to the innovation and ideation process through the development and justification of new project proposals.
  • Providing technical support to specific manufacturing areas using process modeling tools.
  • Report writing, presentations, project management, and potentially supervision responsibilities.
  • Continual development of professional skillset.
Basic Requirements:
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering with minimum 15 years of chemical industry experience or PhD in Chemical Engineering with minimum 10 years experience.
  • Significant proven experience in the area of chemical process development
  • Strong safety mindset
  • Strong command of chemical engineering fundamentals
  • Proven examples of developing innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills
  • Initiative, creativity, and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent written, verbal, computer, and interpersonal skills
Desired Qualifications:
  • Willingness to periodically travel for domestic and international project assignments.
  • Experience leading other engineers and/or chemists

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.