• 01-May-2020 to Until Filled (NZST)
  • Auckland, AUK, NZL
  • Salary
  • Contract



Chemical Process Engineer

Global industry extracts trillions of litres of water each day using current technology, consuming enormous amounts of energy in the process.

Aquafortus is an emerging technology company poised to disrupt the industry and is at the forefront of research, development, and deployment of high recovery industrial water remediation technologies. Our facility is based at Airport Oaks, Auckland.

We are currently looking for a Chemical Process Engineer with strengths in membrane processes to join our Engineering team. This role will be primarily focused on membrane trials, equipment specification, report writing, plant construction, and commissioning.  There will be some computer-based work, but mostly hands-on construction and testing work.  You must be able to identify and provide reliable solutions for technical issues or be resourceful and independent to research and propose suitable solutions via various investigation means.  You must be prepared to travel nationally and internationally to client sites for extended periods of time.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A Chemical Engineering degree with 2-3 years' experience in an industrial environment.
  • Software experience: AUTOCAD and any other chemical engineering software, such as Star CCM+ is an advantage.
  • Experience in:
    • RO/NF field.
    • Drafting PFDs, P&IDs, and providing equipment specifications is critical.
    • HAZOP, FEED, RFQ, and RFI.
    • Lean Engineering principles.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver projects on time and on budget.
  • A passionate R&D focus, critical thinking capability, and problem-solving.
  • Adaptable, resourceful, and willing to learn in order to accommodate customers' needs and the company's deadlines.
  • Team player with excellent English written and oral communication skills for preparation and presentation of reports.

This position is an initial six month fixed-term contract. If this sounds like you, please apply.

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