• 05-Aug-2022 to Until Filled (NZST)
  • Auckland, AUK, NZL
  • Salary
  • Full Time


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.

We are currently looking for an R&D Chemical Process Engineer to join our Engineering team. You will have accountability for the research, development, installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of equipment and processes. You will conduct new process and equipment testing, generate reports, and develop proposals and recommendations for the process. You must be able to identify and provide reliable solutions for all technical issues. This is primarily an office and workshop-based role, based out of our Airport Oaks facility. However, you may also be required to travel nationally and internationally to client sites for extended periods of time.


  • An Engineering degree in the field of chemical engineering with at least 2 years' relevant R&D experience in a chemical process or water treatment industry.
  • Demonstratable experience in research and development in a commercial setting.
  • An R&D application focus, strong commercial acumen, and excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in developing engineering and technical reports and proposals.
  • Experience or strong knowledge of membrane processes would be advantageous.
  • Strengths in organic and physical chemistry would be advantageous.
  • Experience with basic laboratory equipment, wet chemistry, and laboratory procedures.
  • Team player with excellent written and oral communication skills in English for preparation and presentation of reports.

If this sounds like you, we are keen to have you join our trailblazing organisation. Please apply now

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