Chemical Production Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Tallinn

Your mission
Join our team as a Chemical Production Engineer!  To succeed, you must have experience in the grinding & dispersing processes. In addition to this, you will be responsible for developing scaling up manufacturing slurry and paste preparation processes, ensuring testing and validation of manufacturing equipment, and implementing improvements to enhance productivity. 

You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement strategies for industrialization projects. This role requires a deep understanding of manufacturing processes, experience with industrial equipment, experience with scaling-up of production processes and the ability to analyze data to identify areas for improvement.
Your tasks
•    Scaling up of existing (paste preparation, oxide powder synthesis, tape casting) manufacturing processes and developing new processes for mass production.
•    Design and implement new production systems, methods, and equipment to enhance productivity and reduce waste.
•    Choosing equipment and suppliers for scaling up of existing production and for new production processes.
•    Develop and execute test plans to validate new processes or equipment, ensuring compliance with quality standards and regulations.
•    Monitor production parameters, identify deviations, and implement corrective actions to maintain quality and productivity targets.
•    Identify and implement automation opportunities to improve efficiency and reduce manual labor.
•    Train manufacturing personnel on new processes and equipment, ensuring smooth implementation and adherence to standard operating procedures.
•    Participate in continuous improvement initiatives and projects to enhance overall manufacturing effectiveness.
•    Assist in the development of industrialization budgets, timelines, and resource planning.

You will work hand in hand with a team of industrial, production, and R&D engineers to select the best method for the manufacturing process and scaling-up strategy. 
Your profile
-    experience in the grinding & dispersing process is a must
-    You hold a degree in Chemical Engineering or a relevant field.
-    3+ years of experience in Chemical technology in industrial companies, experience in launching new products.
-    Knowledge of automated, large-scale machinery, and an ability in some situations to perform manual operation and testing of equipment.
-    Experience with the production of ceramic materials and/or oxide powders in large scale.
-    You have experience in the field, having been exposed to innovative and challenging industrialization development and co-development projects. 
-    You are familiar with manufacturing processes, engineering drawings and technical specifications.
-    You have exposure to and enjoy working in multicultural, international environments.
-    strongly goal-oriented, curious and eager to learn. 
-    English written and oral skills (knowledge of Estonian, Russian, Finnish and other languages is a plus)
About us
Elcogen is at the forefront of the energy revolution with a huge vision – do you want to join our journey towards market leadership in fuel cell technology and green hydrogen?

Founded in 2001, Elcogen is a manufacturer of clean energy technology that delivers affordable green hydrogen and emission-free electricity. We are a European business with a proud Estonian heritage and a global customer network delivering flexible core solid oxide technology.
Elcogen has its registered office in the UK, and manufacturing facilities in Estonia and Finland that have served 160 customers in 30 countries. Currently, we have 120+ employees working in our Estonian and Finland factories. 
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