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Senior Chemical Process Engineer



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Other Engineering
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024

Amogy is a technology start-up on a mission to decarbonize transportation using ammonia as a renewable fuel. We are highly focused and ambitious, and by joining our team, you will be creating the first page of ammonia-driven green mobility and its economy. Be part of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the transportation industry for a sustainable future!

What You'll Be Doing:

We are looking for a Senior Chemical Engineer to take a leading role in a chemical engineering team that supports and helps build our prototype products. You will work with technical and cross-functional teams to develop novel chemical reactors and separation systems to meet and exceed their prototype goals.

  • Serve as a lead engineer to develop and optimize novel chemical reactors or separation systems for final product.
  • Take the lead to facilitate problem resolution and to meet the key performance objectives.
  • Work on opportunities to improve the performance of the product by working on system integration and doing the literature review.
  • Facilitate testing of reactors and other systems in lab/pilot scale set-up with reliable and fast data acquisition.
  • Work on data analytics by using statistical methods and regression techniques including machine learning.
  • Work on process simulation to support technology improvement and system integration.
  • Develop engineering documents such as PFD, P&ID, equipment sizing etc to support the built up of lab/pilot set up for product testing.
  • Lead or participate in process safety studies including PHA, HAZOP and PSSR.


Minimum qualifications we seek:

  • BS/MS with 8+ or Ph.D. with 4+ years of experience in a chemical engineering-related field (e.g. Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar).
  • Hands-on experience in industrial laboratory or chemical facility operation.
  • Working experience with simulation using Aspen programs, heat/mass balance and other process engineering workflow.
  • Good experience with development of P&IDs and control philosophy.
  • Must have participated with HAZOPs, PHAs and other process safety related workshops.
  • Knowledge of data analytics using Python, MATLAB, etc. is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Please note that this position will require travel to our New York office during the initial six months of employment. The duration of these trips may be up to three weeks.

The salary pay range for this position is $134,000 to $143,000. The salary pay range is applicable to positions physically based in Houston, TX. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, job experience and physical location.

By joining our team, you will be creating the first page of the ammonia-driven green mobility, and its economy. If this sounds like a role that will excite you, and you see yourself in a fast-paced, early stage, high-growth environment where you are learning and collaborating cross-functionally, we want to talk to you!


At Amogy, our priority is to ensure that every team member feels valued and supported. We believe putting wellness first supports a full, holistic, and happier life. We support that by offering benefits that cover you and your family such as: medical, dental, vision insurances, unlimited PTO, and 401k with a company match, and more.

At Amogy, we believe in fostering an inclusive environment in which employees feel encouraged to share their unique perspectives, leverage their strengths, and act authentically. Amogy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements in the country where we operate. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to recruiting@amogy.co.

Amogy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. If you receive an offer of employment from Amogy, you will need to go through the E-Verify process of digital verification of your employment authorization documents as provided on the Form I-9. Participation in E-Verify does not limit your right to work and verification will only be completed after you become an employee with Amogy.

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