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Senior Chemical Engineer

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SENIOR CHEMICAL ENGINEER OPENING IN PEORIA ILLINOIS.
LOOKING FOR A SENIOR CHEMICAL ENGINEER OUT OF ANY MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT. RELOCATION IS OFFERED AS A SIGN ON BONUS.

RANGE IS $100K-$125K.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Senior Chemical Engineer

The Senior Chemical Engineer will help bring new products to the market across a wide set of markets and applications.

This role will oversee the development of internal capabilities and build external partnerships in making our proprietary Mirum™ intermediates as we scale.

Essential Job Functions:
Work with the Mirum development and production teams to:
•    Manage engineering projects related to intermediates (recipes) or chemical processes
•    Oversee expansion of both internal and external capabilities in curative and resin production.
•    Oversee, lead, and maintain Process Hazard Analysis on existing and future equipment.
•    Review existing and future process designs to ensure compliance with local and national health and safety regulations.
•    Optimize production methods to improve throughput and material utilization.
•    Work with the futures team, product development team, and the quality team to bring online additional testing capabilities that characterize curative and resin intermediates and final products.
•    Source and coordinate installation of production equipment – including heating systems, solvent recovery systems, fluid handling systems, reactors, ovens, and mixing systems.
•    Document results and provide conclusions & recommendations.
•    Mentor junior engineers and help train/supervise interns and technicians as needed.

Requirements
•    Required, Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering or related field, PhD a Plus
•    6+ years of industry experience
•    Preferred, previous industry experience in process engineering and scale-up
•    Familiar with NFPA and OSHA codes and regulations
•    Outstanding communication and presentation skills
•    Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills
•    A start-up mentality as well as the ability to wear multiple hats
•    Fluency in office productivity tools (Microsoft 365)
•    Attention to detail
•    Works well with others
•    Experience in experimental design and results analysis
•    Written and conversational fluency in English