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Engineer - Catalysis, Fuel Processing

Company: FuelCell Energy
Location: Danbury
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

FuelCell Energy is a global leader in decarbonizing power and producing hydrogen through our proprietary fuel cell technology. Our mission is to enable a world powered by clean energy. As an innovator and manufacturer of fuel cell clean power platforms, FuelCell Energy has the only technology in the world capable of capturing carbon from an external source and producing power at the same time. In addition, we offer the only technology in the world capable of producing hydrogen, power and water simultaneously.

We are searching for a highly motivated, innovative engineer to fill in a dynamic and technically challenging role in our Technology group.
The Engineer in Catalysis, Fuel Processing is primarily responsible for synthesis and evaluation various catalysts to identify key properties and characteristics needed for the development or improvement of our molten carbonate fuel cells and meet the unique requirements of our global customers. The essential functions of this position include:
- Synthesizing catalysts under the supervision of the lab manager,
- Conducting laboratory evaluations and characterization of catalytic materials,
- Synthesis of other materials needed for catalyst testing,
- Materials handling and powder processing,
- Assisting with lab and instrument maintenance,
- Data analysis via data collection, data entry, and graphical representation,
- Organization of data (electronic and physical) and hundreds of physical samples,
- Creating presentations for informal and formal presentation of test data results,
- Part/equipment ordering and organization,
- Procedure writing and project documentation.
Education: BS in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or Material Sciences.
Experience: A minimum of 1 year of academic or industrial lab experience is required.
Special Skills:
- Expertise with spreadsheets is required. Familiarity with SQL is preferred.
- Knowledge of chemistry and materials for catalysts preferred.
- Experience with synthetic procedures and techniques of inorganic materials preferred.
- Understanding of reaction kinetics and thermodynamic principles preferred.
- Knowledge of high temperature equipment preferred.
- Experience using laboratory instruments for solid and gas analysis preferred.
- Electrical experience will be highly considered.
- Mechanical experience will be highly considered.
- Knowledge of Six Sigma and/or standard laboratory practices preferred.
- Demonstrated fastidious organizational skills required.
- A demonstrated team player who takes initiative, is enthusiastic and is quality oriented is required.
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
- Requires the ability to be present in a laboratory environment and work standing at a work station using laboratory equipment.
- Must be able to move from area to area or room to room during testing.
- Be able to run experiments on laboratory equipment described in the job scope, including but not limited to working around laboratory equipment and chemicals, working with both hands simultaneously, use a high level of visual acuity to run tests and read test results.
- Able to wear required personal protective equipment in laboratory areas as required, such as safety glasses, safety shoes, clothing or gloves that provide appropriate protection.
- Sedentary work includes working at a computer, utilizing a keyboard and mouse.
- Possible domestic travel.%596444% %%engid%%

Keywords: FuelCell Energy, Danbury , Engineer - Catalysis, Fuel Processing, Engineering , Danbury, Connecticut

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