Susteon has an immediate opening for a Senior Catalysis Engineer to work in process research and commercialization. This position plays a key role in supporting the development of current and future work.

Title: Senior Catalysis Engineer

Requirements: MS or Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering with a minimum 5 years of experience.

Company: Susteon is a technology startup in the Research Triangle Park (Raleigh-Durham area), North Carolina, which is developing and deploying breakthrough technologies that can impact sustainability and climate change. These technologies include CO2 capture and utilization, methane conversion, production of carbon-free hydrogen, conversion of waste into energy and products.   Susteon has partnered with a number of leading national labs and universities to lead R&D in these domains to tackle the climate change imperative.

People: Selected candidate will get the opportunity to work directly with a high-energy team including the company founders. Raghubir Gupta has more than 30 years of technology development experience and was leading the Energy Technology R&D at RTI. Shantanu Agarwal is a venture capital/ private equity professional with extensive experience in investing in energy startups and commercializing new technologies.

Desired Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in catalyst design and optimization with strong experience in heterogenous catalysis
  • Good understanding of adsorption, desorption materials
  • Experience in catalyst scale-up (lab to bench; bench to pilot; pilot to production)
  • Deep knowledge of catalyst qualification and characterization techniques, including experience with advance microscopy
  • Strong aptitude for chemical process R&D
  • Hands-on experience with lab, bench, and pilot-scale equipment

Desired Soft Skills:

  • Strong aptitude for learning new skills
  • Project management with multiple stakeholders and partners
  • Strong technical/business writing skills
  • Ability to effectively work with clients
  • Strong safety focus
  • Creative problem solving and lateral thinking ability
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a “can-do” attitude
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support technology development for novel processes
  • Conceptualize new ideas and perform feasibility analyses
  • Support development of process designs for new technologies.
  • Support preparation of research proposals
  • Support preparation of invention disclosures and patent applications
  • Support laboratory testing for the ongoing projects

Susteon offers competitive remuneration and benefits. Susteon has a generous policy of royalty sharing from the intellectual property income with employees for their contribution. Please send your resume to [email protected].