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Associate Chemical Engineer



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Other Engineering · Full-time
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024

The altM Engineering team is responsible for converting the R&D team’s research into actionable engineering and manufacturing deliverables in order to set up production. The candidate understands how to best design for chemicals manufacturing, and will conceptualise and implement full-scale production for biomass processing.



Design and commission demo/pilot scale manufacturing units for biomass processing

Equipment & Production Engineering

  • Define the production plant design/layout, equipment specifications, and process flow documentation
  • Validate and characterize new equipment for production implementation
  • Create manufacturing instructions for production processes
  • Design production workstations for ergonomics and efficiency

Coordination & Teamwork

  • Coordinate with vendors for equipment FAT, installation, commissioning, SAT, and ramp-up
  • Coordinate with facilities teams to ensure timely preparation of the production shopfloor
  • Work closely with the R&D team and provide manufacturing feedback to ensure that manufacturability is baked into R&D activities from the beginning
  • Partner with all internal stakeholders including R&D, finance, supply chain, and production to ensure that project delivery is on time and under budget

Safety & Compliance

Nice to have: Ensure compliance with all safety and environmental regulations during scale-up, along with necessary documentation


  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in chemical engineering/O&G/related fields, or evidence of exceptional ability
  • 0-2+ years of experience in setting up new chemical processing, O&G, or biomass processing production plants
  • In-depth knowledge of chemical engineering principles, process design, design for manufacturing, chemical engineering software and systems
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written, presentation – and the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Nice to have: Experience with vendor coordination for FAT, SAT, installation, and commissioning activities
  • This is an onsite role and requires physical presence at the production site
  • Ability to travel locally, domestically in India, and overseas

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive cash component and early-stage company ESOPs. Both negotiable for the right talent

altM is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity or any other protected characteristic outlined in any central, state, or local laws.

altM is an equal opportunity employer.

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