Research Chemical Engineer

Preferred main location: Shanghai

Reports to: Product Manager - Hydrogen

About the role:

  • The main focus of this position is to act as an expert in catalytic process chemistry especially in the thermocatalytic degradation process of methane into hydrogen and participate in solving theoretical, practical and operational designs, dimensioning and development questions together with an international team of people from various backgrounds

  • The secondary focus is to assist in other process design, dimensioning and project work-related tasks with existing products and systems. This includes participation in preparing technical documents to support both sales activities and delivery projects for hydrogen production units (electrolysers)

  • A good candidate should be able to understand the big picture and its causalities but also enjoy very detailed work. An organized and systematic working style is a must. Ability to proactively reach out for information and support and share findings with others is major part of the day-to-day work. You will have many international contacts as our team members are located in European and Asian countries. Exposure to the fast-developing field of sustainable energy solutions should be seen as a learning opportunity to become a future specialist


  • M.Sc. in Chemistry Technology (Catalytic chemistry)

  • Strongly preferred experience regarding process catalysis / reaction kinetics and catalytic materials related to environmental/ clean technology/ TCD process

  • Preferred 1-4 years of chemical / process engineering related work experience

  • Self-Driven and structured with a can-do attitude

  • Understanding of working in laboratory conditions and setting up laboratories

  • Experience with process simulation calculation software is a bonus

  • Good command of the English language (reporting, written & presentation skills)

  • Willingness to work in an international, multi-location, fast-growing company including occasional travelling abroad