Chemical Process Engineer
Viesel Fuel, LLC - Stuart, FL

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In the summer of 2013, Viesel Fuel completed the upgrade of their biofuel refinery to a biodiesel production facility with a capacity of 11M GPY. Viesel's process uses an exclusive enzyme catalyzed reaction, followed by a unique resin system for crude biodiesel refining. This is the only facility in the world using a combination of enzymes and resins to produce biodiesel.

The Chemical Process Engineer's responsibilities will be:

-Developing new processes, or refining existing ones, to optimize efficiency and cost.

-Oversight of laboratory and plant data.

-Leading/conducting engineering activities, feasibility studies, and proposals as a Process Manager

-Review and supervise all types of process design work

-Direct participation of the process design/implementation activities

-Developing innovative solutions to optimize the novel enzymatic biodiesel process on the lab, pilot and process sales.

- Travel

Requirements for Chemical Process Engineer are:

- Bachelors or Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemical Processing or Biotechnology

- 3-5 years experience in a biodiesel refinery

- Familiarity with permitting and policy of biodiesel plants (RFS, EPA, NFPA)

- Full knowledge of safety in chemical and process plants (OSHA)

- Experience in performing mass and energy balances

- Ease in connecting with technical and business partners in the optimization of equipment and reaction parameters.

- Understanding of engineering principles for the purpose of specifying and operating process equipment such as pumps, centrifuges, flash evaporators, ion exchange resins beds, reactors.

- Highly motivated, organized, excellent communication skills (both oral and written), strong leadership skills.