Posted on 
Jun 22

Engineering Manager - Lithium Production Technology

Lilac Solutions is a lithium extraction company unlocking brine resources to provide essential raw materials to the battery industry. Lilac’s unique ion exchange process eliminates the environmental impact of conventional lithium extraction while boosting production. The company was founded in 2016 by a team of engineers passionate about delivering innovations to the mining sector to minimize environmental impact and support the clean energy economy. Lilac is committed to diversity and inclusion.

Job Description

Lilac is seeking an engineering manager to lead equipment design on ion exchange systems and other water & lithium processing technologies for lithium production at pilot and commercial scales. This person will work in a multi-disciplinary engineering team on conceptual design, detailed engineering, procurement, installation, commissioning, and operations of chemical processing equipment. This person may travel to commission plants in Western US and South America. This is a full-time position

Responsibilities
- Lead and oversee engineering design approach on custom chemical processing equipment.
- Take a key role in managing multi-disciplinary teams to deliver on engineering deliverables
- Design or perform detailed review of mechanical systems and components
- Perform and lead detailed mechanical design analysis
- Review equipment deliverables such as mechanical design, 2D & 3D models, control philosophy, instrumentation datasheets to ensure deliverables are technically accurate, within scope, and suitable for intended purposes

Qualifications
- Degree in Chemical or Mechanical engineering with 8+ years of experience
- Project experience in a technical leadership role
- Experience with custom chemical equipment design, equipment commissioning and plant integration
- Experience with designing equipment with corrosive fluids preferred
- Excited to work on a small fast-paced startup team
- Strong desire to learn, innovate, and implement creative solutions
- Well organized, with the ability to multi-task

Compensation
- Competitive salary
- Stock options
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Long-term disability insurance
- 401k with pre- and post-tax investing options
- Flexible Paid Time Off Policy
- Eight weeks of Paid Parental Leave
- Onsite gym
- Daily catered lunches
- Monthly phone stipend

Description

Lilac Solutions is a lithium extraction company unlocking brine resources to provide essential raw materials to the battery industry. Lilac’s unique ion exchange process eliminates the environmental impact of conventional lithium extraction while boosting production. The company was founded in 2016 by a team of engineers passionate about delivering innovations to the mining sector to minimize environmental impact and support the clean energy economy. Lilac is committed to diversity and inclusion.

Job Description

Lilac is seeking an engineering manager to lead equipment design on ion exchange systems and other water & lithium processing technologies for lithium production at pilot and commercial scales. This person will work in a multi-disciplinary engineering team on conceptual design, detailed engineering, procurement, installation, commissioning, and operations of chemical processing equipment. This person may travel to commission plants in Western US and South America. This is a full-time position

Responsibilities
- Lead and oversee engineering design approach on custom chemical processing equipment.
- Take a key role in managing multi-disciplinary teams to deliver on engineering deliverables
- Design or perform detailed review of mechanical systems and components
- Perform and lead detailed mechanical design analysis
- Review equipment deliverables such as mechanical design, 2D & 3D models, control philosophy, instrumentation datasheets to ensure deliverables are technically accurate, within scope, and suitable for intended purposes

Qualifications
- Degree in Chemical or Mechanical engineering with 8+ years of experience
- Project experience in a technical leadership role
- Experience with custom chemical equipment design, equipment commissioning and plant integration
- Experience with designing equipment with corrosive fluids preferred
- Excited to work on a small fast-paced startup team
- Strong desire to learn, innovate, and implement creative solutions
- Well organized, with the ability to multi-task

Compensation
- Competitive salary
- Stock options
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Long-term disability insurance
- 401k with pre- and post-tax investing options
- Flexible Paid Time Off Policy
- Eight weeks of Paid Parental Leave
- Onsite gym
- Daily catered lunches
- Monthly phone stipend

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