Technology Engineer (II)

Scaling a low-energy, heat-free technology for Direct Air Capture of CO2

Job Title: Technology Engineer (II)
Location: Centred around London with our flexible trust based work policy
Salary: £50 - £60k PA
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
- Employee Share Option Scheme
- Above industry standard holiday (30 days vs 22-25)
- Close office over Xmas where possible
- £500 personal development grant every year
- Unlimited mental health support
- 3 months of equal Paternity or Maternity leave 
- Monthly rewilding donation on your behalf
About Mission Zero Technologies:
MZT is an early-stage start-up pioneering a breakthrough Direct Air carbon Capture (DAC) technology that can scrub CO2 from the air using a fraction of the energy compared to incumbent technologies developed by the likes of Carbon Engineering and Climeworks. In the past two and a half years, MZT has evolved its technology from concept to pilot plant scale, successfully raising over £8m from a mixture of private and government funding. MZT’s technology is a hybrid of approaches, combining efficient solution-phase capture of CO2 with a continuous and compact electrochemical separation technology. 
Mission Zero and its work is guided by its principles of bold curiosity, problem solving acumen and hope for the future. We strive to realise a world where humanity has new tools to fight climate change, remove CO2 permanently from the atmosphere and produce everyday products such as concrete blocks or fuels from atmospheric carbon emissions. To do this we need to realise a decentralised Gt supply chain for CO2 sourced directly from the atmosphere.
The opportunity: 
You have the opportunity to join MZT at a pivotal point in our company's history - our transition from an early-stage R&D startup into a product offering, revenue-generating company poised to rapidly scale our direct-air capture technology across the world. You will work within the technology team under the guidance of the technology team lead and collaboratively with other functions within Mission Zero such as Engineering Delivery, Fabrication and Commercial. Your role will centre around being an owner of a key technology development area of our 1st and 2nd generations of our product, seeing it through from inception to completion. 
What you’ll be responsible for:
- Ownership of process development from early stage R&D through to engineered solution handover
- Guiding junior engineers through the process of building and executing project requirements
- Leading and working on in-house pilot plant & test stand builds
- Facilitating the flow of information from the Technology Team through to Engineering Delivery, Fabrication, Commercial and Senior Management Teams
- Incorporating external information to the technology and product development process
- Preparing high quality Technology Transfer Reports processing and assimilating information gathered by the wider technology team
- Creation/application of process models to validate lab results and/or perform desktop studies of new areas of investigation
The Ideal Candidate will possess:
- MEng or equivalent in Chemical Engineering and other related engineering disciplines 
- A minimum of 2 years experience in R&D Engineering roles
- Strong understanding of engineering concepts including mass transfer, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics and kinetics
- High degree of mechanical aptitude
- Prior experience designing and building chemical process equipment by hand and/or utilising existing fabricators/suppliers
- Ability to work independently upon several high priority workflows with efficient communication of progress and results
- A fail fast attitude to product and process development along with the ability to iterate on previous work and navigate undefined variable spaces
Also desirable:
- Subject matter knowledge in water treatment technologies, electrochemical technologies, gas processing technologies
- Chartership status with the IChemE or similar
- Product design experience
- Experience with engineering supply chain management
- Good understanding of hazard and risk identification and mitigation

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