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Process Technician

Solugen

Solugen

Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024

Solugen

Houston, TX 77035

Position

Process Technician

About Solugen

Solugen is a groundbreaking technology company on a bold mission to decarbonize the physical world. At the heart of our innovation is the world’s first sustainable molecule factory—the Bioforge. This unique manufacturing platform uses a chemienzymatic process to convert plant-derived substances into essential materials that have historically been made from fossil fuels—all with minimal emissions and no hazardous waste. A highly scalable and localized alternative to conventional approaches, the Bioforge enables us to produce a range of high-performance, cost-competitive, and sustainable solutions to meet the diverse needs of our customers.

Ready to shape the future? Join us.

Are you passionate about sustainable solutions and combating climate change? We're always on the lookout for dynamic individuals who blend passion with adaptability. You thrive in an environment where curiosity propels you, questions are celebrated, and insights power your work. As a self-starter, you’ll embrace the pace and uncertainty of startup culture– that’s where the best ideas flourish. At our core, we prioritize safety above all, value respect for others, and consider creative problem-solving a superpower.

Mission

The Process Technician reports to the Operations Manager and works with the outside and blending Process Technicians. It is responsible to make sure all tasks are carried out to safely operate the EOR, MOR, MVR, utilities and the blending unit. This position is located at our Minetta location in Houston, TX.

Responsibilities

Ideal candidate will be able to perform all duties of the Process Tech and additionally must be able to:

Operate the board for: EOR, MOR, MVR, Utilities and Blending Unit which includes, but not limited:

  • Start-up
  • Normal Operation
  • Shutdown
  • Emergency shutdown

Key Competencies

Job Specific

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to lead people
  • Process safety oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Ability to walk lines
  • Ability to work with HMI stations

Company Specific

  • Ability to be nimble with a willingness to embrace the speed and ambiguity of startup culture
  • Passion for green chemistry and fighting climate change
  • Comfort working in multiple roles
  • Ability to self-manage and set priorities and schedule
  • Creative problem-solving nature
  • Appreciation and emphasis for safety above all else
  • Respect for others

Qualifications

  • 2 year minimum demonstrated chemical process operation required
  • Demonstrated outside and board chemical process experience required
  • Demonstrated knowledge on process units of operation required
  • Forklift operation required
  • High School diploma required
  • Process Tech degree preferred
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability preferred
  • Operational discipline knowledge preferred

Work with outside Process Technician to execute, but not limited:

  • Unit rounds
  • Line-ups
  • Product loading
  • Raw material unloading
  • Troubleshooting

Solugen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.