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Systems Engineering Manager

Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Who we are:
Electra is electrifying ironmaking to decarbonize steelmaking and eliminate 3.7 gigatons or 10% of global CO2 emissions. Leveraging proven industrial-scale electrochemical and hydrometallurgical processes, and backed by leading sustainability-focused venture capitalists, our team is developing lower cost, scalable solutions utilizing intermittent renewable energy to forge a cleaner, greener future for the trillion-dollar steel industry.
With a uniquely collaborative culture, endless passion for developing disruptive technologies, and the opportunity to revolutionize carbon-intensive manufacturing industries, careers at Electra offer challenge, reward, and the chance to bring to market solutions that dramatically improve the health of the planet.
What you will do:
In this role you will lead the Systems Engineering team for Electra, with a focus on the design and construction of chemical processing systems. These systems will integrate instrumentation, controls, plumbing, fluid power, and solids handling to enable novel electrochemical and metallurgical processes for steel production. In this role you will:

  • Lead the Systems team on executing the full life cycle for chemical processing systems, from gathering requirements to electrical/mechanical design to construction and commissioning
  • Collaborate with various teams and team members to define requirements for system design
  • Verify that hardware and software requirements are met via testing and analysis
  • Set technical targets and timelines, allocating resources as necessary to achieve goals
  • Interface with supply chain team, vendors, and other 3rd parties as needed to identify manufacturers and solutions that meet the team's needs
  • Provide guidance for integrating PLC control, instrumentation, and motors/power equipment -

    -What we need you to bring to the team:

    • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering
    • Minimum 5 years of experience working on process design and scale-up of chemical processes
    • Experience leading teams in a technical capacity
    • Experience bringing integrated systems from a development environment into production -
    • Experience with electrical and chemical safety
    • Familiarity with both high voltage and low voltage electrical design
    • Familiarity with Systems Engineering tools: Wiring diagrams, P&IDs, CAD
    • Familiarity with instrumentation, data acquisition, and PLC process control
    • Familiarity with fluid power systems (pumps, valves, heat exchange equipment, etc.) -
    • The ability to work independently as well as collaboratively as needed
    • The ability to adapt quickly to changing processes and responsibilities
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills -

      What we want you to bring to the team:

      • Experience working with electrochemical or hydrometallurgical processes
      • Experience in a pilot-plant or development environment
      • Experience or the desire to be in a dynamic startup environment
      • A critical thinking mindset and focus on finding answers
      • A safety-first mindset; share potential risks with others before they result in hazardous outcomes
      • A desire to challenge yourself and take on increasing responsibilities as the company grows -

        What's in it for you:

        • Career growth
        • Opportunity to develop new processes and build -
        • Opportunity to support a wide variety of projects
        • Recognition and appreciation
        • The ability to share your perspectives and opinions in a hyper-collaborative environment -

          Compensation: -

          • The anticipated starting pay range for this position is $120,000 - $150,000 annually and may be more or less depending upon skills, experience, and education. - -

            Benefits For You:

            • 100% paid premiums across all medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, short-term disability, long-term disability, and basic life insurance plans
            • Unlimited PTO
            • $1,800 in annual employer HSA contributions (health savings account)

              Benefits For Your Family:

              • 100% paid premiums across all medical, dental, vision, and telemedicine plans
              • $3,600 in annual employer HSA contributions (health savings account)
              • 12 weeks of paid parental leave and flexible return-to-work options

                Benefits For Your Future:

                • 401k with up to 5% matching contributions which vest 100% on day one
                • Eligibility for incentive stock options

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