Lead Engineer - Water & Wastewater Treatment

Recruiter
Location
Shanghai, Shanghai
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Oct 2016
Closes
15 Dec 2016
Ref
2683193
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This position is to work as a lead engineer in GE's Water & Process Technologies R&D laboratories at GE's China Technology Center. Position duties include working with cross functional teams on new product/process development, translating lab design into pilot scale to validate robust performance, and providing technical support to business goals and programs in wastewater treatment and reuse applications.

Essential Responsibilities

* Define, design and develop innovative processes and applications for use in water
and wastewater treatment and reuse, with a focus on membrane product application development and process solutions development
* Determine most effective arrangement of unit operations exercising judgment in
balancing process requirements, economics, system robustness, and physical health hazards
* Provide technical and engineering support, customer service and non-routine problem solving for wastewater treatment and water re-use applications
* Drive execution on NTI/NPI (new technology introduction/new product introduction) and technical support projects
* Generate new ideas according to market needs and initiate new NPI/NTI projects

Qualifications/Requirements

* Ph.D. /Master in Chemical/Environmental Engineering/Applied Chemistry or equivalent.
* Ability to design, construct, modify, and operate bench-scale/pilot equipment
* 3+ years of experience in industrial R&D functions with focus on chemistry or engineering solutions to water related problems or challenges.
* Experience in UF/NF/RO and/or ED/EDR development and application is highly desired.
* Experience in process design and development for wastewater ZLD is a plus
* Strong interpersonal skills and excellent English communication skills (job require
regular communication with US, Canada and other countries)
* Excellent problem solving skills - ability to consider overall problem, identify
opportunities and implement major changes
* Self-starter, independent thinker, proactive problem solver
* Motivated by quality, cost and speed
* Demonstrated ability to set and achieve aggressive goals and targets
* Embrace change and technology evolution as an opportunity
* Strong environmental, health and safety ethics