Staff Process Engineer

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

Phone: 9372292779
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Staff Process Engineer


Dayton, OH 

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Are you interested in working for UDRI, a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers? UDRI invites qualified candidates to apply for our Staff Process Engineer opening!

The successful candidate will provide technical leadership, research, development, testing, and evaluation support in the area of systems engineering, chemical energy (petrochemical, hydrogen fuels), corrosion prevention and control, and sustaining engineering activities. The role will include client, stakeholder, and subcontractor communications and relationship management.

Minimum Qualifications
- B.S. degree in Chemical or Processing Engineering or related field
- 3 years experience supporting defense-related projects
- 3 years technical leadership experience
- 3 years of technology transition / product commercialization experience
- 1 year experience in industrial chemical process development, sustainment, or improvement
- Effective verbal and written communications skills
- Ability to effectively collaborate with and lead multi-disciplinary teams
- Due to the nature of this position, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

- M.S. or Ph.D. degree with minimum of 7 years experience directly related to pilot scale system operation in petroleum or chemical processing industry
- 5 years experience supporting defense-related projects
- 5 years technical leadership experience
- 5 years of technology transition / product commercialization experience
- 5 years experience in industrial chemical process development, sustainment, or improvement
- 3 years experience related to petroleum or chemical processing using pilot scale research systems
- Experience in operating and maintaining pilot scale systems
- Professional Engineer (PE) license
- Secret security clearance or ability to obtain security clearance
- Project management experience
- Systems engineering experience
- Vendor and subcontractor management experience
- Prior work experience with UDRI supporting government clients
- Mechanical aptitude

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.