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Principle Process Engineer 

The Senior Process Engineer plays a key role in WasteFuel’s technical team and will be responsible for the process design aspects especially on the Anaerobic Digestor and Methanol pathways.  The Process Engineer will have responsibilities for the process design and coordination of the process activities on the project(s). 

The Process Engineer will guide the production of concept and front-end engineering design for various projects, including block diagrams and process flow diagrams (PFD's), design basis, heat and material balance, preliminary piping and instrumentation diagrams (PID’s) together with the necessary design reviews. These projects will vary significantly in size and opportunity / challenge level.

The Process Engineer will ensure continuity of process engineering design through later project phases to enable vertical startup and commissioning. Oversight and direction in safety in design, design standards and support project team with on time on budget on quality project.  As a technical expert, the Process Engineer will further ensure that latest technology available, industry best practice and value improvement engineering opportunities are considered into the final design solution (where appropriate) for the project acting as process engineering sign off. Interface with licensors and EPC to ensure an integrated design that will work first time.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with EPC contractors and Licensors to develop and implement the process design.

  • Lead the resolution of technical issues within the technology for complex problems.

  • Demonstrate innovation and creatively and takes action to solve risk issues and close HAZOP actions.

  • Identify and propose the use of new technologies to gain competitive advantage.

  • Demonstrate a proactive and uncompromising attitude to process safety. Ensure full compliance with all Environment, Health and Safety policies and procedures.

  • Participate in Safety Studies for technology and capital projects. Ensure all relevant Health & Safety risk assessments are carried out as required and all actions closed in a timely manner.

  • Lead dialogue regarding process design with external parties including equipment vendors.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Chemical Engineering Degree

  • 8 + years’ experience as Process engineer preferably in syngas, methanol or refinery area

  • Previous experience as Process discipline lead on EPC/M projects

  • Experience in Biogas/Syngas and Methanol process design. Experience in Anaerobic Digestion process design will be advantageous.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency using data analysis tools

  • You are a strategic thinker, bring new ideas to the table, and love a good brainstorm.

  • You have strong decision-making abilities and accountability; this is an important role, own it!

  • You have great judgment and can make "the call" as needed.

  • You have an innate curiosity and an entrepreneurial spirit…have a suggestion on making something better? We encourage you to do it!

  • You are incredibly organized, detail-oriented, and able to excel at managing multiple projects simultaneously.


Benefits of this position include:

  • Health insurance and mobile phone reimbursement

  • Competitive paid time off

  • Performance-based bonus

  • Opportunity to grow within the firm


The location will be hybrid/remote, but frequent traveling to site and contractors’ office will be required. Office culture is flexible and team-based with open communications. Each WasteFuel employee is encouraged to play an active role in growing our firm. 

About the Company:  WasteFuel is revolutionizing mobility and addressing the climate emergency by transforming waste into renewable fuels using proven technologies. We convert municipal waste into low-carbon fuels including green methanol. 

Please email your resume and cover letter to and list “Principle Process Engineer – [Your Name]” in the subject line.

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