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Sr. Refining and Petrochemical Process Optimization Engineer

Germany · Full-time · Intermediate

About The Position


Imubit is looking for a top-notch Senior Refining and Petrochemical Process Optimization Engineer to help transcend process industries with breakthrough machine learning technology. This role is remote within Germany; however, it does require client travel throughout Europe. No visa sponsorship is available for this position.

About us:

Imubit directly controls and optimizes refineries and chemical plants with AI to add millions of dollars to the plant bottom line while managing safe operating limits, energy efficiency, and sustainability objectives. Imubit’s Closed Loop Neural Network platform allows customers to leverage an advanced form of AI called Reinforcement Learning (RL). Through our patented approach to apply RL for industrial processes, industry leaders have been able to fundamentally change the way they optimize their plants and improve profitability in real-time. Imubit’s solution is currently optimizing the manufacturing facilities of Fortune-500 companies. Imubit has combined the industry expertise from companies like Exxon and Shell with award-winning data scientists endorsed by Google. Imubit is backed by tier-1 venture capital firms such as Insight Partners. 

Who we are/Why us

We are an energetic group of engineers and professionals, all looking to use our talents and experience to innovate the future of technology and energy. What started out as a team of engineers with a dream to change the way AI transcends refineries has turned into a global team of over 130 engineers, scientists, and industry experts at the cutting edge of the AI industry. The impact of our work can be seen both in the growth of the company and through the millions of dollars we are saving refineries all over the world. Our company culture is collaborative, inclusive, and supportive. We work through challenges and overcome obstacles together.

Here at Imubit, we work hard and we play hard. We share a belief in Imubit's mission to invent new technologies that help our clients transcend beyond the limits of what they considered possible. We accomplish this with creativity, innovation, dedication, safety, and integrity. 

We are looking for:

You, a Chemical Engineer, with an interest in new technology and plant optimization; previous experience in process engineering with controls or planning and economic knowledge is required. You want to be a part of what’s next in the industry using process optimization software and machine learning technology to solve core issues and redefine an industry. You aspire to be on a pioneering fast-growing team that works closely with clients to solve their difficult problems and provide them with proven economical results. You are self-motivated and love learning new technological and scientific disciplines. You recognize a once-in-a-career opportunity and seize it.

In this position you will:

  • Work directly with Imubit's founders and significantly impact company growth.
  • Collaborate with Imubit's world-leading Google-endorsed Machine Learning scientists
  • Work closely with client teams both remotely and on-site to leverage their data to explore the process and its economic drivers.
  • Combine process and machine learning to apply Imubit's system to the right points in the process and tune system parameters.
  • Evaluate Machine Learning models via chemical process understanding.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the product’s usage patterns and shape its future roadmap in collaboration with algorithm, software and product teams.
  • Demonstrate and explain Imubit's technology to clients and train them to leverage it.
  • Understand client feedback and facilitate two-way communication with Imubit's R&D team.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • BSc in Chemical Engineering
  • Background in chemical engineering or process engineering
  • 10 years of industry engineering experience (refining, petrochemical, NGL/ethanol, etc.)
  • Willingness to travel up to 30%
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Process engineer with process control and/or planning and economics experience
  • Has a proven record of improving plant optimization, implementing plant optimization solutions with little to no capital expenditure
  • Has worked extensively with plant operations personnel
  • Has successfully led projects and implementations, managing project relationships from a technical standpoint
  • Has experience working with time-series data within recent work experience and knows how to visualize and analyze large volumes of data and make logical decisions
  • Ability to educate customers and build confidence in customers about highly technical concepts
  • Proven ability to work and remain organized in a fast-paced environment

Great to Have:

  • Has proven to take on new technologies and apply them at the plant level to extract operational value (revenue, reliability, etc.)
  • Has vision to see that there is a significant opportunity to improve how plants are optimized today. Is ready to tackle this problem head-on and educate others within the industry
  • Is highly resourceful and is able to solve problems using a limited toolset when required
  • Is able to learn at an exponential rate, educating the market and customers on a complex concept
  • Highly motivated to take on tough challenges and skeptics with a positive attitude
  • Experience in chemicals and/or other manufacturing processes

Imubit provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Imubit complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Imubit does not accept or retain unsolicited CVs or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

No visa sponsorship is available for this position.

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