Implementation Engineering Manager

Houston, TX · Full-time · Management

About The Position

About The Position


Imubit is looking for a top-notch Leader in Refining or Petrochemicals to help transcend process industries with breakthrough machine learning technology.

About us

Imubit gives hydrocarbon processing leaders a way to discover and monetize new process optimization opportunities that until now were considered too complex – or even impossible to go after. The Imubit Closed Loop Neural Network™ Platform is an AI solution that incorporates deep hydrocarbon processing expertise, builds an accurate model of a plant’s most profitable processes, and optimizes them in closed-loop, driven by planning, with full operator controllability. Imubit’s oil refining and chemical process experts work hand-in-hand with clients, which are among the world’s largest global energy and chemical operators. The company was founded by world-class machine learning scientists, globally renowned in process manufacturing, and serial entrepreneurs.

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 proven manager, 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 empower a large team of passionate process engineers to leverage machine learning technology to solve core issues and redefine an industry. You want to rapidly grow the team and adjust to new market conditions to solve increasingly complex and valuable problems for our clients. 

In this position you will:

  • Join the Leadership Team, work directly with Imubit's founders, and significantly impact company growth.
  • Empower the Implementation Team to leverage process knowledge integrated with AI technology to optimize customers’ plants worth tens-of-millions of dollars
  • Cultivate an environment where Process Engineers develop critical technical, interpersonal, and strategic skills
  • Set the strategic vision for the global Implementation Engineering Organization encompassing the processes, technology, resources and KPIs for the group
  • Rapidly grow existing teams and build new teams to address strategic initiatives
  • Responsible for leading, inspiring and managing a team who are providing high quality technical solutions across multiple verticals and with tight timelines
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to new managers and help them to develop leadership skills
  • Develop an understanding of the technology and its unique value to shape the future roadmap in collaboration with algorithm, software and product teams.
  • Fundamentally understand and balance the highly technical challenges to our technology with the challenges associated with a rapidly growing start-up
  • Cultivate relationships with new and existing key clients 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 15+ years of experience in refining or petrochemicals industry
  • 5+ years of experience managing a team
  • Experience working closely with other disciplines
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Willingness to travel - 25%
  • Strong communication and presentation skills


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in a processing plant, especially with day-to-day plant optimization 
  • Customer facing experience
  • Experience managing employees and working with customers globally
  • Has a proven record of improving plant optimization, implementing plant optimization solutions with little to no capital expenditure
  • Has successfully led projects and implementations, managing project relationships from a technical standpoint
  • Has successfully developed team members from both a technical and interpersonal perspective
  • Has proven to take on new technologies and apply them at the plant level to extract operational value (revenue, reliability, etc.)

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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