Visit website

Product Test Manager - Membrane Systems

  • Engineering & Product
  • Full-time
  • Cambridge, MA

2023-04-25 23:59:56 UTC

About Osmoses 🌱🌍

Osmoses Inc. is a technology company revolutionizing the way industrial separations are performed today! Industrial separation processes account for 15% of the world’s energy consumption and are responsible for 16% of CO2 emissions because we rely on energy-intensive technology. Changing this is one of the biggest opportunities to enable the energy transition.

We bring together a diverse and dynamic group of scientists, engineers, business professionals, and operators to develop and commercialize cutting-edge membrane technology that can reduce the impact of gas separations on the environment while increasing the economic incentive for our customers. Our groundbreaking separation solutions have the power to disrupt multi-billion dollar markets worldwide, reducing industrial energy consumption and accelerate the adoption of alternative energy sources with lower environmental impact. 

Join us! Together, we can create a future where cleaner and more sustainable industrial processes become the norm. 

Position Overview 🎯

Osmoses Inc. is building a Product and Engineering team to design, qualify, and deploy small- and large-scale pilots for the first Osmoses product line. The Product and Engineering team will work on process engineering, pre- and post-pilot membrane testing, and detailed planning and design work en route to commercial-scale pilots.

The Product Test Engineer will work with the technology and the engineering and business teams to qualify and commission the first-generation prototypes and products from Osmoses to go in customers’ hands. The engineer will develop, implement, and maintain methods to qualify prototype and commercial modules for customer testing towards pilots. This role will contribute to qualification of Osmoses product and commercialization of membrane technology.

What you’ll be doing 📝

  • Collaborate with engineering and business teams to define testing conditions for membranes and modules, both in-house and externally.

  • Design and conduct experimental campaigns, evaluating membrane performance in diverse environments, including simulated and field mixtures.

  • Ensure timely testing and qualification of membranes and modules. Perform tests, manage testing data, and collect information needed for decision making thereafter. 

  • Lead management, procurement, and up-keep of state-of-the-art lab equipment used for transport characterization.

  • Engage in dialogue with external parties, customers, and plant managers, as you coordinate on-site pilot testing, defining specific testing criteria that shape the future of our products.

  • Excel in data and risk management, compliance, and reporting while overseeing on-site testing campaigns for pre-pilot testing engagements and future pilot projects.

  • Uncover new opportunities and forge alliances with partners for pilot skid design, while coordinating product delivery for our ongoing projects.

  • Maintain and upkeep a database of contacts and project timelines and provide regular updates to the VP of Engineering.

  • Play a key part in the deployment of a large-scale manufacturing facility for Osmoses' first product line, including quality testing and control of the first product.

What we’re looking for 🔍

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in chemical engineering or a related field.

  • 3-5+ years of industrial experience in the chemical, petrochemical, or energy industry.

  • Experience in one or more of the following: membrane testing, process engineering, plant start-up and design, and operations.

  • Experience in project management and team coordination, along with exceptional organizational, writing, presentation, and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities. 

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve company goals.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to engage with external stakeholders and work in a diverse team.

  • Ability to adapt to evolving project scopes in response to customer or company needs.

  • Effective collaboration within cross-functional teams in leading and supporting roles.

Qualities we’re looking for 💡

  • Accountability methodically organized, willing to report transparently on progress and collaboratively adjust approach when facing bumps in the road.

  • Clear communication able to formulate and articulate data-informed opinions both internally and with partners/customers, verbally and in writing, based on research and experience.

  • Nimble able to adjust as new information surfaces in a fast-paced start-up environment. Capable of diving into a new business, learning and building expertise and credibility for the organization quickly.

What we can offer you 🎁

  • Opportunity to contribute to addressing one of the biggest environmental challenges of this century.

  • Work in the heart of the most innovative square mile in the world and the most exciting hub for clean tech.

  • High leadership and growth potential joining at a critical stage a company with strong momentum backed by leading venture capital firms.

  • Access to competitive salary and equity package.

If you're excited about making a positive impact on the environment and being part of an innovative team, we'd love to hear from you! Apply now and let's shape a greener future together! 🌿🌏🚀

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

View job location on map