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Engineering Manager

Company: Prometheus
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

Engineering ManagerPrometheus FuelsSanta Cruz, CA U.S.A. Prometheus was founded to replace fossil fuels with zero net carbon electrofuels, as fast as possible, by beating fossil fuels on price. We see these fuels as the start of a major energy transition, with dramatic scaling of solar and wind power storing it in a high energy density form that can be used to power engines, homes, cities, industry, and anywhere else energy is needed. We believe by doing so we can solve the climate crisis and ignite a new era for human ambition, adventure, and achievement. Engineering ManagerThe Titan Fuel Forge is Prometheus revolutionary fuel-production system. It works on the concept of reverse combustion, capturing CO2 and water from the air and powering them with electricity from renewable energy to make zero net carbon fuels. As a leader in the Titan Fuel Forge development team, you, collaborative leaders and your teams will be focused on the development and implementation of the next generation of Titan Fuel Forge systems. These include the Carbon Salvage direct air capture (DAC) system, where CO2 and water are captured from the air; the Faraday Reactor, where CO2 and water are combined with power; and the Recombination fuel extraction and upgrading system, where electrochemical products are converted into finished fuels. You will work with other engineering managers and a team of mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineers, electrochemists, and analytical chemists to iteratively scale up and optimize the Titan Fuel Forges for commercial production next year. Responsibilities Leads, mentors and supports engineering development activities at the Santa Cruz facility by managing a cross functional team Hands on position working alongside team to ensure goals are iteratively defined and met to drive towards commercial fuel launch, ensuring team has the necessary resources to be successful Owner of scale up design and prototyping processes Employ excellent communication skills across teams and the company Manage cost and schedule for assigned projects Willing to work across a broad range of activities to support team goals growth-stage startups require a wide range of skills Contribute to a positive culture of collaborative experimentation and innovation Requirements Bachelors degree or higher in mechanical, chemical, or electrical engineering with a minimum of 5 years of experience Adept at prioritizing tasks and executing multiple assignments concurrently in a rapidly changing environment that requires mental flexibility, creativity, discipline, and resilience Leadership experience working in highly technical position required Familiarity with membrane systems and automated processes a definite advantage Experience in scale up from bench top to full commercial system highly desired Location of position is our 20,000 square foot prototyping and manufacturing facility in Santa Cruz, CA, less than one mile from the beach, in a walkable neighborhood with coffee shops, natural groceries, yoga studios, etc. you dont have to surf, hike, camp, or like perfect weather, but our location is a plus if you do. Must be on-site, but work from home for appropriate tasks is available. Full medical, dental, and vision benefits with no employee contribution required. Prometheus Fuels is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Prometheus is governed on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competence, and will not be influenced in any manner by race, religion, gender, national origin, color, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.by Jobble

Keywords: Prometheus, Santa Cruz , Engineering Manager, Executive , Santa Cruz, California

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