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Cleantech-Manager, Products

Our client, Carbon Engineering (CE), has a vision to lead the world in the large-scale removal of carbon dioxide from the air and advance our shift to a sustainable carbon-neutral society. An innovative clean energy company leading the commercialization of groundbreaking technology that captures CO₂ directly from the atmosphere, and converts it into clean, affordable fuels and chemicals. Founded in 2009, CE has been removing CO₂ from the atmosphere since 2015. 

Carbon Engineering’s ground-breaking technology innovations have been covered in National Geographic, The New York Times, Fortune, Wired, and more. The company is backed by leading Venture investors including Bill Gates and has led projects funded by Sustainable Development Technologies Canada (SDTC), British Columbia Innovative Clean Energy Fund (BC ICE), Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC), Industrial Research Assistantship Program, and the US Department of Energy (DOE).

About the Role:

This is a senior role reporting to the CTO, for an engineer who can work at the intersection of engineering and business development. Leading a small team, you will have experience working in the chemical, electrochemical, or the petrochemical process industry.

Key Responsibilities:

Set the long-term vision and strategy for Carbon Engineering’s products and communicate this strategy to all relevant participants and stakeholders.

  • Lead the Products Team to explore and understand relevant carbon markets and product requirements by identifying and working with potential customers.

  • Work alongside internal stakeholders to ensure CE’s product specifications match customer product requirements.

  • Determine customer and corporate requirements for production of test campaign data.

  • Analyze and communicate CE’s technical value proposition and positioning within relevant markets.

  • Develop and own CE’s product development definition, roadmap, and positioning.

  • Use results of techno-economic assessments and models to, o Identify technical opportunities for partnership or areas for advanced development to meet customer requirements

    • Prepare and communicating modelling results both internally and externally

  • Technical engagement with customers and investors, o Support CTO with customer Q&A

    • Develop product spec sheets to communicate offerings to customers

  • Develop technical due diligence materials and presentations to communicate product technical capabilities.

  • Create technoeconomic models and technical roadmaps.

  • Estimate Capex and Opex for new processes and equipment.

Experience & Qualifications:

Education: Graduate level education in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemistry.

Experience: Minimum 5-10 years of relevant industrial and commercial experience. Demonstrated success as a technical lead in both engineering and business development activities.

  • Familiarity with hydrocarbon product standards e.g. ASTM D975 diesel.

In addition to technical skills, you also need to have these attributes to be the right fit:

  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently towards multiple deadlines with minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment.

  • Hands-on experience and comfort working in a development environment.

  • Thrive on doing things that have not been done before (explorer mindset).

  • Swiss army knife capabilities and versatility.

  • Willingness to travel for customer and partner engagements.

  • Must have either landed immigrant status or Canadian Citizenship.

Based in the outdoor recreation hub of Squamish, BC, this role will be a great fit for someone who feels passionately about this vision, and who wants to be a part of a fast-paced culture where contributions are noticed.

Contact:

Kim Brooks, kim@corporate.bc.ca

Tim Swanson tim@corporate.bc.ca