CarbonScape Limited

Senior Mechanical Engineer

CarbonScape Limited

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Applications Close - End of Day: 31-08-2017


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Senior Mechanical Engineer – CarbonScape Limited, Marlborough

 CarbonScape is an exciting company that has developed a globally patented microwave technology that converts saw dust, forestry waste, and other waste streams into high value, sustainable carbon products such as biochar, green coke, activated carbon and high purity graphite. See

 The company is looking for a high energy, creative engineer to lead the small and talented team building its first pilot plant (nameplate capacity up to 450 tonnes p.a.).

 The appointment could be full time, part time or on a consulting basis, depending on the skills available.

 Applicants are expected to have a Bachelor Degree in Engineering and ideally a minimum of 6 years professional engineering experience.

 Applicants must have a broad-based engineering knowledge, with experience in: high pressure and high temperature reactors, product and materials handling, pyrolysis, project management, and mechanical expertise.

 Additional specific areas of s​kills and ​experience required include​: hydrothermal reactor commissioning, hydraulics, high pressure reactors, valves, piping, fittings/connections/couplers, pressure sealing in the presence of thermal cycling conditions, in-feed materials (water, sawdust) and handling of those feed materials (e.g. screw conveying), out-feed materials (bio chemicals, water, charcoal) and handling of those materials (e.g. dewatering press), engineering materials - steels, industrial plastics (not essential), ceramics (not essential)

 Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

 To apply for this position please contact Oliver Foster, CEO, CarbonScape on +64 21 628 472 or email