Process Engineer

Hybrid - Salary + Equity

Supercritical is looking for a dynamic, passionate and driven Process Engineer to join our product development team. They will focus on bringing our proprietary electrolyser and associated balance of plant through increasing scales, from demonstrator to pilot to commercial size.  You will work directly with our Chief Product Officer and Senior Process Engineers to design and deploy larger scales within our test environments and partner sites.  You will work to pioneer the equipment configuration for safe electrolysis under supercritical water conditions.


  • Execute process engineering design activities in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Collaborate with our subcontractors and vendors to enable our goals of reaching a demonstrator scale plant by 2023, and a pilot by 2024.

  • Flowsheet development (PFDs), detailed design and mass and energy balance calculations.

  • Process control and system design (P&IDs).

  • Calculation development for design and sizing of equipment and instrumentation.

  • Creating equipment and instrument specifications, and supporting the procurement process.

  • Hazard identification and risk management.

  • To work with Supercritical’s technology team, to support our lab-scale testing and scale-up, working to minimise hazard and risk. 

  • Partner and vendor liaison and negotiation.

About you

  • Be passionate about a net-zero environment, excited by innovation and proactive in pursuit of it.

  • Have a master's degree or above in Chemical / Process Engineering.

  • Have worked as a process engineer in a relevant industry; working with high pressure/high-temperature systems and flammable gases

  • Be comfortable in process engineering design from first principles.

  • Have 3 years professional experience with process design.

  • Contribute to an empowering culture around safety in our team.

  • Thrive in a startup environment as a self-starter and proactively identify problems and pursue solutions.

  • Have strong communication and organisational skills, attention to detail and enjoy working in a team environment. 

  • Be committed to inherent safe design and to the minimisation of risk. 

Direct applicants only - no agencies  

Supercritical are not currently in a position to sponsor overseas applications