• Permanent
  • Zürich, Switzerland
  • Competitive salary with stock shares. USD / Year

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Chemical Sorbent Design Team Leader

headcount AG is a Zurich-based consultancy serving clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical technology, diagnostic, OTC and chemical market segments.

Our client is on a mission to remove CO2 and fight climate change. This position would be an excellent opportunity to contribute to one of the leading climate pioneer companies. As they are continuously growing, they are looking for an expert in sorbents with a career path to becoming a team leader. 

Location: Zurich, Switzerland


_ Designing high-performance reactors – development scope contains the structural layout of the reactor chamber, and specifically the design of sorbents
_ Lead a team of 4 Scientists/Engineers while also managing planning and recruiting
_ Responsible for auditing, training, and follow-up case of HS&E findings 
_ Collaborate with external suppliers of structured sorbent systems to guide its improvement
_ Assessment and maintenance of the reactor systems, optimizing it’s design for peak performance
_ Securing the IP for new development of system reactors


_ Minimum MSc in Mechanical or Process Engineering
_ 10+ years of academic and industrial  experience in mechanical engineering, preferably in R&D
_ Strong knowledge of fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, and heat-and mass transfer, additionally knowledge of mechanical systems in industrial applications
_ Solid network within the Sorbent structuring field
_ Expertise in filtering system – particular focus on sorbents and air flow optimization
_ Fluent in English, Germany is a plus

***Please forward your application should you meet the requirements above – applications which do not meet these requirements will not be considered***

headcount AG
Francis Panlilio

Dreikönigstrasse 55
8002 Zürich
Dreikönigstrasse 55, 8002 Zürich

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