VIE/PANGEO - R&D Engineer M/W

at Veolia North America in Plainfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Company Description

About Veolia

Veolia group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. In 2022, with nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group supplied 79 million people with drinking water and 61 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 48 million metric tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) generated consolidated revenue of 28.508 billion in 2021.

Job Description

Commissioning and startup of pilot test units and supervision of the operation of a pilot scale Continuous Ion Exchange pilot. The R&D Engineer works with a Process Designer to define test conditions and confirm both the equipment design parameters and process operating conditions. The Research Engineer will review and interpret data from pilot operation and will interface with internal stakeholders regarding test performance and conclusions. Startup or operation of pilot systems at customer locations.

+ Evaluate and confirm adequation of ancillary equipment specifications and pilot needs.

+ Confirm with the LA office the pilot schedule, parameters and targets

+ Install and connect ancillary equipment to the main pilot unit. Technical support needed to be provided.

+ Dry test, wet test and commissioning of the pilot

+ Run the pilot and establish sampling plan

+ Collaborate to simulation effort with the R&D team in Paris (DEST)


Educational background: Master’s Degree (Diplôme d’Ingénieur) or PhD (Doctorat) in Chemical Engineering – Process Engineering (Genie Chimique / Genie des Procédés)

Previous experience: Previous R&D experience would be appreciated

Skills : Autonomous, communication skills, interest in challenges, interest in complex process and problem solving

Languages: French and English mandatory

Additional Information

Location : Plainfield, IL, USA – 40 Km from Chicago

Length : 18 mois

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

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Job Posting: JC260555869

Posted On: May 31, 2024

Updated On: Jul 15, 2024

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