Junior/Mid-Level /

We’re Hiring:
Pilot Plant Operator

About position

We are an award-winning Swiss company that is changing the way we recycle plastic. Founded in 2020, we are a team of young, dynamic, dedicated entrepreneurs who are committed to solving the plastic problem. Having built and optimized our pre-demo plant, we are about to build and optimize our 500 T-per-year showcase plant. We are also continually innovating, developing, and optimizing our DePoly process for PET recycling, but also advancing our techniques to recycle other consumer and industrial-based plastic waste and implementing these processes to the pilot scale. To assist in these ambitious aims, we are looking to expand our team by hiring a Pilot Plant Operator.

Valais, Switzerland
Responsibilities you'll be handling:
  • Operating the pilot plant equipment, controlling and ensuring the smooth running of the process, and troubleshooting any issues.
  • Handling and processing of the large number of chemicals required for the running of the pilot.
  • Close collaboration with Engineering and R&D teams in the development of new product tests and process optimization
  • Writing reports and documents for pilot trials and process performance.
  • Organizing shipment of goods with the shipment responsible
  • Organizing external and internal deliveries
  • Regular check and updates of the inventory
We expect you to have these skills:
  • Chemical Operator/Technician or Bachelor’s degree in engineering, technology, or related disciplines.
  • Work experience in an industrial environment or a solid foundation in the technology sector.
  • Capable of independently running and operating various equipment and familiar with process control systems, a good foundation in chemistry and understanding of polymers is a plus.
  • Well organized and motivated, comfortable working in a fast-paced industrial environment, and good communication skills in small and large teams.
  • Have an intermediate knowledge of French and English.
  • Mastering Microsoft Office 365 (Excel and Word)
  • Mastering communication tools (Emails)
  • Familiar with the production chain (packaging, storage….)
  • Have a Swiss working permit or be eligible to work in Switzerland.
  • Knowledge of the Good Practices and Safety in chemical industries
Here's what we can offer:
  • A stimulating, diverse, and dynamic working environment.
  • The chance to grow and expand horizons with our company and make a real change.
  • Become involved in the scaling up and development of new recycling technologies.
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