Process Engineer

at Hysata Pty. Ltd. (View all Jobs)

Port Kembla, New South Wales, Australia


About us

Hysata is on a mission is to accelerate the shift from fossil fuels to green hydrogen, with a disruptive approach to electrolysis. 

The Hysata founding team comprises electrolyser industry veterans and the company is backed by leading cleantech investors. Our breakthrough technology has been recognised in top-tier journal Nature Communications and has created a buzz in the green hydrogen sector due to its promise to revolutionise the economics of green hydrogen production. This is possible due to Hysata’s unique combination of low capex and an ultrahigh system efficiency of 95% – a gigantic leap vs existing electrolysers which are at around 75%. 

On the pathway to net-zero, green hydrogen is going to be a massive new multi-trillion-dollar global industry, of similar scale to today’s natural gas industry. With its world-beating technology and strong customer pull, Hysata is targeting becoming the leading global electrolyser player, with multi-gigawatt-scale manufacturing and putting a major dent in global emissions.

About the role

We are looking for a Process Engineer to join the balance of plant team to design and execute complex tests to provide input to product design. This is a uniquely hands-on engineering role, where work starts at the P&ID development progressing to equipment build, operating the equipment and documenting the results and feeding the results back to the rest of the team. This role offers the opportunity to be an early team member in a fast growth company at the forefront of the green hydrogen industry. The role reports to the BOP Department Manager.

Role responsibilities

  • Design and execute experiments to ensure the process meets the performance and reliability requirements;
  • Interpret test results to provide the rest of the Hysata team feedback for product design;
  • Supporting the R&D team on the operation, troubleshooting and improvement of cell/stack test equipment;
  • Collaborate with team members to diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues that arise;
  • Be involved in data reviews to enable data driven learning;
  • Provide input on SOPs and safety protocols for new and existing laboratory processes; and
  • Support the design activities for the large prototype and commercial electrolysers by working under the senior engineer’s direction.

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering;
  • Recent graduate or less than 3 years experience;
  • Able to read and develop basic process design documentation including P&IDs, Cause and Effects Diagrams;
  • Enjoy working in a laboratory setting and enjoy the hands-on engineering of building and operating small scale test equipment;
  • Able to analyse data (Python, Matlab, or similar) and output succinct reports and presentations to the wider team;
  • Motivated, capable of working independently within a multi-disciplinary environment;
  • Ability to adapt within a highly dynamic, fast-paced work environment; and
  • Motivation to learn and develop design skills, detailed knowledge of electrolyser cell operation and optimisation.

What we offer

  • Idyllic Beachside Location;
  • Stock options;
  • Salary Sacrifice into Superannuation;
  • Flexible working conditions;
  • Recognition of Service;
  • Wellness Allowance;
  • EAP through Sonder;
  • Novated Leasing;
  • Employee Discount Program through Flare; and
  • Awesome work environment and team!

If you don’t tick every box in this ad, please don’t rule yourself out just yet. We’ve seen the research that people from underrepresented backgrounds tend to only apply when the checklist is all ticks. We take pride in inclusion and hiring incredible human beings with great potential over ticking boxes – so if this role resonates with you, apply below!

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