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Sustainability Engineer

Company: Johnson Matthey
Location: Savannah
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Together for a cleaner, healthier world.

Catalyst Technologies (CT) is a market leader in the syngas value chain. It develops and supplies high-value, specialty process technology and catalysts for chemicals and fuels processing to enable our customers to operate efficiently, profitably and sustainably. With CT at the forefront of the transition to sustainable chemicals and fuels, the transition to net zero is creating exciting new opportunities in this sector.

To initiate and lead the site energy and water reductions, combustion and process emissions reduction, and transition to net zero projects at Savannah in order to meet Johnson Matthey's long term sustainability goals. This role is envisaged to provide the communication conduit between the Savannah Site, including the Catalyst Technologies, Sector and Group Sustainability teams. The role requires the ability to prioritise and make sustainability recommendations to the senior team in order to guide and deliver decisions and organise actions.

Your responsibilities:
Perform assessments of chemical manufacturing processes and identify opportunities for energy and emission reduction (sustainability) under supervision of Sr Engineer or Manager
Basic level of knowledge of energy and emission calculations used in the industry
Basic understanding and experience with process technologies relating to the Chemical Industry and JM Savannah site core processes, specifically slurry mixing, spray drying and calcination
Lead natural gas transformation to Hydrogen or renewable or biofuels, etc. that meet JM sustainability and business objectives.
Investigate and evaluate opportunities for low carbon solutions to reduce CO2 emissions.
Lead transformation of HTLP products to improve quality, reduce cost, reduce energy and emissions associated.
Assessment of manufacturing footprint and develop replacement strategy, planning, and justification from energy perspective
Basic understanding of codes and regulations with air and water permits and regulations
Evaluate processes and compare energy opportunities and alternatives under direction of Sr Engineer or Manager
Basic understanding of capital project process, ability to develop requirements and scope of work, applications for requests of funding for sustainability projects
Assist Sr Engineers and Managers with critical research areas such as renewable energy
Ability to calculate NPV, ROI, SPB and other engineering economic evaluations for projects
Lead Sr Engineer and Project Sponsors with developing capex projects, capture customer requirements, and scope of work as assigned
Basic understanding of regulatory compliance with carbon footprint and emissions
Work closely with suppliers, engineers, vendors and contractors with developing and executing projects
Basic knowledge of air pollution management equipment and systems
Develop and lead improvement projects contributing to site utility management and reporting
Lead the Group initiative to have CT sites accredited to ISO 50001from development to sustained compliance
Collaborate internally and externally on the total energy and emissions representation for the Savannah site, Sector and Company with focus on significant reduction in energy on top of the year-on-year growth demand.
Monthly reporting of Sustainability metrics (energy, water, and emissions)

Requirements for the role:
Degree in Chemical Engineering
Significant experience in the process industry
Generalized knowledge and experience of manufacturing process equipment and plants - learns & uses knowledge for manufacturing innovation
Planning & Organising for Project Delivery- champions change & development plans, steers project delivery
Design, installation and commissioning of new equipment or plant- leads design & technical commissioning of new plant or large complex equipment
Ability to develop hands on plant experience and understanding- organises self and maintains focus to grow own knowledge of different sites for business benefit
Interpersonal communication skills to enthuse & gain commitment from individuals and groups- engages with site & business groups such that they buy into new projects and commit to their delivery
Numeracy skills including process calculations- applies theoretical knowledge to complex issues. Advises and checks other's calculations contributing to their development
IT skills, data generation, analysis and presentation- application of IT & data processing techniques to complex manufacturing or plant situations, advising technical groups on best approaches
Management skills including priority setting, planning, reviewing and time management

How you will be rewarded:

We offer a competitive compensation and JM Elements benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and 20 days annual leave (varies for shift- based roles). Our JM Elements Benefits programme helps our employees understand and manage the JM benefits, as well as helping you focus on your overall wellbeing - for you and your family.

We use our inspiring science and technology to enhance lives. For those who are passionate about sustainable solutions and shaping our markets, we offer stretch and a wealth of diverse opportunities.

We'll give you freedom to bring your whole self to work and be part of a team where difference matters and all voices are heard, that genuinely cares for you and where your contribution is appreciated. We'll empower you to lean in and make things happen, to create solutions and value for our customers. United by our values and vision, we're self-starters sharing the same values and accountability and always with a shared commitment to doing the right thing. We're passionate about making a difference and delivering a better tomorrow for us and for you - a cleaner and healthier world, today and for future generations.



How to apply:
If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online. For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please let your recruiter know when they contact you.

If you are already a Johnson Matthey Employee, please visit the internal careers site to apply: Find Jobs - Workday (

All applications are carefully considered and your details will be stored on our secure Application Management System. This is used throughout Johnson Matthey for the selection of suitable candidates for our vacancies as they arise. Johnson Matthey respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. For more information about how your personal data is used please view our privacy notice: Johnson Matthey Privacy Notice

You will be contacted by the Johnson Matthey Talent Acquisition team once your details have been reviewed. Please allow four weeks from the closing date to allow for screening to take place.

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Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.%21036249%

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