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09/18/2012

Vice President - Engineering & Project Management

BioProcess Algae is a vertically integrated company focusing on the research, development and large scale commercial production of microalgae. Position Title:    Vice President – Engineering & Project Management Position Location:  Portsmouth, RI Job Description:  We are currently seeking a Vice President of Engineering & Project Management to join our growing team as we continue to scale acreage for the production of algae for nutritionals, feeds, biofuels and biochemicals. The Vice President of Engineering & Project Management will oversee the engineering team and supervise project management/construction activities.  Depending on experience, candidate may contribute to economic modeling efforts, business plan development or core process development.  Candidate must be a team player and collaborate effectively with external partners. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE: - Supervise engineering team - Oversee the design and construction of commercial algae farm - Project Management, budget, schedule, milestones, reporting - Manage relationships with technology partners and collaborators in developing efficient engineering designs - Interface with external engineering partner and/or EPC firms - Work effectively with Operations team to align pilot plant design and operation with commercial scale efforts REQUIREMENTS: - PE or MS in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field - Project Management experience - Detailed cost estimation experience on large projects a plus - Experience with management of cross functional teams is a plus - Experience with unit operations that apply to wastewater or agricultural processing such as: water treatment, management of biological cultures, solid/liquid separations, solvent extraction, membrane separation, centrifugation, drying, etc. is a plus - Willingness and ability to travel - Experience with process development, up-scaling, pilot plant design and construction is a plus Salary:  Full Time Position - Salary and benefits are To Be Determined