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Study Manager/Technical Sales Manager US

Aker Carbon Capture

Application ends: June 2, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 3, 2024
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    June 2, 2024
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Job Description


Aker Carbon Capture is a leading carbon capture technology company. We serve a range of carbon-emitting industries including cement, blue hydrogen, bio/waste-to-energy, and gas-to-power among others. Through our portfolio of projects, we are mitigating the environmental cost of industrial activity for a cleaner, more sustainable future. We see a daily growth in our market potential as a rising number of customers look to carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) and our company to solve their emissions challenges. Aker Carbon Capture is one of the leading companies globally that has extensive knowledge of the entire CCUS value chain. We have many ongoing projects, from research and innovation, including pilot plant testing, to concept studies and to large EPC projects, both in Europe and in the United States. Today, we are delivering seven carbon capture units in Europe, with an accumulated capture capacity of 1 million tonnes of CO2. In Denmark, we are delivering five Just Catch 100 units to Ørsted, in the Netherlands one Just Catch 100 unit to Twence, and in Norway a Big Catch to Heidelberg Materials. Are you ready to work with us to realise the potential CCUS has in making a lasting, positive impact on our environment?

What will you be doing?

As a Study & Technical Manager, you hold primary responsibility for ensuring the technical completion of feasibility studies and pre-FEEDs. Your role is crucial in guiding these projects to successful technical outcomes while also supporting the commercial managers during technical discussions with early-stage customers. Your expertise and insights contribute significantly to shaping successful commercial strategies and engagements.

Your responsibilities

    • Lead customer feasibility studies and pre-FEEDs for ACC as a technical expert, ensuring correct implementation of technology.
    • Contribute to technology and product strategy in line with market needs and corporate goals.
    • Support the project development team and commercial teams with proposals, tenders, and PDP/licensing offerings.
    • Engage in customer/partner interactions and technical discussions based on deep knowledge of post-combustion carbon capture solutions.
    • Support with early-stage sales processes, identifying and developing potential opportunities throughout the project lifecycle.
    • Act as a liaison among various stakeholders within the commercial organization and across the company.

Your qualifications

    • College Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering. MBA advantageous.
    • 5 + years’ experience in process technology and chemical process systems.
    • Knowledge of thermodynamic systems including steam turbines, steam cycles, heating and cooling systems, gas turbines, heat pumps, etc.
    • Familiarity with carbon capture and storage technologies, particularly solvent-based post-combustion.
    • Proficiency in process modeling and process engineering is advantageous.
    • Hands-on experience in project management, including feasibility studies, pre-FEEDs, and FEEDs.
    • Skills in project planning, stakeholder management, resource management, budgeting, scope management, time management, risk management, quality assurance, communication, and reporting.
    • Experience in project execution is a plus.
    • Knowledge and understanding of technology and product development processes.
    • Strong and proven analytical skills and mindset.
    • Effective communication and presentation skills, with the ability to simplify complex technical concepts for clear understanding.
    • Ability to work in a dynamic team-based environment, demonstrating agility and adaptability.

This is what we offer
Not just a job, but a career you can take an active role in the industrial energy transition. We believe carbon capture is essential to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement. We value the feeling of belonging, and this role will be crucial in supporting Aker Carbon Capture to help the industry meet its carbon capture obligations. As our colleague, you will be given opportunities and responsibility to develop with our company. We can offer a dynamic and challenging environment in a growing ESG company.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be conducting interviews with relevant candidates on a continuous basis.