Careers

We are growing and need to find people who can help us continue our research and leadership in the clean-tech sector.

By joining Econic Technologies you will be able to turn your science and commercial talents into tangible outcomes. Outcomes that positively impact the world we live in. Partner with an expert team and innovative, future-focused clients on ground-breaking catalyst technologies.

We employ a rich mix of people with scientific and commercial backgrounds, unified by a passion to turn knowledge and experience into high-value solutions for the plastics sector. If you are positive, talented and motivated to succeed then please send your cover letter and CV, with reference to the job you are applying for to jobs@econic-technologies.com

  • Econic is hiring an Engineer Operator and a Chemical Plant Operator

    Job Title: Engineer Operator

    Reporting To: Customer Demonstration Facility Manager
    Location: The Heath, Runcorn
    Full Time: Full Time day shift only (40 hour/ week within 8am to 5:30pm window, Monday  to Friday)
    Benefits Package: £25,000 – £28,000
    Role Type: Contract / Permanent
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Applications close on 10th January 2020

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    Company Profile

    Econic Technologies is a young, highly innovative, and fast growing chemical technology company. We create new value from waste CO2 for the plastics industry. Our novel catalyst technology is used by plastics manufacturers to turn waste CO2 into positive economic and environmental potential. We are based in Alderley Park, Cheshire and the Heath Runcorn where we have a Customer Demonstration Facility. We develop and commercialise these novel catalyst technologies, turning scientific research into business advantage while delivering environmental gain for the benefit of all.

    For more details on Econic please see our website:  www.econic-technologies.com

    and our LinkedIn page: http://www.linkedin.com/company/econic-technologies-limited?trk=top_nav_home

    Job Description

    Econic Technologies is currently recruiting an Engineer-Operator for our demonstration plant based at the Heath Business & Technical Park, Runcorn. In order to support our Customer Demonstration Facility Manager, we are looking for an Engineer Operator to work within our dedicated plant team. The Engineer Operator will work as part of a team to ensure the safe and successful operation of Econic’s state of the art Customer Demonstration Facility, operating the Facility to showcase Econic’s novel catalyst technology. To thrive in this role, you will need to be hands-on and able to work independently, adaptable to ideas and change, resourceful and self-motivated.

    Econic offers a competitive salary package and a high quality of continued professional development with internal and external training. This role offers a unique combination of practical operation tasks and chemical engineering analysis/design. Ideal for a starting chemical engineer that wants to get experience in all aspects of the job.

    Qualifications

    Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering (or similar/equivalent).

    Skills & Experience

    * Ability to achieve results quickly with good problem-solving skills.

    * Ability to visualise and implement simple solutions to complex problems.

    * Ability to work with minimal supervision.

    * Excellent communication and report writing skills.

    * Drive and passion to advance your career.

    * Current driving license would be an advantage.

    * Practical/mechanical skills may be an advantage (for example familiarity with car engine assembly, pipe fitting skills etc)

    * Excellent skills in key MS Office programs (Excel, word).

    * Being able to switch smoothly and swiftly between an operational and hands on role to a development and more theoretical role.

    * Please note that the job entails manual handling

     Roles and Responsibilities

    * Maintain an excellent safety culture by timely reporting of all safety incidents and learning events.

    * Ensuring procedures are developed and kept up to date.

    * Ensuring procedures are developed and kept up to date.

    * Assisting in developing, setting up and finalising of polymer reaction batches.

    * Operating process vessels, pumps and other process plant equipment.

    * Operating the automated reactor system.

    * Assisting in the planning of maintenance plan.

    * Build strong, positive working relationships with team members.

    * Actively contribute to continuous improvement by developing ideas to improve personnel safety, environmental aspects and production efficiency.

    * Review and optimise manufacturing procedures.

    * Documentation and reporting of developmental and experimental batches.

    * Taking process samples.

    * Ordering raw materials and reagents in line with facilities demand planning

    * Coordinating product shipments.

    * General facility housekeeping duties.

    * Working with Senior Engineers on plant improvement projects and process safety studies (HAZOP/LOPA).

    * International travel may be required from time-to-time.

    Eligibility and Expectations

    In order to qualify for this position, you will need to be authorised to live and work in the UK.

    You must have respect for others and a commitment and enthusiasm for high standards and continuous improvement.

    At Econic Technologies we value diversity. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome employees who meet the requirements of the job, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, disability, age, religion or sexual orientation.

     

    Important information regarding your application:  

    Please note that we will not be confirming receipt of applications.

    Please include in your application confirmation of your consent for Econic to hold your information and personal details for recruitment purposes.  Applications without consent will be discarded. 

    With regard to an application the procedure outlined will be followed:

    * Econic will keep records of your application strictly for recruitment purposes.

    * Any recruitment documentation will be kept for 12 months following the job position being filled.

    * The successful candidates’ recruitment documentation will be kept in accordance with Econic’s Internal Personal Data Policy.

    If you wish for your information to be removed from our records before that date, please contact our Data Protection Manager, Mrs. Laurence Menhinick via enquiries@econic-technologies.com  stating “Personal information removal request” in the title of your email, or by writing to us at Econic Technologies Ltd, Block 19S, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 4TG.

    To apply for this role in the first instance please forward your CV with a cover letter to: jobs@econic-technologies.com  stating “Engineer” in the title.  The deadline for application is 10th Jan 2020.

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    Job Title: Chemical Plant Operator

    Reporting To: Customer Demonstration Plant Manager
    Location: The Heath, Runcorn
    Full Time: Day shift only (40 hr/ week within 8am to 5:30pm window, Monday to Friday)
    Job Type: Permanent
    Benefits Package: £25,000 – £28,000
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Closing date for applications 10th January 2020

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    Company Profile

    Econic Technologies is a young, highly innovative, and fast growing chemical technology company. We create new value from waste CO2 for the plastics industry. Our novel catalyst technology is used by plastics manufacturers to turn waste CO2 into positive economic and environmental potential. We are based in Alderley Park, Cheshire and the Heath Runcorn where we have a Customer Demonstration Facility. We develop and commercialise these novel catalyst technologies, turning scientific research into business advantage while delivering environmental gain for the benefit of all.

    For more details on Econic please see our website: www.econic-technologies.com and our LinkedIn page: http://www.linkedin.com/company/econic-technologies-limited?trk=top_nav_home

     Job Description

    In order to support our Customer Demonstration Plant Manager, we are looking for an experienced Chemical Plant Operator to work within our dedicated plant team. The Chemical Plant Operator will work as part of a team to ensure the successful safe operation of Econic’s state of the art Customer Demonstration Facility, operating the Facility to showcase Econic’s novel catalyst technology. To thrive in this role, you will need to be hands-on and able to work independently, adaptable to ideas and change, resourceful and self-motivated

    Qualifications

    GCSE A-C Grades (or equivalent) in English, Maths and Science subjects are essential;

    A levels or equivalent in Chemistry, Physics and Maths highly desirable (dependent on relevant experience)

    A qualification in Process Plant Operations would be desirable

      

    Skills & Experience

    * Proven track record as an operator on a complex process plant.

    * Control room experience, and experience in manual and automated plant operations.

    * Handling hazardous chemicals.

    * Direct experience of plant operating with catalysts is desirable.

    * Excellent numeracy and literacy, and computer literacy.

    * Proficiency in key MS Office programs (Excel, word) is desirable.

    * Ability to work independently with good problem-solving skills.

    * Adaptability by switching from an operational mentality (focusing on optimisation of process parameters) to a developmental mentality (helping to develop new protocols).

    * Previous experience of working on a Top Tier COMAH site is desirable

    * Current drivers’ license

    * Please note that the job entails manual handling

     Roles and Responsibilities

    * Maintain an excellent safety culture by timely reporting of all safety incidents and learning events.

    * Assisting to ensure procedures are developed and kept up to date.

    * Assisting setting up, and finalising of polymer reaction batches.

    * Operating the automated reactor system.

    * Operating process vessels, pumps and other process plant equipment.

    * Contribution to the planning of maintenance plan.

    * Build strong, positive working relationships with team members.

    * Actively contribute to continuous improvement by developing ideas to improve personnel safety, environmental aspects and production efficiency.

    * Documentation and reporting of developmental and experimental batches

    * Taking process samples.

    * Ordering raw materials and reagents in line with facilities demand planning

    * Coordinating product shipments.

    * General facility housekeeping duties.

    Eligibility and Expectations

    In order to qualify for this position, you will need to be authorised to live and work in the UK.

    You must have respect for others and a commitment and enthusiasm for high standards and continuous improvement.

    At Econic Technologies we value diversity. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome employees who meet the requirements of the job, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, disability, age, religion or sexual orientation.

     

    Important information regarding your application:  

    Please note that we will not be confirming receipt of applications.

    Please include in your application confirmation of your consent for Econic to hold your information and personal details for recruitment purposes.  Applications without consent will be discarded. 

    With regard to an application the procedure outlined will be followed:

    * Econic will keep records of your application strictly for recruitment purposes.

    * Any recruitment documentation will be kept for 12 months following the job position being filled.

    * The successful candidates’ recruitment documentation will be kept in accordance with Econic’s Internal Personal Data Policy.

    If you wish for your information to be removed from our records before that date, please contact our Data Protection Manager, Mrs. Laurence Menhinick via enquiries@econic-technologies.com  stating “Personal information removal request” in the title of your email, or by writing to us at Econic Technologies Ltd, Block 19S, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 4TG.

    To apply for this role in the first instance please forward your CV with a cover letter to: jobs@econic-technologies.com stating “Operator” in the title.  The deadline for application is 10th Jan 2020.

  • Econic is hiring an Engineer Operator

    Job Title: Engineer Operator
    Reporting To: Customer Demonstration Facility Manager
    Location: The Heath, Runcorn
    Full Time: Full Time day shift only (40 hour/ week within 8am to 5:30pm window, Monday  to Friday)
    Benefits Package: £25,000 – £28,000
    Role Type: Contract / Permanent
    Start Date: As soon as possible
    Applications close on 10th January 2020

    ========================

    Company Profile

    Econic Technologies is a young, highly innovative, and fast growing chemical technology company. We create new value from waste CO2 for the plastics industry. Our novel catalyst technology is used by plastics manufacturers to turn waste CO2 into positive economic and environmental potential. We are based in Alderley Park, Cheshire and the Heath Runcorn where we have a Customer Demonstration Facility. We develop and commercialise these novel catalyst technologies, turning scientific research into business advantage while delivering environmental gain for the benefit of all.

    For more details on Econic please see our website:  www.econic-technologies.com

    and our LinkedIn page: http://www.linkedin.com/company/econic-technologies-limited?trk=top_nav_home

    Job Description

    Econic Technologies is currently recruiting an Engineer-Operator for our demonstration plant based at the Heath Business & Technical Park, Runcorn. In order to support our Customer Demonstration Facility Manager, we are looking for an Engineer Operator to work within our dedicated plant team. The Engineer Operator will work as part of a team to ensure the safe and successful operation of Econic’s state of the art Customer Demonstration Facility, operating the Facility to showcase Econic’s novel catalyst technology. To thrive in this role, you will need to be hands-on and able to work independently, adaptable to ideas and change, resourceful and self-motivated.

    Econic offers a competitive salary package and a high quality of continued professional development with internal and external training. This role offers a unique combination of practical operation tasks and chemical engineering analysis/design. Ideal for a starting chemical engineer that wants to get experience in all aspects of the job.

    Qualifications

    Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering (or similar/equivalent).

    Skills & Experience

    * Ability to achieve results quickly with good problem-solving skills.

    * Ability to visualise and implement simple solutions to complex problems.

    * Ability to work with minimal supervision.

    * Excellent communication and report writing skills.

    * Drive and passion to advance your career.

    * Current driving license would be an advantage.

    * Practical/mechanical skills may be an advantage (for example familiarity with car engine assembly, pipe fitting skills etc)

    * Excellent skills in key MS Office programs (Excel, word).

    * Being able to switch smoothly and swiftly between an operational and hands on role to a development and more theoretical role.

    * Please note that the job entails manual handling

     Roles and Responsibilities

    * Maintain an excellent safety culture by timely reporting of all safety incidents and learning events.

    * Ensuring procedures are developed and kept up to date.

    * Ensuring procedures are developed and kept up to date.

    * Assisting in developing, setting up and finalising of polymer reaction batches.

    * Operating process vessels, pumps and other process plant equipment.

    * Operating the automated reactor system.

    * Assisting in the planning of maintenance plan.

    * Build strong, positive working relationships with team members.

    * Actively contribute to continuous improvement by developing ideas to improve personnel safety, environmental aspects and production efficiency.

    * Review and optimise manufacturing procedures.

    * Documentation and reporting of developmental and experimental batches.

    * Taking process samples.

    * Ordering raw materials and reagents in line with facilities demand planning

    * Coordinating product shipments.

    * General facility housekeeping duties.

    * Working with Senior Engineers on plant improvement projects and process safety studies (HAZOP/LOPA).

    * International travel may be required from time-to-time.

    Eligibility and Expectations

    • In order to qualify for this position, you will need to be authorised to live and work in the UK.
    • You must have respect for others and a commitment and enthusiasm for high standards and continuous improvement.
    • At Econic Technologies we value diversity. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome employees who meet the requirements of the job, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, disability, age, religion or sexual orientation.

     

    Important information regarding your application:  

    Please note that we will not be confirming receipt of applications.

    Please include in your application confirmation of your consent for Econic to hold your information and personal details for recruitment purposes.  Applications without consent will be discarded. 

    With regard to an application the procedure outlined will be followed:

    * Econic will keep records of your application strictly for recruitment purposes.

    * Any recruitment documentation will be kept for 12 months following the job position being filled.

    * The successful candidates’ recruitment documentation will be kept in accordance with Econic’s Internal Personal Data Policy.

    If you wish for your information to be removed from our records before that date, please contact our Data Protection Manager, Mrs. Laurence Menhinick via enquiries@econic-technologies.com  stating “Personal information removal request” in the title of your email, or by writing to us at Econic Technologies Ltd, Block 19S, Alderley Park, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 4TG.

     

    To apply for this role in the first instance please forward your CV with a cover letter to: jobs@econic-technologies.com  stating “Technologist” in the title.  The deadline for application is 10th Jan 2020.

     

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