Engineering Lead, Modular Anaerobic Digestion 

Apply by November 15, 2022

Location: New York, NY or Austin, TX

Closed Loop Partners (CLP) is an investment firm comprised of venture capital, growth equity, private equity and project finance as well as an innovation center and commercialization group focused on building the circular economy. We have built an ecosystem that connects entrepreneurs, industry experts, global consumer goods companies, retailers, financial institutions and municipalities. Our investments align capitalism with positive social and environmental impact by reducing waste and greenhouse gas emissions via materials innovation, advanced recycling technologies, supply chain optimization and landfill diversion.

Role

  • Be the first technical hire for a rapidly growing business unit at Closed Loop Partners
  • Be the on-the-ground technical lead for the rollout of pilot sites in the US for a modular, on-site anaerobic digestion technology
  • Provide drawings and design documents, commissioning plans and specifications, and site-specific integration recommendations (plumbing, electrical, structural) during the sales process and pilot phase of projects
  • Lead expansion and scaling of manufacturing and warehousing in the US for the modular anaerobic digestion system
  • Work cross-functionally with clients, suppliers, and third-party contractors
  • Provide technical support for pilot sites in NYC and Austin, TX areas (involving an estimated 5-10 site visits annually per site), working with contractors, plumbers, electricians, or other service providers where necessary
  • Support the sales and client support processes as the technical point person
  • Keep track of costs for manufacturing, logistics, and hired contractors with an aggressive eye towards capital efficiency
  • Liaise with product design team to learn about R&D advancements and product improvements, and plan together optimized deployment for systems
  • Attend site visits for potential pilot sites and provide technical input on site suitability

 

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of engineering experience
  • Degree in civil or mechanical engineering, or a closely related field
  • Proficiency in CAD
  • Working knowledge of MEP building systems, electrical systems, and structural/architectural systems, plus ability to communicate with professionals from these trades
  • Understanding of the architectural, engineering, and construction industries
  • Experience working with suppliers to drive product and manufacturing cost reductions
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • You are entrepreneurial and adaptive – you are resourceful and come up with solutions on-the-fly in response to unforeseen challenges
  • Ability to travel in New York, NY and Austin, TX areas and based in either of these areas
  • Up-to-date passport and ability to travel internationally for a 1-2 week onboarding trip

 

Closed Loop Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

 You must have US Work Authorization in order to be considered for any open Closed Loop Partners position, and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date. Exceptions will be made for medical or religious accommodation.

Base Salary Range: $70k – $110k (commensurate with experience and dependent on location)