Now hiring: Chief Turbomachinery Engineer

December 08, 2021

Coolbrook is currently looking to hire a Chief Turbomachinery Engineer to help us continue to pioneer our technology.

Coolbrook is a Finnish-Dutch technology company on a mission to cut at least 25% of the world’s industrial CO2 emissions by electrifying traditionally fossil-fuel-heavy industrial processes. Using space science and turbomachinery and mechanical and chemical engineering, our revolutionary rotating machinery technology is able to reach heats up to 1700℃ in a completely electric process. Our Roto Dynamic Heater (RDH) and Roto Dynamic Reactor (RDR) are being used to electrify industrial sectors that until now have been considered almost impossible to electrify, including the steel, cement and chemical industries.

Together with governments, industry pioneers and the world’s top experts, we can use this technology to solve one of the biggest challenges humanity has ever faced. Will you join us?

Coolbrook is currently looking to hire a Chief Turbomachinery Engineer to help us continue to pioneer our technology.

Your main duties in this role will be:

  • Basic engineering and layout design of turbomachinery.
    • Selection of design approaches for each of the turbomachine elements
    • Estimation of base parameters, dimensions, etc.
    • Material selection
    • Issuing guidelines and recommendations regarding manufacturing of elements
  • Supervising detailed engineering of the turbomachinery
  • Work in close collaboration between turbomachinery, gas-dynamics, chemical, process and financial experts.

To fill this position, we would like you to have:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in rotating machinery engineering or closely related field.
  • 5+ Years of experience in rotating machinery
  • Good knowledge of industry standards for rotating equipment.
  • Understanding of the design elements of all the following:
    • Flexible and rigid shafts
    • Turbine and compressor disks
    • Disks mounting onto a shaft
    • Blades and their mounting onto a disk
    • Blades cooling
    • Blade tip clearance and its control
    • Turbomachine’s casing parts
    • Thermal stresses, thermal expansion, and their compensation in casing parts o Bearings and seals in turbomachinery
    • Gas-dynamics of turbomachines: velocity triangles, gas-dynamic losses
    • Rotodynamics
  • Strong ability to perform calculations needed for basic engineering and layout design of a turbomachine itself.
  • Good knowledge of materials used in rotating equipment, especially gas turbines.
  • Experience and comfort in both development and production manufacturing environment.
  • Familiarity with all or some of the following software packages: SolidWorks, Autocad, Autodesk Inventor, ANSYS, Matlab, FLUENT, CFX, TurboGrid, OpenFOAM.
  • Exposure to the procedural handling of turbomachines and their start-up / shut down methods
  • Experience in prototype testing and pilot operations desired
  • Experience in oil and gas and process industry desired
  • Ability to think ‘out of a box’
  • Ability to cope with duties as a one-person-team and as a leader of a medium sized group of engineers, calculation experts and technicians.
  • Ability to work with outsourced specialists and companies.

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For more information, please contact:

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About Coolbrook

Coolbrook Ltd. is a Finnish-Dutch engineering company on a mission to create a cleaner, more sustainable and profitable way to produce Olefins, the main component in the petrochemical industry and the production of plastics, chemical products, packaging and more. Coolbrook’s Rotor Dynamic Reactor (RDR) is a revolutionary technology that combines space science, turbomachinery and chemical engineering to replace the current inefficient and polluting steam cracking methods used to make Olefins with a radically cleaner and more effective alternative. Backed by a growing number of governments, petrochemical producers and environmental regulators, Coolbrook’s RDR technology is set to become the new global standard in Olefins production.

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