Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Ammonia Specialist

Job Functions:
Other Engineering
Employment Types:
Bilbao, Biscay, Spain
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Deep-tech, #fightclimatechange, renewable hydrogen…

We are a company that believes in European reindustrialization, created after 15 years of R&D with top European research entities to develop a breakthrough technology. We have built a membrane factory that is unique in the world, where we manufacture our units that provide solutions for the hydrogen transport problem. For our development we rely on the local industrial ecosystem and top-level international investors.

We have developed a technology of membrane reactors for the separation and production of H2 in situ from different feedstocks, such as ammonia, methanol, formic acid, syngas from waste…

Our technology can save billions in infrastructure and accelerate the hydrogen economy. We’re looking for creative problem solvers, audacious enough to confront the challenges of a new market.

Main responsibilities

1- Validate and contribute to the work of the reactor design team with all ammonia to hydrogen projects in terms of material selection, new features design, regulation, operations and safety…

2- Lead the design of small-scale reservoirs for ammonia crackers, minimizing footprint without compromising accessibility

3- Provide support to the reactor modelling team (Matlab and CFD teams) for new ammonia crackers

4- Provide support to product development team when designing the product strategy for new ammonia crackers

5- Manage new ammonia cracking reactor construction process from the basic engineering to the startup of the unit


1- 5 or more years of experience

2- Engineering background (process engineering, ideally), capable of creating PFDs / P&IDs and understanding gas related processes

3- Specialized in ammonia: safety, regulation, toxicity handling, etc.

4- Has been previously involved in process design projects, ideally small units (reservoirs, skids, etc.)

5- Specialized in gaseous ammonia processes (Nice to have - 500C), dry and humid

6- Knowledge / understanding of the hydrogen market is a big plus

7- Knowledge / understanding of maritime market is valuable

8- Fluent English, Spanish is a plus

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