CO2 Utilization Expert (100%)

Holcim Technology and Services

CO2 Utilization Expert (100%)

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CO2 Utilization Expert (100%)

Posted Date 3 months ago(11/9/2022 6:05 AM)
Job Code
2022-7136
Country
Switzerland
Function
Cement Excellence - Manufacturing
City
Holderbank
# of Openings
1
Contract Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Holcim builds progress for people and the planet. As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

 

No agencies can be considered for this job posting, and no agency involvement is required unless contractually assigned.

Responsibilities

As we continue to look for more sustainable ways to build, we need world-class talent to join our team. People who are passionate about sustainability, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.

 

Holcim announced in September 2020 the Net Zero Pledge, i.e. meet the 1.5DC target in alignment with SBTi. CO2 Capture is an important leg of this journey. We have to further develop various Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) technologies with the objective of having 2030 economically viable solutions at industrial scale. CCUS plays an important role with more than 30 projects being worked on currently and still increasing. Holcim is not focusing on a single technology and solution; the scope is quite broad, involving several people at local, regional and corporate level. In order to develop and manage CCUS technologies and give best support to the countries in integrating new technologies in the cement manufacturing environment, technical activities need to be coordinated amongst various players.

 

  • Scout and evaluate promising technologies in the field of CO2 conversion in view of utilization, including for instance chemical and or biological methanol synthesis, CO2 application in greenhouses or algae growth technology
  • Coordination of various technology stakeholders at global level in the field of CO2 conversion for utilization cases, be a competent partner for industrial partners in the field of chemical conversion of CO2 in our CCUS projects
  • Ensure interface to capture technology and CO2 transport infrastructure incl. corresponding quality demand for downstream utilization
  • Scouting and developing together with countries promising CO2 chemical conversion options incl. assessing offtaker opportunities, coaching and empowering project teams in the countries and regions in order to identify best local CCUS solution and to drive CO2 conversion and utilization solutions within their CCUS projects or studies, support funding requests & follow up on performance of different CO2 utilization projects
  • Represent corporate CCUS team in different Holcim projects, in meetings and/or conferences, share, spread out knowledge and best practices
  • Guide & coach countries on different CO2 conversion routes

Education/Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree in engineering, preferably in Chemical Process Engineering or equivalent technical masters degree
  • Additional business certificate is a plus

Experience

  • Technical leadership in CO2 conversion technologies
  • Experience working in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environments
  • Manufacturing background in petrochemical industries or similar

Knowledge & Skills

  • Curiosity, open to extend activity scope
  • Agile and innovative mindset
  • Business / financial acumen
  • Strong communication and influencing skills (lead without being formally in charge)
  • Result oriented
  • Resilience and perseverance

Language Requirements

Fluency in English (oral and written). Any other language is a plus.

Travel Requirements

up to 40%

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