Seabound

Carbon capture equipment for ships

Senior Chemical (Process) Engineer, Contractor

Location
London, UK / Remote
Job Type
Contract
Experience
6+ years
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Roujia Wen
Roujia Wen
Founder

About the role

Background

The shipping industry accounts for ~3% of global CO2 emissions. If it were a country, it would rank above Germany (the 6th largest emitter in the world).

Currently, there’s no solution for ships to go 100% clean. Alternative power sources like hydrogen, ammonia, and onboard batteries are still 10-20 years away from maturity for large ships.

About Seabound

Seabound captures CO2 emissions from ships.

We are building a retrofittable device that traps the CO2 from a ship’s exhaust gas. It has the potential to be one of the simplest, safest, and most affordable solutions for zero-emissions shipping.

Earlier this year, we proved the concept on land and secured 6 LOIs (Letters of Intent) from major shipowners to purchase our systems from 2024 onwards. In the next 12-18 months, we will develop and demonstrate our first capture unit at sea. We are now building a founding team of engineers to help realize and demonstrate this new category of maritime climate tech.

Roles and responsibilities

You will own the development of Seabound’s carbon capture process based on the carbonation of lime (CaO) at high temperatures. You will work closely with the other engineers on the team to build reliable and effective ship-based carbon capture systems.

What You’ll Do:

  • Create PFDs and P&IDs for a pilot ship-based carbon capture system
  • Spec out and select components and equipment, balancing requirements, simplicity, cost, and schedule
  • Collaborate with other engineers on the team; contribute to growing and building a strong engineering culture and team
  • Work closely with customers, suppliers, and partners to accelerate product development

Skills and requirements

We are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemical Engineering or related discipline plus 6+ years work experience
  • Extensive practical experience in process modeling (mass and energy balances, PFDs, P&IDs) and simulation software such as Aspen Plus
  • Experience with the marine environment and/or solids handling
  • Experience designing for high temperature and corrosive environments
  • Someone who is resourceful, ambitious, excited to tackle hard problems that no one has solved before, and holds themselves and others to a high standard
  • Someone who is passionate about decarbonizing the shipping industry and tackling the climate crisis
  • Ability to operate effectively with high degrees of uncertainty and to execute on tasks against tight timelines and aggressive schedules

Bonus:

  • Experience leading the development of a new product/technology
  • Experience with marine scrubbers or other exhaust gas cleaning systems
  • Experience with calcium looping or lime/cement production
  • Experience owning significant responsibility in a fast-paced working environment

Seabound is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and strive to create an environment that is inclusive to all employees.

Why you should join Seabound

Seabound captures CO2 emissions from ships. We are building a retrofittable device that traps the CO2 from a ship’s exhaust gas. It has the potential to be one of the simplest, safest, and most affordable solutions for zero-emissions shipping.

Seabound
Founded:2021
Team Size:3
Location:London, United Kingdom
Founders
Alisha Fredriksson
Alisha Fredriksson
Founder
Roujia Wen
Roujia Wen
Founder