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Working Student - Mechanical / Process Engineer (f/m/x)

Greenlyte Carbon Technologies

Greenlyte Carbon Technologies

Essen, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Are you ready to save the planet?
We will help prevent a climate crisis by freeing the world from fossil fuels. Our breakthrough direct air capture technology captures CO2 from the atmosphere and produces hydrogen in parallel.

The clock is ticking. What are you waiting for?
How you'll contribute
We are seeking dedicated and motivated working students to join our CO2 desorption team. As a member of this team, you will play a crucial role in building and optimizing an integrated system for the efficient desorption of CO2 captured directly from the air at our pilot plant, Greenberry.

Specifically you will:

  • Assist in selecting the appropriate components for the integrated system, such as sensors, pumps, fittings, and other essential hardware.

  • Contribute to optimizing the operating conditions of the system, including stack size, water management, and heat management.

  • Collaborate with team members to ensure the system operates at peak efficiency.

  • Participate in troubleshooting and resolving any technical issues that may arise during the development and operation of the system.

  • Gain hands-on experience with cutting-edge technology in the field of direct air capture and CO2 desorption.

  • Have the opportunity to contribute to sustainable and innovative solutions for climate change.

  • Contribute to building and commissioning a test bench for the absorption-desorption process.

  • Perform further general tasks in process design.

About you
  • You are qualified or currently studying in one of the following: Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.

  • You work in a structured and organized way.

  • You are interested in pursuing a placement where you will be given the opportunity and accountability to work on real world projects.

  • You can work independently and as part of a team.

What we offer

We offer a dynamic and supportive environment where you can develop your skills and gain valuable experience in a real-world setting. If you are passionate about environmental technology and eager to make a positive impact, we encourage you to apply and become a part of our forward-thinking team at Greenberry.

Our benefits include:

  • The opportunity to work towards a meaningful goal to help save the planet.

  • Monthly team lunches.

  • Close mentoring from managers and other senior leaders.

  • Open and transparent communication about the company's development, with the opportunity to exert influence.

  • The possibility to write your bachelor's or Master´s thesis with us.

Noteworthy points
  • This role cannot be done fully remotely. We require someone who lives within commuting distance to Essen or is open to relocate which we are happy to support.
Did you like what you just read? Apply directly and send us your CV. We look forward to hearing from you!
About us
GCT was founded in September 2022 with the ambition to develop a low-cost, robust Direct Air Capture technology that captures CO2 at world-leading energy rates, whilst supplying hydrogen as a by-product. The company’s technology is based on 15 years of research and has been proven at various scales. Since its founding, the company raised 20-million Euros in funding from leading venture capitalists and renowned business angels.