Automation & Controls Engineer
Overview of Role
ZwitterCo is seeking an Automation & Controls Engineer to join our internal engineering team in supporting advanced R&D, manufacturing, and piloting projects. Candidates with a diverse skill set and comfort prototyping a wide variety of I/O and control schemes are desired. This team completes diverse and challenging engineering projects in cooperation with other R&D teams, manufacturing operations, and field engineering.
Water and wastewater management challenges are more than just headline problems. Issues like global water scarcity, heightened industrial water consumption, and ecosystem stress from improperly discharged effluents are applying economic pressure on all stakeholders in the lifecycle of water. As a result, water is now being prioritized as an issue of public health, environmental welfare, and national security. While the limited infrastructure currently in place to manage this critical resource remains a major risk for the future, public and private resolve to protect our planet are reaching levels not seen in recent memory. The scale of the challenge demands creativity and participation from everyone. At ZwitterCo, we play our part by innovating and implementing groundbreaking solutions.
ZwitterCo has developed a breakthrough in materials science – a new class of zwitterionic membrane chemistries – one which is uniquely positioned to treat highly-impaired wastewater. We deliver the treatment performance necessary to have measurable environmental impact and the economic value to be implemented swiftly. ZwitterCo’s mission is to make it practical for industries to reuse water, instead of wasting it, and we have the industry commitments and resources to deliver on that promise. The company has commercial operations in multiple food and beverage and industrial sectors and continues to advance the technology platform to unlock broader water and wastewater applications.
The Automation and Controls Engineer will become the technical leader for designing, modifying, and maintaining in-house systems with a variety of control and I/O hardware. Collaborating with other engineering & technical staff, this individual will take on projects such as:
ZwitterCo does not ship systems or control panels as a product; all work by this team is for internal stakeholders.
Candidates must have a minimum of a technical bachelor’s degree.
Schedule, Travel, Location, and Compensation
This is a full-time position on-site in Woburn, MA.
Travel for this role is expected to be 10% or less.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience and include equity and benefits.