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Johnson Matthey Senior Process Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Together for a cleaner, healthier world.

Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 250 company, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specialising in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology. With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 14,000 people. Johnson Matthey uses science to make the world cleaner and healthier. Over the past two centuries we have built our reputation and place as a global leader through quality, integrity, and innovation. Today, more than 93% of the group's sales come from products and services which provide sustainability benefits through the positive impact they have on the environment, resource efficiency and human health, but that’s not enough. We have ambitious plans for growth and need talented individuals to help shape and lead us into our next century.

Here at Johnson Matthey, we are embarking on an incredible journey of growth within our Catalyst Technologies division where we are rising to the most urgent challenge of all – decarbonizing our modern way of life and catalyzing the net zero transition for our customers and for society. Our Catalyst Technologies engineering team is at the heart of these efforts.

Your role as a Senior Process Engineer in Johnson Matthey may involve early-stage proposals design, preparing process design packages through to supporting our customers in starting up and optimizing their plants, as well as process improvement and R&D for the next generation of technologies. You will work within our passionate expert team to solve some of the biggest challenges facing the world today and you will have the opportunity to turn your ideas into pioneering global projects .

Catalyst Technologies (CT) is a market leader in the syngas value chain. It develops and supplies high-value, specialty process technology and catalysts for chemicals and fuels processing to enable our customers to operate efficiently, profitably and sustainably. With CT at the forefront of the transition to sustainable chemicals and fuels, the transition to net zero is creating exciting new opportunities in this sector.

Provide engineering support in order to identify and develop industry leading technology and catalysts; supporting opportunity evaluation, external projects and technology development activities with US focus.

Your responsibilities:

Carry out process engineering activities, following JM standards and procedures to schedule and budget as advised by the Lead Engineer / Technology Manager / Project Manager

Conduct technical evaluation of opportunities and take responsibility for accurate calculations

Develop process simulations where needed

Work with external project partners, including to evaluate data, develop flowsheets and technology as needed by the project.

Keep up to date with relevant patents and literature

Work with R+D, innovation and commercial teams within JM as needed for each project

Take a proactive approach to personal & professional development

Identify department/business improvement opportunities to enhance the departmental offering

Broaden technical and commercial understanding of JM technologies

Achieve/Maintain charter status of recognised engineered body

Ensure JM health, safety, environmental and quality procedures are followed and that a high standard of safety is achieved in all associated work

Requirements for the role:

Degree / PhD in Chemical Engineering

Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience

Proven process engineering design experience with technical safety and environmental aspects

Proficient in use of Engineering Software, e.g., Hysys, ProII, Aspen+

How you will be rewarded:

We offer a competitive compensation and JM Elements benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and 20 days annual leave (varies for shift- based roles). Our JM Elements Benefits programme helps our employees understand and manage the JM benefits, as well as helping you focus on your overall wellbeing – for you and your family.

We use our inspiring science and technology to enhance lives. For those who are passionate about sustainable solutions and shaping our markets, we offer stretch and a wealth of diverse opportunities.

We’ll give you freedom to bring your whole self to work and be part of a team where difference matters and all voices are heard, that genuinely cares for you and where your contribution is appreciated. We’ll empower you to lean in and make things happen, to create solutions and value for our customers. United by our values and vision, we’re self-starters sharing the same values and accountability and always with a shared commitment to doing the right thing. We’re passionate about making a difference and delivering a better tomorrow for us and for you – a cleaner and healthier world, today and for future generations.

Johnson Matthey is open for discussion on part time, job share and flexible working patterns.




How to apply:

If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online. For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please let your recruiter know when they contact you.

If you are already a Johnson Matthey Employee, please visit the internal careers site to apply: Find Jobs - Workday ( ( )

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Johnson Matthey Plc is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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Are you as curious about the world as we are? Do you want to make a real difference to people's lives? A career at JM will provide the stimulation you need, giving you the opportunity to work with like-minded people on an exciting mix of projects.