Process Engineer



Magdeburg, Germany
Posted on Friday, August 4, 2023

Reporting into the Executive Program Manager, The Process Engineer will take responsibility for all design, build and commissioning of assigned Spoke equipment. Including but not limited to, the processes, equipment, and assembly activities of Spoke modules. The ideal candidate is expected to pro-actively identify where equipment and processes can be adapted and optimized to ensure cost effectiveness and improve delivery. Candidate must possess the capabilities to drive the requirements into the development and continuously improve products, equipment, and processes. Throughout the build process, the Project Engineer will verify that information is communicated accurately to ensure modules are built quickly, safely and can be commissioned in the applicable jurisdiction of the world with minimal field modifications.

Our ideal candidate will be a driven individual with high attention to detail and organization, and a positive “can-do” attitude.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage creation of layouts, P&ID’s, equipment drawings (Vendor and internal) to ensure the design meets or exceeds the needs of the Li-Cycle facility.
  • Manage creation and review of manufacturing drawing or instructions necessary to build all Spoke related equipment.
  • Manage creation of installation and test plans for successful commissioning activities.
  • Interact with other Spoke facilities to share best practice ideas to maximize output.
  • Improve design to decrease module build time and complexity.
  • Develop engineering design calculations and equipment sizing calculations
  • Establish and maintain work standards for product costing and productivity measurement.
  • Manage project changes as related to equipment and processes.
  • Support equipment installation and commissioning field activities to ensure modules are installed on schedule.

Job Qualifications:

  • Chemical or Mechanical Engineering degree
  • 5 years experience as a project engineer or similar.
  • 5 years plant operational or maintenance experience required in an industrial facility.
  • Experience of taking projects from conception to installation through to startup.
  • Ability to create and read engineering drawings, standards, and P&ID drawings.
  • Proven ability to create and execute project plans that have achieved the identified targets.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. (good English Language skills)
  • The ability to produce concise reports and presentations to communicate status of assigned projects/tasks.
  • Effective time management skills.

Core Competencies:

  • High-level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
  • Proactive self-starter with an 'owner's mindset'; requires minimal direct supervision
  • Consistently delivers quality work on time, with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong level of decision-making skills and accountability
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible
  • Strong analytical, negotiation and creative problem-solving skills
  • High degree of time management
  • Exceptional oral communication, writing and editing skills
  • Maintains strict confidentiality and discretion with respect sensitive information

About Li-Cycle:

Li-Cycle (NYSE: LICY) is on a mission to leverage its innovative Spoke & Hub Technologies™ to provide a customer-centric, end-of-life solution for lithium-ion batteries, while creating a secondary supply of critical battery materials. Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries are increasingly powering our world in automotive, energy storage, consumer electronics, and other industrial and household applications. The world needs improved technology and supply chain innovations to better manage battery manufacturing waste and end-of-life batteries and to meet the rapidly growing demand for critical and scarce battery-grade raw materials through a closed-loop solution. For more information, visit

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Li-Cycle is an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. Individuals seeking employment at Li-Cycle are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, diverse-ability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Li-Cycle is focused on providing a barrier free Recruitment & Selection process. We will focus on experience and skills and will not discriminate against candidates who have a disability or require an accommodation throughout the Recruitment & Selection process.

Interested candidates should apply to Li-Cycle directly by submitting their resume through the Li-Cycle Career's page. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.