Chemical Modeling Engineer, Gulf Coast Lithium Refinery


  • Full Time


Tesla’s Cell Materials Engineering group is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a Chemical Process Modeling Engineer in the development of process simulations for a novel battery materials plant near Corpus Christi, TX.   You, as a Process Modeling Engineer, will be responsible for developing process models and simulations to optimize production processes and ensure the highest quality output.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in chemical engineering, process modeling and simulation software.  Proficiency in hydrometallurgical, crystallization and solids separation processes is desired. 


  • Evidence of exceptional ability, including a strong understanding of engineering fundamentals and demonstrated ability to leverage this understanding to solve challenging technical problems.   
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Chemical Engineering or related field 
  • 5+ years of experience in process modeling and simulation for chemical and materials production 
  • Ability to effectively work and communicate cross-functionally, including interfacing with production and process design teams. 
  • Proven ability to operate under pressure while managing multiple priorities simultaneously. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, occasionally requiring extended hours.  
  • Aptitude to learn and incorporate new technologies.  
  • Ability to identify issues and develop corrective measures to resolve.  
  • Proven capacity to effectively work with cross-functional teams in achieving excellent results