Senior Process Engineer – Kyoto Group

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Kyoto Group is currently looking for an experienced Senior Process Engineer. As Senior Process Engineer, you will enable Kyoto to have knowledge inhouse to take the important decisions on process engineering of the core Heatcube, and securing critical competency an IP in the company.

Typical /Key Responsibilities

  • You will have the overall responsibility for the processes related to the operation of the HeatCube.
  • You will be responsible for developing the process specification for the HeatCube in collaboration with our suppliers and ensure the equipment is manufactured according to specification.
  • You are responsible for developing, implementing and optimizing the Battery Management System for the HeatCube in collaboration with our automation and software team.

You will be the main responsible for the Safety and Quality of the processes related to the operation of the HeatCube.

The position reports to CTO.


  • More than 5 years of experienced within design and development of equipment for continuous processes in an industrial scale. Specifically experience with processes where liquids are exposed to heat exchanging in either electric heaters systems or liquid heat exchangers, are relevant. Experience in working with molten salt and/or high temperature systems (>500 degree celsius) will be highly appreciated.
  • Expert in developing-, implementing- and using monitoring- and control systems.
  • Expert in risk mitigation using design- and process FMEA and Risk Assessment (HSE) methodology.
  • You have the competence to build CFD and thermal analysis tools, in collaboration with simulation specialists, to verify and optimize the performance of the HeatCube. You are capable of developing equipment with a design for manufacturability mindset.

MSc within process engineering, chemical engineering or the like. Education or training within process safety and quality is mandatory.

Personal skills

  • You are passionate about driving the renewable transformation and the decarbonization of the industry.
  • You are systematic, self-driven and have a hands-on attitude.
  • You should be fluent in English, both orally and written. Norwegian is a bonus.

Kyoto can offer:

  • A unique opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing company in the «green economy»
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Exciting challenges in an entrepreneurial business environment.

Further information about the position can be obtained from CEO Christopher Kjølner, tel. +47 90 53 19 62, or our advisers Trond Sandvik / Per Inge Hjertaker at Headvisor, tel. +47 950 55 233/+47 917 29 682. All inquiries will be treated confidentially. Please send your application and CV no later than 24th of August.

Kyoto launched the «HeatCube» in 2020. «HeatCube» is thermal batteries, enabling industrial consumption of low-cost heat sourced from excess solar and wind energy (excess meaning low priced electricity). Kyoto has developed their own energy management system, Kytopia SCADA to operate the «HeatCube». Kyoto Group has a strong financial position and board members with broad experience from large Norwegian and international companies. Everything is in place to create a new Norwegian industrial adventure.