Seals Project Engineer

Svante

Svante

Burnaby, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Location: 8800 Glenlyon Pkwy, Burnaby, British Columbia

Career Level: Technical Level 3

Who are we?

Svante is a rapidly growing clean energy technology company making commercial-scale carbon capture and removal a reality and enabling global industries to play offense in the fight against climate change that will accelerate the global transition to a lower-carbon economy.

The growing success of our company is owed to our commitment to our people, our emphasis on our values, and our innovative technology. Passion is put into what we do every day.

Purpose of the Role:

The Sealing system is an enabling technology element of Svante’s carbon capture machines. The technical challenge facing the seal system is unique and extremely challenging to solve. A dedicated seals development team has been established with extremely competent technical leadership. This team is delivering conceptual solutions with very promising results.


To build on the concept and ensure delivery of an optimized system, the seals team needs to create and follow a robust product development plan. Working collaboratively as an integral member of the team, as the Seals Team Project Engineer, you will capture and communicate the development plan and then ensure it is efficiently executed.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • You have a degree in Engineering or are a technologist with 4-6 years of relevant experience.
  • You have worked in a field of new technology which you have taken from initial concept to a controlled, manufactured product that was proven to meet customer and manufacturing requirements.
  • You have utilized robust product development tools and can clearly articulate what they are and how they should be used in a lean and efficient method.
  • You have worked in a team of mixed skills and strengths and can illustrate how you were able to play to the strengths and significantly contribute to the creation of a high functioning team.

Bonus Skills and Qualifications:

  • You have Business education or experience with startup.

What Success looks like in this role:

  • You will develop and maintain project schedules (level 4, level 1-3 managed by Product Delivery), ensuring alignment with overall project goals.
  • You will prepare detailed project plans, including task breakdowns, milestones, and resource allocation.
  • You will monitor project progress, renew and update identified risks, and plan for implementing mitigation strategies.
  • You will coordinate team members’ activities, ensuring optimal resource utilization.
  • You will collaborate with the technology lead to allocate resources effectively across projects.
  • You will review, develop, and audit supplier alternatives in combination with Global Supply Chain, Quality
    and Seals team engineers.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Svante is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. All Svante employees share in the responsibility for assuring that, by our personal actions, the policies are effective. Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Pay Equity Statement

Svante believes in pay equity, fairness and transparency, and so we include a salary range within the job posting. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location.

The actual salary offered to the final candidate is based on the salary range shown, and will vary depending on the candidate's relative experience, qualifications, and anticipated level of performance. We assess all candidates individually and strive to offer competitive and equitable compensation packages.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that recognize employees for their performance and contributions. In addition to Base Pay, Svante provides comprehensive benefits to employees such as Restricted Share Units, Extended Health and Dental Plan, Retirement Saving Plan, free access to a Fitness Centre and more!