Nexus Circular – Lead Electrical Engineer - Atlanta

Job Summary / Purpose

Nexus Circular is the commercial leader in advanced recycling technology that converts landfill-bound plastics into circular feedstocks for the production of sustainable virgin plastics for packaging and other applications. Nexus Circular’s end-to-end solution is economically validated as demonstrated by consistent bulk sales of high quality, ISCC Plus circular feedstocks for virgin plastic production. Aligned with global partners who seek proven scalable solutions to meet ambitious plastic circularity goals, Nexus Circular is rapidly expanding its innovation footprint worldwide, moving decisively to address the complex challenges of plastics accumulation in the environment.

Nexus has built an outstanding culture. We are looking for people to contribute to a fast-paced, environmentally committed business that is focused on growth and sustainability. We are very collaborative, transparent, data driven, value diverse perspectives and are looking for constructive initiatives and new ideas. We are looking for self-starters and independent thinkers who work collaboratively in teams. Given the growth stage of Nexus, we are also looking for people who are comfortable moving between strategic thinking and executing those ideas to take Nexus to the next level.

Role Overview

We are seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer to join our team and support the development of the electrical infrastructure and controls systems that govern our chemical manufacturing process. This role will also be responsible for building out a standardized electrical plan that is scalable and repeatable at multiple remote facilities throughout the United States.

This role will be responsible for all Low Voltage systems in the facility (480VAC and below).

This role reports to Nexus Circular’s Engineering Manager.


  • Develop electrical infrastructure for the Atlanta facility.
  • Work with 3rd party engineering firms as necessary to develop long-term electrical plans for global facility network.
  • Develop electrical standards and procedures for Global Engineering
  • Oversee priorities and activities of Electrical Engineering group, including logic, controls, and instrumentation.
  • Provide day to day support to troubleshoot electrical and controls problems at the Atlanta facility, including 24/7 coverage as needed during plant turnarounds and new project startups.
  • Experience in continuous process manufacturing in all the following project phases: Requirement’s documentation, detailed design generation, implementation, system integration, testing and on-site startup, using PSM (Process Safety Management) elements and Industrial standards.
  • Provide training to the maintenance department on changes or new installations of electrical equipment.
  • Manage relationships with electrical suppliers and local utility providers as necessary.
  • Develop compliance standards to ensure standardization across multiple facilities.
  • Develop maintenance procedures for electrical and control systems.
  • Design and specify 480V distribution infrastructure, motor control centers, VFD panels, PLC panels, RIO panels, and other control panels.
  • Make recommendations for additional equipment as necessary.
  • Participate in the review of Management of Changes, PHA Action Requests, Construction Information Requests, and Change Order Requests.
  • Assist with local, state, and federal permitting applications.
  • Potential to travel to other Nexus locations as required (~10%)



  • BS in Electrical Engineering


  • 7+ years previous experience developing electrical infrastructure for a petrochem/manufacturing facility.
  • 3+ years managing engineering team.
  • Experience with applicable NEC, European, Other Countries code UOP standards for electrical equipment.
  • Experience with Profibus/ProfiNet and Ethernet/IP systems

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Self-starter with strong initiative.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects on different timelines.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, purpose-driven, collaborative environment.
  • Have the skills needed to operate and maintain equipment.
  • Demonstrate a strong desire to learn manufacturing processes.


The Company will offer a competitive salary, bonus and attractive equity as well as a benefits package.


  • Eligible to contribute to Company’s Traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) upon hire with Company Contribution
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage at 100% for employee only levels.
  • Multiple comprehensive coverage levels for Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Group Health & Wellness Program, plus special savings on retail items, travel, entertainment, and more through Insperity Works
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • Basic and AD&D Life Insurance
  • Voluntary benefits, including short-term and long-term disability insurance, accident, critical illness, and hospital confinement insurance.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.

Nexus Circular Is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Nexus Circular provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant with a disability unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

Statement to Third-Party Agencies: Nexus Circular only accepts resumes from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward any resumes, as Nexus Circular is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.