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Combustion Engineer

Brand:  Environmental Solutions
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  Environmental

Apopka, FL, US, 32703


Matthews Environmental Solutions, a division of Matthews International, is currently seeking a Combustion Systems Engineer responsible for the mechanical design of incineration and waste to energy systems, specifically for fixed hearth, stepped hearth, and rotary kilns, encompassing abated and unabated technologies.


  • Developing industry leading fuel-efficient combustions systems 
  • Keeping up to date with current industry best practices, and researching emerging technologies and trends
  • Managing projects with challenging technical requirements and tight timelines
  • Solving difficult problems
  • Making cool stuff


  • Other departments and functions across the business
  • Different disciplines in Engineering
  • Customers with difficult problems
  • Engineering members across a geographically global network


  • Waste profile analysis in considering CV range and desired through-put
  • Heat and mass balance and peak flow calculations
  • Qualitative and quantitative risk assessments 
  • Creating detailed design specifications
  • Flue gas modeling and abatement system design
  • Research and development efforts in the exploration of best available technologies and new concepts within emerging “Energy from Waste” markets
  • Evaluating and developing mechanical and electromechanical systems and products
  • Designing and conducting research programs; applying specific, relevant engineering principles
  • Developing detailed “Hazard and Operability” studies


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of previous engineering experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of solid modeling & CAD software (especially Solidworks and Solidworks PDM)
  • Experience with CFD and flow simulation tools (especially Solidworks flow simulation or Ansys Polyflow)
  • Basic degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
  • Routine travel either locally, nationally, and/or internationally may be required.



  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see. 
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low/moderate and occasionally could be high

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.


The Matthews Environmental Solutions division of Matthews Memorialization is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of technologically advanced crematoria equipment, as well as cremation-related products and services. It is a total solutions provider for combustion products and services with a passion for the environment and success for our clients. We are a global leader in cremation equipment, waste incinerator systems, environmental solutions, service, parts, supplies, crematory management and memorial products. We have a passion for innovation and are committed to continually finding new solutions for a varied customer base. 

Matthews Environmental Solutions and Matthews Memorialization are (MATW) Matthews International companies. 


Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.

Nearest Major Market: Orlando