Process Engineer



Advert ID



Lake Charles

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD0.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description

Essential Job Functions

* Process optimization, technical review, investigates and troubleshoots manufacturing processes; proposes solutions to identified processing problems

* Improves process capability volume; maintains and improving quality standards; develops innovative solutions

* Evaluates manufacturing systems; proposes improvements on processes as appropriate

* Assesses processes; takes measurements; interprets data; tests new processes; proposes changes, updates, or other adjustments

* Collects data required to make improvements and modifications as assigned

* Uses scientific principles related to magnitude, momentum, heat transfer, etc. to determine process efficiencies

* Ensures process equipment works as specified and at appropriate capacities

* Uses process simulation software; establishes best practices for production methods

* Maintains manufacturing reliability; improves production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers

* Works with equipment designers and manufacturing personnel to develop cost-effective work production processes

* Ensures projects completed on time and within budget

* Assists in scheduling and coordinating work to meet tight deadlines; stays within financial budgets

* Liaises with various engineers, planners, operations personnel, and other departments as necessary

* Collects, records, and transcribes data; prepares samples for analysis

* Maintains monthly, quarterly and annual operations report; delivers report to management

* Evaluates process efficiency, quality and safety; makes suggestions for improvements when necessary; performs troubleshooting on plant equipment and systems

* Investigates cause and effect of critical, emergency, and other shutdowns; analyzes data in advance of shutdown and after completion

* Works with outsourced engineers; requisitions assistance as requested

* Analyzes how process changes will effect overall production and product; implements process improvements to reduce cost and increase efficiency

* Assists with project planning and project management; handles small capital upgrades as requested

* Provides suggestions during incident investigations as requested; advises on corrective actions

* Researches new manufacturing technology; proposes updates as appropriate

* Assesses safety and environmental issues as required; ensures safe working conditions and compliance with health and safety legislation

* Abides by all safety procedures and practices applicable to location and position; participates in appropriate safety training; demonstrates commitment to and support of EHSS principles and values; champions safety

* Performs other duties assigned by management that generally fall within the expected scope of this position

Experience & KSA's Required

* Minimum of five year's experience as a Process Engineer

* Minimum of 1 year experience in chemical plant preferred

* Prior monomer or ethylene plant operations experience preferred

* Ability to research best chemical plant practices; knowledge of plant safety, health, and environmental requirements for engineering and construction

Education Requirement

* Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering

* Professional Engineer certification a plus