Process Engineer



Advert ID



Port Lavaca

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

Responsible for the integrity management of assigned equipment.

Define and periodically review Operating Envelopes of assigned equipment.

Primary responsibility for daily plant operation.

Establish communications with appropriate operations personnel.

Report investigation results with appropriate conclusions and recommendations.

Main liaison between Site and water treatment services provider (currently Nalco)

Track yields, production, and feed stock information into month end closing.

Issue daily shift Instructions.

Develop process flow diagrams.

Drive alarm management to completion and provide support for continuing success.

Solicit input from all appropriate resources (engineering, operations, and maintenance) and balance conflicting requirements.

Direct, coordinate, or participate in Process Safety Review or Management of Change process.

Initiate communications with affected areas and produce progress reports.

Provide engineering assistance and expertise to Operations and Maintenance as needed.

Supervise and mentor Coop Students.

Continuously initiate ways to improve plant operations, safety and environmental performance through day-to-day activities and recommendations for optimized unit conditions.

Drive continuous variable cost improvement.

Work with Technologies group to optimize plant operating conditions to maximize profitability.

Provide engineering assistance for environmental permitting requirements.

Review and make recommendations to keep the plants operating envelope current.

Manage capital and expense projects utilizing the Capital Value Process.

Coordinate field construction and establish a schedule of activities.

Coordinate activities with the other operations engineers to assure full value across the entire unit is realized.

Spend time in the control room and listen to the ideas of technicians and shift managers to gather ideas for safety and cost improvement.

Obtain process and operating data to perform calculations for feasibility studies, process studies, and evaluations. Investigate assignments and establish plans with objectives and a schedule.

Around the clock support during plant outages including confined space work.

Skills & Knowledge Required

Strong written and oral communication skills

Strong computational and data analysis skills

Strong IT skills with process modeling and process simulation software

Strong problem solving skills

Good negotiator and influencer

Good team leader and motivator

Solid understanding of financial calculations and their impact on the bottom line

Willingly takes the lead when challenges occur

Builds networks to enhance effectiveness and share knowledge

Change agent, looks for ways to do things better, faster, more efficiently.