Process Improvement Engineer

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Beaumont, TX
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Sep 17, 2018
Job ID

This is an exciting opportunity with a Fortune 500 differentiated chemical producer with a broad product portfolio. They have an exceptionally low turnover rate due to stability, competitive salary and benefits, and developing employees with professional growth opportunities. The end market producers are in the energy and fuel additives, insulation, apparel, industrial products, and automotive markets.  This will be located at their 2,800-acre 650 employee site in the Beaumont, TX area.

This position will function as the discipline engineer supporting the Project Manager, however will serve as PM on small cap projects at times. This role will be supporting project sizes from $20k to over $10MM and will be working on 5-10 small cap projects concurrently.
*BS Chemical Engineering
*15+ Plant or Project Engineering 7-10+ with an Owner Operator/3-5+ with EPC is highly desired.
*Aspen Plus process modeling, Process Design, Commissioning and Start-Up leadership, Mass Transfer, Fluid Flow, Heat Transfer, Distillation, and Reaction Engineering.
*Petrochemical or Refining Experience Highly Preferred

Responsibilities for this position include:
-Function as the Lead Owner/Operator Process Engineer to direct and review EPC firm work
-Utilize a broad set of engineering tools effectively in plant optimization, evaluation, and design
-Function as Process Design Engineer on assigned projects
-Organize and lead cross-functional teams to identify unit performance gaps
-Effectively applies the Project Work Process to document capital project justifications, conceptual design, etc.
-Consults with other Engineers as a SME on specific type of chemical engineering unit operation or other sub-discipline
-Interfaces with business teams to help define their long-term capital gain plan and future engineering needs
-Assists in the technical development of engineering staff through mentoring and informal training of less experienced Engineers.