Process Engineer Chemical


Lake Charles, LA

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 48 days ago

  by    Jesse Skellett

Process Engineer - Located in West Texas

The Process Engineer is responsible for daily oversight of process technology at the site, including planning, organizing, process monitoring, and controlling daily operations. This is a hands-on, proactive role in developing and optimizing the processes deployed at this site. The engineer is responsible for the process reliability, material throughput and chemicalutilization.


  • Develops PFD's (Process Flow Diagrams) and mass balances for new processes
  • Oversees efficient performance of multiple production processes
  • Leads reliability improvement teams
  • Collects and analyzes data which may not be readily available utilizing sound engineering judgment and statistical methods
  • Conducts pilot and plant scale test batches
  • Solves technical problems in differing chemicalprocesses with ingenuity and originality
  • Evaluates technical data, procedures, policies/regulations, while developing appropriate and cost effective solution options.
  • Improves process unit operations including environmental systems

Communicates concise summaries of process performance and recommends improvements

  • Project manager for process improvement capital projects
  • Interacts with and leads other in-plant or outside technical resources to complete projects.
  • Participate and/or lead Process Hazard Analysis and Pre-Start-up Safety Reviews for small to moderate projects
  • Prepares operating manuals and process documents
  • Develops operator training documents and plans

Required Experience:

  • BS in Chemical engineering , or MSChemical Engineering
  • 5+ years in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Process Hazard Analysis
  • Lean 6 Sigma, Continuous Improvement experience
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience using/troubleshooting/programming PLC systems