Process/Project Engineer

Baytown, TX

Posted: 02/15/2024 Job Number: 5729

Job Description

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The role of the Process/Project Engineer involves providing technical support to the operations, maintenance, and commercial groups. This professional focuses on long-term activities related to the production of Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) while actively identifying and tracking improvements in the process. 


This is a Direct Hire role.

What you will be doing as a Process/Project Manager …

  • Optimizes reactor performance to enhance efficiency and output
  • Manages stripper solvent recovery processes for resource efficiency
  • Oversees utilities operations for effective facility functioning
  • Supervises finishing and packaging procedures to meet quality standards
  • Monitors key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess overall production performance
  • Tracks material balances during production campaigns for resource management and accuracy.
  • Collaborates with operations, maintenance, commercial, and engineering teams to develop project scopes up to LEL2 (Lower Explosive Limit)
  • Leads process improvement initiatives to enhance production efficiency and product quality
  • Assists in Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) reviews to identify and mitigate potential hazards
  • Conducts Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) to ensure safety protocols and procedures are in place
  • Engages in other Project Safety Management (PSM) activities as needed for risk mitigation
  • Plays a pivotal role in fostering a safety culture within the facility
  • Supports the overarching goal of achieving ZERO incidents through proactive safety measures.
Skills you ideally bring to the table as a Process/Project Manager …
  • Self-motivated with a high level of integrity
  • Strong commitment to environmental, safety, and health (ESH) practices
  • Proficient analytical skills
  • Effective communication abilities
  • Capable of developing and executing small projects supporting facility objectives ($150K - $1.5M TIC)
  • Familiarity with unit operations such as distillation, reactor kinetics, solvent recovery, boilers, and utilities systems
  • Understanding of OSHA 1910 PSM Standards
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and processes up to FEL2 (Front-end Loading)
  • Familiarity with batch reactor process controls
  • Understanding of boiler Burner Management Systems
  • Knowledge of unit start-ups and commissioning processes.
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering
  • 5-10 years of experience in a chemical plant environment, preferably in petrochemical and/or polymers
  • Legally authorized to work in the USA

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