Chemical Plant Engineer

  • Position Type: Direct Hire




Refinery experience

DCS experience

Process Engineer focus rather than project engineer focus

7+ years’ experience in production rather than a consultant engineer

Hydrogenation experience a huge plus

You will participate in tiered accountability meetings with line supervisor and unit manager.

You will analyze the production process to ensure it is running to target, identify opportunities for efficiency, cost-out, compliance, stability, consistency shift-to-shift and ease-of-use.

You will identify and champion process improvements as well as communicate and drive technical recommendations on the process with the operations team. You will coach and support the line supervisor in the efficient operation of the production line.

You will troubleshoot process and equipment related problems and drive correction actions for quality, health, environmental, safety and production related issues.

You will interpret the health of the production system using a Distributed Control System (DCS), data historian (PI) and other data collection processes.

You will create blends, lead Management of Change (MOC) requests, understand and ensure compliance with environmental process requirements/limitations.


Review and revise product recipes within the guidelines provided by product development.

Monitor ITS and provide constructive feedback on ideas and lead teams to drive ideas forward

Perform root cause analysis of process, quality, and HSE related issues

Create and close out process orders in SAP.

Provide accurate product cost data for the annual operating plan (AOP).

Report out daily and monthly status of production line.

Lead team to drive improvements, recommend projects and define needs.

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