Senior Process Engineer, Polyethyle
Gas Phase Polymerization
Job Posted: Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Expires On: Thursday, July 26, 2018
Job Type: Permanent
Duration: 1+ years
Desired Experience: More than 10 years
Work Authorization: Resident/Citizen
This position will provide proactive technical expertise to
CPChem and affiliates Polyethylene businesses and facilities. The
positions primary responsibility is to improve business profitability through
plant optimization, technology development, and project implementation.
Roles and Responsibilities
visible safety and leadership
analysis and key input into the manufacturing process conditions
relationships with the personnel at the operating plants
technical troubleshooting assistance to PE manufacturing sites. Lead
and coordinate improvement teams at facilities.
and maintain monitoring tools, models, and perform process
expertise in PE polymerization technology and serve as a company resource
for development of fundamental correlations and models.
longer-term process improvement leadership and innovation.
identify bottlenecks, optimization opportunities, and projects to improve
operating rate and energy efficiency.
process engineering input for all phases of plant improvement or expansion
with research chemists and engineers to scale-up new catalyst and process
knowledge of the latest process innovations, patents and competing
process expertise to business units.
BS with a Chemical Engineering major. MS/PhD degree is a plus.
Minimum 15 years of post-baccalaureate experience as a process engineer in
polyethylene unit(s) is required.
knowledge in gas phase polymerization techniques and polymer extrusion;
previous plant/operating experience required.
All candidates should possess the following skills or
and application of Safety and Environmental principles, procedures, and
regulations are required at all times, including personal safety, plant
operation, and process safety design.
engineering fundamentals with a demonstrated ability to develop and use
process simulation software and spreadsheet tools.
teamwork skills with demonstrated ability for leading teams to meet
business and technical objectives.
to build and maintain relationships with peers, clients, and business
oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate in
technical and non-technical business environment.
troubleshooting skills, ability to analyze plant operations, apply process
knowledge and identify root causes to various operational issues.
Demonstrated ability to apply creative problem solving methods.
self-starter with solid planning and analytical skills, requiring minimal
supervision. Demonstrated ability to proactively assess and
prioritize process improvement opportunities, sell the concept, and lead
implementation of improvements to make a substantial contribution to the
business. Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects