08 Jul, 2021

Senior Process Engineer

  • BASF
  • Geismar, LA, USA
Process Engineer Chemicals

Job Description

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.



We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.




And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!




Process Engineer (2101422) – Geismar, LA




Where the Chemistry Happens




We are seeking a professional like you to provide process engineering expertise in support of the development and design of chemical plant expansion, optimization, and debottlenecking projects.  In addition, you will provide support to operating units for critical process upset troubleshooting and process optimization, as well as environmental and other regulatory compliance.



Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success



    Leveraging your bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline (preferably Chemical or Mechanical) and your experience in a chemical/petrochemical facility or other similar manufacturing environment, you will provide process engineering expertise in support of the development and design of chemical plant expansion, optimization, and debottlenecking projects.



  • Successfully engaging across the organization, you will collaborate with and provide support to Technology, Project and Design Engineers throughout the scope development, design, and execution phases of capital projects.



  • Demonstrating your solid technical and problem-solving skills, you will provide process engineering support for critical process upset troubleshooting and process optimization.



  • Your commitment to safety and compliance will be evident as you support environmental and other regulatory compliance activities.



  • Utilizing your strong leadership and teamwork abilities, you will participate in Process Safety Management (PSM)/Risk Management Program (RMP) and Environmental/Health/Safety (EHS) Audits.



  • Your robust analytical thinking ability will be a valued asset as you develop/maintain process simulations for operating units.



  • Using your basic understanding of plant/unit operations and process calculations, you will develop and review Process Flow Diagrams, Piping & Instrument Diagrams, instrument specification sheets, and equipment sizing calculations.  You will also design and size process safety components and assist in the preparation of appropriate project documentation.



  • Your ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate your strong interpersonal skills will serve you well as you participate in Technical Networks and peer groups to ensure application of best practices.



    As a subject matter expert, you will participate in technical networks and peer groups to ensure the application of best practices.



Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You




Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.




The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.




BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.




This position requires all candidates to either currently possess or obtain and maintain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) Card from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

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