10 Nov, 2021

Process Engineering

  • Bay St. Louis, MS, USA
Process Engineer Chemicals

Job Description

SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the world’s water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.



At SABIC, we combine a rich track record of doing what others said couldn’t be done, with a deep understanding of our customers. But our true impact is as a partner who can help our customers achieve their ambitions by finding solutions to their challenges. We call this ‘Chemistry that Matters™’



The Process Engineer supports unit performance assurance and optimization, long term improvements and development of studies.


Job Purpose & Responsibilities

  • Can provide complex troubleshooting of existing issues within operations.
  • Scope and coordinate strategic investments in operations, cost out and sustainability projects.
  • Provide process “know how” support for the plant upset, complex trouble shooting, shutdown and start-up.
  • Ensure plant process integrity through a well-defined operating envelope.
  • Develop strategies to optimize the process. This includes process and utilities in the area.
  • Ensure compliance.
  • The Process Engineer is Responsible for Strategic and TCO, (Total Cost Out), Projects.
  • Develop the Initiation documentation.
  • Review project problem statement and assure that the “best” resolution is chosen to develop the scope.
  • Develop CDP; (Concept Development Packages); with the applicable support documentation and estimate.
  • Support the PM on the FEED and project execution phases on the projects.
  • Support all CAPEX projects as required for process engineering support and participate as an active stakeholder. This will include, but not be limited to, CDP development, FEED development, FAT, SAT and equipment start-up and commissioning.
  • Manage the communication with the Licensor, Technology and innovation, Manufacturer and Center of Excellence (MCE), other affiliates and vendors. Support technology with process improvement.
  • Mentor other engineers and engage in the development of engineers and technicians.
  • Support new product introduction qualifications and optimizations and new process, technology and equipment introductions.
  • Coordinate implementation in operations.
  • Review design packages for operability, functionality and safety, including participation in PSSR, and make recommendations regarding new process technologies.
  • Actively work with the site to improve the site process safety. Support and implement safety requirements in the process design reviews.
  • Participate in HAZOP, LOPA and other PSM related activities.
  • Knowledge on PSV calculations and OSHA standards as they pertain to PSVs.
  • The Process Engineer will be responsible for ensuring that all PSV calculations are completed for the correct process scenarios.



  • BS/MS Degree in an Engineering discipline.
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in Petro-Chemical/Chemical Plant Environment with focus on operations, maintenance and capital improvements. 
  • Working knowledge of Process & Production Safety Management.
  • Demonstrated experience with equipment inspection technologies and applications.
  • Working knowledge of Industrial Codes & Standards such as ASME, API, NEC, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement long-term strategies focused on reliability improvement.
  • Working knowledge of Lean Concepts as they apply to manufacturing systems.
  • Demonstrated results working in facilitative environment.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certified. Black Belt Certification a strong plus.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Facilitates organizational effectiveness by modeling, reinforcing and coaching the elements of the Commitment Model and Critical Organizational Behaviors.
  • Demonstrates Commitment Model leadership by empowering the appropriate people to make effective decisions within their areas of responsibility.
  • Creates an environment in which commitment to a "resolve it myself first" mind-set authentically pervades the organization.



  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
  • You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process
  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • Relocation if available

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