11 Nov, 2021

Senior Process Engineer

  • BASF
  • Houston, TX, 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 and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.


 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!




Senior Process Engineer - (2103524) – Houston, TX




Where the Chemistry Happens…




We are seeking a professional like you to collaborate with our Texas/ West Regional Service Center to develop scope and provide general support in several key areas for sites located across North America including US and Mexico.


This is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your results orientation, strong implementation and communication skills (written and verbal), and ability to influence others to achieve results in the absence of a direct reporting relationship.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to share your experience working on projects as a Process Engineering Lead and your ability to work in a diverse team environment - working closely with mechanics, operators, engineers, management, and global teams to solve problems and address systemic issues related to equipment reliability.



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

Formula for Success: You Will…

    Leveraging your education in Chemical Engineering and experience in manufacturing/process engineering in a chemical plant, you will perform Process Design & Detail Engineering duties including performing process simulations, design calculations, Process Optimization, and sizing and selection of equipment for Tenders (as required) and for awarded Projects.



    Your strong analytical ability and keen attention to detail will be essential as you review client tender documents, specifications, datasheets, and verify FEED design and calculations.



    Demonstrating your experience in process safety, you will prepare engineering deliverables (Drawings & Documents) such as Process Flow Diagrams, P&IDs, Process Datasheets, Equipment Specifications, Cause & Effect Diagrams, control philosophies, shutdown philosophies, and HAZOP Studies and reports.  Additionally, you will review and consult operation and maintenance manuals and provide necessary input to other disciplines and departments.



    Your strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, OSI Pi, Lotus Notes, and SAP, will be a valued asset as you develop and issue RFQs, evaluate vendor quotations, clarifications, and conduct Technical Bid Analysis.



    Your experience working on projects as a Process Engineering Lead will serve you well as you review vendors’ documents, drawings, datasheets, specifications, and calculations.



    Utilizing your sound technical knowledge of instrumentation, electrical, and mechanical equipment (rotating and fixed), you will size relief devices and equipment, update PFDs and P&IDs, process equipment specifications, and final selection.  Bilingual (Spanish and English) preferred.



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.

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