24 Nov, 2021

Reactor Improve Engineer

  • Exxon Mobile
  • Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Process Engineer Oil & Gas Petrochemicals & Refining

Job Description

ob Role Summary

As member of the PE Process Technology team, the Reactor Improve Engineer is dedicated to providing high density polyethylene (HDPE) slurry loop technology support to the Polyolefins Plant in Baton Rouge (Louisiana, US). The role comprises interfacing with Manufacturing, Business, Quality and Process Monitoring teams as well as collaborating with PE process peers in the areas of Process Improve, Process Capacity Optimization, Product Development and Customer Application Development.

Job Role Responsibilities

  • Provide HDPE slurry loop technology expertise and support to the Baton Rouge Polyolefins Plant to ensure world class performance in process safety, plant reliability and profitability
  • Identify and develop process efficiency and capacity optimization opportunities
  • Lead development and deployment of Technology programs and trials; develop and execute experimental operating guidelines for plant trials
  • Serve as primary contact for Management of Change requests with a Process Technology component and document Technology Basis Memoranda for Technology changes 
  • Support commissioning and start-up of newly implemented technologies 
  • Lead troubleshooting and resolution of most complex HDPE problems
  • Proactively identify and help resolve emerging issues before they escalate 
  • Participate in equipment and engineering change reviews and risk assessments 
  • Support earnings improve programs including plant performance gap analysis and gap closure vs best available technologies
  • Participate in Global Technology Network meetings as site Technology representative and lead process sub-networks with other manufacturing sites across the globe
  • Mentor engineers within various Technical and Technology departments

Job Requirements

  • BS Degree in Chemical Engineering with five years of industrial experience, preferably in polymers manufacturing 
  • Demonstrated work experience in a manufacturing environment, including plant optimization, process control and process problem troubleshooting
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills are required
  • Collaboration, initiative, ethics and safety awareness are key personal values
  • Interest in living in the Baton Rouge area for a longer term
  • Ability to travel 10% if required


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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.

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