05 Jan, 2022

Process Engineer

  • Mount Vernon, WA, 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™’



SABIC is seeking a high energy, goal-focused individual who is proactive in problem solving and has the leadership and communication skills needed to help a diversified global business achieve its goals. Successful candidate will work in the site technical department and will interface with R&D, Finance, Operations, Projects and Commercial teams to drive site projects engineering work from conceptual design to commissioning at the Mount Vernon site.


Job Purpose & Responsibilities

  • Project lead for front-end development of projects per the Capital Expenditure Work Process.

  • Prepares Authorization For Expenditure (AFE) package for Capital project budget approval and funding.

  • Conduct as needed design review meetings to consolidate and align the technical comments.

  • Coordinate input for the Reliability In Design process for project execution.

  • Manage assigned project scope, cost, schedule, quality, risk, procurement, communication, and integration.

  • Work with Business Planning on project justification and ensure justification of project is calibrated.

  • Prepare monthly status reports.

  • Conduct project appraisal sessions for closed projects to capture the investment management lessons learned.

  • Verify option identification & down select, design basis development and front-end engineering for minor and major capital projects.

  • Flexible to respond to unit and capital project support needs as priorities change with specific business needs.

  • Assure that all applicable local, national, and international general, engineering, technical, safety, and environmental standards are implemented to project.

  • Assist Engineering &Project Management Team during the Front End Engineering Development (FEED) and Engineering, Procurement Construction (EPC) phases of a project.

  • Support project Safety Health & Environmental reviews, Value Engineering, and applicable Process Hazard Analysis (PHA).



  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

  • At least 2 years’ operations experience in a chemical company


  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interface with Operators, Mechanics, Supervisors, R&D and Management to complete projects and tasks on time and on budget to meet the business objectives.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to originate and facilitate the rollout of new ideas.

  • Proven ability to step up and take ownership of specific team efforts.

  • Proven ability to proactively champion technical issues and see them through to completion.

  • Proven ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated good written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong ability to work well with cross-functional teams.

  • Proven ability to plan and organize projects from inception to start up.


  • 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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