03 May, 2022

Senior Process Engineer

  • Dow
  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals Chemicals

Job Description


Serves as a technology associate supporting the technology center or as a discipline lead. Has a solid understanding of the discipline's technical fundamentals and Global Project Methodology (GPM), discipline work process and its interdependencies, demonstrates leadership and delivers engineering expertise to the execution of Dow’s capital and expense projects. Typically has experience in all project phases (Definition, Design, Construction, and Start Up). In the technology associate capacity, leads technical problem solving in a specific technology or business unit area to deliver value for Dow. Recognized within the discipline and geography for their expertise and participates in global teams. Leverages technical know-how and implements best practice applications within an area of expertise of a discipline themselves and by providing technical coaching, consulting and support for others within the site and region. Strong technical knowledge and skills across a range of the discipline’s technology areas. Demonstrates technical leadership skills, including negotiation skills, assertiveness, flexible and adaptable to changing business needs. In the discipline lead capacity, coordinates the discipline engineering activities of the project and will direct and administer discipline activities with external contractors/suppliers as required. Leads the coordination with the global discipline technical experts to ensure MET is applied and/or variances are indicated and worked through in a timely manner. Has worked in role within GPM or equivalent project execution work processes and has detailed understanding of the deliverables for process engineering discipline. Typically this role is the most senior lead for site executed projects or manages significantly large projects regionally and/or globally. Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines.

Responsibilities / Duties

In technology associate capacity:

  • Provides technical support, coaching and consulting for project teams, operations, maintenance, and other technology centers.
  • Identifies and develops both technology and work process enhancements which deliver value.
  • Supports the implementation of discipline technology strategy and provides input/feedback on the strategy in specific area of expertise.
  • Serves as site or regional technology focal point, providing timely technical reviews and input to complex designs and/or any variances from MET on capital projects or in support of maintenance/operations.


In discipline lead capacity:



  • Applies Global Project Methodology (GPM) and Process Engineering Work Process Discipline.
  • Provides overall planning/scheduling for discipline and monitors/maintains progress against the plan.
  • Directs the activities of the discipline members of the project team and coordinates activities with other disciplines.
  • Ensures discipline design deliverables meet the needs of the project including functioning as intended, on time and within budget.
  • Ensures that the process design is safe, meets DOW LPP’s and other EH&S requirements.
  • Identifies technical problems and appropriately engages the business technology center and technical experts to resolve.


  • Bachelor's degree plus engineering, manufacturing or related experience required.
  • 3 to 5 years in a Process engineer field, especially experience in fluid mechanics, HTRI software and PRD sizing tools


Dow Offers:

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others




About Dow


Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.



As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com.



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