23 May, 2023

Finishing Improve Engineer

  • Exxon Mobile
  • Beaumont, TX, USA
Engineer Petrochemicals & Refining

Job Description

About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

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About Beaumont

With a population of more than 118,000, Beaumont ,Texas, is located in the Gulf Coast region of the United States, on the Neches River, about 85 miles east of Houston, the nation's fourth largest city. Beaumont has been a home to the oil industry from the days of the Spindletop oil boom until today, and along with nearby Port Arthur and Orange, is part of the Golden Triangle industrial area on the Texas Gulf Coast. Those who live and work in Beaumont will find a close-knit community with friendly people and opportunities to explore the area at its many restaurants and businesses, as well as numerous museums and nature parks.

Built along the banks of the Neches River in 1903, the original ExxonMobil Beaumont refining facilities have grown into an integrated petrochemical complex on 2,700 acres and have contributed to the economic and social landscape of southeast Texas. In fact, 1 in 7 jobs in Jefferson County are linked to ExxonMobil, making it an integral part of the community. With a workforce of more than 5,500, the Beaumont complex includes a refinery, chemical plant, polyethylene plant and lubricant blending and packaging plant. The complex is part of ExxonMobil’s current building and expansion plans for the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Not only does Beaumont produce Mobil 1, the world’s leading synthetic motor oil, it is the only manufacturer of Mobil Aviation Greases. Other products include fuels and chemical compounds used in a diverse range of products, including plastics, Nylon, shrink wrap and more.


What role you will play in our team


The Finishing Improve Engineer is dedicated to providing support to the Polyethylene Plant in Beaumont (Texas, 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.

What you will do


  • Provide PE finishing technology expertise and support to the Beaumont Polyethylene 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 GPPE Finishing 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

Skills and Qualifications



  • BSc Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with industrial experience

  • 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 Beaumont area for a longer term

  • Ability to travel 10% if required

Preferred Qualifications/ Experience


  • Preferred experience in polyolefin extrusion and finishing manufacturing

Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.


We Offer You


  • Pension Plan: Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you. The basic benefit is a monthly annuity to be paid to you in retirement for the rest of your life.

  • Savings Plan: You can contribute between 6% and 20% of your pay and are encouraged to enroll right away. If you contribute at least 6% to your savings plan, the Company will contribute a 7% match.

  • Workplace Flexibility: We have several programs such as “Flex your Day”, providing ad-hoc flexibility around when and where you work, as well as longer-term programs such as leaves of absence and part-time work

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans.

  • 8 weeks paid parental time off (PPTO).

  • Culture of Health: Programs and resources to support your wellbeing.

  • Employee Health Advisory Program: Provides confidential professional counseling for you and your family, including tools and resources promoting mental health and resiliency at no additional cost to you.

  • Disability Plan: Income replacement for when you cannot work due to illness or injury occurring on or off the job. Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you.


More information on our Company’s benefits can be found at www.exxonmobilfamily.com

Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

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