Senior Process Engineer

United States, North & Central America
11 Jan 2018
Job role
Process Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Key accountabilities

  • Provides technical support to the area in the form of troubleshooting, data analysis, and root cause failure analysis
  • Reviews the plans for plant testing prior to seeking agreement from PE Supt and approval from Ops. Superintendent
  • Owns the unit ‘Base Case’ Hysys/Petrosim models for the Process Units for which this role is responsible; ensuring the models are udpated following plant testing or project execution Reviews and agrees to unit health monitoring parameters and limits and responsible for assuring effective unit health monitoring, i.e. ensures parameters outside of acceptable range are recognized and acted upon
  • Site CIF Lead, ensuring the Process Engineers participating in the CIFs understand their role and the importance of that role; Technology Specific GP SME for technologies of assignment
  • Supports the development of operations personnel through coaching/mentoring and follow-up on requests for support and information
  • Coaches and mentors Process Engineers on technical and leadership aspects of their job and jointly leads recruiting and co-op program and leads new hire onboarding program
  • Backfills Unit Process Engineering roles as resource level fluctuates with onboarding
  • Coordinates or leads Technical Root Cause Failure Analysis for area
  • Supports the development of a project portfolio for the area
  • Provides technical support for Capex project design reviews, and hazard assessments
  • Provides recommendations for catalyst selection and for the site change-out strategy
  • Leads Information Management and Document Control program for Technical group

Essential Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering

Essential experience and job requirements

Minimum of 6 years of experience in refining or petrochemical industry.

Desirable criteria & qualifications


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  • Provides mentoring and coaching for Process Engineers
  • Actively participates in technology networks to share knowledge, lessons, and implement best practice
  • Prioritizes and manages work to support both long and short term refinery strategy and plans
  • Identifies hazards, is able to define and manage risks; process safety, personal safety, environmental, health, and security
  • Open Thinking and Learning.
  • Decision Making & Judgment.
  • Experience providing technical support across multiple organizational interfaces; supporting Operations, HSSE, TAR, Projects, Maintenance and Reliability
  • Experience evaluating data, provides assistance in troubleshooting, and provides systematic approach to root cause identification
  • Experience managing technical related project portfolio for area
  • Understanding of the manufacturing process including economics, commercial awareness, optimization opportunity identification and proper use of technology