Process Engineer – Beaumont, TX.

Exton, PA 19341

Posted: 09/22/23 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Engineering Job ID:: 128921

Job Description

Process Engineer – Beaumont, TX. 


The job position is a process engineer for the a 160MM lbs per year Facility. The position provides daily support and input to monitor, measure, optimization and improve the production process.

·         Participate in site safety programs,Golden rules and audits.

·         Lead the facility in Maestro compliance through design, monitoring, and good engineering practices. 


·         Daily Monitoring- Ensure compliance with Safety and Environmental permits, ensure reliable operation and on-spec product, search for

·         problems that could prevent the ability to maintain capacity, and review production results and operator logs daily

·          Troubleshooting- Identifying and correcting potential problems

·          Engineering calculations- Calculate pressure drops, size piping for small projects, perform heat/material balances, size/rate heat

·         exchangers, calculate fluid properties, determine system volumes/residence times

·          Update spreadsheet for material balances and provide recommendations to correct mass/volume balance discrepancies.

·          Make recommendations to Operations on: following safe work practices while maintaining quality, complying with environmental permits,

·         ensuring reliable operation, making on-spec product, maintaining capacity, and increasing profitability.

·          Support turnaround/maintenance activities such as: Chemical cleaning supervision, vessel inspection, shutdown/startup coverage,

·         including revision/development of operating procedures, sample procurement, and recommendations for maintenance (exchanger

·         cleaning, screen cleaning, etc.)

·          Cover Manger - Operations absences

·          Provide operations training for supervisors, technicians, and newly hired employees in conjunction with Training Coordinator.

·          Support environmental department with emissions calculations and permit renewal

·          Supply data to customers

·          Assist groups with capital project design and installation

·          Maintain working material balances for facility

·          Understand, support, and comply, with all plant safety policies and procedures, including the use of loss control software

·         Act as site MOC Administrator, initiate MOCs, and lead/participate in Process Hazards Analysis, PSSR, HAZOP, LOPA

·          Track PHA/LOPA findings 


·         Majority of job functions are performed in an office environment.

·         Many startup and support functions are conducted in the manufacturing environment with chemical, physical and electrical hazards.

·         Work may be performed in manufacturing areas with adequate ventilation and lighting.

·         Work may require use of protective clothing and equipment.

·         Work may be performed around hazardous substances.

·         Scheduled hours may vary in shifts and length.

·         Noise level in the work environment is moderate and below OSHA threshold levels.

·         Subject to outdoor weather conditions. 


·         Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering

·         5+ years chemical engineering experience in the petrochemical or refining industry

·         Chemical Engineering knowledge: heat transfer, mass transfer, fluid operations, heat/material balances, chemistry, physics

·         Computer knowledge: use of spreadsheets (i.e. Excel), DCS control data historians (i.e. PI Process book), and be able to understand new

·         systems as they come (i.e. SAP)

·         Basic chemical engineering fundamentals

·         Good problem solving skills

·         Good physical fitness required for access on/into towers, vessels, and other equipment

·         Minimal travel requirements

·         Work nights during turnarounds or other special circumstances where 24-hour technical coverage is needed.

·         Interpersonal and communication skills required for interaction with every group in the facility at one time or another and with vendors.

Meet The Recruiter

Christa Cantele, CPC
Sr. Direct-Hire Recruiter

Christa has over 20 + years in the staffing & talent search industry, locally and nationally. She possesses advanced skills in researching, sourcing, qualifying, and recruiting high-demand candidates.

Her experience in the full-cycle search process entails partnering with senior corporate leaders that build sound strategies for solving key hiring challenges.

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