Senior Process Engineer

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Pasadena, Texas, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Job Title: Senior Process Engineer


Key Objective of Position: Coordinate and see to the completion of major process  improvement and capital projects within the site units, from process analyses, project conception and development through project management and start up.


Job Context (the Nature & Scope of the Business)

The Pasadena site manufactures organic peroxides which are sold to major manufacturers of thermoplastic resins such as PVC, LDPE, polypropylene, EPS and acrylic resins. Organic Peroxide products are hazardous, mainly due to temperature-controlled transportation and handling. The Pasadena site also manufactures thermoset and crosslinking peroxides.


Principal accountabilities

  • Manage all aspects of major project work develop and maintain software and hardware documentation.
  • Participate in process design and start up activities as required.
  • As a key project team member participates with production and maintenance departments in project or work package design, planning, organizing and supervision during shutdowns.
  • Assists in preparing site emergency and construction standards along with project procedures.
  • Maintains and develops a professional competency consistent with industry and Nouryon standards.
  • Assists in training other employees, engineers, operators, etc. in equipment and/or process changes.
  • Performs special process or maintenance studies as requested.
  • Other duties and assignments as directed by manager.


Heath, Safety, Security & Environmental Specific Responsibilities

  • Understand and help implement the site’s Operating Policy, and HSSE goals and objectives.
  • Support and participate in on-going HSSE improvement activities and committees.
  • Be aware of potential health, safety, security and environmental impacts in area of responsibility and the consequences if an upset occurs.
  • Understand and implement any parts of the Environmental Compliance Plan and Waste Management Plan that apply to area of responsibility.
  • Participate in the site’s on-going Pollution Prevention Process
  • If deemed necessary, will be trained and designated as Hazard Study Leader.



Quality Specific Responsibilities

  • Understand and help implement the site’s Quality Policy, Quality goals and objectives, and the Quality Improvement Process (MTQ).
  • Be fully aware of your specific quality assurance responsibilities.
  • Be familiar with sitewide document control, internal quality audits, corrective action, non-conforming product and record keeping procedures.
  • Be sure employees under supervision, if applicable, are aware of and are adequately trained in quality procedures.


Job Requirement / Candidate profile

  • Education:       B.S. Chemical Engineering from a US ABET accredited institution required
  • Experience:     5-8 years in project/process experience in plant environment, advanced degree may substitute for some experience.
  • Training:                     
    • ISO 9001/RC 14001 requirements
    • MTQ
    • Plant equipment
    • Statistical Process Control
    • Site practices and procedures
    • Engineering standards
    • Safety policies
  • Able to read, write and communicate in English
  • Abe to wear respirator if needed
  • Must be able to work in plant environment
  • Must be able to wear safety shoes, safety glasses and hard hat
  • Must be able to lift min 25lb, move up/down stairs and or ladders, etc.


Other highlights:

  • This team works a 9-80 schedule. 
  • Basic benefits (medical, dental, vision. 
  • Additional benefits 401K match up to 9%



Vacancy data
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Open until further notice
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North America
United States
Integrated Supply Chain
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Job area
Engineering (all roles)
Hierarchy level
Full time/part time
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