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Process Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH140274
  • Location: USA, Indiana, COTTON VALLEY
  • Sector: Chemical, Onshore, Oil and Gas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 23/01/2019
This vacancy has now expired.


We are currently seeking a Process Engineer for our Cotton Valley, Louisiana facility. In this role you will provide technical expertise in all aspects of process design and processing techniques sued by the refinery to ensure the following:

  • Conduct daily process unit monitoring and alarm rationalization

  • Optimize production to assure lowest cost with maximum output

  • Implement safety, environmental consciousness, and reliability into day to day decision making

  • Adopt principles of continuous improvement to drive out waste and inefficiency and enhance profitability


  • Conducts daily unit health monitoring consistent with COMPANY Expectations

  • Performs engineering calculations (i.e., mass balances, energy balances, conversion calculations) to optimize equipment design and assure product quality

  • Gathers, analyzes, and interprets unit test data to assist in troubleshooting operating problems and developing revised process designs

  • Generates and maintains informational database(s) on pertinent process variables for troubleshooting and optimization

  • Makes recommendations to improve unit yield and/or optimize energy consumption

  • Initiates and justifies new projects, additional monitoring, and improvements to the unit

  • Collaborates with appropriate subject matter experts, and manager concerning unusual problems and developments

  • Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects within his/her responsibility area

  • Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering evaluation tests, products, or equipment

  • Maintains awareness of all Safety, Health, and Environmental issues that impact the refinery and personnel

  • Evaluates the economic feasibility of projects assigned and provides Process engineering services during engineering, construction, and start-up of projects

  • May provide Process Engineering support during turnarounds


  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

  • 3+ years of experience in the chemical or petroleum industry

  • Proficient user of MS Office Suite


  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization

  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and team capabilities when necessary

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

For more information about this role please contact our Houston office