Process Engineer

Job Title: Process Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Baton Rouge, United States
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-10-01
Reference: BH-90805
Contact Name: Alejandro Jannaut
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 02, 2018 16:50

Job Description

Position Summary

Participates in the design of a process unit, including establishing process design basis, development of process options and optimization of selected design. Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis within the discipline. Develops designs that require innovation and ingenuity. Work performed with minimal supervision; has considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.


    • Implements, modifies, and maintains chemical processes

    • Calculates and organizes data for process flow sheets including instrumentation and control considerations

    • Models processes and units operations

    • Ensures proper sequence of operation

    • Prepares specifications and operating instructions for processing equipment

    • Develops process flow diagram to define heat and material balance

    • Develops process specifications, e.g. distillation columns, pressure vessels, pumps, compressors, heat exchangers, and fired heaters, solids pneumatic conveying, extruder, solids materials handling

    • Leads maintenance of P&IDs through FEED and Detailed Design

    • Develops relief device contingency analysis and performs sizing calculations

    • Participates in planning, cost development and management, and scheduling for assigned projects

    • Directs activities to ensure that construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications, recognized codes and standards, and customer requirements

    • Maintains effective communication with project team members and with the customer


    • Recognized Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in chemical engineering from an accredited college or University required

    • 10+ years' of experience designing Polyolefins or Polymer production facilities required

    • Experience with loop reactor and/or gas phase reactor design, extruder process design, Polymer solids handling is required

    • Experience leading P&ID reviews and Hazop reviews preferred

    • Bluebeam experience for P&ID mark-up preferred

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills required

    • P.E. License preferred