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Process Improvement Engineer

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This is a Process Engineer position at the INEOS Acetyls - Texas City site. The position will report into the Engineering Department and will interact with Manufacturing, Maintenance, Commercial Development, Environmental and Safety personnel to optimize and support manufacturing areas, implement capital projects, and support site development efforts. This position reports to the Area Manager of Engineering for the Texas City site. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Promote Institutionalizing Operational Excellence Principles in Manufacturing

    • Continuous improvement

    • Safe, reliable operations

    • Knowledge capture and transfer

    • Actively participate in safety programs, e.g., audits, PHAs, PSRs, MOC, JSAs, etc.

    • Positively influence people development and institutionalization of core values

  • Provide Process Engineering Support

    • Coordinate relationships with Process Engineering support

    • Provide basic process engineering support for the site such as process simulation (ASPEN) for new and existing production facilities

    • Provide technical evaluations to support commercial development efforts

    • Coordinate the relief design support at the site

  • Lead Project Development Efforts

    • Define and implement plans for needed changes and improvement projects in the areas of safety, quality, reliability and cost

    • Work with Manufacturing Department to coordinate and champion the prioritization of capital projects for the site and communicate to the Project Engineering group

    • Define required capital for new projects

    • Work with Manufacturing and Engineering to help forecast the capital needs for the site

  • Provide Process Technical Support for the Operating Departments and Commercial Development

    • Conduct engineering studies and troubleshoot processes to support manufacturing

    • Provide capacity evaluations of existing and modified equipment

    • Develop Process and Instrument Diagrams (P&ID’s) for new and modified facilities

    • Identify process bottlenecks and develop projects to provide incremental capacity increases


  • Minimum required education - B.S. in Chemical Engineering from accredited college/university

  • Work experience – ten or more years of related process engineering or manufacturing experience

  • Experience with process simulation (ASPEN), relief design, and capital project development and execution – preferred

  • Other – Willingness to relocate to the Texas City/Houston area