Chemical Process Engineer Job Description

Chemical Process Engineer Job Description

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Chemical process engineer provides process engineering expertise in support of the development and design of chemical plant expansion, optimization, and debottlenecking projects.

Chemical Process Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Drive adoption of best practices developed by Six Sigma teams across the division
Achieve annual cost savings based upon a predetermined percentage of annual salary to be set during Maximizing Performance review
Provides equipment operation and process training to equipment operators and others
Works with Technical Advisors and plant personnel to optimize operations, meet business and plant goals
Daily over-site and review of process operating performance
Provide engineering support to the manufacturing site
Manage management of change and process hazard reviews
Identify and lead manufacturing process efficiency and improvement projects
Lead/Participate in the HOS processes
Coordinate manufacturing and laboratory processes

Chemical Process Engineer Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Chemical Process Engineer

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Education for Chemical Process Engineer

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Employers hiring for the chemical process engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Chemical Engineering, Engineering, Science, Chemistry, Education, Technical, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, Environmental Engineering, Industrial

Skills for Chemical Process Engineer

Desired skills for chemical process engineer include:

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HTRI
AutoCAD and design drawings
SAP
Chemistry
Continuous chemical manufacturing/industrial processes
Process specific design standards
Quality products

Desired experience for chemical process engineer includes:

2-5 years' experience in project management and a track record within a similar manufacturing environment
Excellent interpersonal, communication, technical & presentation skills
Ability to prioritise, plan and manage tasks to meet agreed deadlines
Relevant experience performing metal joining engineering or similar chem-met processing
Specify processing equipment for manufacturing, including basic design
Manage capital planning and implementation process for facility

Chemical Process Engineer Examples

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Chemical Process Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of chemical process engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for chemical process engineer
  • Be responsible for their own project(s) with direct application in our production plants worldwide
  • Have an opportunity to put their technical skills to work on intellectually challenging problems
  • Improve their team and management skills through practical experience and interactive training courses
  • Learn to work effectively with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds
  • Experience the working environment in a leading international company, and receive high-quality coaching on their professional development
  • Develop, optimize and characterize electroplating processes for micro-pillars, micro-UBMs and interconnect lines involving various metals like Cu, Ni, Sn, Au, In
  • Characterize and optimize plated films for film composition, crystallographic analysis, stress, hardness
  • Attend and contribute to site and project technical meetings as necessary
  • Lead Factory acceptance testing for customers
  • Perform product and process evaluations to identify areas for improvement
Qualifications for chemical process engineer
  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s Preferred) in Materials Science
  • Expertise in aspects of Process Engineering such as Process Simulation, Generation of PFD, P&ID & Equipment Specs, Hydraulic Calculation, Process Control, Project Documentation
  • 3+ years’ experience in the aerospace, heat treatment or materials processing industry
  • Good understanding of metallurgical and chemical processes used in the repair of aircraft engine components
  • 10+ years of engineering/design experience in typical General Manufacturing or Advanced Technology or Chemical Industry, (incl
  • 5+ years of engineering/ design experience in the utility system
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Chemical Process Engineer Job Description

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Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of chemical process engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for chemical process engineer
  • Advising the Project Technical Lead Engineer of potential design or scope changes
  • Checking calculations, reports, and studies created by other engineers to ensure accuracy, conformance to codes, specifications, design criteria and good engineering practices
  • Validate with statistical data, process improvements
  • Provide technical guidance on chemical engineering and material science topics
  • Travel as required for client presentations, project related tasks, and training opportunities
  • Define processes, deliverables, to functional group
  • Regulate site inventory in accordance with regulatory restrictions, physical capacity restraints, fire code, segregation, by establishing business and system processes
  • Analyzes process data and quality critical parameters for control of manufacturing processes
  • Analyzes batch cycle times
  • Investigates off-grade or abnormal batches
Qualifications for chemical process engineer
  • Experience with startup and commisioning will be an advantage
  • Engineering/ design experience in the utility system
  • BS degree in chemical engineering from an accredited engineering school and fourteen (14) years of dynamic chemical process simulation experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and twelve (12) years of dynamic chemical process simulation experience, or Ph.D
  • BS degree in chemical engineering from an accredited engineering school and ten (10) years of dynamic chemical process simulation experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) years of dynamic chemical process simulation experience, or Ph.D
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Material Sciences, or equivalent degree
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience with materials in a manufacturing environment
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Chemical Process Engineer Job Description

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Our innovative and growing company is looking for a chemical process engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for chemical process engineer
  • Apply comprehensive and diverse knowledge of engineering principals to a broad range of assignments
  • Perform mathematical calculations to model fiber properties
  • Manage technical aspects for the production of standard fiber products and supervise those products as they move through the plant to ensure successfully delivering product on time
  • Develop and implement improvements upon existing manufacturing processes to improve product quality, maximize efficiency and reduce manufacturing costs
  • Report out daily and monthly status of production line
  • Utilizes data acquisition and manipulation techniques to interpret results and recommend corrective action for optimum plant operation
  • Coordinates new equipment and major process change validations
  • Process and equipment optimisation in order to sustain and improve product quality, yields and throughput
  • Interfacing with new product development groups to integrate new products into the Sligo facility either as new process development entities or as product transfer from another manufacturing facility
  • Participate in the development of highlighted P+ID’s Functional Analysis
Qualifications for chemical process engineer
  • Able to climb ladders and walk catwalks, , in order to monitor, direct and validate equipment and installations
  • One (1) year of experience with aerospace materials in a manufacturing environment
  • Good data analysis skills and critical thinking
  • Proficient use of Excel, MS Word, MS Project, cost estimating programs
  • Knowledge of equipment, instrumentation, production and recovery streams in chemical processes
  • Experience with OSHA Process Safety Management and Process Hazards Analysis
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Our growing company is looking to fill the role of chemical process engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for chemical process engineer
  • Support manufacturing of a variety of Nufern’s standard and custom glass optical fiber products
  • Support the commissioning and early operation of innovative technologies existing technologies
  • Lead small/medium size projects (project team and subcontractors as required)
  • Interpret, scope, design and gain acceptance of technical solutions
  • Write standard and complex technical reports and proposals
  • Review technical work for which there is a standard approach documented in relevant guidelines and codes of practice
  • Implement company’s internal standards for hazardous process
  • Functioning as a technical consultant on resin reactor issues
  • Develop procedures for the safe and efficient production of resins
  • Perform conceptual and detailed designs for the microelectronics and solar industries
Qualifications for chemical process engineer
  • Upon completion of the development program, you will begin a full-time permanent assignment as a plant engineer at a manufacturing location in Hilliard, OH
  • Knowledge and experience configuring, programming, maintaining, and improving DCS control systems
  • Ability to take ownership and accountability for results in assigned areas
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and execute projects to completion
  • Experience with piping and process equipment working in a plant environment
  • Experience implementing plant modifications
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Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a chemical process engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for chemical process engineer
  • Candidate must be a team player with good interpersonal and communication skills, including both written and verbal communications
  • Candidate must have a willingness to travel
  • Generate various drawings, including Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams and Process Flow Diagrams
  • Calculate heat and material balances and utility requirements
  • Create various spreadsheet lists such as equipment lists, line lists, valve lists and tie point lists
  • Assist with creation, handling and tracking of equipment vendor documentation
  • Create and/or update calculation tools and databases
  • Attend Client site facility walkdowns to gather field information that will be used in calculations
  • Evaluate process safety valve performance and engineer improvements to the safety relief system
  • Evaluate and size flare, vent, and drain systems for facilities
Qualifications for chemical process engineer
  • Stay current on all applicable training related to EHSS
  • Has a good understanding of CPK
  • Understands the statistical significance and background of a mature SPC system
  • Willingness to do travel, when appropriate, within BeNeLux is a requisite
  • Good IT skills – use of MS Office, AutoCAD, statistics software
  • Requires minimum Bachelors of Science in chemical engineering, material science, ceramic engineering, or other related discipline

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