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Process/Production Engineer

Company Name:  Equistar Chemicals, LP
Location: 

Alvin, TX, US, 77511

Req ID:  74752
Facility:  Chocolate Bayou-Poly Ops-Lyo
Department:  CBO Production
Division:  Americas Manufacturing

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2021, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fourth consecutive year.

Basic Function

We are currently seeking to fill a Process/Production Engineer opening at LyondellBasell’s Chocolate Bayou site located near Alvin, TX. The Chocolate Bayou site has 2 manufacturing lines which produce high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic resins. The Process/Production Engineer will monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize operating units to drive process and product improvements. During a typical day they will apply technical knowledge to detect causes of deviations in quality, capacity, yield, and energy consumption. The individual will identify, recommend and implement strategic projects to improve unit performance. A process / production engineer will also collaborate with unit specialists and other engineers to support process design and implementation of capital projects.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Develop systems to improve and sustain value in the areas of health, safety, environment, production rates, reliability, cost and quality.
  • Maintain strong safety and environmental compliance focus.
  • Develop recommendations to improve unit performance.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot and optimize operating units.
  • Provide process design support for capital projects.
  • Contribute in a team environment and establish work relationships with onsite and offsite functional groups to achieve results.
  • Balance day-to-day operational priorities with long term strategic objectives to ensure alignment with company goals.
  • Coach less experienced engineers, as well as technical training to others.

Min. Qualifications

  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Knowledge of polymer processes is a plus
  • Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience, with greater than 7 years of experience preferred in a refining, petrochemical, or chemical environment
  • Demonstrated IT capability in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledgeable in chemical and process engineering aspects
  • Ability to apply engineering concepts to solve performance problems
  • Knowledgeable of Safety Design Systems
  • Knowledgeable in the HSE/PSM regulations and relevant company OE guidelines/procedures
  • Knowledgeable in the development of Process Design Packages and project scopes and related economics
  • Good troubleshooting skills and techniques

Preferred Qualifications

Competencies

Builds effective teams
Collaborates
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

 

LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

 

LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.


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