Chemical Process Engineer - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States - 19850

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Job #: 19850
Title: Chemical Process Engineer
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $85,000.00 - $115,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


  • This a growing company that is both young (being 2 years old) and stable (being profitable for many decades under global company before spinning off to grow)
  • Have a hand in shaping who the company is going to be in 5-10 years
  • Great career growth with the company


Chemical Process Engineer
Frankford PA

The Process Engineer interacts with the business, R&D, and plant groups to identify improvements and expansions to existing product lines. This position develops new products and processes that will sustain and grow the business. This position also ensures that the process engineering standards and procedures are met during the development, design, and construction phases of a project.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Lead the development of Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) packages for the business segments 
• Manage engineering design deliverables including: 
• Process design narratives 
• Scaling up laboratory and pilot scale technologies to commercialization scale 
• Conducting design risk assessments 
• Detailed peer reviews of process designs 
• Mass and energy balances 
• Process simulations 
• Process Flow Diagrams, Piping, and Instrumentation Diagrams 
• Control system narratives 
• Process equipment and instrumentation sizing and specification development 
• Leading Process Hazard Analysis/HAZOP activities 
• Supporting capital project engineers through detailed design, equipment purchases, construction, and startup 
• Become an expert on the process chemistry, operating philosophy, and the process design basis for the equipment 
• Identify and implement improvements on basic control schemes and advanced process control strategies 


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in chemical or mechanical engineering 
• 5+ years of experience in process, production, and/or manufacturing engineering within the chemical, petroleum, and/or polymer industrial manufacturing environments


Additional Qualifications:

• Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt certification 
• Experience with Front-End-Loading (FEL) and stage gate project development for major capital projects 
• Experience in commodity chemical/petrochemical processing 
• Experience in large and small molecule production at an industrial scale 
• Experience in major and minor process equipment design, selection, commissioning, and startup (heat exchangers, pumps, distillation columns, reactors, relief devices)
• Experience in designing and executing projects 
• Proficient in Aspen Plus, PipeFlo, Minitab, Excel, InstruCalc, Process Historians (e.g. Uniformance) 
• Experience in Process Safety Management covered processes 
• Familiarity with DCS programs such as Experion, Foxboro, or DeltaV 
• Must be self-motivated and goal-oriented with proven success working independently and in a multi-functional team environment 
• Excellent organizational, planning verbal and written communication skills 
• Able to manage multiple projects 
• Able to use influence to accomplish goals and objectives

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree