Lead Process Engineer - Lowell, Massachusetts United States - 17689

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Job #: 17689
Title: Lead Process Engineer
Job Location: Lowell, Massachusetts - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $120,000.00 - $155,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: 8-10% Bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Join the global chemical team as the SME for Process/ Front End Design for NA and International capital projects.  Provide technical expertise to a team of engineers in execution of chemical process design for small and large projects. Lead engineers working on Engineering regional-scale projects or engineers working at local-level Manufacturing capital or retrofit projects.


--- Provide process engineering support to variety of small to large capital projects and plant sustaining activities
--- Develop Process Flow Diagrams and Heat & Material Balances
--- Develop new and redline existing Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams and Interlock Narratives
--- Facilitate and/or support improvement projects, maintenance projects and aid in process troubleshooting
--- Provide technical guidance and troubleshooting process, instrumentation and controls, and equipment problems
--- Lead and work with mechanical/instrumentation engineers to investigate and develop new equipment and technologies to improve chemical production and control processes
--- Author, maintain and update engineering and equipment standards & assist with training when applicable
--- Support cost estimates of CapEx and Opex
--- Participate in the evaluation and selection of process equipment, external engineering firms and vendors
--- Work on cost reduction projects and collaborate with procurement to ensure good supply assurance (reliable flow of raw material supply through the production cycle)
--- Support plant manufacturing operations as needed by providing technical expertise
--- Lead/support Process Hazard Analysis for new and existing processes
--- Interact with R&D, manufacturing organization and production plants to scale-up and/or develop new processes
--- Develop and implement quality, safety, and process improvements


--- BS (MS preferred) in Chemical Engineering with 10+ years experience as Process/ Design Engineering in chemical, petrochemical, refinery, or related with processes including reactors, burners, combustion, cooling systems, heat exchangers, air emission controls, and thermodynamics. 
--- Strong experience in capital 6-phase development process and in project execution and project management fundamentals.
--- Solid knowledge of chemistry, chemical process design, process control and instrumentation, and/or chemical equipment
--- Excellent computer skills; Aspen Plus knowledge preferred
--- Professional engineering license (or foreign equivalent) is desired.
--- Travel 30-40%
--- Able to work in the USA without sponsorship, now or in the future.

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