Plant Engineer (Process/Project Engineer) - Chicago, Illinois United States - 17792

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Job #: 17792
Title: Plant Engineer (Process/Project Engineer)
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $85,000.00 - $120,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Our client is a green energy company that is committed to alternative solutions and sustainable development to protect the environment and is an industry leader with tremendous opportunities for growth. Currently seeking a plant engineer (process/ project) for their facility in the greater Chicago area. Competitive salary and benefits.



Evaluate technical and operable feasibility project components including industrial vessels, rotating equipment, control systems, tankage, piping, heat exchangers and related process infrastructure.

Evaluate equipment and processes to identify ways to optimize performance or to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations.

Ensure environmental, health, safety compliance throughout project development and future operations.

Work with operations and maintenance groups to optimize production and mechanical integrity.

Participation in shutdown planning and analysis for improvements in shutdown efficiency and cost reduction and coordination with production requirements.

Troubleshoot process and equipment problems involving rotating equipment, vacuum systems, fire heaters/exchangers, tankage, instrumentation, waste water treatment, etc.

Work with management to develop capital improvement projects including budgeting, justification, management, and reporting.

Develop and manage elements of the facilities Process Safety Management program including coordinating HAZOPs, mechanical integrity, management of change, etc.




Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering required

Minimum 3+ years related work experience required, 5-10 years preferred, in the chemical, petrochemical or refining industry ideal. Open to others (food ingredients, nuclear etc.)

Background in equipment troubleshooting. Relevant experience and unit operations include: continuous processes, distillation, fractionation, hydrotreating, stripping and thin film evaporation.

Well developed analytical and problem solving skills including a track record or process optimization.

Capital project conception and implementation.

Ability to work on multiple projects successfully

Must be comfortable working out in a manufacturing environment.

Working knowledge of requirements for PSM under OSHA regulations.

Should have a desire for a future leadership roles.


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