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Maintenance Engineer (Instruments)

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Baytown, TX, US, 77521

Company: CPChem

You may not realize it, but you’ve likely used a product today made possible by the plastics and chemicals manufactured by Chevron Phillips Chemical. From medical supplies and electronics to food packaging, cosmetics, soap, household detergents and carpet, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products. We are a global company with 5,000 employees supplying customers in nearly 140 countries and generating more than $9 billion in annual revenues. Our research discoveries have helped transform our industry, and safety remains our top priority each step of the way.


Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We are a mid-sized company with the family-like atmosphere of a small company and a culture of respect and inclusion. A diverse group of people working together means we are bringing the best ideas to the table. We also value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. Our company is recognized as one of Forbes Best Midsized Employers, and we have been named among the Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplaces for four consecutive years.


The communities where we live and work are an integral part of what we do. We show our commitment by volunteering locally and making a pledge to sustainability. To us, sustainability means keeping the health and safety of our workforce paramount, being a responsible steward of the environment, creating the chemical building blocks for products that will exceed customer expectations, and acting responsibly and ethically across our global business dealings.


There’s never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. We recently completed our $6 billion U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project expansion and have an eye toward further growth. We are positioned better than ever before to serve the global and growing demand for high quality plastics used in products that improve our quality of life. If you’re ready to grow with us, apply today!


Responsibilities include: 

  • Identify and implement philosophies and programs that focus on improving and sustaining Plant reliability; Provide expertise for instrument related issues; research issues and locate experts for assistance when necessary.
  • Research and implement procedures, material upgrades or equipment upgrades that will increase run time and improve overall equipment reliability.
  • Initiates and participate in maintenance projects and initiatives to improve plant reliability, employee safety, and environmental conservation; the maintenance engineer will also assist with creating/maintaining maintenance procedures (PM's and equipment overhaul procedures, etc.) as needed to improve equipment reliability.
  • Taking ownership as expert of all equipment and will be responsible for making the decisions of repair/improvement work scopes.
  • Analyze the weekly schedule compliance metrics by reviewing the data with the group weekly and see that each noncompliance is categorizing accurately.
  • Analyze and evaluate activity within the maintenance budget and provide recommendations for cost control and budget development.   


  • Possesses interpersonal skills necessary to gain alignment and resolve conflicts within cross-discipline work groups.
  • Self-starter with above average presentation, planning, communications, interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills.



This position requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (Electrical Engineering preferred).  The ideal candidate would have a minimum of two years experience in a manufacturing environment. The candidate should be familiar with or capable to be trained in regulatory requirements and industry codes.




Chevron Phillips Chemical offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and at most locations, alternate work schedules. To learn more about Chevron Phillips Chemical and to be considered for a position, please visit us online today at


Paper resumes will not be accepted. All job seekers must go to the web site to be considered for positions. If you are interested in applying for this position and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-800-446-1422, option 4.


Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status or marital status.


Travel Requirements: Up to 5%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes (Internal Candidates Only)

Closing Date: 01/22/2019

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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