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Process Engineer

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Kingwood, TX, US, 77339

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!


Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is seeking an experienced chemical engineer to fill a process engineer position in the Global Process Engineering organization within Research & Technology. The successful candidate will be a subject matter expert providing process design, analysis, and innovation to major capital projects and licensing opportunities. The core process technologies include loop slurry polyolefins, alpha olefins, on-purpose benzene and sulfur-based specialty chemicals.  The job duties include: 


  • Preparing process designs and initial front-end engineering for projects including scoping, preliminary analyses, economic analysis and process engineering.
  • Working on a technical project team to support and implement executed licenses – Process Design Package (PDP) development; Working with and overseeing contractors, technical services, etc. potentially located at an engineering contractor office.
  • Providing engineering expertise to licensees and responding to inquiries related to process design, engineering standards, equipment, controls and instrumentation.
  • Providing subject matter expertise for EHS, PSM, and OE activities.  Includes PHA/LOPA/HAZOP studies, personnel safety considerations, and typical industry environmental and safety practices.
  • Using various process models as well as developing new tools and patent ideas.
  • Assisting and mentoring junior personnel in daily work activities. 


Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering required
  • 15+ years’ engineering experience with some process experience in loop slurry polyolefins
  • Experience working with and/or directing engineering contractors
  • Experience using process modeling software


Preferred Qualifications


  • Master's Degree and/or PhD
  • Controls and instrumentation experience


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 25%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 01/31/2019

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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