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Process Engineer

Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: Port Arthur, TX, US, 77641

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 LP is currently seeking qualified individuals to join our team as a Process Engineer for our Port Arthur, Texas facility. This position will work closely with various plant groups to support the operation and continuous improvement of the olefins unit, cyclohexane unit, boiler unit and offsites area.  The process engineer is expected to provide process expertise and resources to meet the needs of the plant such as for troubleshooting and project implementation.  The individual would have at least the following responsibilities:


  • Participate in the implementation of projects that improve plant safety, profitability and efficiency by developing process design studies and providing economic analysis for payout projects.
  • Support operations by trouble shooting unit issues and participating in major unit turnarounds.
  • Support environmental monitoring by participating in emission calculation coverage as needed.
  • Participate in hazard analysis studies, best practice teams and benchmarking studies that improve the safety and profitability of the units.
  • Work with monitoring group to support operations planning and business units by maintaining and improving Kracker, the economic model for the ethylene unit. 



  • A Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering is required
  • A minimum of 2 years of process engineering experience is required, preferably working in an olefins or equivalent petrochemical facility. 
  • Process modeling experience using applications such as Aspen or ProII is required.
  • A familiarity with engineering standards such as API and ASME is required, and preferably Chevron Engineering Standards (Gray Manuals).
  • Should possess good problem solving and troubleshooting skills for supporting all aspects of the unit operation issues.
  • The job will require good written and verbal communication skills to interact between various plant personnel such as operators and plant management.
  • Candidate should be able to work both autonomously and in cross functional teams.
  • Given the multifaceted plant support role of the process engineering group, the candidate must be able to organize and have the ability to handle multiple projects and tasks to meet targeted completion deadlines.



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

Closing Date: 02/27/2019

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

Job Segment: Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Engineer, Boiler Engineer, Engineering

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