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Process Engineer

Date: Sep 29, 2021

Location: USA: 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 and cosmetics, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products.


Even as a global company with 5,000 employees, we maintain a “small company feel” and uphold a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion. Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job, and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. There has never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. If you’re ready to grow with us and become part of our vision of being the premier Chemical Company, apply today!



Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is seeking an advanced degreed chemical engineering or similar candidate to join the Global Process Engineering organization within Research & Technology. The Process Engineer will be part of a team of technology subject matter experts advancing CPChem technologies through process modeling, analysis, and innovation. The successful candidate will possess a core competency of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) calculations and be able to apply modeling to CPChem core process technologies include olefins, polyolefins, alpha olefins, on-purpose benzene and sulfur-based specialty chemicals.


  • Provide engineering services around process design, engineering analysis, unit modeling, troubleshooting and optimization.
  • Advance process modeling through application of science and engineering fundamentals to provide innovative solutions to CPChem operations and risk management decisions.
  • Provide process subject matter expertise to plant troubleshooting, EHS, PSM, and Operational Excellence activities with CFD as a core competency.
  • Evaluation of new process technologies to identify opportunities for CPChem
  • Employ teamwork skills with demonstrated ability for contributing to cross functional teams to meet business and technical objectives
  • Build and maintain relationships with peers, clients, and business partners  
  • Utilize proficient oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate in technical and nontechnical business environment
  • Be an innovative self-starter with solid planning and analytical skills, requiring minimal supervision.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, BioChemical Engineering
  • Experience using commercial CFD codes in all analysis stages (geometry creation, meshing, simulation, results analysis)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of developing and executing CFD simulations in ANSYS Fluent or mStar CFD
  • Experience in preforming various engineering analyses related to new technologies and process safety
  • Ability to analyze plant operations, apply process knowledge and identify solutions to various technical issues.  Demonstrated ability to apply creative problem-solving methods. 
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively assess and prioritize process improvement opportunities, sell the concept, and lead implementation of improvements to make a substantial contribution to the business. Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously.


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


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Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 10/24/2021

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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