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Senior Process Engineer - Extrusion and Solids Handling

Date: Jun 23, 2022

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 is seeking a Senior Process Engineer to join the Research and Technology Team at our facility in Kingwood, Texas.  The Senior Process Engineer will provide technical support to Chevron Phillips Chemical Company’s Project Teams, R&D and Manufacturing Sites worldwide.  The scope of expertise desired includes extrusion and solids handling systems associated with Polyolefin plants.  This position will fill the role of company Subject Matter Expert and will provide both plant and project support of extruder systems, pneumatic conveying systems, bins and silos, and associated equipment and instrumentation.



  • Corporate expert for resolving extrusion and solids handling operating issues with existing facility equipment
  • Analyze data, troubleshoot, and optimize existing plant equipment and processes
  • Participate in root cause investigation teams and process hazard analysis
  • Develop a functional understanding of various polyolefins processes that can be applied to the optimization of extrusion and solids handling design
  • Support Manufacturing and Projects in the technical vetting of company and contractor solids handling resources and personnel
  • Advise Manufacturing and Project teams on available solids handling and extruder systems, providing insight on the best applicable technologies, equipment capabilities and designs
  • Technical and project execution support to capital project teams from Front End Loading through detailed design, commissioning, and startup
  • Develop knowledge of company standards and guidelines, working in tandem with Central Engineering and other departments to develop programs and initiatives
  • Participate in industry associations to stay current in emerging market trends, industry standards, and latest technologies with respect to extrusion and solid handling systems

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
  • Must have at least 15 years of experience with extrusion or solids handling in Polymers (plant design/maintenance/operations experience)
  • Expertise with typical equipment used in extrusion and conveying processes
  • Knowledge of the solids handling industry and demonstrated ability to work with vendors to develop and implement improved solutions to plant related conveying opportunities
  • Knowledge of key polymer properties and their impact on polymer melt flow through extrusion equipment


Preferred Qualifications


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Travel Requirements: Up to 25%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 07/10/2022

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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