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Process Control Engineer

Date: May 11, 2022

Location: USA: Pasadena, TX, US, 77506

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!



There is an immediate opening for a Process Control Engineer at the Pasadena Plastics Complex. The successful candidate will report to the Process and Controls Superintendent. This position provides controls and daily DCS support for the polyethylene units and utilities area. More specifically the responsibilities for the position include but are not limited to the following:


  • Designs and implements DCS/PLC software changes on the control systems. This includes DCS point building and graphic design, APC, PLC ladder logic, and Sequence Function Charts.
  • Supports capital and/or expense projects with developing the controls/DCS scope of work.
  • Leads process alarm review process and drives continuous improvement opportunities for assigned area.
  • Supports optimization efforts to improve plant safety, profitability, and efficiency.
  • Reviews and manages the documentation of system standards, control procedures, and DCS architecture.
  • Participates in the process safety management process by executing the Management of Change process, completing process hazard analysis, pre-startup safety reviews, and other technical processes.
  • Supports site with off-hour call-out duty on rotation of nights and weekends with team.
  • Maintains and supports upgrades of advanced control applications, training simulator, and alarm management application.
  • Coordinates DCS and controls projects and tasks involving consultants and hardware/software vendors.
  • Evaluates and champions emerging technologies in process automation.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a chemical processing or refinery environment
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in process control
  • The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate strong technical skills, the ability to communicate effectively on issues across the organization, and demonstrate a collaborative work style (with peers, employees, etc.) within and across functions.
  • Ability to mentor and train team members on process control topics
  • Proficient in reading and understanding design documents such as P&IDs, instrument loop drawings, schematics, and booleans.
  • Candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with developed interpersonal skills to gain alignment and resolve conflicts within cross-discipline work groups.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Emerson DeltaV or Modicon PLC control systems
  • Previous experience with advanced process control


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 5%

Eligibility for Relocation: Yes

Closing Date: 05/25/2022

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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