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This position reports to the Process Engineering Manager within the Technical Group at the Burkville site.


The overall objective is to improve performance in terms of environment, health and safety (EHS), quality, revenues and costs.

Objective and responsibilities of the position

Identify and conduct performance improvement projects and engineering studies, including factory trials.

Provide routine technical support to resolve plant issues and implement corrective actions.

Lead and/or support site improvement initiatives and programs.

Primary interfaces include operations and maintenance managers and technicians, project engineers, process control engineers, technology representatives, as well as frequent exposure to site-level management.

The individual will also interact with other sites around the world to translate best practices.


  • Bachelor of Science (or higher) in Engineering (preferably: chemical or mechanical).
  • Five years (or more) of experience in a chemical manufacturing and/or extrusion environment.
  • Technical/professional knowledge.
  • Principles of project management.
  • Fundamentals of chemical engineering.
  • Preferred: Polymerization and/or extrusion technologies.
  • Preferred: Process safety principles (ie PSM activities, engineering standards).
  • Preferred: Quality Management Systems (ie Six Sigma, LEAN, ISO, SPC).
  • Preferred: Process troubleshooting techniques (i.e. root cause analysis, failure mode and effect analysis).
  • Meets the physical and mental demands, with or without reasonable accommodation, of the position.
  • Able to perform sustained physical activities including but not limited to walking, climbing ladders, stairs, standing, squatting, kneeling, pushing/pulling and ability to lift 50 lbs. regular way.


  • You must submit your job application online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 or older
  • You must be prepared to take a drug test as part of the screening process
  • You must be prepared to undergo a background investigation as part of the selection process
  • You must have unlimited authorization to work in the United States
  • Moving if available

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and, as such, will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruitment practices and employment, based on race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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