Staff Engineer, Process Engineering | The chemical engineer job board

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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.

How you can be the impact

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.

What matters to SABIC

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (preferable: chemical or mechanical).
  • Three+ years of experience in chemical manufacturing and/or extrusion environment.
  • Technical/professional knowledge.
  • Principles of project management.
  • Fundamentals of chemical engineering.
  • Preferred: polymerization, chlor-alkali 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
  • Candidates must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.

Availability to work

Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work (e.g. Monday through Friday)]during assigned business hours and such other hours as the company deems necessary or desirable to meet business needs

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