Process Engineer III

  • 140000
  • United States Texas Beaumont
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
  • Petrochemical
The Process Engineer III is responsible for applying principles, knowledge, and practices of process engineering for timely identification, analysis, and resolution of process-related issues to ensure safe, reliable, and cost-efficient plant operations. Utilize current and new industry developments to improve plant performance and reliability, which includes initiating and developing plant improvement modifications/projects.
  • Develop and implement appropriate plant/process monitoring and optimization systems and perform Equipment Performance Evaluations.
  • Provide process engineering assistance/support to the Operations Team as required.
  • Provide evaluations on assigned and self-initiated tasks (identifying, analyzing, and recommending actions to address abnormal and less efficient plant parameters).
  • Participate in incident investigation teams for troubleshooting and determining the root cause of plant issues/problems.
  • Assist in the review of changes to the plant “cause and effect matrix” to improve plant reliability and protect plant assets.
  • Support in the development of plant modifications for projects within all degrees of complexity.
  • Understand and comply with the Management of Change (MOC) process.
  • Participate in ‘What Ifs’ and HAZOP studies.
  • Be up to date with and apply state-of-the-art developments/technologies applicable to the methanol industry, as required.
  • Provide necessary process engineering support to guide the timing of plant shutdowns and turnarounds.
  • Provide process engineering support on plant shutdown and turnaround activities – planning and execution phases.
  • Work with contractors and outside vendors/suppliers to develop project concepts, quoting, developing the scope of work, and cost justifications for projects.
  • Provide process engineering support in the development and review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Live up to the key values of the Organization and act accordingly during the whole life cycle of our human assets.
  • Present a professional image at all times to co-workers, clients, and vendors and maintain a positive reputation of the Organization.
  • Actively seek and pursue the development of skills needed to progress in the field of engineering and leadership/management.
  • Support and promote a pro-active HSSE culture within the Organization and develop leadership skills in HSSE.
  • Ensure and improve effective HSSE management.
  • Ensure all HSSE systems and procedures are adhered to.
  • Perform compliance audits, as required, and take appropriate action to correct non- compliance and reinforce positive behaviors.
  • Provide process engineering support to the Operations Team in the development of guidelines to ensure the plant and equipment are operated in a manner that poses no threat to the environment.
  • Provide technical support to the Operations Team in the management of the containment and clean-up of spills, ensuring proper handling and disposal of hazardous substances.
  • Ensure and improve effective Incident Management Response.
  • Ensure all incidents are promptly reported, participate in investigations as necessary, and complete assigned tasks within the stipulated time.
  • Ensure and improve effective Asset Management.
  • Provide process engineering support to the Operations Team in the development and routine review of guidelines and procedures to ensure Plant and equipment are operated within design limits.
  • Provide process engineering support to assess abnormal Plant conditions and develop guidelines to mitigate and manage these conditions.
  • Support full compliance to HSSE-related legislation & regulations, corporate requirements, and management system(s) (i.e., operating policies and procedures).
  • Assist other Departments and other administrative personnel as necessary.
Education, Experience, and/or Training
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering required.
  • Minimum six (6) years of experience in Process Engineering required.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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