Senior Technical Olefins Engineer

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
19 Aug 2019
17 Sep 2019
Oil and Gas
Skilled Trades
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Role Summary
This position will be located at the Baton Rouge Chemical Plant.

Job Role Responsibilities
• Applies personnel and process safety principles in manufacturing facilities
• Using fundamental chemical engineering principles, work with others to maintain and build the organization's in-depth knowledge of olefins process technology
• Drives operational improvements through technical contribution and innovation
• Adapts process technology from other sources (e.g. refining) to olefins operations
• Work with internal and external technical specialists as well as business planners to develop capital projects from initial business concept through design basis for engineering.
• Develop and evaluate project options (application of advanced technology, configuration options, process optimization) with the aim of meeting business objectives and maximizing value.
• Create the engineering deliverables required to make go/no go decisions on projects, including material balances, facilities definition, feed/product specifications, and operating costs.
• Provide technical leadership and mentor less experienced engineers on good design practices
• Willing to travel - 10-15% domestic and international travel in support of global footprint

Job Role Requirements
• Degree in Chemical engineering from a recognized university
• Demonstrates understanding of Chemical Engineering principles and analytical skills
• Minimum of 5 years' experience at an Olefins plant
• Working knowledge of design and trouble shooting of distillation applications common to olefins plants
• Knowledge of numerous sub-specialties of olefins recovery technology
• Working knowledge of industry design tools for process simulation and distillation tray design/rating
• Understands economic analysis applicable to project development, acquisition, and development of technology
• Demonstrated ability to use design tools and in applying them in complex troubleshooting situations
• Good presentation skills, capable of representing the company to external entities
• Effective verbal and written skills (e.g. technical reports and technology rollout presentations at plant sites)
• Interacts effectively with all levels of the organization on technical topics
• Self-starter, takes the initiative in applying, developing and communicating technical issues
• Good multi-tasking skills

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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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