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Process Engineer 6

Houston, TX 77001

Posted: 10/10/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 511821 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description

Job Title: Process Engineer
Location: Role is remote (client would prefer a candidate in Houston but candidate can sit anywhere)
Job Type: Contract
Pay Rate:  Up to $65/hour
Duration: 6 months

This position will allow you to the opportunity for more direct client and end-user interaction while engaging your technical design experience and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Functions as a technical specialist or supervisory role.
  • Independently develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems.
  • May supervise engineering staff on projects of medium to high complexity, or serve as a technical specialist providing knowledge and expertise.


Engineering Standards:
  • Proactively provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and internal policies
  • Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards
  • Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines Quality /
  • Continuous Improvement: Independently applies knowledge and ensures compliance with internal quality program
  • Establishes related processes, and promotes a culture that is conducive to quality
  • Provides guidance and direction to others Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:
  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for multiple or mega projects
  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
  • Oversees collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles
  • Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements
  • Develops and applies advanced engineering solutions to complex problems Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for projects
  • Establishes work plan to be applied to a given project


Project Coordination:
  • Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on complex projects
  • Typically responsible for defining project schedules for single discipline or may have responsibility for multiple disciplines

Client Focus:
  • Responsible for determining identification of key client interests and drivers on projects
  • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on moderately complex projects
  • Focuses on client's current needs and situations
  • May offer other services to the client
  • Typically provides support to business development or pursuit
Experience Needed
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing.
  • Advanced technical expertise on engineering, procurement, and construction projects of polystyrene processing facilities.
  • The polystyrene experience is primary focus, but ability to support other polymer, olefin, or natural gas processes will be needed.
  • Minimum of 11 years related work experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline.
  • Written Communications. Drive For Results. Priority Setting. Planning. Delegation. Directing Others. Conflict Management. Informing. Listening. Dealing with Ambiguity. Building Effective Teams.
Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit.
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