Process Engineer

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Date: Nov 9, 2023

Location: Deer Park, TX, US, 77536

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 

The process engineering role delivers process safety, production optimization, reliability, and quality results by owning process health, PHA participation, process safety action items, quality non-conformance, alarm management, and root cause investigations to solve chronic challenges. This role is a critical contact for capital projects by providing key process information to the engineering team. This position sis also responsible for providing support to the Section Superintendent by providing instruction and guidance on the safe, efficient, and compliant operation of the production unit.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop, manage, and lead changes to optimize production and improve unit’s safety, quality, and environmental performance.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for the production area.  Liaise with Project Managers and Engineering personnel; assist in the specification or maintenance of process equipment, instruments, and control logic.
  • Support Process Safety Management and Health, Environmental and Safety initiatives. Participate in process hazard analyses.  Participate and/or lead safety training, incident investigations and pre-startup safety reviews to support continuous improvement efforts.  Provide process and technical expertise.
  • Develop design specifications of equipment - Responsible for process and equipment changes to maximize efficiency and quality while minimizing cost, safety hazards, and environmental releases. This includes the development and start-up of process improvement projects.
  • Responsible for operating instructions, new product introductions, and process improvements. Provide technical training/communication for manufacturing of new product start-ups, product chemistry, process changes and problem resolution to plant personnel.
  • Economic analysis – Provide project justification.
  • Troubleshooting – Identify process changes to correct acute and chronic issues. 
  • Additional duties as assigned. 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited college or university.
  • Two (2) years of related manufacturing plant experience
  • Sound project management skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Values collaboration
  • Experience using any DCS and data historians
  • Experience working with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and/or similar programs

Considered a Plus:

  • 7 plus years of related manufacturing plant experience.
  • Experience with batch and continuous processes
  • Working knowledge/experience with lean production systems
  • Experience using SAP/S4, PI, SEEQ, and/or DeltaV software.
  • Experience using ASPEN
  • Experience with statistical software/applications for data analysis.


Working Conditions: 

  • Work is performed within a controlled environment; noise levels in some areas require hearing protection.
  • Willing/able to work in plant (inclement weather) as required.
  • Ability to wear PPE as required.
  • Ability to climb steps.



What Lubrizol offers:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401k Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave


If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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