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Section Engineer

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Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Deer Park, TX, US, 77536

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users.



As a Section Engineer at the Deer Park plant, you will be responsible for providing support to the Section Superintendent by providing instruction and guidance on the safe, economical, and environmental operation of the production unit.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops, manages, and leads changes to optimize production and improve unit’s safety, quality, and environmental performance.
  • Provides process knowledge to Project Managers and Engineering personnel to aid in the specification &/or maintenance of process equipment, instruments, and control logic.
  • Designs specification 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.
  • Supports Process Safety Management and Health, Environmental and Safety initiatives. Participates in safety training, incident investigations, pre-startup safety reviews, and process hazard analyses to support continuous improvement efforts.  Provides process and technical expertise.
  • Writes reports and other communications, including operating instructions, new product introductions, and process improvements. Provides technical training/communication for manufacturing of new product start-ups, product chemistry, process changes and problem resolution to plant personnel.
  • Provides project justification.
  • Identifies and troubleshoots process changes to correct chronic issues. 
  • Performs additional duties as assigned. 


Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • At least 3 years of manufacturing plant experience
  • Sound project management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office &/or similar programs


Considered a Plus:

  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Experience in a chemical manufacturing plant
  • Knowledge of Lubrizol specialty chemistrry &/or experience as a Lubrizol Co-op
  • Experience using SAP/S4, PI 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.


Lubrizol offers competitive benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) match, Paid Holidays, Parental Leave, Age-Weighted Defined Contribution Planand so much more!

Visit http://benefits.lubrizol.com to learn more.




While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

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