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Process Improvement Engineer

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Date: May 10, 2022

Location: Zhuhai, GD, CN, 519050

Company: Lubrizol Corporation



The Process Improvement Engineer’s Accountabilities Statement:

  • Support the business by facilitating operational readiness and continuous improvement in quality, process reliability, service, capacity, cost/efficiency and new product qualifications.
  • Perform all activities and tasks in a culture of accountability and commitment to HSES excellence.





  • Integrate process safety information (PSI) of your assigned area: periodically review to ensure PSI up to date.
  • Drive and initiate projects to improve safety by engineering design.
  • Participate in safety incident investigations and determine root causes when assigned. Develop and implement preventative measures.
  • Support/facilitate process hazard analyses (PHA) as PHA leader when assigned.


Environmental –

  • Initiate projects to improve environmental performance by reducing waste generation or promoting waste comprehensive utilization.
  • Lead energy management initiatives on environment friendly, CO2 reduction, and cost saving etc.


Process Capability

  • QualityBe familiar with process improvement tools to find opportunities for quality improvement. Actively support QA on customer complaint internally and externally.


  • Capacity & EfficiencyMake a deep dive study on OEE and propose debottleneck initiatives. Lead capacity expansion project to meet business growth.




  • Cost ControlDrive improvements in material utilizations, energy saving, waste reduction, workload reduction, which are all demonstrated in product cost.


  • Capital Project Lead the scope development and design input of key capital projects. Provide technical support in the whole project life cycle.


  • Maintenance ActivitiesProvide technical support on equipment reliability study, equipment failure investigation and new technics or equipment introduction.


Technical assistance may include, but is not limited to:

    • Supporting for new raw materials, product introductions or process changesCreate work instructions and batch sheets to assist Unit Superintendent during process changes.
    • Acting as a point of contact – Be a point of contact for technical issues with customers, suppliers, other Lubrizol locations (including PTS, Research, Pilot Plant and Marketing).
    • Continuous improvement – Facilitate/support process improvement studies and investigations as request.
    • Innovation on new technology – Drive improvements in capacity, efficiency, cost savings through innovative ideas on new technology, process, equipment, etc.
    • Acting as a cross function owner – Provide technical support on shared processes for different units, such as energy supply, fire equipment, plant vent system, etc.




  • Education Background:
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical, Mechanical, Computer, or Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Graduate degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry is a plus but is not required.
  • Technical Skills:
  • At least 5 years’ working experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Mandarin
  • Must be able to multitask work on multiple projects of varying complexity at the same time.
  • Must be able to prioritize multiple daily activities
  • Other Experiences Preferred: 
  • Experience in the chemical process industry
  • Knowledge of process safety
  • Experience in tools application, such as OSI PI, Aspen, Statistics etc.


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