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Intermediates Improve Engineer

Location: 

Baytown, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

The successful applicant will provide technical support to pilot plants and operating units to progress R&D activities, scope capital projects and troubleshoot issues in chemicals intermediates technologies including distillation and hydroprocessing.  Maintain collaborative and influential relationships with manufacturing sites, suppliers and other groups within ExxonMobil Chemical.  The job is initially located at the ExxonMobil Baytown Complex in Baytown, TX for approximately 2 years.  Potential travel domestically and internationally in support of key initiatives and manufacturing is required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance to pilot plants for a range of projects in support of capital projects and catalyst qualifications
  • Scope facilities changes including cost estimates to improve operating units or mitigate reliability issues for capital projects of varying sizes to meet business needs and ensure efficient use of capital
  • Develop best practices and revise operating windows for operating facilities for global facilities
  • Develop creative fit for purpose solutions to resolve operational problems
  • Support unit turnarounds/start-up/shutdown on planned or unplanned basis
  • Participate or lead in technology, safety and other teams
  • Work collaboratively with marketing and application development to advance new product creation and needed facilities for production
  • Proactively share technical and organizational knowledge

Job Requirements

  • BS degree or higher in Chemical Engineering
  • A minimum of 2 years site experience as a process engineering support engineer a refinery or petrochemical manufacturing site in project development, distillation or hydroprocessing.
  • Demonstrated commitment to personnel and process safety leadership in all aspects of engineering work
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and stakeholders
  • Sound business judgment
  • Ability to use process simulation packages efficiently
  • Process and equipment design experience
  • Understanding catalyst and catalytic process
  • Willing and able to travel internationally or domestically, as required, in support of ExxonMobil affiliate and licensed units.
  • Willing and able to relocate to a manufacturing site in the future

Preferred Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to influence without direct authority
  • Effective communications skills both verbally and in written form to a variety of audiences
  • Strong facilitation skills for use in cross-functional efforts
  • Must be able to thrive in a goal-oriented, collaborative team environment

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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.


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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