Process Engineer (Experienced)


Beaumont, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

This role will be a technical resource for the Beaumont Refinery and responsible for supporting safe, reliable, and profitable operations. This position will be located in Beaumont, TX.


The Process Engineer provides the chemical engineering support necessary to maintain and enhance the Operations (Process) activity in their particular area of responsibility. The Process Engineer provides day-to-day technical support for the unit and is the first line of technical support in responding to operational problems.  The Process Engineer supports the identification and development of optimization opportunities to improve unit safety, reliability, profitability and efficiency and performs routine unit monitoring, exception identification, and general technical support and troubleshooting.


The ideal candidate for their role will use their experience to also support in a more senior capacity after onboarding and in future roles. These additional responsibilities may include assisting with technical support during the project development stage of large capital projects, long term improvements (capital and expense) for supported areas, and serving as a gateway for new technology applications in the supported units.  This also includes future mentorship of less experienced engineers and contribution towards their development.

Job Role Responsibilities

• Comply with Safety/Health/Environmental policy
• Provide timely, detailed emissions calculation to Environmental Group as required
• Identify the cause and solution for day-to-day operating problems with unit and refinery operations
• Provide the chemical engineering expertise to support Operations Team problem-solving efforts
• Utilize mass and energy balances, pressure balances, and process flow plans to optimize day to day operation as well as identify improvement opportunities 
• Consult with in-house chemical/process experts, vendors or outside consultants when necessary
• Understand unit and general plant economic drivers to effectively implement daily optimization
• Provide process engineering support required for unit turnarounds
• Review and assist in start-up of all new facilities that are being implemented in area of responsibility.
• Identify and provide solutions for problem areas adversely affecting unit service factor, operating costs, or safety
• Maintain detailed knowledge of process and plant equipment
• Support advancement of the long term strategy of supported units
• Mentor junior process engineers


Job Requirements
• B.S. in Chemical Engineering
• Minimum 3 years relevant work experience. This includes experience in a manufacturing / operating plant environment, and/or supporting refining or petrochemical facilities.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

• Greater than 3 years work experience in a refining manufacturing environment
• Experience in working at a manufacturing facility
• Experience in refining operations
• Experience in utilities, gas processing, and/or hydroprocessing technologies is a plus
• Demonstrated capital project development experience or process engineering experience
• Knowledge of relevant industry standards and engineering software / simulation packages such as Pro/II, HTRI, Pressure Protection Manager, Visual Flow
• Knowledge of Hazard Identification and Analysis (HAZOP) and Risk Assessment process


Alternate Location:  

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

Job Segment: Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Refinery, Chemical Engineer, Engineering, Energy