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Process Engineer


Houston, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary


The ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company (URC) in Spring, Texas is seeking a Process Engineer with a focus on the development of Upstream Oil & Gas Facilities technologies.   The incumbent will be responsible for staying abreast of current market innovations and seeking potential applications to the oil and gas business.  The role will leverage the relationship with industry partners and search for opportunities to add value between upstream companies.

The position requires the incumbent to:


  • Review, investigate and understand current market trends and available products
  • Create, develop and implement field applications with innovative solutions

Job Role Responsibilities


  • Perform state-of-the-art research in Upstream Oil & Gas Process Engineering
  • Develop technologies from concept inception through testing and commercialization
  • Execute and manage projects and field research programs through team collaborations
  • Communicate and present research internally and externally
  • Provide technical support to production units
  • Research areas include
    • Process thermodynamics & Simulation (e.g. HYSYS)
    • Transport phenomena, including single and multi-phase flow, heat and mass transfer in separations (distillation, adsorption, absorption)
    • Oil and gas facilities design, operation and troubleshooting
    • Advanced process control system development & modeling
    • Relief and flare system design and operation, including isolation and depressurizing
    • Safety hazard and operability analyses, consequence analysis, and risk assessments
    • Process data analytics for industrial process monitoring, diagnostics and optimization

Qualifications and Experience


  • Graduate-level training (PhD preferred) in an engineering discipline relevant to process engineering (chemical, mechanical, or petroleum engineering, or a related discipline)
  • Research experience at the graduate level in an area related to Facilities Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years industry experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of technical and non-technical individuals in a diverse community
  • Experience in coordinating and managing industrial projects preferred, but not required


 United States : Houston, Texas 


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

Job Segment: Process Engineer, Engineer, Technical Support, Thermal Engineering, Engineering, Research, Technology

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