Chemical Process/ Project Engineer* – Knoxville, TN USA

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Global Chemical Company Seeks a Process Engineer for their Knoxville area plant.


Experience: BS Chemical Engineer with 10-20 years of experience from the Chemical Process Industry where unit operations are applied. Must have completed from design thru installation of capital projects of $1mm or more and examples of Process Improvement in a safe manor. Continuous Reaction and Distillation desired with Hazop and PHA’s highly desired.






— It is required of the Process/Project Engineer to be responsible for their own safety and the safety of others at all times.

— Adhere to all applicable EH&S regulations and Engineering Standards. Participate as needed in safety audits, incident investigations, PHA/HAZOP studies. Ensure company and statutory EHS standards are maintained, including Responsible Care.

— To participate, as required, in safety audits/inspections, event investigations, PHA/HAZOP studies, Six Sigma teams, project management teams, and project briefings.

— Complete all assigned and required safety training in a timely manner.

— To maintain, develop, and apply standards that ensure compliance with legislation, Responsible Care, and in fulfillment with the Shareholder’s expectations.

— Fulfill TSCA responsibilities as defined in the document titled “TSCA Compliance Management System Manual 2- TCMS Standard Operation Procedures by Job Title.


Process Engineering:


— Conceptual design and economic evaluation of processes or modifications and, in coordination with R&D personnel, to aid the smooth transition of projects conceptual design to plant operations, by identifying plant/process requirements, progressing and commissioning of plant/process modifications.

— Development of equipment performance specifications.

— Providing heat and material balances for processes or process modifications.

— Detailed engineering review and Process Manual writing and to participate in various engineering aspects of capital projects.

— Start-up oversight of a new process or modification within operations.

— In coordination with other specialist engineers and managers in the U.S. and other  Group sites – aid in the design, implementation, and improvement of new and existing projects and processes.

— Maintain relationships with plant and equipment suppliers, and specialists.


Project Engineering:


— Lead significant engineering projects.

— Conceptual scope definitions, risk assessments, design and economic evaluation of processes or facility modifications

— Direct all aspects of project execution to ensure effective, timely and lowest overall cost of capital projects

— Coordinate both in-house resources and external contractors to achieve project objectives

— Provide all required project cost tracking and forecasting to realistically reflect outcomes for assigned projects

— Maintain the risk profile on the project to acceptable levels, as defined by the project stakeholders and executive leadership expectations.

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