Sr. Chemical Process Engineer

Sr. Chemical Process Engineer

AdvanSix Inc | Philadelphia, PA, 19107, US
Salary Range:$83,000 – $108,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 4 days ago

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AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people's lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect. More information on AdvanSix can be found at

Position Summary:

* The Process Engineer interacts with Operations / Production and plant groups to identify improvements, upgrades, and cost savings projects for the facility. This position develops opportunities that will improve plant performance. This position ensures that the process engineering standards and procedures are met during the development, design, and construction phases of a project and works to improve these processes in parallel. The Process Engineer provides process technology support to operating plants.

Duties and Responsibilities:

NOTE: This is a production centered role and are searching for candidates with strong Engineering and/or Production backgrounds. We are not searching for candidates with exclusively lab or research backgrounds.

* Lead the development of Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) packages for the business segments
* Become an expert on the process chemistry, equipment operation and troubleshooting, and the process design basis for the equipment
* Work within teams to identify and implement longer term process improvement efforts, with the overall goal being to achieve improved safety, higher yields, and better production rates.
* Identify and implement improvements on basic control schemes and advanced process control strategies
* Develop process economics, feasibility studies, and project justification pitches

* Assist plant operations in key growth, cost savings, or stability projects
* Ensure quality assurance of engineering calculations, process simulations, and engineering drawings
* Manage engineering design deliverables including
* Process design narratives
* Conducting design risk assessment
* Detailed peer reviews of process designs
* Develop and maintain Mass and energy balances
* Create and utilize Process simulations for equipment design and performance benchmarking
* Creation and maintain Process Flow Diagrams, Piping, and Instrumentation Diagrams
* Create Control system narratives for new projects and existing controls changes
* Process equipment and instrumentation sizing and specification development
* Participating in Process Hazard Analysis/HAZOP activities
* Supporting capital project engineers through detailed design, equipment purchases, construction, and startup

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering
* 4+ years of experience in process design, production, and/or manufacturing engineering within the chemical, petroleum, and/or polymer industrial manufacturing environments

Additional Qualifications:

* Experience with Front-End-Loading (FEL) and stage gate project development for major capital projects
* Experience in large and small molecule production at an industrial scale
* Experience in major and minor process equipment design, selection, commissioning, and startup
* Experience in designing and executing projects
* Proficient in Aspen Plus, PipeFlo, Minitab, Excel, InstruCalc, Autodesk Navisworks Freedom, Uniformance
* Experience in Process Safety Management covered processes
* Familiarity with DCS programs such as Experion, Foxboro, or DeltaV
* Must be self-motivated and goal-oriented with proven success working independently and in a multi-functional team environment
* Excellent organizational, planning, and verbal and written communication skills
* Able to manage multiple projects
* Able to use influence to accomplish goals and objectives

Don't meet every single requirement? At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Other details

* Job Family SC02 - ISC Engineering
* Pay Type Salary

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* Philadelphia, PA, 2501 Margaret Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America