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Engineer, Process Engineering

JOB TITLE: Process Engineer

VACANT JOB ID: 14002240

ORG UNIT NAME: Corporate Manufacturing

LOCATION: Burkville (Montgomery), AL, USA


SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the world’s water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.


At SABIC, we combine a rich track record of doing what others said couldn’t be done, with a deep understanding of our customers. But our true impact is as a partner who can help our customers achieve their ambitions by finding solutions to their challenges. We call this ‘Chemistry that Matters™’



This position reports to the Process Engineering Manager from within the Technical Group at the Burkville site.



The overall objective is to drive performance improvements in Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS), Quality, Revenue, and Cost.


Job Purpose & Responsibilities

Identify and conduct performance improvement projects and engineering studies, including plant trials.

Provide routine technical support to troubleshoot plant issues and implement corrective actions.

Lead and/or support site improvement initiatives and programs.

Key interfaces include Operations and Maintenance leaders and technicians, project engineers, process control engineers, Technology representatives, along with frequent exposure to site level management.

Individual will also interact with other sites around the globe to translate best practices.



  • Bachelor of Science degree (or higher) in Engineering (Preferred: Chemical or Mechanical).
  • Five years (or more) experience in chemical manufacturing and/or extrusion environment.
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge.
  • Project management principles.
  • Chemical engineering fundamentals.
  • Preferred: Polymerization and/or extrusion technologies.
  • Preferred: Process safety principles (i.e. PSM activities, engineering standards).
  • Preferred: Quality management systems (i.e. Six Sigma, LEAN, ISO, SPC).
  • Preferred: Process troubleshooting techniques (i.e. root cause analysis, failure mode and effects analysis).
  • Meets physical and mental requirements, with or without reasonable accommodations, of the position.
  • Capable of performing sustained physical activities including but not limited to walking, climbing ladders, stairs, standing, squatting, kneeling, pushing/pulling, and ability to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis.




  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
  • You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process
  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • Relocation if available


SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.

Nearest Major Market: Montgomery