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Sr. Engineer, Lexan Finishing

JOB TITLE: Sr. Engineer, Lexan Finishing


LOCATION: Mt. Vernon


Explore what Matters

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!

As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.

Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.

It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let us explore this together!

For an overview of our work culture and benefits, click here. 


Job Summary

Ensures operations are optimized to achieve Business needs.


How You Can Be the Impact

  • Supports Asset Operations work process. This includes working with OLT to establish PGR triggers, coaching the operations team on PGR resolution, and facilitating handoffs to other work processes.
  • Ensures Business Line, Operations and Supply Chain are fully coordinated. This includes coordinating the production plans with the other MTV Lexan PCL’s and outage production planning.
  • Converts Business Plan to daily operations plan and communicating the plan to the operations team.
  • Provides technical expertise in the daily operations of the unit; assists Operators in resolving gaps between production versus plan.
  • Provides troubleshooting expertise
  • Works with the Process Availability Leader to ensure operating plan and reliability issues are coordinated.
  • Supports Asset Availability work process
  • Analyzes and allocates production losses.
  • Obtains the current margin values-Updates the MAC (Maximum Asset Capability) and margin values in the Asset Availability database·
  • Supports Asset Reliability work process-Works with the Process Availability leader to ensure operating plan, PPM plan, and reliability issues are coordinated
  • Helps define manufacturing strategy based on variable cost, mix and service requirements. Define, execute, and track materials and energy usage budget.Enter 5-7 major job responsibilities here.


What Matters to SABIC

  • Enter 5-Bachelor in Engineering required, Chemical E preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years engineering experience
  • Thorough understanding of unit operations, process equipment and technology
  • Understanding of the sales and operations planning process; production system capabilities and limitations; and knowledge of the different conversion costs associated with product mix
  • Ability to listen generously and practice open advocacy;
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to give encouragement, guidance and direction to others to improve performance.
  • Ability to use simple statistical tools such as fish bone, histogram, Pareto charts, etc. for data analysis.
  • Ability to collect relevant data, history trends, and process information, RCA results, and other data to identify or troubleshoot process problems.
  • Ability to use in depth analysis and structured methodology to identify the true root causes of a situation or event.
  • Incumbent derives great satisfaction out of transferring their knowledge and skills for process troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Ability to lead others in discovering the answers to problems versus just providing them


Eligibility Requirements

  • 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
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.

We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer .We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.