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Sr. Engineer, Site Process Eng.

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. 




SABIC is seeking high energy, goal-focused individuals who are proactive in problem solving and have the leadership and communication skills needed to help a diversified global business achieve its goals. Successful candidates will work in manufacturing engineering and interface with R&D, Finance, Operations, Projects and Commercial teams to drive performance improvements in Environmental, Health, Safety & Security (EHSS), Reliability, Cost, Capacity, Revenue and Quality in the chemical operations at the Mt. Vernon site.


How You Can Be the Impact

This position will include process engineering responsibility across all of the manufacturing units on site.  The Engineer, Process Engineering will provide process engineering expertise and mentorship for various unit operations including but not limited to reaction kinetics/chemistry, fluid flow including powder transfer, heat transfer, distillation, centrifugation and separation, solids handling and mixing, and polymer processing/compounding.  The position will also be responsible for identifying and leading cost control and sustainability initiatives for the site through benchmarking, justification, development and execution.

Responsibilities include mentorship, leadership and management recommendations to:

  • Address technical inquiries
  • Develop process guides and procedures
  • Provide process troubleshooting and mentorship to EHSS, operations, project, process, maintenance and technical resources
  • Network with internal and external subject matter experts across the site, region and globe to leverage shared expertise
  • Facilitate, oversee and carry out various studies and risk mitigation activities to improve plant safety, sustainability, reliability, capacity and cost
  • Identify gaps between current performance and best-in-class and recommend and lead opportunities for improvement 
  • Support Operating Envelope generation and action plans to stabilize and improve production unit performance and cost
  • Identify production bottlenecks and obtain alignment and lead execution of performance improvements and engineering studies including plant trials to address gaps to meet business objectives
  • Provide process engineering support for capital project initiation, execution and startup
  • Lead option identification & down-select, design basis development for project initiation
  • Respond to unit and capital project support needs as priorities change with specific business needs


 What Matters to SABIC

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Chemical or Mechanical preferred)
  • At least 3 years’ experience in an operating chemical company
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interface with Operators, Mechanics, Supervisors, R&D and Management to complete projects/initiatives and tasks on time and on budget to meet the business objectives.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to originate and facilitate the rollout of new ideas.
  • Ability to take ownership of specific team efforts.
  • Ability to proactively champion technical issues and see them through to completion.
  • Ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work across cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to lead teams and initiatives in high profile situations.
  • Ability to plan and organize projects from inception to start up.
  • Proficiency in at least one of the following areas: 
    • Reaction kinetics/chemistry
    • Fluid flow including powder transfer
    • Heat transfer
    • Distillation
    • Centrifugation and separation
    • Solids handling and mixing
    • Polymer processing/compounding


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.



Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work [enter weekly schedule for position (e.g. Monday – Friday)] during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs


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