Chemical Engineer - Monomers
DuPont - Dupont, LA

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DuPont is a global Fortune 100 company, operating in 90 countries today. We are looking for people who have a passion for delivering innovative, sustainable solutions that meet our customer needs for a better, healthier, safer life.

DuPont offers an exciting place to work where thousands of innovations are introduced every year. You will have opportunities for growth through involvement in various dynamic industries from high-tech to high-performance; including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation, and apparel.

At DuPont, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join DuPont and discover The miracles of science™.

DuPont currently has a position available for an experienced Chemical Engineer in the Chloroprene Monomer plant at the Pontchartrain Site in Laplace, Louisiana. Strong technical skills, attention to detail, and a thorough understanding of Process Safety Management principals are essential skills for success in this role.

The Monomer engineer:
Works for the Neoprene Manufacturing Technology Leader

Works with other Engineers in other disciplines and plant operators

Communicates to site & business management

Is responsible for a specific area of the process to:
Conduct Process Hazard Reviews

Maintain Safe Operating Conditions

Manage process & technology change

Make process improvements using Six Sigma Methodology

The Chloroprene Monomer plant consists of seven distinct operating units with other supporting units producing beta Chloroprene for an on-location Neoprene production plant. When viewed all together the Monomer plant operates just about all the various types of unit operations.

The Pontchartrain site contains the Chloroprene Monomer Unit, the Neoprene Polymer Unit, a Kevlar Monomer Unit, and a steam plant. The site is conveniently located on the Mississippi River with access to Interstates 10 & 55 approximately 40 miles from both New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. South Louisiana's unique culture and Gulf Coast climate offer year round opportunities for fun and adventure.


Required Qualifications

BS Chemical Engineering from ABET Accredited University Program

Minimum of last 2 years working in a chemical plant

Preferred Qualifications

2-5 years of experience supporting plant operations

PSM Experience

PHA Experience

Experience with Chlorine

Experience with reactive monomers

Six Sigma Green Belt certification or higher

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer.

DuPont is an E-Verify employer.



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Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)



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