Chemical Process Engineer
INVISTA S.à r.l. - Victoria, TX

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INVISTA is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., one of the world's largest privately-held companies. Koch companies employ about 67,000 people and have a presence in nearly 60 countries.

INVISTA is one of the world's largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon, spandex, and polyester applications. Operating in more than 20 countries, INVISTA delivers exceptional value for its customers through market insights, technology innovations and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks including LYCRA® fiber, COOLMAX® fabric, CORDURA® fabric, ANTRON® carpet fiber and STAINMASTER® carpet. You may not realize it, but INVISTA's products play a role in nearly every aspect of your life, for example INVISTA fibers may be in your carpet, clothing or bedding--and INVISTA polymers may be in your car, food packaging or camping gear. We transform daily life through innovations that create long-term value for our customers and society. You can be a part of the difference by joining the INVISTA team.

PROCESS ENGINEER

A successful candidate will have the following attributes:
  • The ability to produce accurate, high quality work in a time-sensitive fast paced environment.
  • The ability to organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting and/or exceeding deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills and proven success in communicating effectively with all levels.
  • The ability to motivate, influence and drive good business decisions forward while working with a diverse workforce.
  • Partners with site leadership to establish priorities and deliver results.
  • Initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with integrity, compliance and in a safe and efficient manner.

Position Responsibilities

Provide process engineering support to operations and maintenance organizations

Define and implement process upgrades to improve operability and cost effectiveness

Prepare and execute projects that improve safety and operability of the plant

Provide root cause failure analysis of operating problems

Support the design and implementation of capital

Demonstrate leadership skills

Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills

Demonstrate analytical skills

Demonstrate planning & organizational skills

Demonstrate personal motivation & initiative with strong desire to learn

Demonstrate ability to work effectively in a team environment

Demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft based PC software

Position Requirements

BS in Chemical Engineering

At least 3 years of experience in the petroleum and/or chemical processing industry in a plant environment

Must have a valid and current government issued drivers license

Position Preferences

MS in Chemical Engineering

At least 5 years of experience in the petroleum and/or chemical processing industry in a plant environment

Applied ASPEN modeling experience

Physical Requirements and Other Considerations

Must be able to enter and move about in confined spaces and wear personnel protective equipment

Must be able to climb stairs in operating unit

Ability to work in extreme temperatures and weather conditions for various periods of time

Must be willing to work periodic workdays in excess of 8 hours

Must be willing to relocate to Victoria, Texas area

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship now and in the future

We are an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

Job Category

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Engineering

Location

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USA-Texas-VICTORIA-TX

Company

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INVISTA S.à r.l.

Schedule

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Full-time

Job Type

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Regular

Travel

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Yes, 10 % of the Time

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