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Reference Number: 10860
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Our Client, a global multi-site specialty chemical company, has an immediate opening for a Senior Operations Engineer at one of its sites in Texas.

Job Description

  • Provide support for unit safety, environmental, quality, and cost goals
  • Provides technical support and solutions for production
  • Day to day monitoring and optimization of production quality, rates, and yields
  • Uses multiple tools available to troubleshoot complex issues in the unit. These tools may include process data, engineering calculations, or basic statistics.
  • Develops and implement safety, environmental and quality improvement projects.
  • Leads start-up and commissioning efforts, as assigned, on larger projects.
  • Initiates improvement projects focused on safety, environmental, quality, cost improvement, or productivity. 


  • B.S. Chemical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a chemical manufacturing plant
  • Solid academic background and work history
  • Practical knowledge concerning design and operation of common process equipment such as pumps, blowers, heat exchangers, piping, etc.
  • Desire to work in an operating unit on a day to day issues and identify / solve long term problems
  • Proven record of working with operators, maintenance technicians, etc.
  • Basic instrumentation knowledge (e.g. level, flow, pressure, etc.) 

Desired Qualifications

  • Batch operations experience
  • Experience in start-up and commissioning of new equipment
  • Basic process control knowledge – loop tuning
  • Basic knowledge of Distributed Control Systems
  • Direct manufacturing experience
  • Experience in advanced statistical software for SPC such as Minitab or Northwest Analytics


Our Client offers competitive compensation, an excellent benefits program, relocation assistance and much more.

Please send your resume in Word.doc format to Reed Rogers at and refer to Job No. 10860.