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Shell Process Engineer - Geismar, LA in Geismar, Louisiana


Job Title:

Process Engineer - Geismar, LA

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Job Description:

The Process Engineer provides technical support and leadership to Ethylene Oxide Ethylene Glycol units, in the E-Dept operations module.

The following are the primary accountabilities for the Process Engineer:

  • Provide technical oversight of the site’s Ethylene Oxide/Ethlyene Glycol process operations.

  • Proactive technical monitoring

  • Advanced troubleshooting

  • Participate in HSSE-MS activities (PHA, Corrosion control reviews, Investigations, etc.)

  • Perform technical assurance of changes (MOC’s)

  • Support and implement Safe Operating Limits

  • Lead Process Safety improvement initiatives

  • Provide support for successful implementation of unit outages

  • Participate in audits as needed to maintain compliance with state & federal requirements, as well as local and corporate standards

  • Respond to urgent and critical operational related items at the request of the Operations Staff

  • This position must be available to provide some level of support 24/7 via phone call or other technology, and off hours callouts are sometimes required

  • Provide technical support of operations activities with technical, maintenance, and HSE departments (first technical point of contact for run and maintain issues)

  • Ensure complete documentation of key technical work

  • Provide support to Operations as needed in meeting the production department annual targets in the following areas: HSE, Reliability, Quality Assurance, and Unit Optimization including Fixed and Variable Costs.

  • Work to close assigned action items from HSE-MS activities (PHA, etc.).

  • Serve as a unit representative on site-wide teams as required

  • Act as change leader on projects. This includes leading the project during scouting to concept stages while providing technical support for the duration of the project

  • Provide technical support and guidance to the Unit Master Plan efforts and the Geismar Expansion Organization.


  • This position interfaces with stakeholders at all levels of the Geismar Chemical Plant.

  • Interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and ability to manage multiple interfaces with varying needs and priorities are critical to success in this position.

  • Understand impact of decisions on production, operability, safety, reliability and economics.

  • This role reports to the E-Dept Process Engineering Supervisor within the Technology Department at the Geismar Chemical Plant.

  • Geismar Chemical is the only stand-alone Chemical Plant in the USA, and accounts for nearly half of Chemicals business results. Geismar has a long-term growth strategy, including DS’s newest unit, AO4, and future growth projects. We leverage Shell proprietary technology to produce Ethylene Oxide, Ethylene Glycol, Alpha Olefins, Alcohols, Ethoxylates.

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Country of Work Location:

United States

Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.


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  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required; Chemical Engineering is preferred.

  • Minimum three (3) years relevant experience in refining/petrochemical industry. Technical experience in Ethylene Oxide/Ethlyene Glycol process technologies, and process engineering experience providing direct support to manufacturing operations desired.

  • Knowledge and application of safety methodology and reviews (Process Hazards Analysis, Layers of Protection Analysis, etc.), including safeguarding.

  • Experience with plant changes and Management of Change process.

  • The individual must be proficient in the use of spreadsheets, computer and simulation models.

  • Preferred Technology Competencies:

  • Ethylene Oxide

  • Ethylene Glycol

  • Must have a TWIC card or ability to get one.

City, State (if applicable):

Geismar, LA