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Sr. Process Engineer

Date: Mar 31, 2021

Location: Albany, OR, US, 97322

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

The Oregon plant of W. R. Grace & Co. manufactures fine chemicals for a broad range of pharma, biotech and nutraceutical customers and specialty catalysts for polyolefins and specialty chemicals. We are currently seeking a Sr. Process Engineer to enhance our dynamic team.


Job Duties Include:

  • Evaluates and approves process design changes and specifications
  • Develops projects in collaboration with facility Process Technology, Operations, and Maintenance personnel and assures adherence to a standard Basis of Design (BOD) package which includes Scope of Work, PFDs, P&ID’s and material balances
  • Develops project studies to evaluate options (technically and economically) and recommends the best solution
  • Directing integration of process design activities and production requirements into capital projects
  • Develops front end packages
  • Developing equipment and services bid documentation and reviewing vendor quotations and issues procurement recommendations
  • Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases
  • Evaluating EH&S design requirements and ensuring adherence to corporate and facility policies
  • Participates as engineering representative in PHA’s (Process Hazard Analysis)

Required Skills

  • Ability to multi-task and adjust workloads due to changes in priority
  • Strong oral/written communication skills
  • Ability to interact and work in a team environment

Required Experience

  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering with a minimum of 8+ years’ experience in process design and process engineering  work in the chemical or equivalent industry
  • Must have proven  ability to execute front end design for capital projects

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

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