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Process Technology Engineer

Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Baton Rouge, LA, US, 70805

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 6071

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
  • Develop projects to increase plant productivity, decrease production costs, and improve overall EHS performance.
  • Provide technical support to plants including Baton Rouge, Orangeburg SC, and Yeosu, South Korea.
  • Provide process design leadership (scope development, material and energy balances, PID and PFD development, Process Hazard Analysis focal point, detailed design, commissioning and startup) for mid-scale ($100K - $3M) capital projects.
  • Perform and approve relief device calculations for BTR and entire Grace Organization.
Required Skills
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering
  • Solid academic background with strong theoretical foundation
  • Practical knowledge concerning design and operation of common process equipment such as pumps, blowers, heat exchangers, piping, etc.
  • Experience with specialty chemical processes
  • Extensive knowledge of piping and chemical process design standards, Process and Instrument Diagram (PID) symbiology, and Process Safety Management (PSM) principles.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to lead large multidisciplinary teams.
Required Experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a chemical manufacturing plant


Preferred Qualifications
  • Batch operations experience
  • Basic use of statistical knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of Distributed Control Systems



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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.


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Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge