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Process Engineer

Date: Sep 28, 2022

Location: East Chicago, IN, US, 46312

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 20367 

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 4,300 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

We're hiring a Process Engineer, who will report to the Technical Manager at our East Chicago, IL manufacturing site. As a Process Engineer will have responsibility for improving plant processes, and provide engineering support for maintenance, EH&S, and quality improvements.  Additionally, you will be responsible for process capability, process capacity, and process improvement projects. 


  • Promotes plant safety culture and goals. Assure regulatory compliance, including environmental and process safety, and a safe workplace for all employees.  Address hazards, deviations, and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Takes a leadership role to ensure compliance with health / safety goals and vision and environmental regulations.
  • Maintains over-all understanding of process capability & capacity
  • Identifies and defines requirements for process improvement / productivity projects
  • Develops process engineering packages for new products or equipment with external support (R&D  and Process Technology)
  • Executes and tracks productivity projects
  • Supports troubleshooting long term process / production issues
  • Ensures usage of process related best practices & standards
  • Optimizes production planning guidance - Product Wheel, EOQ, etc.
  • Manages minor capital & non capital projects
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering or another engineering discipline


Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of engineering experience working in a chemical manufacturing plant 



  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Grace Wellness Program
  • Flexible Workplace
  • Retirement Plans 
  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave (salaried only)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Donation Match Program

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.

Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago