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Chemical Engineer

Date: Jan 29, 2023

Location: Tyrone, PA, US, 16686

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 20363 

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

Grace is looking for a qualified Entry Level Chemical Engineer to join our team at our Tyrone, Pennsylvania site. The Tyrone Site produces a portfolio of products including specialty pharmaceutical and agricultural chemicals, refinery catalysts, and performance chemicals. Consisting of a pilot plant and custom manufacturing at the commercial volumes, the site is fully equipped to develop and manufacture custom chemicals.  Tyrone is located in central Pennsylvania within twenty-five minutes of Penn State University. The function of the Chemical Engineer is to work on improvements on process design, process development and process trouble shooting.  This position reports to the Process Technology Manager at Tyrone. Under the direction of the Process Technology Manager, the Chemical Engineer will develop and implement safety, quality, environmental and profit improvement projects.

Required Skills

The Chemcial Engineer has the primary responsibility for ensuring that assigned processes in the plant run safely and effectively.  Process engineers are also responsible for overseeing the set-up of process runs in the plant.  Other common tasks will include:

  • Creation of P&IDs
  • Programming interlocks and alarms
  • Overseeing inspection of process equipment
  • Working with other members or process team to drive continuous process improvement
  • Leading general plant projects around the site

Required Experience

  • BS Degree in Chemical Engineering.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-3 years related technical experience. 

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: Altoona
Nearest Secondary Market: Johnstown