New Grad Chemical Process Engineer

Advansix Inc Chester , VA 23836

Posted 3 months ago

AdvanSix,Inc. is seeking to fill multiple entry level process engineering positions forgraduates in the spring of 2019.

Locations include the Richmond, VA or Philadelphia, PAareas. Come work at a global company that produces billions of pounds per year ofchemicals ranging from solvents to fertilizers to polymers.

What does a chemical process engineer do?

A process engineer can have many different responsibilitiesdepending on the group they work in. Broadly speaking, a process engineer usesengineering tools to define, measure, analyze, improve, and control a chemicalprocess. Process engineers can directly see how their work impacts the successof a company.

The types of problems a process engineer typically works onincludes:

  • Developing ways to improve raw material yields

  • Implementing energy efficiency improvements ina chemical process

  • Analyzing and evaluating economical ways todebottleneck a process

  • Observing a chemical operation and analyzingdata to recommend improvements

  • Developing or improving operating procedures toachieve improvements

  • Performing equipment design and sizingcalculations for new chemical processing equipment

  • Scaling up a process from a lab, bench, orpilot scale to a commercialized scale

  • Analyzing process hazards and then implementingsolutions to mitigate those hazards

What does an engineer need to do to be successful atAdvanSix?

  • Prove they can balance multiple projects with competingpriorities and deadlines

  • Show they're able to manage ambiguity,vagueness, and uncertainties

  • Be a social engineer who can collaborate with engineersfrom different disciplines and functional areas (e.g. engineering, finance,operations, supply chain, business development)

  • Take pride in generating results

  • Be self-driven and motivated to makeimprovements

  • Be able to identify and solve problems toabsolute completion

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

  • Experience with ASPEN simulation software

  • Experience with pipe hydraulic software

  • Writing technical reports

  • Data analysis

  • Performing engineering calculations

  • AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer.Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed,color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexualorientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex,religion, or veteran status.

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