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Process Engineer Job

Date: Jan 12, 2018

Location: Palmyra, MO, US

Company: BASF

Process Engineer-1704811

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

BASF's Hannibal, Missouri Plant is one of the world's leading producers of agricultural chemicals, and seeking a Process Engineer to join the team.

Process Engineer (1602830)

As a Process Engineer, you will act as a manufacturing liaison between operations and project engineering for site capital projects. You will provide engineering analysis and support on a site basis for development of basic and detailed design of capital projects, as well as additions or modifications to existing facilities.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Identify and recommend process improvements, provide process troubleshooting, and process optimization to improve manufacturing efficiency, plant capacity, and process safety
- Perform process studies to identify, develop, and implement process improvements and cost reductions for existing chemical processes and incineration/utility areas
- Perform detailed process design for capital projects
- Support PSV sizing review for new expansions and changes to existing processes
- Support safety concept design for existing and new facilities
- Interface with operations to provide technical support and recommendations on methods and improvements to eliminate problems
- Provide operations support in the form of start-up assistance, process troubleshooting, and process control automation maintenance, design and implementation
- Develop process simulations, material and energy balance analysis
- Prepare PFD's (Process Flow Diagrams), P&ID's (Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams) and process specifications for equipment and instruments
- Prepare documentation for, and participate in, project technical reviews, design reviews, step reviews, incident reviews, audits, and HAZOP studies
- Review work performed by outside contractor process/project engineers as needed for completion of the above responsibilities
- Provide environmental technical support for waste treatment/waste minimization efforts, Title V, LDAR - Leak Detection and Repair, PAI-MACT, HWC MACT and other SHE regulatory issues

This position is part of a job family. If selected, you will be hired at a level that matches your knowledge, skills, abilities and experience.

For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select:

BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.


Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look For in You…
- Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering and 1+ year(s) of direct process engineering experience -OR- Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and intern / co-op experience -OR-Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and completion of a BASF rotational program
- Basic understanding of process equipment design including pumps, heat exchangers, vessels, etc.
- Basic understanding of chemical processes and unit operations (continuous and batch)
- Effective verbal and written communication skills; good organization skills; and taking initiative

We Also Look For…
- Good working knowledge of programs associated with process simulation, heat exchanger design, pipe network modeling, and emergency relief system design. (Examples include: Aspen Plus, Chemcad, CC Therm, Pipe-Flo)
- Experience with distributive controls systems (Particularly Delta V or Honeywell)
- Working knowledge of OSHA Process Safety Management

Primary Location: US-MO-Palmyra
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-APN-Crop Protection North America

Nearest Major Market: Hannibal

Job Segment: Process Engineer, Agricultural, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Instrumentation, Engineering, Agriculture