Chemical Process Engineer

Select Chemistry
Tyler, Texas
Apr 11, 2024
Apr 22, 2024
Engineering, Chemical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

Job Details

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Business Unit: Chemistry

Reports to: Sr. Director - Engineering

Travel Requirement: Yes

Job Description

Select Chemistry's Engineering Position will be responsible for supporting the delivery of safe, optimal and environmentally sound operations, using basic technical and analytical capabilities to improve operational performance. Seeking a highly motivated, self-starter with a growth mind set and track record of exceptional delivery in a dynamic work environment. You will focus on scaling R&D design and formulation to manufacturing and providing subject matter expert direction for technical problem solving for manufacturing facilities.

The essential job functions include, but are not limited to
  • Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of our employees, customers, and the communities in which we operate and/or transport our products as our highest priority.
  • Develop design parameters for capital projects that directly impact manufacturing and/or operations.
  • Chemical and Mechanical problem solving via reaction chemistry and fluid dynamics.
  • Relevant experience with troubleshooting PLCs and related instrumentation. Preferred experience with PLC programming.
  • Analysis of manufacturing PLC data via historian and engineering software to drive design and operating parameters.
  • Working knowledge of relevant standards for mechanical equipment in chemical plant environment including process piping, pressure vessels, and storage tanks.
  • Participate in all management of change at facilities.
  • Manage and coordinate third party services to monitor equipment conditions and inspections.
  • Provide coordination between the Production, Project, Maintenance and Corporate Engineering Departments regarding capital project implementation.
  • Represent and/or assist production in matters of evaluation, selection and coordination and control of vendors supplying necessary operating services, consulting services, materials, equipment and other needs of operation.
  • Work closely with plant management and safety department to enhance safety, upgrade environmental safeguards, and provide for the overall optimization of process operation.
  • Provide ongoing technical assistance to operations including troubleshooting of process operating problems.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
  • Minimum of an engineering bachelor's degree (Chemical Engineering Preferred).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills: ability to communicate concisely and accurately across an entire organization ranging from upper management to field personnel.
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office Suite - Excel, Word, Outlook and query tools.
  • Experience in a PSM covered chemical manufacturing plant (batch or continuous).
  • Experience in capital projects, maintenance, reliability, or related engineering field.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to achieve deadlines in a changing environment.
  • Change promoter who can develop and motivate others.
  • Hands on attitude to get things done with the ability to manage change to a successful conclusion.

  • A - Accountability: Take ownership of actions and outcomes.
  • C - Continuous Improvement: Embrace the necessity for change and commitment to continual growth and progress.
  • T - Teamwork: Encourage and support a collaborative, safe, and engaged work environment.

Compensation Information

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Top Tier Benefits
  • Medical, dental, vision, coverage in addition to life and disability insurance plans.
  • Paid Vacation Days and Paid Holidays.
  • Retirement and Savings (401K) Plan with Company match.
  • Annual uniform allowance.
  • Referral bonus with no cap on amount of referrals.
  • Paid Training.

Physical Demands and Exposures
  • This position works inside a climate-controlled environment. The Company will supply adequate training and equipment to perform the functions of the job.
  • Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm, unless operational tempo dictates otherwise.
  • Involves sitting at a desk for extended periods of time while also walking process equipment and plant atmosphere.
  • Needs high degree of concentration in a busy area.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Affirmative Action/EEO statement

Select Water Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. It is Select's policy to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to any protected class, status, characteristic, or activity. All employment decisions, including decisions regarding recruitment, selection, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, advancement, discipline, discharge, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment are made without regard to any lawfully protected class, status, characteristic, or activity.

Clean Air Act

Select Water Solutions requires all employees whose jobs may involve environmental compliance to understand and comply with the U.S. Environmental Protections Agency's Clean Air Act that regulates air emissions from stationary and mobile sources. A copy of the Clean Air Act can be provided to you upon request from Human Resources.