Senior Process Engineer

Cabot Corporation - Billerica, MA3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $86,000 - $120,000 a year
Position Summary
Provide technical leadership to a team of engineers in execution of chemical process design for small and large projects. Can lead engineers working on Engineering regional-scale projects or engineers working at local-level Manufacturing capital or retrofit projects.

Job Responsibilities
Provide process engineering support to variety of small to large capital projects and plant sustaining activities
Develop Process Flow Diagrams and Heat & Material Balances
Develop new and redline existing Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams
Develop new and redline existing Interlock Narratives
Facilitate and/or support improvement projects, maintenance projects and aid in process troubleshooting
Provide technical guidence and troubleshooting process, instrumentation and controls, and equipment problems
Lead and work with mechanical/instrumentation engineers to investigate and develop new equipment and technologies to improve chemical production and control processes
Author, maintain and update engineering and equipment standards & assist with training when applicable
Support cost estimates of CapEx and Opex
Participate in the evaluation and selection of processs equipment, external engineering firms and vendors
Work on cost reduction projects and collaborate with procurement to ensure good supply assurance (reliable flow of raw material supply through the production cycle)
Support plant manufacturing operations as needed by providing technical expertise
Lead/support Process Hazard Analysis for new and existing processes
Interact with R&D, manufacturing organization and production plants to scale-up and/or develop new processes
Develop and implement quality, safety, and process improvements
Solid knowledge of chemistry, chemical process design, process control and instrumentation, and/or chemical equipment
Strong project management skills with ability to lead technical developments in cross-functional teams. Self-starter; excellent management and organizational skills
Works independently on a regular basis based on the tasks and responsibilities required for the technical development execution of early phase capital projects
Demonstrates solid ability to recognize and recommend new or improved techniques and processes
Ability to motivate and influence others to action
Excellent computer skills; Aspen Plus knowledge preferred
Ability to formulate and present ideas in a convincing and persuasive manner; give technical advice
Promoter of safety and safety awareness
May require local or regional travel
BS (MS preferred) in Chemical Engineering in related discipline with 10+ years of related experience. Carbon black industrial experience is highly desired
Strong experience in capital 6-phase development process
About the Company
Founded in 1882, Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel and elastomer composites.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled
Cabot Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.