Production Engineer Job


Beaumont, TX, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Production / Operations
Posting Date:  Jun 4, 2024

Arkema Inc. is actively recruiting for a Production Engineer to support our Beaumont facility.  At Arkema, the Production Engineer is responsible for supporting, assisting and troubleshooting problems to ensure  production performance of the units for the Beaumont Site. This position reports directly to the Operations Manager and provides technical assistance for plant operations and requires direct interaction with other departmental managers and staff positions to exchange information and ideas directly related to the success of the Beaumont Plant and Thiochemicals Group. 


The Beaumont Plant is located in Southeast Texas about 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico and is about one hour drive east of Houston.  Our facility is responsible for the production of methyl mercaptan, ethyl mercaptan, dimethyl sulfide (DMS) and methylmercaptoproprionaldehyde (MMP).


This position is responsible for, but not limited to:


Operation and Technical Goal:

  • Maximize operational efficiency and continuously identify and evaluate opportunities for improvement.
  • Support Plant initiatives for new product development, Process Technology Projects, and debottlenecking efforts.
  • Provide assistance to Operations during plant turnarounds, emergency operations, and any other time technical assistance is required.
  • Available to work off hours for startup and troubleshooting of the process unit during difficult operating periods or start-ups.
  • Ensure production accounting data are timely and accurate.
  • Leading or assisting troubleshooting efforts to avoid or minimize production upsets/or downtime.
  • Serves as back up for area superintendent while on vacation and/or times of absence.


Safety Goal: 

  • Support full compliance of all safety related regulatory requirements including: OSHA, PSM, RMP, and Company policies and programs (MSM).
  • Ensure that timely response of technical review is completed for incident investigations and action items developed and implemented (Atlas).
  • Complete all assigned action items.


Environmental Goal: 

  • Support full environmental compliance and optimal  performance.
  • Ensure that permit compliance data and new permit applications are reviewed and are consistent with best engineering practices.


Professional Development Goal: 

  • Develop skills required to support the Beaumont Plant and Thiochemicals Group through professional development of technical skills, interpersonal relationship skills, management skills, and community relations.
  • Ensure that specific goals are developed that correspond with Plant objectives and initiatives


To be considered for this role, the following is required:


  • BS Chemical Engineering from an accredited university.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in a Process Engineer role in a chemical plant setting; experience may be offset for a candidate who has successfully completed Arkema’s Development Engineer program.
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot chemical processing to achieve production goals.
  • Communication and presentation skills are necessary to convey interpretations of process data and recommendations for improvement.
  • Demonstrates ownership, attention to details, time management, and organization skills.
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work in cross-functional teams to deliver concrete project deliverables in a timely manner.

Who we are? Arkema is a world leader in Innovative Materials for a Sustainable World with the ambition to become a pure Specialty Materials player.

We thrive as One Arkema, comprised of many businesses and brands including Bostik, ArrMaz, and more! and operating with a global reach in 55 countries with more than 21,100 employees. Each one contributes to positioning Arkema as a recognized leader of specialty chemicals and advanced materials, reporting annual sales of €9.5 billion, of which 2.9% allocated to R&D for 1,800 researchers in 17 R&D centers.

If you pursue excellence, love innovation and are inspired by challenges, we encourage you through to learn more about our values – Solidarity, Performance, Simplicity, Empowerment, and Inclusion – and how we concentrate on advances in bio-based and recyclable materials, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Changing the world requires the right formula. The right formula consists of our innovative and sustainable materials, and you. Join us to develop the materials of tomorrow and make a difference together. What are you made of?

The legal information below pertains specifically to positions posted in the United States, however we strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in all the countries that we hire.
Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring.

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