Process Chemist

Genesis Energy LP

Green River, WY

Why Join Genesis Alkali?

  • Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Medical, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance, Vision, Flexible Spending (Medical and Dependent Care) and Health Savings Accounts, and Pre-paid Legal, beginning first day of employment; company funds a portion of HSA. Retirement
  • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan for Salaried employees, company makes Safe Harbor matching contributions (fully vested) of 100% up to the first 5% of eligible pay you contribute; additionally, Company makes discretionary contributions up to 5% of eligible pay in the first quarter of the following year (three-year vesting requirement).
  • Pension for Hourly Union employees
  • Opportunity to participate in a 401(k) savings plan. The company does not provide a matching contribution for pension eligible employees.
  • Tuition reimbursement programs are available to qualifying employees for approved programs.
  • Subsidized transportation to our plant from Green River, Rock Springs, and the Bridger Valley.

Position Title: Process Chemist

Location: Green River, WY

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop new processes, products, and applications of products
  • Customer technical support needs
  • Plant support (chemical and process subject matter expert)
  • Technical documentation
  • Experiment with multiple variables simultaneously and identify acceptable ranges for all operational parameters
  • Improve existing processes to reduce cost and increase reliability, purity, and safety
  • Develop/execute process design package for capital projects
  • Conduct Process Hazard Analyses
  • Mentor new engineers


  • Improve processes and products
  • Train /teach operations regarding new projects
  • Conduct bench and plant testing (materials, additives, process modifications, etc.)
  • Prepare technical reports based on lab/plant test findings
  • Use simulation or modeling software to determine how changes in process affect the final product e.g., heat and mass balance
  • Teach technical and process related classes
  • Perform technical and economic evaluations of alternative processes, additives, etc.
  • Develop and implement solutions to process problems
  • Assist plants in development of short- and long-term technical plans
  • Lead process engineering initiatives
  • Use a variety of analytical methods to monitor processes
  • Troubleshoot existing processes
  • Electronic/paper research to identify potential solutions and competing technologies
  • Competitor monitoring and analysis
  • Identify and develop process control mechanisms
  • Monitor and report lake level and composition
  • Involved in tailings management
  • Conduct safety hazards reviews
  • Assist in performing root cause analyses
  • Other duties as may be deemed appropriate by their manager and that fall within the general remit of the position.

Skill, Capability, and Educational Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Engineering or Chemistry required
  • 6 + years of experience desired
  • Lean Sigma Capabilities (Black Belt) preferred

Final determination on pay grade will be made by HR and company leadership considering the candidate’s education, experience, past performance, demonstrated leadership and influence.

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