Process Engineer

Southern Ionics Minerals, LLC

La Porte, TX

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we’re collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries—one improvement at a time.

Chemours is seeking a Process Engineer to join our La Porte team! This position will report directly to the Manufacturing Technology Manager at our La Porte, TX location.

This position provides process and equipment technical expertise to support manufacturing operations and ensures safety, reliability, capability, and productivity of the facilities.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • To provide engineering and troubleshooting assistance to the La Porte unit operations.

  • Assist Operations as needed to troubleshoot day-to-day process problems.

  • Initiate Changes of Design (COD's/MOC) to the process to improve the safety, quality, environment, and/or cost of the production unit.

  • Participate in and lead Process Hazards Analyses per the schedule set out for the assigned process.

  • Perform experiments (EOI's) on the process to improve the safety, quality, environment, and/or cost of the production unit.

  • Monitor the process on an on-going basis to look for positive and negative shifts in the process, to identify improvement opportunities. Uptime, Aspen Process Explorer. Seeq and Data Analytics software would routinely be used to do this.

  • Assist Operations Team and Technology Guardian to ensure that the area process documentation is up to date. This would include operating procedures and process drawing updates.

  • When needed, provide shift/weekend coverage for start-ups, tests, maintenance Turnarounds or other non-routine needs.

  • Assist capital project front-end loading to ensure equipment that is specified meets process requirements at the highest uptime and lowest life cycle cost. Provide process support to all project phases.

To be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.

  • Ability to diagnose and solve technical problems.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic chemical engineering principles.

  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and manage multiple, complex, time-sensitive projects.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written communications.

  • Ability to influence others to achieve tasks.

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • Experience supporting plant operations.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of PSM requirements, especially MOC, PHA, and process technology elements.

  • Demonstrated computer skills, especially Microsoft Office, PLC/DCS Aspen Process Explorer


Competitive Compensation

Comprehensive Benefits Packages

401(k) Match

Employee Stock Purchase Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Commuter Benefits

Learning and Development Opportunities

Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

Company-paid Volunteer Days

We’re a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it—by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we’re proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work®.

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Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

Chemours is an E-Verify employer

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we’re operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do.

Pay Range (in local currency):

$73,947.00 - $115,543.00

Chemours Level:


Annual Bonus Target:


The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only and not a guarantee of total compensation. Factors considered in extending a compensation offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, and alignment with market data. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans.

At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say "We Are Living Chemistry."