Process Engineer
Stickney, IL 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • General understanding of manufacturing and utilities processes
  • Executes Capital Projects (10k-300k) and maintenance repairs on plant equipment.
  • Performs all required SH&E responsibilities
  • Executes tasks using recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices including industry codes and standards
  • Assists customers as required
  • Participates in operational and mechanical trouble shooting in all process areas in the plant
  • Process evaluation, testing and improvements
  • Design and implementation of process modifications, including, but not limited to, safety, throughput, and energy efficiency improvements
  • Implement process control improvements
  • Conduct raw materials yield and improvement studies
  • Conduct energy yield and improvement studies
  • Ability to set up and facilitate process hazard analyses
  • Complies with all plant and corporate administrative rules
  • Complies with all applicable plant operating procedures
  • Complies with all applicable plant safety rules and plant environmental compliance
  • Implements process hazard analysis action items
  • Implementation and management of programs related to process safety management
  • Compile written process safety information for all production lines at this location
  • Develops engineering and maintenance procedures
  • Conducts pre- start up safety reviews
  • Proficient in the use of ChemCAD for process modeling
  • Actively support the SH&E management System and safety objectives with a goal of zero incidents
  • Assists customers as required.


  • Bachelor's degree, Chemical Engineering
  • 5-10 years of experience in a chemical plant or refinery
  • Process safety management (MOC, PSSR, PHA) experience strongly preferred
  • Experience in a Union environment is a plus
  • Knowledge of ChemCAD is a plus
  • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and educational disciplines
  • Strong organizational, communication, analytical and planning skills
  • Strong leadership, integrity and a focus on team environment
  • Ability and desire to excel in a hands-on plant environment

Koppers Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, genetic information, ethnicity, national origin, race, religion, sex, veteran status, or any other category or characteristic protected by federal law or by any applicable state or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 10 years
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