Job Role Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates leadership in both Process and Personnel Safety by driving systems/principles and reinforcing the behaviors necessary to achieve “Nobody Gets Hurt”
  • Maintains and builds the organization’s in-depth Process Safety & Process Technical knowledge via development and delivery of formal training
  • Provides senior technical oversight and review for complex issues and key technical recommendations
  • Organizes and leads technical and cross-functional teams to address complex issues or technical activities with cross-site, cross-function, or cross-region implications
  • Organizes and leads cross functional teams to collaboratively develop project improvement ideas
  • Provides technical training, leadership, and mentorship to other engineers to develop expertise for future refinery and/or regional support
  • Supports the development of the next generation of technical leaders
  • Understands and proactively improves the performance of base operations and facilities
  • Initiates, supports, and champions technically advanced processes, solutions, or developments within their area of responsibility
  • Networks with peers and/or other sites to identify and evaluate developments/opportunities for application within the site or region
  • Provides technical consulting as needed to the site and/or region; team player within the ExxonMobil Technical Community
  • Manages multiple tasks simultaneously, using less experienced resources to leverage more experienced resources to deliver quality work products

Job Requirements

  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years Experience in Refining or Refining Technology
  • A minimum of 5 years of Refining plant experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to Process and Personnel Safety
  • Demonstrated expertise in multiple Refining Technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and stakeholders
  • Proven leadership, with or without formal authority

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, multi-cultural, analytical and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization on technical topics
  • Capable of working independently and achieving results while maintaining high standards
  • Capable of working with/leading teams and achieving results while maintaining high standards
  • Proven ability to manage short deadlines
  • Ability to provide mentoring for less experienced engineers
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and process design software / simulation packages
  • Possesses excellent administrative and organizational competencies

Expected Level of Proficiency

  • Refining technical experience in the field/unit for more than one of the following:


    Senior Process Engineer – Heavy Oils
  • Crude Processing (Desalting, Distillation…)
  • Delayed Coking
  • Distillate Hydroprocessing
  • Wet Treating (Merox...)
  • Sulfur Recovery (Claus Process)
  • Amine Treating & Regeneration
  • Sour Water Processing

Senior Process Engineer – Light Oils

  • Catalytic Naphtha Reforming (UOP CCR Technology)
  • Fluidized Catalytic Cracking
  • Hydrocracking
  • Sulfuric Acid Alkylation
  • Pentane Isomerization
  • Saturated & Unsaturated Light Ends Processing
  • Cryogenic Separation

Senior Process Engineer – Offisites & Utilities

  • Tank / Piping Operation and Design
  • Product Logistics
  • Wharf Operations
  • Power Generation (Cogeneration, Steam Turbine Generators)
  • Steam Production & Steam Systems
  • Cooling Tower Operation & Management
  • Water Treatment & Management (Boiler Feed Water, Cooling Tower Water, Waste Water…)
  • Flare / Flare System Operation and Design