Lead Process Engineer

Theodore, Alabama, United States

Job Reference 1188965

Location Theodore, Alabama, United States

Industry Process - Chemicals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 12, 2023

Airswift is seeking applicants for the contract position of Lead Process Engineer to support our chemical manufacturing client in Mobile, AL. 


  • BS in Chemical Engineering (required)
  • 10+ years of experience in process engineering (process design, process improvement, support of production processes) with emphasis on process design in support of capital investment projects (required)
  • Based in Mobile, AL and willing to make business trips as necessary to other manufacturing sites around the US. Expected time working in the Mobile, AL office is 75% of the time. 
  • Must also have capability of working from home office or remotely 
Preferred Experience: 
  • Knowledge and experience with process simulation (Aspen Engineering Suite) and engineering applications (Comos FEED, SmartPlant P&ID) is preferred but not required
  • MS and/or PhD in Chemical Engineering (preferred)
  • Professional Engineering license (preferred)
  • Coordinate and provide process engineering support to capital investment projects or process improvement projects
  • Coordinate and support conceptual (FEL 2 leading to +/- 25 percent estimate), basic (FEL 3 leading to +/- 10 percent cost estimate), and detailed engineering phases as well as construction and commissioning during investment projects
  • Prepare, review, and approve process engineering deliverables for investment projects (e.g., PFDs, P&IDs, Equipment Specifications)
  • Act in assigned roles within capital investment projects (e.g., Lead Process Engineer or Process Engineer)
  • Lead, influence, and support process engineering teams (up to five engineers) including client’s employees and contract resources

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