Process Engineer

CF Industries is a global leader in transforming natural gas into nitrogen. The chemical processes we use ensure we have the nitrogen we need to support life on earth - from fertilizer that feeds the crops that feed the world to products that remove harmful emissions from industrial activities. Through our nine world-class manufacturing complexes and best-in-class distribution system, we serve agricultural and industrial customers. We invite you to be a part of our nearly 3,000 employees making a difference every day.?


AH0164AF1 Process Engineering


Engineering and Engineering Services

Job Summary:

Provides process engineering support to help maintain and enhance the safe, efficient, reliable, and environmentally friendly operation of the nitrogen fertilizer production units while maximizing production capacity. Works with other disciplines within the Engineering Department as well as, Operations, Maintenance and EHS to ensure solutions meet overall business objectives.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and report on plant operating performance of assigned units including overall plant efficiency, capacity, product yields, catalyst life, emissions, and process safety.? Collect field data as required to ensure accuracy of results.
  • Complete performance evaluations and generate recommendations to resolve identified problems found in process equipment including compressors, turbines, heat exchangers, absorbers, strippers, boilers, combustion equipment, and reactors.
  • Provide process optimization, troubleshooting, data analysis, and technical support to the operations organization.
  • Provide detailed engineering support and monitor / expedite assigned jobs through the Management of Change process to ensure timely execution.
  • Evaluate and participate in the development of potential capital improvement projects to increase production capacity, improve energy efficiency, and enhance EHS performance.
  • Prepare and review documents including PFDs, P&IDs, scopes of work, and equipment specifications to support capital improvement project budget authorization requests and approved project execution.? Provide detailed written justifications for management approval.
  • Review new operational procedures and conduct training for operations personnel for significant changes.
  • Participate in PHAs, LOPA studies, and incident investigations.
  • Identify and implement solutions to EHS related action items to meet schedule requirements.
  • Assist Maintenance and Operations during turnarounds by providing pre-turnaround process engineering recommendations, assisting in planning specialty work, performing equipment inspections related to process issues, monitoring equipment repairs that can affect the process, coordinating catalyst replacements, and assisting with plant restarts.
  • Continually evaluate ways to improve site safety.
  • Maintain a professional working relationship with all departments.

Internal Controls:

Understands and complies with established departmental processes and procedures designed to support internal controls efforts.? Identifies and brings to the attention of department management internal controls deficiencies.

Successful incumbents will have:

  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
  • Three or more years of engineering related experience in the oil, gas, or chemical manufacturing industry preferred.
  • Three or more years of experience with capital project development and/or execution preferred.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) required. Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with personnel of all backgrounds.
  • Ability and willingness to collect field data, enter process equipment for inspections, and otherwise work in an operating chemical facility environment.
  • Ability and willingness to work alternative shifts/schedules to support 24 hour/7 days per week operations during process unit startups, shutdowns, upsets, vessel inspections, and catalyst reductions.
  • Must be able to acquire Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC).
  • The ability to prove drug and alcohol free at random or for cause.
  • Submission of university transcript is required for those with less than four years of post-graduate experience

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