Chemical Engineer

The Chemical Engineer plays a vital role in developing new products and providing quality assurance and improvement for existing ones. He/She conducts research for new development and also monitors and troubleshoots current manufacturing processes. In addition to efficiency and innovation, he/she must prioritize safety and legal compliance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Works closely with process chemists and control engineers to ensure the process plant is set up to provide maximum output levels and efficient running of the production facility
  • Uses scientific principles related to magnitude, momentum, heat transfer etc
  • Improves manufacturing processes by performing comprehensive evaluation of processes, materials and equipment and identifying areas and methods of improvement
  • Performs chemical analysis and physical property testing of materials and products.
  • Uses scientific and engineering principles to research, develop and manufacture chemicals, drugs, fuels, food and a wide range of other products
  • Ensures that equipment works to its specification and to appropriate capacities
  • Supervises and directs laboratory technicians and other personnel in conducting research and testing, placing and adjusting equipment and implementing process changes
  • Evaluates current processes and develops improvements to safety, quality, and efficiency.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and other related fields
  • Proven experience of working in the chemical engineering field
  • Three to five years’ experience in a production or research environment
  • Must have obtained license as a Chemical Engineer
  • Strong understanding of chemistry, mathematics, biology, and engineering principles
  • Familiarity with polymerization processes

Skills needed for this role

The Chemical Engineer must be knowledgeable, communicative, observant, organized, and committed to reaching project goals. He/She should also possess strong interpersonal, time management, and presentation skills. He/She must have a profound understanding of engineering principles and mathematics, analytical and problem-solving ability.

Career Level

Licensed Professional

Job Specializations

Engineering, Chemical