Process Engineer - Blue Ammonia

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Information

  • Location: Donaldsonville, Louisiana

  • Business Area: Engineering and Engineering Services

  • Schedule: Full Time

At CF Industries, our mission is to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world sustainably. Our employees are focused on safe and reliable operations, environmental stewardship, and disciplined capital and corporate management. By joining CF, you will be part of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver important work and you’ll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different areas.  You’ll take pride in working for a company that lives its values and where you can be yourself at work, as part of an authentic team that encourages you to share your views and opinions.  Our eight manufacturing complexes in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, an unparalleled storage, transportation and distribution network in North America, and logistics capabilities enabling a global reach underpin our strategy to leverage our unique capabilities to accelerate the world’s transition to clean energy.

Function:

Engineering and Engineering Services

Job Summary:

Provides process engineering oversight to develop a safe, efficient, reliable, and environmentally friendly Blue Ammonia facility. Work should be completed independently utilizing internal and external resources to provide solutions meeting stakeholder needs, consistent with acceptable engineering and general design practices. Responsible for process design of new operating site, while duplicating the performance of the reference plant in Donaldsonville and mechanical design to the extent feasible. Process engineering and operational knowledge combined with excellent communications with Operations, Project Engineering, and Management will be key to success in this role.

Job Description:

Major Responsibilities

Project Development

  • Prepare and review documents including PFDs, P&IDs, scopes of work, and equipment specifications for project execution to ensure they are suitable for routine operations
  • Review engineering contractor equipment/piping sizing and calculations to ensure systems integrate successfully and function properly in operation
  • Review detailed process data on critical equipment to ensure suitability to meet new facility goals
  • Personally review construction documentation prepared by outside engineering firms and vendors for compliance with project specifications, constructability, and operability.
  • Maintain open and ongoing communication with supervision and Engineering on status and progress of work on assigned projects.
  • Continuously control changes to the original design and obtain management approval for any deviations.
  • Provide primary data and support to environmental permitting activities
  • Provide detailed engineering support and monitor/expedite assigned jobs through the project controls process to ensure timely execution
  • Maintain a professional working relationship with all departments

Operations

  • Work with Operations to develop procedures, pre-commissioning plants, and safely startup the facility.
  • Provide process technical expertise, troubleshooting, data analysis, and technical support
  • Complete performance evaluations and generate recommendations to resolve identified problems found in the design of process equipment including compressors, turbines, heat exchangers, absorbers, strippers, boilers, combustion equipment, and reactors
  • Evaluate and participate in the development of potential capital improvement projects to increase production capacity, improve energy efficiency, and enhance EHS performance

Environmental Health and Safety

  • Participate in design reviews, HAZOPs, LOPAs, model reviews, and other analysis with the engineering firms in US, Germany, and India
  • Participate in EHS risk assessment for the project
  • Support the corporate EHS Policy and Programs by incorporating the applicable requirements into designs and continually evaluate ways to improve site safety
  • Actively practice environmental, health, and safety activities associated with individualized job functions

Supervisory Relationships:

  • Position Reports To: Site Project Director

Incumbent Attributes: 

  • Education: BS in Chemical Engineering from an ABET accredited university
  • Years of experience: 5+ years in some combination of operations or engineering at CF, a comparable chemical manufacturing company or an appropriate engineering and technology services provider.
  • 3 or more years of experience with capital project development and/or execution preferred
  • Ammonia process engineering experience required, experience with TKIS technology preferred
  • 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 erection, commissioning, startups, shutdowns, upsets, equipment inspections, catalyst reductions, and turnarounds.
  • Willingness to relocate nearby the project site
  • Must be able to acquire Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC)
  • Ability to prove drug and alcohol free at random or for cause

What We Offer

You’ll enjoy competitive compensation, consisting of base pay plus an incentive program available to all full-time employees, and a comprehensive benefits package including high-quality healthcare options, a well-being incentive program, 401k, life and disability insurance, generous time off (with time off to volunteer) and much more! Additionally, we offer several Flexible Work Arrangements to support a healthy work-life balance.

 

You will be part of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver important work, and you’ll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different areas.  You’ll take pride in working for a company that lives its values and gain a sense of fulfillment knowing that you’re working with purpose, to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world sustainably.

  • CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.  

 

Pay Transparency

https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

FMLA:

https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf

 

Employee Polygraph Protection Act

https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf

 

 

If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at CF Industries, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 847-405-2400 or contact us at cfhire@cfindustries.com.

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