The Bergaila Companies

Chemical Manufacturing Engineer

Posted Date 6 days ago(4/11/2024 1:45 PM)
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Opportunity Snapshot:

  • Compensation: $145-155K/year
  • Location: Pasadena, TX
  • Assignment Duration: Direct hire position
  • Work Schedule: M-F / 40 hours+
  • Benefits: Comprehensive benefits provided by Client upon hire


  • Oversee day-to-day production of technical acryl acid (tAA) and glacial acrylic acid (gAA) at desired customer quality and specifications. Assist 2EHA Operations Leader in overseeing day-to-day production of 2-ethylhexylacrylate (2EHA)
  • Ensure operation of plant and related utilities is within all safety, environmental and permit specifications. Support implementation of HES best practices
  • Ensure that assigned processes operate to desired efficiency and reliability. Monitor and track key performance indicators and take actions to maintain or improve them, as appropriate
  • Troubleshoot assigned processes and computer control system (DCS and SIS), as problems arise.  Assist in developing scope for and implementing new capital projects.  Develop control schemes, graphics, etc. for DCS and SIS
  • Oversee operator activities to ensure efficient and effective production activities
  • Support and develop cost saving projects
  • Support the Shift Supervisors during daily and upset plant conditions
  • Coordinate analytical needs between Operations and the Laboratory
  • Initiate Management-of-Change (MOC) documents, within scope of responsibility
  • Assist the Production Manager with production accounting activities as-needed
  • Lead Alarm Management program activities, for assigned units
  • Support the Production Manager and perform duties of Production Manager in his/her absence
  • Work closely with the Operations Specialist for all day-to-day operational support and troubleshooting activities
  • Loss control responsibilities include: conducting inspections and audits related to the Loss Control program as assigned, participating in Hazard Reviews as needed, recommending safety improvements, completion of safety action items as assigned, completing required regulatory training, and compliance with all applicable regulations


  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering (minimum)
  • Minimum of five years' experience in engineering in a chemical manufacturing environment
  • Able to work independently, self-starter; team player with a positive attitude
  • Strong multi-tasking ability; able to handle multiple projects and meet commitments.
  • DCS programming skills, Visual Basic, or similar programming language
  • Proven process engineering technical skills in sizing valves, pumps, flow meters, piping, and similar chemical processing equipment


The Bergaila Way:


The Bergaila Companies is a nationally recognized leader in providing staffing services to all sectors of the energy industry. We continually focus on partnering with talented professionals, engineering the perfect fit between our clients and employees. Choosing a career path with Bergaila grants you immediate access to nationally recognized organizations we partner with. Bergaila consistently attracts and retains its Employees with our dedicated internal service team, top tier benefits programs for contractors and their families, and commitment to place you in the desired career of your choice.


Client Overview:


Our Client manufactures chemicals used in the production in thousands of everyday household items such as hand lotion, detergent, shampoo and artistic paints.  Our Client is also proud to work closely with the surrounding communities to prepare for and respond to natural disasters or accidents before they arise.


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