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Process/Project Engineer

at SNF Holding Company

Posted: 8/26/2019
Job Reference #: 426

Job Description


SNF Flopam, a subsidiary of SNF Holding Company, is currently seeking a Process & Project Engineer (Engineer II or Sr Engineer).  SNF Flopam is a growing state of the art facility located in Plaquemine, Louisiana with multiple operating units no older than 9 years.  The position will report to Engineering Manager with mentoring from a Senior Project Engineer.   The first responsibility is executing projects ($50k to $5M) within the budget and schedule according to internal expectations. The second responsibility is the process engineering related to capital projects and continuous plant improvements. 


  • Project management including development of specifications, bid packages, review of drawings, oversight of contractors, budgeting, and scheduling.

  • Development of individual project requirements (Scope of Work) based on input for local and corporate requirements, potential cost savings, increased uptime, etc.

  • Development of material and energy balances, sizing and specification of equipment, piping, and valves as related to existing processes and new projects.

  • Leadership of commissioning activities related to new installations, including Management of Change and Pre-Start-up Safety Reviews

  • Teamwork with all internal and external customers in the troubleshooting of technical issues of existing processes, often with some insight necessary from other locations.

  • Troubleshooting and modification of DCS programming


These experiences are deemed to be beneficial in order of importance, but not necessarily all essential:


  • Engineering of processes handling a variety of liquids and solids.

  • Management of multiple projects.

  • Use of relevant codes and standards (RAGAGEPs).

  • Engineering of processes handling flammable and combustible liquids

  • Engineering of process utilities

  • Knowledge of PSM, environmental and other regulatory requirements

  • Interaction with maintenance personnel

  • Construction oversight and confirmation

  • Plant commissioning

  • Knowledge of instrumentation

  • Yokogawa VP or other control system troubleshooting, and programming

  • French language

  • SAP – Project Systems


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with the right experience

  • 3-10 years of relevant project experience in the chemical process industry.

  • Comfortable with occasional foreign travel (France, China).