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Senior Scientist, Process Design Package Development

Houston, Texas, United States (on-site)
20 days ago


Engineer, PDP Development

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PDP Development


Houston, TX

 Chemistry that Matters™

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!

As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.

Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.

It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. We are mindful about the importance of the team we are building and how our team members impact to our culture.   We believe that good ideas come from anywhere, being inclusive to diverse perspectives is stimulating, encourages innovation and is critical to our mission. Let us explore this together!

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Job Summary

Building, Develop and maintaining the capability to create and deliver Process Design Packages (PDPs) for SABIC owned and/or developed technologies starting from the Definition of Technology (DOTs) provided by BU T&Is. 

How You Can Be the Impact

  • Develop Process Design Packages for all SABIC proprietary technologies utilizing internal resources and capabilities. This requires working closely with BU T&Is and Licensing Out Department to prepare the needed packages.
  • Develop and maintain state of the art tools and industrial best design practices in Process Separations, Reaction Engineering, Fluid Mechanics and Mixing, Solids & Fluidization, Heat Transfer and Process Modeling. Deploy such expertise across SABIC through training and/or Communities of Practitioners.
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of engineering codes & standards, best practices, SABIC Engineering Standards in process engineering discipline.
  • Demonstrate technical knowledge of process engineering such as equipment design, engineering software & calculation to be able to support the team in design, engineering deliverables and equipment supplier evaluation and display basic knowledge to develop/review engineering drawings/equipment datasheets.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of value engineering, other applicable value improvement processes and best practices relevant to process engineering discipline, propose ideas/suggestions during various stages of project, and evaluate them. 
  • Show in-depth understanding of the hazardous and toxic chemical properties of current processes and participate in developing required mitigation actions. Demonstrates strong knowledge in relief devices design by analyzing relief scenarios and load calculation for plant safety. 
  • Demonstrate thorough technical knowledge of data centric engineering software to digitize deliverables including review and approvals. Utilize technical expertise to coach/teach with the purpose of developing others. 
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of capex cost estimation terminology, methods and tools to estimate cost as per SABIC requirements for projects. Able to estimate total installed cost for the project with right assumptions and generate reports. 


What Matters to SABIC

  • Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering field
  • At least 7-11 years of experience in process engineering & technologies
  • IP knowledge
  • Good knowledge of PP Technology
  • Possess high project management skills
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, communication, commitment skills & Passion for details

 Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • This position is eligible for Visa Sponsorship

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70624785
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Houston, Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Senior Scientist, Process Design Package Development
  • Company Name For Job: Sabic
  • Industry: Chemical
  • Job Function: Engineering
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Degree Required: Bachelors
  • Min Experience: 7-10 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%

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