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Technology Engineer

Company: Axens North America
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAxens has an opening in the Houston office, for a technology engineer with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and minimum 3 years experience in the petroleum refining or petrochemical fields.Position responsibilities include: - Analyzing and monitoring the performance of current operating units in the areas of FCC Naphtha Post Treatment, Naphtha Hydrotreatment, Benzene Saturation and Isomerization-Creating technical proposals for clients on FCC Naphtha Post Treatment, Naphtha Hydrotreatment, Benzene Saturation and Isomerization units including yields, utility, preliminary equipment sizing estimates, process plant cost estimates and economic evaluations- Supporting process design group and in particular providing expert basis for design- Providing and leading field-based technical support in the areas of equipment readiness, inspections, catalyst loading, catalyst activation, catalyst regeneration, commissioning and start-up assistance for Axens licensed units and Axens catalyst supplied units in refinery application- Providing client training as required including the preparation of training materials and testing of Standard Operator Training Simulators-Providing marketing support by presenting marketing materials and authoring papers-Identifying and quantifying benefits brought by new technologies and catalysts as well as developing innovative solutions to improve performance of existing units through operational changes and revampsRequirements include: -Experience in hydrotreating technology-Experience with unit monitoring and field support-Must have a willingness to work flexible hours and travel as required-Must have excellent computer skills particularly in Excel and simulation programs (especially PRO II/ProVision)-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Preferred skills include: - Experience in Catalyst performance modeling is a plus.- Experience in basic process design and project engineering is a plus.- Experience giving public presentations and/or developing papers for publication is a plus.- Fluency in Spanish is a plus.Competencies

  • Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Tech Savvy: Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications
  • Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.
  • Self- Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.
  • Optimizes Work Processes: Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Manages Complexity: Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes-contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people.
  • Instills Trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm. EEO STATEMENT Note: Axens NA is an EEO employer We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.E-Verify Axens NA participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program

Keywords: Axens North America, Houston , Technology Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Houston, Texas

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