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Senior Process Engineer


Georgia-Pacific, LLC is seeking a Senior Process Engineer for Albany / Eugene, OR. The role will collaborate with a variety of departments to resolve issues and drive innovation, efficiency, and safety excellence. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Support the early development of project ideas and scope development in a chemical plant environment for capital and non-capital improvements. 
  • Provide documentation of process design criteria. 
  • Develop process flow diagrams, material and energy balances, piping and instrument diagrams, functional specifications for process controls, and major equipment specifications. 
  • Use critical & economic thinking, the challenge process, and team collaboration to resolve issues and drive innovation, efficiency, and safety excellence. 
  • Provide leadership in the operation of a new technology where chemical engineering knowledge is crucial for establishing safe and reliable operations. 
  • Provide training to the operating and maintenance staff.  (travel to the plant that is installing the technology)
  • Furnish startup support at the plant site for major projects until the operating plant can safely operate the new units. 
  • Act as the technical lead during startup.
  • Use organization and planning skills to execute tasks in a timely, purposeful, and orderly fashion.
  • Use critical thinking, processes, and collaboration to troubleshoot equipment and machinery.
  • Use engineering skills to evaluate the application of a new technology to different types of manufacturing plants. Assist in the transfer of the technology to the user plant

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Experience communicating with operators and plant personnel in production, process trouble shooting, and process design
  • Experience developing detailed process Scopes of Work
  • Experience working independently and with multi-discipline teams
  • Experience performing and documenting process calculations, including, but not limited to: hydraulics, pneumatics, heat transfer, and material/energy balance
  • Development of Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs), and Process Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Process equipment sizing and specifications of pumps, piping, storage tanks, heat exchangers, control valves, transmitters (level, pressure, flow)
  • Development of equipment datasheets and instrumentation specifications
  • Presentation of work results to management 
  • Equipment installation, commissioning, and start up
  • Willing and able to travel up to an average of 35%.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Master’s Degree or higher
  • Ten (10) or more years’ experience in chemical engineering
  • Experience managing projects
  • Chemical engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication skills


Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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