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Senior Process Engineer at Chemours

Senior Process Engineer

Chemours Parkersburg, WV Full-Time

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.

Senior Process Engineer - PTFE

The Chemours Washington Works facility located in Parkersburg, West Virginia - the first commercial producer of PTFE in the world - needs to fill a Senior Process Engineer position available due to retirement.  This is a highly visible, key role within the Company and the PTFE Team. This position will report to the PTFE Manufacturing Technology Manager.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

This role will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that has responsibility for Process Safety Management, day-to-day plant operations, new capital installation, new product commercialization and continuous improvement in our PTFE Polymerization area.

The PTFE Area includes areas that are designated as high hazard processes and requires Process Safety Management (PSM) excellence.  Unit operations in PTFE include pressure vessels, polymerization reactors, coagulation, drying, and liquid and solid transfer.

Specific items in the job scope:

  • Act as a lead Process Engineering resource.

  • Ensure that Process Safety Management principles are allied to all aspects of production, modification & improvement in the area

  • Recommend and implement solutions to drive continuous improvement.

  • Design and conduct process improvement tests in the plant

  • Leads and participate in Capital Programs to upgrade equipment.

  • Lead and participate in troubleshooting, as needed. 

  • Lead and participates in Incident Investigations.

  • Lead and Participates in Process Hazards Analyses.

  • Support customers and the Quality Management System

  • Provides Environmental reporting support.

  • Travel requirements are <10%.

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • A Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from an EBET accredited institution

  • Minimum of 4 years of engineering experience.

  • Minimum of 1 years in a Chemical Manufacturing Process.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of typical equipment used in a Chemical Plant (i.e. pumps, compressors, piping, valves, reactors, dryers, etc.).

  • Demonstrated ability to identify, prioritize and execute improvements that support the Business goals in Safety, Throughput & Cost.

  • Superior Oral and Written skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Willing and able to wear required PPE (personal protective equipment) such as steel toes, hard hat, Nomex, eye protection, respirators, etc.

  • Demonstrated understanding of OSHA 1910  (Process Safety Management).

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • A Masters degree in Chemical Engineering from an EBET accredited institution

  • 5 years of engineering experience.

  • 3+ years of experience in a High Hazard Chemical Manufacturing Process.

  • Experience leading/participating in Process Hazards Analyses.

  • Six Sigma Green Belt (or higher) Certification.

  • Experience with PTFE or other polymerization processes.


  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive Benefits Packages

  • 401(k) Match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Learning and Development Opportunities

  • Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

  • Company-paid Volunteer Days


We are driven by our purpose to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry.

Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch—in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications. We bring solutions that are better, safer, more reliable, and more sustainable, through the power of chemistry. 


We see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it. By taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture, our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves—at Chemours and in life.

The “ours” in Chemours represents everyone who works here. We’re thousands strong and always looking for the best and brightest to join our team.


Five fundamental, foundational values form the substructure of our culture as a multinational

corporation. They are core beliefs that guide and frame both our behaviors and our aspirations.

Our values are in part what differentiate us from others, making us uniquely Chemours.

They are—Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Collective Entrepreneurship,

Safety Obsession, and Unshakable Integrity. At Chemours, our values are where everything begins.

We were honored to be named a “Great Place to Work-Certified Company” for 2019-2020­—our second consecutive year. We were also proud to receive a Gold Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor’s HIRE VETS program in 2019.

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer

Chemours is an E-Verify employer

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say “We Are Living Chemistry”.

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