KBR Chemicals Process Manager in Houston, Texas

Title: Chemicals Process Manager

Location: US-US-TX-Houston

Job Number: 1075947


When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 34,000 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.

Position Title:

Chemicals Process Manager

Position Description/Job Responsibilities

Functional job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Responsible for study, design, and specification and services related to process plants such as ammonia, ethylene, mineral processing, specialty chemicals, refined products, oil and gas production, forest products and water. Responsible for heat and material balance, the development of process flow diagrams, piping and instrument diagrams, system design parameters, and design or rating of equipment and apparatus such as heat exchangers, vessels, reactors, etc.

Under broad direction, supervises and leads a group of engineers. Sets the technical standards and procedures of a group of engineers and designers. Conducts various aspects of performance management such as performance appraisal or counseling of employees with behavior or technical performance problems and assists in the interviewing, hiring, and assignment of new personnel in the discipline. Job role is responsible for a measurable asset such as an assigned staff and budget. Administrative or supervisory responsibilities at this level include tactical responsibility for supervising engineers on all projects requiring this discipline.


The candidate should have demonstrated a high level of initiative, innovation and have the ability to analyze and provide design solutions and technology improvements. Operations and field troubleshooting experience will also be highly desirable.

Must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in chemical engineering and a minimum of twenty (25) years of experience in executing projects covering major chemicals technologies (methanol, alpha olefins, aromatics, aniline, polyethylene, polypropylene, etc.).

At least ten of those years must be in a process manager role with a successful history of project execution and client satisfaction. Incumbents at this level will usually hold a certification as a Licensed/Chartered Professional Engineer.



KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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