DuPont Process Engineer - Clean Technologies (Overland Park, KS) in Kansas City, Kansas

Process Engineer - Clean Technologies (Overland Park, KS) (Job Number: 017647W-01)


DuPont licenses several technologies to oil refiners worldwide and offers lifelong support for our customized products and services. From proposal, technology evaluation, and design through equipment fabrication, startup, and training, our support continues in reactor component replacements, repairs, process-critical equipment, revamps, optimization studies, and operator training programs.

The successful DuPont Clean Technologies Process Engineer candidate will be responsible for the development, design, and execution of multiple types of projects for both the STRATCO ® Alkylation technology and IsoTherming ® hydroprocessing technology which are both based in Overland Park, Kansas. Projects range from new grassroots designs to revamping existing units in order to increase capacity or process alternate feeds. Other forms of projects will include studies and unit optimizations as well as full unit modelling using dynamic simulators. The process engineer will be able to execute projects as a member/leader of a design team and collaborate with other departments to provide high quality deliverables on schedule at each phase of the project.

The process engineer will receive guidance from experienced engineers, technology experts, and direct mentors but is also encouraged to provide creative suggestions toward further increasing/improving DuPont’s subject matter expertise, products and services provided, as well as internal procedures and tools.

The process engineer is a customer facing role which includes travel domestically and internationally to attend kickoff meetings, PFD/P&ID reviews, HAZOP/SIL reviews at customer and/or EPC locations as well as provide support for unit startups, test runs, and operator training. With experience, the process engineer will present STRATCO ® and IsoTherming ® technologies at events and conferences to customers and other members of the industry.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemical Engineering from an accredited university

  • 2 – 5 years of process design experience, preferably in the refining industry

  • Experience with process design simulators such as Aspen HYSYS

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a team of engineers and across disciplines

  • Present technical capability with excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time

Special consideration will be given to candidate with:

  • Is experienced in alkylation and/or hydroprocessing technologies in either a design or operating capacity

  • Has exposure to programming in languages such as VBA and Java as well as database knowledge in Access/SQL

  • Is self-motivated with a desire to bring new ideas to the table with an ability to drive positive change

Primary Location: NA-United States-Kansas-Kansas City

Organization: Industrial Biosciences

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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