Job Description


We are looking for world-class talent to join our team as a Production Engineer.  As a leader in the chemistry sector, Westlake Corporation represents a new kind of chemistry company; one that works to responsibly harness applied chemistry to solve common problems, improve everyday life and drive human progress. Westlake Corporation is a leading North American manufacturer of two integrated chemical product lines and chlorovinyls.  Blending a strong, downstream building products business with core materials capabilities, Westlake Corporation delivers life-enhancing benefits. Westlake Corporation's chemical products can be found in high performance plastics, pulp and paper production, packaging, chemical intermediates, pharmaceuticals, medical and agricultural applications and paints, acrylics and varnishes. With its scale and resources, Westlake Corporation is committed to being a leader in sustainable practices, a responsible environmental steward, and a force for progress.


May include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ensure compliance with Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security policies
  • Monitor operating parameters and troubleshoot as needed
  • Develop, track and communicate Operational KPIs
  • Coordinate Unit Management of Change activities
  • Assist in development and tracking of Expense and Capital budgets
  • Participate in Turnaround Planning, Process Hazard Analysis, ISO activities, Incident Investigation, and other activities as appropriate
  • Identify and execute continuous improvement opportunities
  • Review, develop, and create Standard Operating Procedures
  • Interface with Process Controls, Process Engineering, EHS, and other support groups


  • B.S. degree in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical) required.
  • Minimum of 5 year of experience preferred.
  • Power Plant experience desired.
  • Power Generation plant experience desired with applicable equipment (e.g. turbine - generator, boiler, auxiliaries, etc.)
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, Aspen Process Explorer, and SAP
  • Work well in a team environment, balance and prioritize multiple projects, and be able to provide effective technical presentations.
  • Basic understanding of process equipment design including pumps, heat exchangers, vessels, etc.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Successful candidates must satisfy background screening, including motor vehicle record screening, drug testing & pre-employment physical requirements before starting work.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as normally based in an office.  Some of the work may be required in the operating units which can require usage of required PPE including safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.  May also result in exposure to outside elements and may require usage of stairs and elevators.  Travel including air travel or auto travel may occasionally be required.

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