Process Engineer | Chemical Recruiter | Process Engineering Recruiter

Kappa Search Inc. is a technical recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement. One of our clients, an international leader in the chemical industry, is currently recruiting for process engineers with chemical processing expertise.


  • Will perform petrochemical process design work as required to produce design packages working as a member of a design team and perform studies relating to revamp of existing processing units.
  • Participate in the maintenance and development of design tools and documentation.
  • Decision making includes the use of sound engineering judgment where necessary as well as routine issues / problems.
  • Creation of the basic design engineering package for technology customer projects.
  • Provide Sales Support assistance as assigned.
  • Run process simulation tools for design and alternate cases.
  • Size process piping and run hydraulics.
  • Develop project specifications including all major equipment.
  • Coordinate the development of the PFD and P&ID flow diagrams.
  • Complete assigned design work per the agreed budget and schedule.



• Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
• Minimum of 8 years chemical engineering experience including a minimum of 5 years proven process design experience(Define/Scope/Execute)
• Minimum of 2 years experience with each of the following: leading projects, utilization of process simulation tools such as Aspen or Unisim, process safety, and performing economic analysis
• Minimum of 1 year of equipment sizing experience

Additional Qualifications:

• Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
• Familiarity with chemical plant control system (DCS) and advanced process control
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Able to manage multiple priorities
• Ability to work effectively with individuals in a matrix organization
• Ability to define strategy and develop creative solutions
• Demonstrated ability to positively influence others to drive results
• Demonstrated modeling and simulation experience
• Ability to analyze complex technical issues and develop engineering solutions
• Basic understanding of control schemes and advanced process control strategies
• Master’s Degree a plus
• Six Sigma certification