SABIC Project Development Engineer in Mt. Vernon, Indiana

Position Title Project Development Engineer

Auto Req ID 8582BR

Relocation Assistance Yes

Region/Pole Americas

Functional Work Area Engineering

Job Purpose & Responsibilities Role Purpose:

SABIC is seeking high energy, goal-focused individuals who are proactive in problem solving and have the leadership and communication skills needed to help a diversified global business achieve its goals. Successful candidates will work in manufacturing engineering and interface with R&D, Finance, Operations, Projects and Commercial teams to drive projects engineering work from conceptual design to commissioning at the Mount Vernon site.

Major responsibilities include:

Project lead for front-end development of projects.

Prepares AFE package for Capital project budget funding.

Conduct design review meetings to consolidate and align the technical comments.

Manage assigned project scope, cost, schedule, quality, risk, procurement, communication, and integration.

Work with Business Planning on project justification and ensure justification of project is calibrated.

Prepare monthly status reports.

Initiate Management of Change (MOC) where required.

Conduct project appraisal sessions for closed projects to capture the investment management lessons learned.

Verify option identification & down select, design basis development and front-end engineering for minor and major capital projects.

Flexible to respond to unit and capital project support needs as priorities change with specific business needs.

Assure that all applicable local, national, and international general, engineering, technical, safety, and environmental standards are implemented to project.

Assist E&PM during the FEED and E&PC phases of a project.

Support project SHE reviews, Value Engineering, and applicable PHA.

Requirements Education/Experience Requirements:

Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

At least 5 years experience in an operating chemical company

Demonstrated ability to effectively interface with Operators, Mechanics, Supervisors, R&D and Management to complete projects and tasks on time and on budget to meet the business objectives.

Self-motivated with the ability to originate and facilitate the rollout of new ideas.

Proven ability to step up and take ownership of specific team efforts.

Proven ability to proactively champion technical issues and see them through to completion.

Proven ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously.

Demonstrated good written and oral communication skills.

Strong ability to work well with cross-functional teams.

Proven ability to lead teams and projects often in high profile situations.

Proven ability to plan and organize projects from inception to start up.

Eligibility Requirements:

You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the apply online option on this page.

You must be 18 years or older

You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process

You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Desired Skill Desired Skills:

Experience in multiple of the following areas:

Knowledge of various kinds of project disciplines and expertise in project management.


Fluid Flow including powder transfer

Heat transfer


Centrifugation and separation

Solids handling and Mixing

Polymer processing.

Country United States of America

City Mt. Vernon

State/Province Indiana (IN)


Weve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, youre the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.

At SABIC, we know that our success depends on your success. Were committed to nurturing your talent, to help you achieve both your career ambitions and life goals. Weve created tailored training and development programs for our employees which are among the best in the petrochemical industry. This is not a job where you dream about the weekend. This is a job where you dream about how you can change things for the better, for everyone. And this is a company where your dreams can be realized, where your ideas can be made reality, and where what you make can make a difference.

SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the worlds water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.

Operating in the Americas since 1987, SABIC employs over 5,000 people and operates from 17 office locations and 17 manufacturing sites and technology and innovation centers in Exton, PA; Houston, TX; Mt. Vernon, IN; and Selkirk, NY.

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a persons race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Disclaimers (USA):

SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.