SABIC Process Engineer - Compounding in Ottawa, Illinois

Position Title Process Engineer - Compounding

Auto Req ID 8861BR

Relocation Assistance Yes

Region/Pole Americas

Functional Work Area Engineering

Job Purpose & Responsibilities SABIC Innovative Plastics is a world leader in providing engineering thermoplastic material solutions. We provide high-performance products used in thousands of applications worldwide and seek to consistently improve our manufacturing capabilities to meet high customer demand and standards. The Process Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the manufacturing assets and processes are optimized to achieve business needs.

Essential Functions (Responsibilities):

Evaluates Asset Availability data and generates specific reports that identify production performance improvement opportunities to be pursued by other work processes.

Identifies and communicates operating unit goals and technology plans with respect to health, safety, and environmental concerns, unit operations, and technical opportunities.

Selects, defines and schedules analysis of systems critical to business goals; collects relevant data on selected systems.

Leads the criticality review, determines the risk management strategy.

Monitors and analyzes the reliability program performance.

Establishes the root cause analysis (RCA) level criteria.

Requirements Qualifications/Requirements:

BS Engineering

Minimum of 3 years engineering experience.

Understanding of manufacturing operations, process equipment and technology.

Ability to use simple statistical tools for data analysis and apply probability, statistical, modeling and prediction reliability tools appropriately

Ability to use in depth analysis and structured methodology to identify the true root causes of a situation or event

Ability to listen generously and practice open advocacy.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to make relevant information known in a responsive and effective way.

Ability to collect relevant data, history trends, and process information, root cause analysis results, and other data to identify or troubleshoot process problems.

Ability to actively listen and see different perspectives.

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 Plastics Industry Experience

Six Sigma MAIC/DFSS trained

Green/Black Belt Certified

Country United States of America

City Ottawa

State/Province Illinois (IL)


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.