Process Engineer

at Monolith

Your role

The Process Engineer is responsible for the development and optimization of Monolith's carbon black manufacturing process. They serve as technical lead for monitoring and improving plant operations to reduce process upsets and achieve the business goals of the company.  They work with all areas of the company to develop operational plans as well as support the execution of these plans.

You will


  • Collect data required to make improvements and/or modifications
  • Own process performance and monitoring
  • Develop tools and metrics that drive successful operation and process improvement
  • Investigate, troubleshoot, and resolve plant/process problems
  • Coordinate with Operations, Maintenance, Contractors, Logistics, R&D and other parts of the company
  • Ensure safe working conditions and compliance with health and safety 
  • Interface with clients, suppliers, contractors and relevant authorities
  • Understand and ensure compliance with relevant health and safety regulations
  • Develop detailed plans
  • Manage small projects to support process improvement
  • Perform other duties as needed.


You have

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from an accredited university
  • Three years of experience in plant operations, or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the job duties and responsibilities.


  • Strong safety track record
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to take ownership and take pride in work
  • A strong understanding of plant operations (chemical processing, oil & gas, or solids handling experience preferred)
  • Advanced computer skills, MS Office (including Project and Visio), Python, Chemical Process Simulation Software, AutoCAD
  • Proven leadership skills (teamwork environment, takes direction)
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to multitask in fast paced environment with competing deadlines
  • Experience as a problem solver; able to troubleshoot equipment problems under pressure
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Experience with the following equipment: Pumps, Heat Exchangers, Blowers, Fans, Air Compressors, Bag Filters, Boilers, Tanks, Vessels (pressure and non-pressure), Bucket Elevators, Screw Conveyors, Dryers, Transmitters (temperature, flow, pressure), Load Cells, Mass flow meters, Classifiers, Grinders, other common chemical and petrochemical equipment

You are

  • Committed to our values
    • Safety matters most
    • Solve the impossible, embrace reality
    • People make the difference
    • Think like a team
    • Decisions drive results
    • Generosity of spirit
    • Enjoy the ride


Work Environment


Work will be performed within an operating plant environment. The majority of time will be spent in a controlled environment but work in an outdoor operating plant during all seasons is required.  The plant is a 24 hour 7 day a week operations facility requiring some off hour support.

Position based in Hallam, NE. Minimal travel required.




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