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Dow Chemical Run Plant Engineer - Energy Environmental Operations - Utilities Distribution in Orange, Texas

Run Plant Engineer - Energy Environmental Operations - Utilities Distribution

At a glance

Position:Run Plant Engineer - Energy Environmental Operations - Utilities Distribution

Primary locationOrange (TX, USA), Texas, United States of America

Schedule:Full time

Date Posted:Thu, 23 Jun 2022

Job Number:R2033382


Our purpose

Join a team that’s passionate about partnership. With careers at Dow , we take time to explore questions and talk to each other. We love to learn. Our people are driven by limitless curiosity.

We are an innovative, customer centric, inclusive, and sustainable materials science company.

  • Employing 36,500 individuals

  • Across 109 manufacturing sites

  • In over 31 countries

Our portfolio of products and solutions ( include:

Plastics: With new technology trends, our plastic additives can be experienced in many everyday items including vinyl, blow-molding bottles, film, rigid containers, PVC plastics, siding, decks and rails, foam pipes and profile formulations, window frames and high-efficiency lubricants.

Industrial intermediates: As the product of a reaction that is beneficial when used as a precursor chemical for another product, industrial intermediates can take on many shapes and forms. Ours are used in home comfort and appliance, building and construction, adhesives, and lubricants, and more.

Coatings: Whether it’s a water-based coating or solvent-based coating, a thin film is deposited on materials to enhance specific properties such as enhanced performance, durability, aesthetics, and sustainability.

Silicone businesses: Our silicone-based materials can withstand more demanding applications, from those operating at extreme temperatures, to those under harsh environmental conditions for long periods of time.

Learn more about our partnerships, collaborations, and innovations on LinkedIn (@Dow) or Twitter (@DowNewsroom). We make diversity and inclusion ( a priority—because sharing our perspectives and building on each other’s ideas will drive innovation. Could you imagine yourself in a place like this?

Dow has an exciting opportunity for a Water Distribution Production Engineer at their Sabine River Operations site located in Orange, TX .

About you:

The Water Distribution Production Engineer role serves as a technical resource for the Energy, & Environmental (EEO) Operations team by applying technical skills to continuously identify improvement opportunities, optimization and increased reliability.

The intent of this role is to provide a technical resource to work with personnel from Environmental Operations and the various Water Distribution users and producers.

Also, you will complete each of the following tasks:

  • Understand and become a subject matter expert for all Water Distribution assets, controls, and operating conditions.

  • Ensure process control and operating conditions EEO Utilities distribution are optimized to most effectively and reliably provide the users

  • Provide technical assistance for the Water Distribution assets to stakeholders

  • Works closely with the operations team leveraging their problem solving skills and technical expertise.

  • Elevates and appropriately applies knowledge of the technology referencing historical data and conferring with Technology Center or other subject matter experts (SMEs).

  • Partners with experts to perform advanced troubleshooting and improve and document operating discipline.

  • Understands why specific procedure steps and precautions are needed and keeps a strong field presence to reinforce the importance.

  • Conducts daily review of logbook to better understand the plant operation and stay engaged with daily activities.

  • Responds urgently to plant issues and emergencies.

  • Acts as a unit technical expert during unplanned events and drives implementation of effective corrective and preventative actions.

  • Ensures compliance with plant operating permits. Understands site integration and provides input to optimize the overall system.

  • Network with other engineers onsite and within the global businesses to leverage knowledge on plant and pipeline operations.

  • Coordinate with and ensure partner plants and key stakeholders are adequately informed of all pipeline work and projects that will affect them.

  • Serve as Process Knowledgeable Person on Plant Assessment Team including ensuring compliance for all GMISS inspections, driving alignment of GMISS and IMP inspection work, and managing the implementation of recommendations.

  • Participate and/or lead HAZOP reviews, as necessary.

  • Conduct Root Cause Investigations on unplanned events according to the RCI Trigger Criteria

  • Work to ensure operating procedures and pipeline outage job plans are valid and up to date.

    Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required.

  • Essential functions of this position may require, among other things, that the employee use particular types of equipment -- such as on-site safety equipment that has specific weight limitations whereby the individual’s own weight, plus the weight of tools and other items and materials, must not exceed a certain threshold. (For example, some types of safety equipment may be rated for a maximum weight limit of 300 pounds total.) In the event a job offer for this position were (conditionally) extended and provides for a pre-employment medical examination, the individual will be appropriately evaluated in regard to their ability to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-years or more of manufacturing, engineering, or relevant experience preferred.

    Your skills, knowledge, and abilities include:

  • Being proficient in Microsoft applications, such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

  • Demonstrating competencies in the areas of self-leadership, initiative, teamwork, and interpersonal effectiveness.

  • Ensuring a safe work environment by working safely and, complying with environmental, health and safety standards.

  • Strong work ethic and being able to remain productive in an empowered team environment.

    Additional notes

  • This position does not offer relocation assistance.

  • No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Dow Offers:

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visitwww.dow.comor follow@DowNewsroom ( on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available

Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.