Dow Chemical Analyzer Systems Engineer in Freeport, Texas

Dow Chemical’s Analytical Technology Center has an exciting opportunity for an Analyzer Systems Engineer. The successful candidate would join a global team of Analyzer Engineers and Technicians involved in the execution of some of the industry’s largest process analytical projects. The successful candidate would initially be focused on projects located at Dow’s U.S. Gulf Coast sites.

The purpose of this role is to lead the following critical activities at Dow’s Texas Operations (Freeport, TX):

Lead execution of process analytical projects with capital equipment costs ranging from $ .5 MM to $ 30.0 MM. Typical responsibilities include development of:

  • Specification packages for process analyzers and associated infrastructure

  • Capital equipment cost estimates

  • C&SU (commissioning and start-up) schedules and resourcing plans for internal and external C&SU resources

  • Input to P&ID development to accurately represent process analytical systems

  • Input to project scheduling activities as relevant to process analytical milestones

  • Management of process analytical suppliers to include factory acceptance testing activities

  • Initiation of peer reviews of process analytical engineering documents for major capital projects.

  • Represent the Process Analytical discipline within the other engineering disciplines involved in the design of the facility, such as Instrumentation, Electrical and Civil, reviewing designs, installation details and communications requirements.

In addition to the project lead role the successful candidate would be expected to be serve as a subject matter expert in one or more analytical technology areas such as sample system design, spectroscopy, wet chemistry, emissions monitoring or gas chromatography.

Required Qualifications:

  • Some experience in laboratory, project or process analyzer engineering

  • Demonstrated knowledge of various process analytical techniques in one or more of the following:

o Spectroscopy (IR, UV-vis)

o Separations (liq or gas)

o Wet Chemistry (TOC, titrations, etc)

o Sample Conditioning Systems

o Gas chromatographs; spectrometers; total organic carbon analyzers; zirconia, TDL and paramagnetic oxygen analyzers and other continuous gas analyzers and sample conditioning systems

  • Ability to apply methodical troubleshooting methods to identify the root cause of a problem or issue

  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills- able to work with large cross-functional teams

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • 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.


Minimum of B.S. degree in sciences or engineering is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years’ experience in laboratory, project or process analyzer engineering on major capital projects is preferred

  • Strong command of on-line spectroscopic technology to include: non-dispersive and dispersive spectroscopic technologies, tunable diode laser and related skills such as chemometric modeling.

  • Six sigma certification or equivalent

  • Advanced degree in the physical sciences or engineering (Ph.D. or M.S.)

  • About Dow *

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at .

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • 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

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity 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 , you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.


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