Dow Chemical Project Engineer in Seadrift, Texas

The Dow Chemical Company has an exciting and challenging opportunity within our Engineering Solutions Department for a Project Engineer located in Seadrift, TX. Project Engineering is a key leadership function in the design, procurement and construction of manufacturing facilities and their support facilities. The coordination of engineering, procurement and construction activities throughout the life of a project is assigned to the project engineer.

The Project Engineer will provide project leadership to the project team for the definition, detail engineering, procurement & construction of projects. The project engineer ensures that project scope, schedule & cost are clearly defined, closely coordinated & controlled. This role is leveraged across businesses and supports multiple projects in several production plants.

The Project Engineer, along with the Project Manager & others is an integral member of the Project Steering Team that develops & leads key project plans & strategies. Typically the person in this role will manage

several projects at one time.

The project engineer has two key roles:

  • Organizing and coordinating the engineering, procurement, and construction activities on a project.

  • Serving on the Project Steering Team to provide overall planning and organization and implementation leadership of the project throughout the development, design and construction of the project.


  • Support Global Project Methodology (GPM) on Small and Intermediate Capital Projects reporting to Engineering Solutions regional organization.

  • Provide leadership for the detail engineering, procurement, and construction team assigned to implement a project. This leadership ensures that project scope, schedule and cost are clearly defined, closely coordinated and controlled.

  • The Project Engineer, along with the Project Manager, Lead Process Engineer, and Lead Process Automation Engineer, is an integral member of the Project Steering Team that develops the initial Technology

  • Implementation and Project Execution Plan and is a key leader of strategic planning activities throughout the duration of the project.

  • Work closely with personnel in design, businesses (such as project manager, manufacturing representative, operations, etc.), and supporting functions.

  • Initiating and monitoring the Master Project Schedule, developing and updating the Project Execution Plan and Plan for Management and Control, coordinating all design and procurement activities, and delivering as-built closure documentation to support the plant operating discipline.

  • Providing day to day leadership in support of Dow Engineering Solutions goals and objectives.

  • Work very closely with the Project Manager and the Manufacturing Representative for the effective execution of the project.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience manufacturing or engineering is required.

  • Prior experience with Capital or Expense projects is required.

  • Strong ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects at one time is required.

  • Previous experience with effective project execution as measured by safety, schedule, cost, & client satisfaction is required.

  • Strong conflict resolution skills is required.

  • 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:

  • Project Manager, Manufacturing Representative, Project Engineering experience preferred, but not required.

  • Experience in the Chemical, Petrochemical, Oil and Gas or Energy is highly preferred, but not required

  • Six Sigma certification is valued, but not required.

  • Job experience in the area of design, procurement, & construction of projects is preferred, but not required.

  • Experienced with leading teams that have both face to face and virtual team members is preferred, but not required.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required with Mechanical or Chemical preferred.

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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