Process Engineer

Operations/Manufacturing Memphis, Tennessee



Location: Memphis, TN 

Language: English

Travel: Less than 10%


Process Engineer


Mission Statement:

Buckman is a privately held, global specialty chemical company with headquarters in Memphis, TN, USA, committed to safeguarding the environment, maintaining safety in the workplace, and promoting sustainable development. Buckman delivers exceptional service and innovative solutions to our customers globally in the pulp and paper, leather, and water treatment sectors to help boost productivity, reduce risk, improve product quality, and provide a measurable return on investment.


Position Summary:

The primary purpose of this role is to provide technical process engineering support to ensure safe and efficient production at the site. This role performs engineering assignments that are typically a significant portion of a larger project and ensures successful completion of assigned project phases within the budgeted time and cost constraints. In addition, the role works in close collaboration with other engineers/managers at the site providing technical support for the production processes, optimization of process conditions, product quality control, and continuous process improvement.

Key Outcomes / Responsibilities:


  • Work under the collaborative direction and moderate to high supervision of the Director of Manufacturing
  • Review project specification drawings and data sheets to ensure compliance with design criteria and standards
  • Actively participate in project team meetings and project decisions
  • Provide follow up and engineering assistance for defined problems
  • Assist with field teams on installations, issue identification, analysis and/or repairs
  • Assist with engineering specifications and calculation
  • Prepare documentation, reports and summaries to communicate project progress and results


Minimum / Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • 8+ years of experience in process design, manufacturing, and CAPEX project management is required.
  • Strong proficiency in process design standards, tools, and processes.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills to translate strategic direction into tactical plans and implementation activities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills capable of working with a diverse group of people and cultures.


Highly Desirable Experiences:


  • Front End Engineering Design (FEED) package and stage-gate project management experience.
  • Commissioning and start up experience of batch chemical plants.
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and boards of directors