Baker Hughes Process Improvement Engineer (Chemicals) - Pasadena, TX in PASADENA, Texas

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes, a GE company has an immediate opening for a Process Improvement Engineer at our Pasadena, TX location. As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes, GE company offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. Our leading technologies and our ability to apply them safely and effectively create value for our customers and our shareholders. Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Abide by all HSE policies and guidelines and help drive ownership of HSE by all employees.

  • Applies engineering skills to troubleshoot process failures, equipment failures, and quality issues and propose solutions.

  • Provides technical support for production and reliability of the operating unit.

  • Identifies and implements process improvements to improve throughput, quality, and efficiency.

  • Leads studies to identify constraints and eliminate bottlenecks in various operating equipment.

  • Identifies and implements workflow improvements.

  • Develops, reviews, and updates plant standard operation or work procedures.

  • Interfaces with SAP for product formulation, batch standards, billing of materials, master recipe and manufacturing procedures.

  • Assists with plant communications by preparing daily notes and reports.

  • Manages small plant projects as directed from design stage through start up.

  • Actively coaches, trains, and mentor’s junior engineers, co-ops and associates.

  • Conducts Root Cause investigations of process and safety incidents.

  • Participates in customer or vendor meetings.

  • Assists with plant wide audits and implement upgrades.

  • Works with the planning group to ensure plant meets production targets.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering with 6 years’ of chemical plant experience.

  • Experience with batch chemical processes.

  • Razor sharp process analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Able to analyze data and draw actionable conclusions.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Familiar with OSHA 1910.119 PSM regulations & requirements

  • Sound working knowledge of principles, concepts, theories, and/or practices of chemical engineering & chemical plant processes.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with manufacturing production chemicals for the oil & gas market

  • Certification in lean and/or six sigma


Pasadena, TX

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Job: Manufacturing

Title: Process Improvement Engineer (Chemicals) - Pasadena, TX

Location: Texas-PASADENA

Requisition ID: 1815582