Process Engineer

Date: Jun 8, 2024

Location: Pensacola, FL, US, 32501-5009

Company: Kraton

Make a +Difference at Kraton!

At Kraton, we make a Positive Difference, and we are looking for individuals who are also looking to make a difference in their jobs, for our customers and to the world.  We are looking to hire a key member of our operations team at our Pensacola, FL location. 


The Engineer II is the unit expert who provides day to day support to the operating unit and supports operators in troubleshooting performance gaps and improvement activities in the areas of HSE, Quality, Production and Costs. This position may be asked to provide backup support for the Production Engineer.  

Key Responsibilities

The Engineer II is the process engineer and unit expert for resin production at the Pensacola Plant.


The key responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide day-to-day support of operating unit.
  • Track plant KPIs and assure the unit is operating at best possible performance. (HS&E, Quality, Cost, etc.)
  • Champion Operational Excellence initiatives at a plant level, which include leading process and safety improvement projects, completing complex problem solving projects, and implementing visual management standards.
  • Support PSM requirements (MOC, PSSR, PHAs, etc.) as the process expert.
  • Facilitate process and quality problem solving using Root Cause Analysis and statistical tools.
  • Support facility needs during safety or environmental related emergency events.
  • Manage small scale capital projects (< $100k)

Required Skills

  • 4+ years of engineering experience
  • Technical skills include a working knowledge for troubleshooting and resolving plant problems systematically
  • Moderate knowledge of DCS systems (DeltaV)
  • Experience in a PSM facility
  • Ability to conduct briefings to the plant team
  • Successful candidates will be detail-oriented, able to work independently with minimum supervision and possess excellent organizational skills.

Education, Certifications & Licenses

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering


The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification.  Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.


Kraton’s internal talent acquisition team manages our recruiting efforts and from time to time works with pre-selected/pre-approved external staffing agencies. We do NOT accept unsolicited resumes or candidate referrals from recruiters and/or agencies who are not pre-selected/pre-approved.


Kraton is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.