Chevron Phillips Chemical Company: Research Engineer

Research Engineer 

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (CPChem) is seeking a Research Engineer for the Petrochemicals Research & Development Team in Kingwood, TX (a residential suburb of Houston, TX).  


  • Ensure compliance with all safety, environmental, and health regulations, and procedures.
  • Design and conduct independent R&D projects for sustainable feedstock development using batch and continuous lab-scale reactor systems.
  • Lead efforts to improve current lab-scale reactor systems and design new installations.  This includes hardware modifications and process control systems.  Provide work direction to research technicians and contractors to execute plan.
  • Facilitate scale-up of catalyst or process improvements to commercial units and support commercial operations as needed.
  • Monitor and trouble-shoot lab-scale continuous reactor systems
  • Perform engineering and economic assessments of R&D projects.
  • Effectively communicate with cross-functional teams of researchers, lab technicians, process engineers, third-parties, management and business.

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