Chemical Engineer

Post Date

Jan 05, 2024



ZIP/Postal Code

Jun 14, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Chemical Engineering

Req #


Pay Rate

$98k - $147k (estimate)

Job Description

An employer in the Houston, TX area is seeking a Chemical Engineer to join their team. This group is currently responsible for the development of chemical products for the oil and gas company in accordance with the company's sustainability initiatives. The Chemical Engineer will be responsible for the design and development of chemical products that exhibit sustainability improvements such as lower carbon footprint, lower toxicity, etc. They will be working in a lab environment and need to understand organic chemistry, design of experiments, and have a background in areas like polymers, paints, coatings, and formulation related efforts. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for maintaining product documentation, author reports and assist in the commercialization of products.

Required Skills & Experience

2-5 Years of experience in chemical product development as a chemist or chemical engineer in a corporate environment

Advanced degree (MS or Phd) in chemistry, chemical engineering, or similar

Experience developing additives for drilling fluids, paints, coatings, or similar

Ability to analyze chemical products, assess performance and areas of improvement

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

Experience with Drilling Fluids

Experience in polysaccharide derivatization

Experience with fatty acids and derivatives chemistry

Knowledge of surfactants and development of direct and invert emulsions

Experience with developing complex formulations

Structure-activity analysis for chemical additives

Experience in chemical industry working for companies like Champion, Champion X, Ingevity, DOW, DuPont, etc.

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.