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Process Control Engineer

Sasol (USA) Corporation Lake Charles, LA
  • Expired: 21 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Sasol is an international integrated chemicals and energy company that leverages technologies and the expertise of more than 30,000 people working in more than 30 countries. We develop and commercialize technologies, and build and operate world-scale facilities to produce a range of high-value product streams, including liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity.

In North America, Sasol is building a world-scale petrochemical complex and already has operations in Arizona, Louisiana, Pennsylvania and Texas. Collectively, these sites employ a workforce of approximately 1,500 people and manufacture the primary ingredients in detergents, personal care products, waxes and specialty products used as abrasives, catalysts, thickeners, ceramics and more.

Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sasol is listed on the New York and Johannesburg stock exchanges.

Due to our tremendous growth we have an opening for a Process Control Engineer. This position will report to the Process Control and Automation Manager and will reside in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Sasol offers a comprehensive total rewards package with market-related compensation and benefits that are consistent across our sites in the USA. The total rewards package is competitive within our industry and is designed to attract and retain our most valuable assets - our employees. Come be a part of our Growing Team!!!

Position Responsibilities:

  • Identify, develop, and implement control strategies, instrumentation and systems to maintain and improve the operating unit(s) assigned
  • Solve complex operational problems and/or develop complex design solutions in the assigned area
  • Evaluate options, and determine the appropriate course of action required to effectively solve a problem or develop a project
  • Work in project environment to identify, design and implement process controls to meet the project objectives
  • Evaluate and implement safety instrumented systems (user level for DCS interface)
  • Work with Process Control Specialist and Maintenance Technicians to implement and maintain control strategies, hardware and programing
  • Knows internal and external resources available and acts to bring in the proper level. Knows and obtains appropriate level of management support
  • Check the quality of contract engineering and the main automation contractor implementation of the process control design when those services are used

Experience/ Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • 5+ years or greater relevant experience
  • Process control experience is required; experience with process control in an operating environment is beneficial
  • Project experience is beneficial
  • Process Control experience in any of the following processes is desired; ethylene, low density or linear low density polyethylene, ethylene oxide, Ziegler Alcohols, boilers or utility systems
  • Exposure and basic knowledge of safety systems
  • Advanced control experience is beneficial
  • Operations support experience is preferred

Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA

Sasol (USA) Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, as well as any other characteristic protected by applicable law, regulation or local ordinance. For more information about your rights under the law, see

Sasol treats work-authorized job applicants equally in recruiting and hiring without regard to their citizenship status or national origin unless required by law, regulation, executive order, government contract, or determination by the Attorney General. Please note Sasol will not sponsor, obtain, and/or petition for temporary visa status (for example, E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN) for candidates for this position and/or personnel hired for this position.

We are not accepting unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies, therefore we will not a pay a fee for resumes submitted.

Sasol (USA) Corporation

Sasol is an international integrated energy and chemicals company that leverages the talent and expertise of our more than 30 000 people working in 32 countries. We develop and commercialise technologies, and build and operate world-scale facilities to produce a range of high-value product streams, including liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity. While remaining committed to our home-base of South Africa, Sasol is expanding internationally based on a unique value proposition. By combining the talent of our people and our technological advantage, Sasol has been a pioneer in innovation for over six decades. As market needs and stakeholder expectations have changed, so too have our methods, facilities and products, driving progress to deliver long-term shareholder value sustainably. The growth and enhancement of our foundation businesses in Southern Africa is complemented by the significant chapter of growth, Sasol has entered in its history. The company is listed on the JSE Limited in South Africa and on the New York Stock Exchange in the U.S.


Lake Charles, LA