Columbus, US

Location Details: 

Title:  Process Engineer

Kemira is a global chemical company with international headquarters in Helsinki, Finland and domestic headquarters in Atlanta, GA.  With a team of 4,700 employees located on six continents and annual sales of

$3 billion in over 100 countries, we are an established industry leader providing polymers to water-intensive industries such as Pulp & Paper, Municipal & Industrial Water Treatment, and Oil & Gas stimulation.


We are currently offering immediate employment for an outstanding Process/Chemical Engineering graduate or recent graduate to fill the role of Process Engineer at our polymer manufacturing plant in Columbus, GA.  This site offers a strong safety culture, high employee engagement and morale, and a family-type atmosphere.  The plant leadership team is highly experienced and welcomes the opportunity to help a new engineer realize early success and accelerate their career growth.  Kemira’s business continues to grow and the Columbus plant is an important part of the strategy, as evidenced by the $30+ million in capital investments at the site within the past 7 years, with additional investments planned for the future.


As a key member of the leadership team reporting directly to the Plant Manager, the Process Safety Engineer will have the following opportunities:


  • Sustain the strong safety culture
  • Organize and conduct needed trainings for site, covering different topics
  • Support and Coordinate conducting PHAs, PSSR, MOCs, etc.
  • Assist with JSAs and other job safety reviews
  • Conduct, participate and support process design reviews for new projects and improvements to existing equipment
  • Advance the plant technology by implementing batch recipe automation using the new DCS
  • Identify process improvements and conduct trials to maximize efficiency, improve quality, and reduce operating costs
  • Learn the important aspects of process safety and provide leadership in this area


The position provides the opportunity for advancement and based on the individual’s skills, abilities, and desires.  In addition to a competitive salary, the following benefits are provided:


  • Paid time off
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Relocation package
  • Bonus eligibility
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance
  • Company-matching 401(k) plan
  • Profit-sharing plan