Dow Chemical Metallurgical Engineering Specialist in Deer Park, Texas

The Dow Chemical Company currently has an opening for a Metallurgical Engineering Specialist role to be located at the Deer Park, TX Site. The Metallurgical Engineering Specialist will provide materials of construction, technical engineering expertise for manufacturing, maintenance, and engineering. Responsibilities will include troubleshooting and proposing long-term solutions for metallurgy-related problems experienced at the plant level. Areas of expertise could include corrosion of metals; failure analysis; welding; fabrication; Risk Based Inspection and fitness-for-service.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring alignment of site metallurgical engineering discipline with global strategies, work processes, and supporting implementation of Most Effective Technology (MET).

  • Serving as a technical resource in metallurgical engineering - providing materials selection, reviewing/approving fabrication and welding procedures, and troubleshooting issues.

  • Identifying and participating in the prioritization of technology improvement related to metallurgy and process containment issues.

  • Participates in the implementation of improvement projects.

  • Networks broadly within the Maintenance, Engineering, and Production organizations.

  • Support Risk Based Mechanical Integrity (RBMI) corrosion studies.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of metallurgical-application engineering experience in one of the following areas is preferred: Chemical Processing or Oil/Petroleum Refinery environment.

  • Working knowledge of the following is preferred, but not required:

  • Material selection (metals)

  • Failure analysis

  • Corrosion technology

  • Welding technology

  • Non-destructive evaluation techniques

  • ASME/ANSI and A.P.I. codes for vessels and tank construction

  • Zirconium usage and fabrication.

  • Organization and planning skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Team Player

  • Committed to Environmental, Health and Safety


  • Bachelors Degree of Science is required.

  • Materials Science or Metallurgical Engineering is preferred.

About DowDuPont:

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at:

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies in late 2018 or early 2019. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at:, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.


Metallurgical Engineering Specialist


Texas-Deer Park

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