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Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.


At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.


Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.

We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us.


Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we’re so glad!

How you will impact Ingevity

Ingevity's Crossett, AR plant is looking for an experienced Project Engineer to support the implementation of the location's capital program.  This position provides engineering services for process, plant, and equipment improvement. Designs and executes projects to help the site meet Division and Corporate capital investment strategies.  Develops and implements projects required to maintain and preserve buildings, grounds and operating facilities.  Provides plant technical support as needed to address maintenance, construction and operability problems and is charged with insuring that new project designs are safe, meet code requirements, comply with Corporate standards and are cost effective.  Project Engineer is a staff function whose activities support all groups and departments in one way or another.    

  • Conversion of conceptual project scopes into viable and cost-effective designs.
  • Development of project cost estimates to support accurate funds requests.
  • Designs, drawings, project plans and specifications for the engineering aspects of projects, systems, technical equipment or components.
  • Review and monitor project progress to assure quality, cost management and adherence to schedule commitments.
  • Work with Safety Department to determine design specifications necessary to meet insurance requirements, NFPA standards, and plant safety and health standards.
  • Work with Environmental Department to ensure that new projects follow all state and federal environmental laws.
  • Provide economic justification and prepare funds requests for capital expenditures
  • Prepare bid packages for contractors and vendors. Evaluate bids.

What you need to succeed

  • BS Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, or other)
  • Good oral and written communication skills, good organizational skills, good negotiating skills when dealing with contractors, and creative skills to solve problems.
  • PE desired but not required, CAD, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project or equivalent software, Estimating, technical problem solving, AutoCad experience preferred.
  • Ability to interpret engineering standards and codes, can apply scientific principles in design of equipment and systems.
  • Ability to apply project management principles in the coordination and execution of field construction plans.
  • Understanding of constructability concepts and can apply them to achieve efficient and timely installation of process equipment and plant facilities.
  • 5+ years in petrochemical and/or utilities plants

This position is contingent upon Ingevity closing the acquisition of Georgia Pacific’s Pine Chemicals business per the terms of the Asset Purchase Agreement, dated August 22, 2017. 

About us

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us.
With about 1,500 employees worldwide, we operate in 13 countries and serve customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work. 

Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


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