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Advanced Application Engineer

Position ID : 1066
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Company :
Axens North America
Contract :
Activity :
Start-up & Technical Service
Location :
US - Houston (TX)


Axens North America, Inc (Axens NA), a subsidiary of Axens, is an international technology provider in the field of refining, petrochemicals, gas processing and alternative fuels in charge of North America (Canada, USA, Mexico) as well as Colombia and the Caribbean.


Our activities include technology licensing, process engineering, sales and manufacturing of catalysts and adsorbents along with the associated services for these activities (technical assistance, supply chain).


Axens is recognized world leader in these fields and especially for the production of clean transportation fuels. Backed-up by world class R&D, Axens has enjoyed significant growth in North America with two offices (Princeton, NJ and Houston, TX) and three manufacturing plants.


For more information about Axens North America, please visit http://usa.axens.net/.




Our new Advanced Application Engineer will work on the Technical Assistance Group and be responsible for providing technical expertise for advanced process control, analyzing and monitoring the performance of current operating units through existing digital applications, using data remote monitoring tools and developing new digital solutions.




To be considered for this role, you must have these minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or related field,
  • 5 or more years of experience in Refining or Petrochemical Licensing and/or Catalyst Technology.
  • Proficient in simulation software, computer programming, and modern DCS system programming.
  • Willingness to travel 20-30% of the time.
  • Petroleum Refining experience in the areas of Catalyst performance modeling and Unit simulations.
  • Excellent Computer Skills particularly in Excel and Simulation programs (especially PRO II/Aspen).
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills.
  • Team Player.




  • Provide technical expertise for advanced process control, operator training simulator, data remote monitoring tool, digital solutions in general and IIOT.
  • Support clients and optimize their functions.
  • Developing and using monitoring tools, including data remote monitoring tools.
  • Analyzing and monitoring the performance of current operating units. Responsible for providing operational data analyses, performance assessment, operations and process recommendations to existing clients.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and resolving technical problems.




  • Customer Focus
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Tech Savvy
  • Nimble Learning
  • Self-Development
  • Optimizes Work Processes
  • Drives Results
  • Manages Complexity
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Instills Trust
  • Action-Oriented
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