IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently looking to hire an SIS ENGINEER for our Port Neches, TX client.

This client is a is a world-class chemical manufacturing company and a global leader in the production of PET and fibers.

The primary objective of the Instrument/Electrical SIS Engineer is to drive project implementation focused on Safety Instrumented System (SIS) lifecycle management for our manufacturing site. In this role you will develop and steward our project systems/processes, which will help improve the sites overall instrumentation and electrical assets. Communication with various levels of the organization including project engineers, area process control system engineers, area reliability engineers, Safety Instrumented System (SIS) engineers, and PSM team members, is necessary to ensure design verification initiatives and activities are properly managed.



Provide design engineering support for projects.

Responsible for developing scope of work details for instrument and electrical discipline including shutdown maintenance and proof testing of IPL equipment.

Area T&I (shutdown) support as needed for execution of testing and maintenance.

Serves as a Project Team Leader if required and serve as responsible person for the project success (Cost, Timing and Quality).

Participates in the Process Safety Engineering Team to effectively implement and manage the Facility’s Safety Instrumented System (SIS) safety life cycle phases. Proficiency in SIF Design and SIL implementation as well as working knowledge and proficient of IEC 61511.

Provides Instrument/Electrical expertise to the plant as required.

Provides start-up assistance for new installations as required.

Participates in Process Safety Management studies such as Design Hazard Reviews, Process Hazard Analysis, Layers of Protection Analysis, and incident investigations.  Addresses assigned action items resulting from these studies.

Responsible for performing equipment design calculations and providing equipment specifications for the purchase of new instrumentation and electrical equipment.

Responsible for determining drafting resource requirements and requesting resources when required.

Responsible for developing spare parts list for new instrumentation and electrical equipment.

Responsible for conducting project meetings when required.

Accountable for project implementation, including field inspection, problem solving, and coordination.

Proficiency utilizing the SIL calculation tools, which may include, exSILentia, SLM FaultTree+ analysis software.

Familiarity with Alarm Management and System Cyber security for SIS support.

Ensure that the activities are carried out to comply with the integrated management system, as applicable (safety, food safety, GMP, health, environmental, quality, and responsible care requirements).

Essential functions require presence in the workplace on a regular basis and an ability to work extra hours if needed. If applicable, ability to work overtime may be needed to ensure required staffing capacity to meet daily production objectives.

Work collaboratively with team members with different backgrounds and perspectives.

Assists other employees in accomplishments of Indorama company goals.  Follows instructions and performs other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Participates in Environmental, Health, & Safety initiatives as set forth by the company.  Participates in and completes company required training programs.


  • BS in Electrical, Computer, Control Systems, or Chemical Engineering required.
  • 5+ years of experience in I/E and SIS Project Engineering required.
  • CSFE/CSFP certification required or must be eligible to or in process of actively of obtaining certification.
  • MUST HAVE or be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card.
  • Must have a level of proficiency with SAP, Internet, Email and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Working knowledge of codes and standards including NFPA 70, NPA85-87, UL508, IEC 61511, and ISA Standards.

Qualified and interested individuals are encouraged to apply to