Total Corbion PLA (Thailand) Ltd.

Senior Process Technologist (Polymer Plant)

Total Corbion PLA (Thailand) Ltd.
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Posted on 22 Nov 2020

Senior Process Technologist (Polymer Plant)

Total Corbion PLA (Thailand) Ltd.

Job Highlights

  • 10 years as process engineer in Polymer Plant
  • Project management and new product development
  • Excellent in English communication

Job Description

Job description:

The Senior Process Technologist is responsible for lead in monitoring parameter and quality result as well as provide & guide  technical solutions to operations for optimizing capability and efficiency of production process, providing data relate to basic of design and conceptual engineering to project, preparation for project commissioning till start up and lead in process safety review and risk assessment. Prime role and responsibilities shall include:

Process Monitoring

  • Monitor production and related parameters to ensure the production process reliably as well as the productions quality meet required standards.
  • Provide effective troubleshooting/ solutions to resolve problem of debottleneck in production process.
  • Analyze parameter and performance trend to provide preventive solutions to the production.

Coaching and Developing

  • Coach and provide guidance to team in day to day technical process to ensure team have adequate technique and solution to undertake and complete assignment in effectively manner.

Technology Development

  • Lead trial implementation of technology in pilot scale to provide proof for lab-scale technology.
  • Lead and generate best proven technology implementation in process to optimize process performance.
  • Lead in optimizing current technology to increase efficiency, reduce cost and improve quality of production process.

Pre & Post Project Execution

  • Provide data related to basic of design and conceptual engineering to complete project under accountability as planned.
  • Collaborate with and lead project team in providing Hazop/ Start-up checklist/ Process Parameter to ensure project start up with safe as planned.


  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Polymer/Chemical Engineering, Science or Technology or related field.
  • Good technical knowledge of polymerization or petrochemical production activities e.g. unit operation.
  • Skill of reading Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs), Process Flow Diagram (PFDs).
  • Knowledge of Safety and Quality System e.g. HAZOP, EHS, ISO9001, ISO45001, etc.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic /heat exchanger/distillation/ reactor calculation and  is advantage
  • Minimum 10 years of experience as process engineer for both normal plant operation and project.
  • Minimum 7 years of directly related experience in the polymers or petrochemical production activities.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in project management related to unit operation or new product development.
  • Experience in multinational company is advantage
  • Excellent in English communication and presentation.
  • Computer skills particularly of process simulation packages and must be proficient using MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Analytical tools e.g. problem solving process etc.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
10 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Total Corbion PLA is a global technology leader in Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) and lactide monomers. PLA is a biobased and biodegradable polymer made from annually renewable resources, offering a reduced carbon footprint versus many traditional plastics. The Luminy® PLA portfolio, which includes both high heat and standard PLA grades, is an innovative material that is used in a wide range of markets from packaging to consumer goods, fibers and automotive. Total Corbion PLA, headquartered in the Netherlands, will start up a new production plant in Thailand in the second half of 2018. 

Total Corbion PLA is a 50/50 joint venture between Total, the world's fourth-largest oil & gas company, a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, and a major player in solar energy with SunPower and Total Solar. and Corbion, the global market leader in lactic acid and derivatives.

Total Corbion PLA (Thailand) Ltd. is our first world-class PLA plant with capacity of 75,000 tons per year. It is located in Asia Industrial Estate in Amphoe Banchang, Rayong. 

"In the fast-growing bioplastics arena, our new company is committed to supplying a versatile and innovative material that is both biobased and biodegradable, bringing added value to customers and contributing to a more sustainable world for ourselves and future generations.”

Stéphane Dion, CEO Total Corbion PLA bv.

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Benefits & Others
Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus