Sample resume for entry level chemical engineer

Sample resume for entry level chemical engineer

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Ana Jones
Sometown, CA 90723 | (555) 555-5555 | | LinkedIn URL


Oil & Gas Industry Specialist with International Refinery and Consulting Experience

Chemical engineering professional backed by BSChE, multilingual fluencies and successful project engagements with oil and gas refineries. Furnish clients with research, analysis and solutions optimizing operations, improving safety, strengthening compliance and capturing margin-improvement opportunities.


Process Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Refinery Operations
HAZOP Studies

Downstream / Upstream Oil & Gas
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
Petrochemical Systems & Solutions
Client Relations & Project Management

Process Modeling & Simulation
Feasibility Studies & Analysis
Clean Fuel Standards (CFS)
Safety & Regulatory Compliance

Professional Experience

ABC Company, Sometown, CA  u  Senior Process Engineer, 2010 to Present

Provide process-engineering consulting services to oil and gas refineries worldwide. Focus on business process reengineering (BPR), profit improvement, workflow optimization and safety enhancement.

Representative Projects:

  • Operational Turnaround: Managed $14.5M BPR initiative that turned around performance of a Japanese oil refinery. Implemented efficient workflows that increased BBLs/day by 12% and decreased oil loss by 8%.
  • Refinery Reconfigurations: Directed refinery optimization studies for clients in AK, CA, India and Mexico. Deliverables included in-depth flowsheets, evaluation of clean-fuel investment options and process improvements that improved efficiency, controls, throughput, profitability and cycle length.
  • HAZOP Studies: Performed hazardous operations (HAZOP) studies at refineries in North America. Used findings to design safety and environmental awareness programs that reduced harmful emissions, strengthened regulatory compliance and lowered on-site injuries by 8%.

DEF Company, Sometown, TX  Process Engineer, 2008 to 2010

Served in lead or key participatory roles for top-priority initiatives for F500 company’s oil and refining operations.

Representative Projects:

  • Plant Design: Completed preliminary process design for a proposed oil refinery in Sometown, TX. Delivered Front End Loaded Stage 2 (FEL-2) package that became the key decision-support tool.  
  • Diesel Production Increase: Completed root-cause analysis that identified production bottlenecks, increasing output by 20% and margins by 6%.


ABC University, Sometown, NY  u  Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (BSChE)
Chemistry Club / Scholarship Recipient / Dean’s List (all semesters)

Additional Skills

Computers: Matlab  u  Simulink  u  Maple  u  Aspen Hysys / Flarenet  u  MS Excel and Project
Languages: Fluent in: English  u  Spanish  u  French  |  Conversant in: Japanese