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Senior Process Engineer Jobs

Process Engineer (Industrial Manufacturing)

Management Recruiters of Kinston

$79000 - $100000 / Per Year

Claypool, IN

Process Engineer

Blue Wing Technical

Duluth, GA

Plant/Process Engineer

Intertape Polymer Group

$100000 - $110000 / Per Year

Carlstadt, NJ

PVD Process Engineer

Front Edge Technology Inc

Baldwin Park, CA

Senior Process Development Engineer

Milgard Manufacturing, Inc.

Simi Valley, CA

CO2 Capture Process Engineer


Pasadena, TX

Senior Consultant Process Engineer, Process (56721.2)

ESPO Corporation

Downers Grove, IL

Senior Process Engineer

Cameron Craig Group

Knoxville, TN

Process Engineer

Magna International Inc.

New Hudson, MI

Senior Process Engineer Jobs Overview

Do you have a knack for efficiency? Can you spot outdated processes that slow down workflow and pose hazards to workers? Manufacturing and power plant facilities must run smoothly to promote timely production and worker safety. That’s where senior process engineer jobs come in.

As a senior process engineer, you’ll optimize mechanical and chemical processes for efficiency and safety. Additionally, you’ll ensure that facilities adhere to state and federal safety standards and create reports for upper-level management. Senior process engineers also train and supervise teams of process engineers and lead the strategy for the processing engineering team. See Monster’s process engineer job description sample for an in-depth overview of what the job entails.

Other types of engineering jobs worth checking out include:

Senior Process Engineer Education and Skills

Most senior process engineers have at least a bachelor’s degree in engineering, but some employers prefer candidates with a master’s degree. Most senior process engineers have roughly 5-10 years of prior experience as mid-level process engineers or manufacturing engineers.

You don’t need to get certified to become a senior process engineer, but it can give you an advantage in the hiring and recruiting process. Check out the Certified Manufacturing Engineer designation offered by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, as well as the Quality Engineer Certification CQE program offered by the American Society for Quality. Several schools and institutes offer certification in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards, which are important to process engineering.

In addition to technical skills, you’ll also need the following knowledge to succeed as a senior process engineer:

  • advanced math and analytical skills.
  • excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • keen attention to detail.
  • proficiency with software used for creating new processes (AutoCAD, MATLAB, and SOLIDWORKS).
  • familiarity with OSHA standards.

Update Your Senior Process Engineer Resume

To become a top candidate for a senior process engineering job, you’ll need to show employers that you have the credentials they’re looking for. Your resume should provide a comprehensive list of skills, qualifications, work experience, and education relevant to your field. For an in-depth overview of how to construct your resume, see Monster’s process engineer resume sample.

Many employers in engineering require applicants to submit cover letters. Learn how to set yourself apart from other candidates by checking out our writing tips and cover letter samples.

Interviewing for Senior Process Engineer Jobs

The interview is the final phase of the hiring process where a hiring manager will ask you a combination of behavioral and industry-specific questions to assess your competency, reliability, and work ethic. If that sounds nerve-racking, don’t worry—Monster can help you prepare. See our list of engineering interview questions to learn how to develop strong answers to technical questions.

We also have an in-depth list of top job interview questions that apply across all industries. For example, it’s important to know how to answer common questions such as:

  • Why do you want this job?
  • Why are you leaving your current job?
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  • How have you handled conflict on the job?

How Much Do Senior Process Engineer Jobs Pay?

Senior process engineers in the U.S. earn a median salary of $86,451 per year. But your salary may depend on your experience and location. The salary range for senior process engineers is $65,863 to $104,836. Get an accurate estimate by searching your job title and location on Monster’s Salary Tools. You’ll also find out the locations where your job pays the highest and which potential next steps you can take to move up in your career.

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