The Heritage Group
  • Heritage Research Group
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time


The Process Engineer will have responsibility for providing process expertise for assigned projects and within our 17 plant organization.  This hands-on role will help to support multiple plants in the identification, evaluation, and optimization of manufacturing and delivery methods.    The role will work closely with the Formulation Chemist and spend a substantial time in the asphalt plants, documenting and driving process improvement and capability. 


  • Responsible for identifying, evaluating, and documenting production processes including notating appropriate conditions and acceptable raw material variations.
  • Evaluate and recommend design improvements to production capacity, efficiency, process safety and environmental performance.
  • Coordinate and assist in implementation of plant system changes, including equipment additions, modifications and/or deletions and process design.
  • Work with plant teams to monitor manufacturing operations, correct problems and assist in improvements.
  • Handle complex projects simultaneously while establishing priorities, time milestones and completion dates for projects.
  • Support the creation and capture of data in a SharePoint platform to enable key learnings for the business and R&D group. Document learning path to support company growth objectives. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Process or Chemical Engineering or related science discipline. 
  • 2-4 years experience in industrial process improvement, preferably in the refinery or chemical industry preferred
  • Strong technical, quantitative analysis and process orientation skills.
  • Ability to draw, read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of 5-S, Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing principles desired
  • Knowledge of process design, instrumentation, process control and statistics.
  • Ability to build relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to effective impact product development.
  • Ability to work as an individual contributor as well as within a team setting.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to interact with customers and evaluate product performance at a field level.
  • Excellent innovative thinking and research ability.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must be available to travel up to 80% during peak season.


The Company:

For over 80 years, The Heritage Group (THG) has managed a diverse set of prominent companies involved in the highway construction, environmental services, oil refining & specialty chemicals industries and fuel distribution industry. This vast experience combined with a team management style, allows for the diversity of a large conglomerate and the personal service of a smaller, customer-focused organization. THG is a growth-oriented company with operations in North America, Europe and Asia and a customer network that spans the globe. As a family-owned business, a long-term financial approach and conservative investment philosophy has placed THG on a solid foundation to pursue growth opportunities as they appear. The organization has a creative culture, always searching for opportunities and researching industry-changing solutions. The company has grown impressively over the past 30 years both organically and by acquisition, often turning around distressed businesses.


THG's growth has been enabled by a positive culture comprised of the following characteristics: entrepreneurial and decentralized, lean and nimble, informal and non-hierarchical, loyal and supportive. THG is a builder of businesses and is well positioned financially to continue to grow effectively.


As a company, we look for individuals that demonstrate strength in Intuition and Analysis, Making an Impact and Working with Others.

The Heritage Group
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