Definition of process engineering in English:

process engineering

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noun

[mass noun]
The branch of engineering that is concerned with industrial processes, especially continuous ones such as the production of petrochemicals.
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  • The smaller design and engineering company will handle process engineering, prototyping, testing, and production for Volvo's next-generation convertible.
  • Nelson wants a career in process engineering and is pursuing a diploma in chemical engineering technology.
  • Investing in improved systems and processes - everything from product and process engineering to changes on the plant floor - also will help improve the quality of an operation and the vehicles it produces.

Derivatives

process engineer

noun
More example sentences
  • She came to Suncor in 1996 and worked as a senior process engineer in oilsands extraction, a senior project manager at Steepbank Mine, assistant superintendent of primary extraction, and director of projects for extraction.
  • He has worked at BNT since 1985 as an analyst, deputy director and director of the Technology Directorate, and a process engineer in News and Current Affairs Programmes.
  • While earning his chemical - engineering degree from the University of Delaware, Smith worked for a year as a process engineer and hated it.

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