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MUST HAVE CHEMICAL PLANT EXPERIENCE
Job Summary:
The Chemical/Production Engineer supports all production related activities by developing and
implementing ideas that result in improved performance in safety/environmental, quality, production
cost control, material yield and process operability. The Production Engineer will fill in as department
manager when needed.
Duties/Responsibilities:
• Monitor process performance and identify process control and quality control problems and
develop implement ideas for eliminating problems, reducing cost, improving operability and
yield
• Maintain a safe work practices and make all reasonable efforts to comply with PSM and all other
company policies and regulations affecting the safety and health of our employees and the
environment
• Provide technical support for preparation, startup and optimization of new or revised
production processes
• Assist in the development and future revision to Standard Operating Procedures and ensure
compliance
• Communicate regularly and openly with operators, technical support and management to
report or resolve conditions affecting safety, quality, environmental or efficiency of the unit.
• Provide training to production personnel as required
• Other duties as assigned
Required Skills/Abilities:
• Proven ability to use communication skills to build relationship with process operators
• Excellent time management skills with an ability to meet deadlines
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Solid understanding of engineering science/chemical processes
• Understanding of safety and environmental compliance as well as general knowledge of ISO
9001 and 14001 standards
• Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
• Ability to gain trust and commitment from all levels of the organization to effectively run day to
day operations
• Applied knowledge of analytical chemistry techniques
• Demonstrated ability to solve highly technical problems
• Some travel required ~ 10% (internationally & domestically)
• Direct experience with the use of spreadsheet and database software to compile, analyze, and
present data
• Familiarity with process improvement methodologies (Six Sigma, lean manufacturing)
• Ability to execute tasks with minimal oversight
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite specifically Word and Excel
• Familiarity with CAD and SAP
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering
• Masters’ Degree in chemical engineering a plus
• 3-5 years experience in a production, research or design environment; or an equivalent of
education and experience
• Professional Engineer License a plus

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