Operations Engineer

Hunt Guillot & Associates   •  

Westlake, LA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 31 days ago

Position Summary & Duties:

The Operations Engineer position is a full time, direct hire position with our client in the Specialty Chemical Industry in the Westlake, LA area.

Operations Engineer Job Duties:

  • Provides operational management information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing operating and engineering data and trends;
  • Operations Engineer identifies operational problems by observing and studying system functioning and performance results;
  • Identifies operational priorities by assessing operational objectives and determining them such as, specific consumption, chemical dosing, daily material balance, operational issues and challenges (short & long term activities/actions/forward path);
  • Operations Engineer anticipates operational problems by studying operating targets, modes of operation, unit limitations; monitoring unit performance;
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations;
  • Operations Engineer assists with planning & implementation of production schedules;
  • Involve in planning to achieve set production and quality targets for Olefins;
  • TAM/Shutdown Jobs: Compilation of TAM/shutdown activities/jobs. Ensures preparation of start-up & shutdown plans, procedures, comprehensive blinding arrangement schemes etc. for TAM/ shutdown; Feedback/Instructions:
  • Take adequate feedback on the plant operations from the plant shift supervisors and issue guidelines for plant operations on day to day basis. Give feedback to Operation Manager on plant issues;
  • Standard Operating Procedures: Ensure that all the plant operational activities, start-ups and shutdowns are carried out safely as per the internally developed SOPs;


Operations Engineer Skills and Qualifications:

  • Operations Research, Safety Management, Reporting Skills, Manufacturing Control Planning, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality, Supply Management, Analyzing Information, Technical Understanding, Innovation, Quality Focus
  • 10 years of prior experience in a industrial facility as Operations Engineer is required
  • Engineering degree and previous experiencepreferred
  • 10 years of petrochemical and 5 years of ethylene experiencedesired