Process Engineer

Confidential Company  •  New Orleans, LA

5 - 7 years experience  • 

$80K - $90K
Posted on 04/25/18
Confidential Company
New Orleans, LA
5 - 7 years experience
$80K - $90K
Posted on 04/25/18

Process Engineer will provide technical support to optimize plant operations, increase capacity, reduce cycle times, improve utility usage, improve yields, and reduce costs; Complete engineering projects by leading, organizing, developing and controlling various project elements including designing, planning, scheduling, and costing. The role will collaborate with Operations Manager, Unit Leaders and other Engineers to support process design and implementation of capital and improvement projects. 

The role will monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize operating units to drive process and product improvements and identify, recommend and implement strategic projects to improve unit performance; will serve as a process technology expert liaison between project engineers, plant maintenance, and operations personnel and incorporate process safety, environmental soundness and reliable operations principles and standards in projects and tasks.

Job Description

 

Process Engineer

 

Our client is specialty chemical company manufacturing and marketing additives primarily used in plastics applications around the world is seeking experienced candidates for a Process Engineer position at their Louisiana Manufacturing Site (near New Orleans - 30miles). The positions are ideal for engineers who are seeking an opportunity to move up in an organization.  

Job Description:  Process Engineer will provide technical support to optimize plant operations, increase capacity, reduce cycle times, improve utility usage, improve yields, and reduce costs; Complete engineering projects by leading, organizing, developing and controlling various project elements including designing, planning, scheduling, and costing. The role will collaborate with Operations Manager, Unit Leaders and other Engineers to support process design and implementation of capital and improvement projects. 

The role will monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize operating units to drive process and product improvements and identify, recommend and implement strategic projects to improve unit performance; will serve as a process technology expert liaison between project engineers, plant maintenance, and operations personnel and incorporate process safety, environmental soundness and reliable operations principles and standards in projects and tasks.

? BS in Chemical Engineering, with 5 - 10 years experience in Chemical, Petrochemical, or Refining industries.

? Solid understanding of unit operations with experience in both batch and continuous chemical plant  processes

? Manufacturing equipment knowledge including reactors, heat exchangers, piping, and pumps and pumping  systems, boilers, cooling systems and technical drawing interpretations.

? Strong knowledge of process technology and equipment, process modeling and statistical process control,    basic engineering principles and regulatory compliance

? Prior experience with MOC and PHA processes, PFD?s, P&ID?s, developing process schematics

?Experience with leading, managing and executing capital projects at all phases from start of project      definition to start up and commissioning.

? Knowledge and exposure to yield analysis and measuring production efficiencies

? Basic engineering principles and regulatory compliance knowledge

? Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

? Must have excellent technical, interpersonal, and communication skills

? Computer literacy, specifically MS Excel, and project management software

 

Qualifications

? BS in Chemical Engineering, with 5 - 10 years experience in Chemical, Petrochemical, or Refining industries.

? Solid understanding of unit operations with experience in both batch and continuous chemical plant  processes

? Manufacturing equipment knowledge including reactors, heat exchangers, piping, and pumps and pumping  systems, boilers, cooling systems and technical drawing interpretations.

? Strong knowledge of process technology and equipment, process modeling and statistical process control,    basic engineering principles and regulatory compliance

? Prior experience with MOC and PHA processes, PFD?s, P&ID?s, developing process schematics

?Experience with leading, managing and executing capital projects at all phases from start of project      definition to start up and commissioning.

? Knowledge and exposure to yield analysis and measuring production efficiencies

? Basic engineering principles and regulatory compliance knowledge

? Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

? Must have excellent technical, interpersonal, and communication skills

? Computer literacy, specifically MS Excel, and project management software

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