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(Archived) Senior Production Engineer

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

As Sr Production Engineer you'll provide technical support of an operating production unit with addition scheduling and budgeting responsibilities.

The work:

  • Coordinate unit production activities(raw materials usage, product quality, and costs, including finishing and product changeover, upsets).
  • Monitor all costs associated with production; manage productions schedules, raw materials requirements and usage, logistics needs and requirements through coordination with Supply Chain Department.
  • Manage production schedule for your unit including overtime assignments.
  • Develop and track unit KPIs
  • Assure safe unit operation, proper handling of raw materials and finished products, and assure personnel safety training is up to date and that all employees wear appropriate PPE. Promptly report all incidents, accidents, and near misses.Coordinate with the EHS Department.
  • Maintain overall product quality and address issues that arise and coordinate with Quality Department.
  • Monitor safety compliance and audits and report results
  • Troubleshoot production issues and initiate long term process improvement projects.
  • Recommend facility and equipment upgrades and complete small improvement projects. (There is additional Project Engineering support onsite to complete larger projects).
  • Assist with MOCs, as needed.
  • Provide technical expertise for regulatory compliance.

Applicant background requested:

We are searching for a Chemical Engineer with experience in a chemical manufacturing plant that operates under the OSHA PSM regulations with MOC and PHA policies.

  • BS Chemical Engineering preferred. BS Chemistry with plant troubleshooting experience accepted
  • 5+ years experience in a chemical plant or related plastics processing facility
  • Familiarity with basic EH&S policies, procedures, and regulations in a chemical manufacturing environment
  • Strong engineering and mechanical aptitude with excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills and knowledge of engineering principles
  • Must have excellent technical, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Must be authorized to work for any employer in the USA without sponsorship

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Some highlight:

  • This role seems to be a steppingstone to a future career in Plant Management as you begin to add "supervisory" responsibilities to your resume.
  • I spoke with a very open and honest Director of Manufacturing who shared visions, plans, and challenges at the site. There is a capital budget to spend, and their market can support additional growth.
  • They've recently added a quarterly bonus program in addition the annual bonuses awarded in the Spring.
  • The site is located in Taft LA. The company provides relocation assistance.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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