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Process Engineer

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

As a Process Engineering in a well-established Chemical Manufacturing plant, youll be involved with all aspects of Process & Project Engineering. Youll spend time in the plant coming up with future improvement projects as well as completing small capital projects from start to finish.

Location: Chicago IL, with full relocation assistance offered

The work: This is a Plant Process Engineering role in a mid-sized chemical manufacturing facility.
  • Take responsibility for on-going plant optimization; conduct raw materials, yield, and energy improvement studies; use ChemCad for process modeling
  • Become a plant process expert and take a leadership role in initiating process improvement projects
  • Assist the Production Engineers and Operating staff with plant troubleshooting.
  • Design and implementation process modifications to improve safety, throughput, and energy efficiency; execute small Capital Projects ($10K-300K) including equipment upgrades, process control improvements, and maintenance repairs.
  • Facilitate and participate in Process Hazard Analyses (PHA), compile written process safety information, and implement action items.
  • Conduct prestart up safety reviews (PSSR)
  • Work within the SH&E Management System and actively support safety objectives with a goal of zero incidents
  • Develop engineering and maintenance procedures
  • Assist customers as required.
Qualifications: Applicant background requested:

We are searching for a mid-career Chemical Process Engineer who enjoys working in a plant environment and who would thrive leading process plant optimization initiatives and projects.

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in a chemical plant or refinery
    • Best from a site that operates under the OSHA PSM Regulations-(Process Safety Management)
  • Technical awareness of good engineering standards, practices, and codes.
  • Strong skills in communication, planning skills, and data/ facts analysis.
  • Ability to partner with people having diverse backgrounds and lead teams that include engineers, chemists, hourly workers, and their supervisors.
    • Best with time spent interacting with Union Labor employees (but not required)
  • Proficient in the use of ChemCAD for process modeling is a plus
  • MUST be authorized to work for any employer in the USA without sponsorship. Sorry, no current or future sponsorship available.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Whats good about this opportunity?

  • This organization has a growth-mindset, a capital budget to spend, and a well-staffed engineering team. If you can cost-justify a project, it is likely move forward.
  • This site maintains an excellent EH&S culture and safety records.
  • Flexible work would include alternating Fridays off (except during a turn-arounds or other special projects. )
  • Expect competitive base pay + bonus that has historically paid at orabove target; Plus, comprehensive benefits, paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, a fantastic relocation package.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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