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Production Engineer

75,000 – 95,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/30/22

Job Description

Job description:


Supports plant operations with chemical engineering expertise. Become technology expert for the company processes. Lead plant and process design and implementation, and support production teams to work safely to achieve targets in the areas of production, costs, and quality product.


Following is a list of primary duties and responsibilities which take up the majority of time on a daily basis. The Production Engineer will be held accountable for being able to perform the essential functions of the job. This list is not all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

Work closely with company technology experts to learn the company plant process and equipment. Become a technology expert on company processes.

Provide chemical engineering input into design changes including process safety and process control.

Develop and update Operating Procedures and training materials, and lead training.

Lead solving of complex problems related to process, mechanical, control systems, equipment integrity and other disciplines.

Lead development of production plans including operation scheduling and operation conditions.

Monitor product and process performance; set-up and/or participate in executing systems to track performance and prioritize improvement opportunities.

Lead and participate in incident investigations and cause analysis (Quality, Reliability, Production, Safety and Environmental) and implement action items to prevent recurrence.

Participate in PHAs, (Process Hazard Analysis), MOCs (Management of Change) and PSSRs (pre-start-up safety reviews).

Develop and implement process best practices, standards/policies, productivity improvements and work processes for operations that address safety, quality, efficiency and reliability.

Provide process engineering support for projects including develop basic data, conduct PHA or MOC review, and design oversight.

Work with operators and mechanics to develop Job Hazard Analyses and implement appropriate mitigation for hazards identified.

Communication with parent company technical staff (in Japan) on technical issues (reporting, proposing, discussing etc.)



BS Chemical Engineering

Desired Work Experience:

5+ years experience in chemical engineering with a detailed knowledge of chemical process operations, OSHA and PSM.

Demonstrated experience working with teams.

Demonstrated experience in getting results, meeting commitments & problem-solving skills.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Required:

Licensed Professional Chemical Engineer preferred

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Our client a top chemical manufacturer of biodegradable plastic resins, is looking for a production engineer in the Charleston, WV area. The company has a great salary and compensation package, and the area is family friendly with a low cost of living.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 75000

Salary Max : 95000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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