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Manufacturing Engineer

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/30/22

Job Description

Job description:

  • The primary purpose of the manufacturing engineer is to run the assigned unit safely, reliably, and efficiently. The manufacturing engineer is responsible for unit operating performance to include production, raw material usage, energy usage, quality, daily performance tracking, troubleshooting, and basic unit optimization. The manufacturing engineer adds direct value to the business by driving real time unit performance in these areas.


  • Drive unit performance to operational entitlement with respect to yields, usages, reliability, and quality
  • Achieve annual operating productivity targets by maintaining a unit performance tracking program
  • Maintain accurate accounting of all unit production losses and drive actions to correct


  • Monitor unit performance by tracking key process indicators (KPI's) and key operating parameters (KOP's)
  • Maintenance of performance tracking tools to include setpoint or target changes
  • Basic troubleshooting and optimization of the process to address gaps identified through daily performance monitoring
  • Accounting and categorization of daily production losses
  • Drive targeted actions in response to performance gaps in KPI's as well as production losses
  • Assist in tracking of unit regulatory compliance
  • Facilitation of MOCs originating from unit needs
  • Lead or assist in delivering technical training to operators
  • Assist with production planning, tracking, and closing
  • Maintain unit process safety information (PSI)
  • Interface with production engineering, process engineering and other site business teams
  • Optimize the current process using operational entitlement models
  • Implement advanced performance tracking tools
  • Implement new technology projects
  • Execute annual productivity plans
  • Escalate technical issues which are too complex to handle within the unit
  • Initiate projects to improve the process
  • Escalate technical issues which require advanced modelling



  • Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering (will consider candidates with Mechanical Engineer degree and applicable Utilities experience)
  • Minimum 3+years candidates, next level 5+ years candidates next level 8+ years with experience working in a Manufacturing Engineer role
  • Working knowledge of ASPEN products, heat transfer, hydraulics, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of Process Safety Management
  • Proven technical and analytical skills with the ability to innovate and solve complex problems
  • Working knowledge of Environmental Controls and Utilities preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proven ability to perform in a highly dynamic work environment
  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt


  • ChemE degree
  • Minimum 3 years (prefer4-5) manufacturing experience in plant/site
  • Comp 100-115K

Senior level

  • ChemE degree (will consider other degrees with 8 plus years related experience)
  • Minimum 8 years experience
  • Comp 115-130K (to get top dollars candidates must have 8 plus years of manufacturing engineering experience

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

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Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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