OVERVIEW: The primary purpose of the Manufacturing Engineer is to run the 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.
Design, develop and implement plant and process improvements.
Troubleshoot and optimize the process to address gaps identified through daily performance monitoring.
Optimize the current process.
Implement advanced performance tracking tools.
Implement new technology projects.
Execute annual productivity plans.
Initiate projects to improve the process.
Drive targeted actions in response to performance gaps in KPI’s as well as production losses.
Assist in tracking of unit regulatory compliance.
Facilitate risk management, management of change, HAZOP, PHA, PSSR, etc.
Lead or assist in delivering technical training to operators.
Assist with production planning, tracking, and closing.
Maintain unit process safety information (PSI).
Train site personnel at the site in upgrades, modifications, safety, environmental.
Degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with work experience in a chemical manufacturing plant.
Strong knowledge of Process Safety Management.
Strong technical and analytical skills with the ability to innovate and solve complex problems.
NOTE: We have opportunities similar to this one with a number of Fortune 500 clients in the chemical, refining, and pharmaceutical sectors. They/We are always looking for candidates with credentials and experience similar to the above. We have positions for engineers who are seeking an opportunity to move in operations, engineering, or production. So if the location or responsibilities of this position do not satisfy your present career desires, let us hear from you anyway, as other unadvertised positions may be of interest to you. We DO NOT contact our client companies on your behalf without your approval.
CAVEATS: Your experience must be as a direct employee of an operating chemical, refining, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, or closely related industry. You must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, and you must reside in the USA.
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Process Safety Management
Process Improvements (Business)