• Valid City, State or Zip Code: Phoenix
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 05 January 2022
    Growing international semiconductor company is looking for a Jr CAD Technician to create electronic design plans for new buildings and systems. Position comes with salary, benefits, bonuses and great career opportunities!

    Qualifications:

    * Associate's degree in Science, Engineering or similar or equivalent experience
    * Experience at an internship or higher level doing CAD design work for piping, electrical and mechanical systems, buildings, etc. or similar
    * AutoCAD or other CAD software required
    * Revit, BIM 360 a plus
    * CAD certification a plus
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Brooklyn Park
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 05 January 2022
    Our client is seeking a mid to senior level Mechanical Design Engineer to be responsible for defining, designing, and developing medical devices and related accessories. Owns efforts in developing solutions to product design, and design for manufacturability, translating requirements from the customer into realized products. Able to multitask and run multiple projects while meeting customer commitments. Lead the design efforts for small to medium scale programs, independently, acting as a technical lead and mentor to other engineers on these programs. This is a direct hire opening located in Brooklyn Park, MN.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    * Owns the design and development of medical devices through:

    * Transformation of internal and external inputs into outputs
    * Developing design requirements and specifications with mechanical and electrical components

    * and assemblies
    * Creating test methods and corresponding test method validations
    * Leading dFMEA creation
    * Coordinating design verification activities
    * Generating 3D models and engineering drawings utilizing SolidWorks
    * Performing tolerance analyses to ensure component interactions are understood
    * Understanding the functional performance of the products as they are developed
    * Communicating technical risks as they arise
    * Host design reviews with internal and external stakeholders
    * Manage workload to support various projects, in small to medium scale and complexity
    * Mentorship of other engineers in various functions
    * Maintain compliance to procedures and regulatory requirements
    * Good understanding of the product development process within the medical device industry
    * Provides regular status updates to management and or customer
    * Writes/updates work instructions, part specifications, verification protocols, and various technical
    * documents

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

    * Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline or related field
    * Minimum of 3 years of experience
    * FDA, cGMP, GDP principles and practices, (ISO 9001, ISO 13485)
    * Proficiency with SolidWorks required
    * Knowledge of dimensioning and tolerances, GD&T
    * Computer skills associated with Microsoft software
    * Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English
    * Excellent reading, writing, communication, and organizational skills
    * Maintains performance with changing priorities under supervision
    * Possess team collaboration skills
    * Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Bloomington
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Wednesday, 05 January 2022
    Our client is seeking a Mechanical Drafter to help support projects needs for the next six months. It's possible there could be extension or conversion if project volume is high enough. For now this is a six month contract. Client currently uses Creo but will be moving to SolidWorks in 2022. This position is located in Bloomington, MN and is required to be onsite. They do require candidates to be fully vaccinated.

    Position Duties:


    * Responsible for Creo modeling, component drawings, assembly drawings, production fixture design, and procurement for new product introductions.
    * Provides input to Project Management and Mechanical Engineering Lead on project performance against established milestones.
    * Works on project from concept through production release.
    * Works with lead engineer and manufacturing engineering to ensure the manufacturability of the product and takes ownership of any design challenges brought forward.
    * Prepares assembly and component drawings for manufacturing.
    * Coordinates and actively participates in all activities associated with prototype builds and prototype part procurement.
    * Participates in production fixture design and procurement.
    * Coordinates tooling quotes and part approval with tooling vendors.
    * Closely monitors and participates in prototype builds and pre-production runs to ensure that the final assembly is correct and in accordance with the documented product design.
    * Participates in the redesign of existing products in an effort to reduce components or manufacturing cost, improve performance or enhance capabilities of products as assigned.

    Position Requirements:


    * AAS Drafting and Design or related field
    * 1+ years of drafting experience is required
    * Strong working knowledge of Creo is preferred, however SolidWorks is fine too
    * Understanding of plastic injection molding and tool design
    * Test fixture design experience
    * Knowledge of the heavy vehicle, off-road, and motorcycle industries a plus
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: San Antonio
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 04 January 2022
    Job Summary
    A critical environment is defined as a facility which is critical to a business's operations where there could potentially, be an unacceptable and/or un-sustainable consequence to the stakeholder should a system or procedure fail.

    Operates, inspects, and maintains all HVAC, mechanical, CRAC, electrical, plumbing, and production equipment and systems in assigned facilities to obtain most efficient operating results and life expectancy. Assures that equipment is being maintained in an energy efficient, safe manner and down time is reduced to a minimum by anticipation of necessary repairs keeping records of past operating experiences. Performs inspections and repairs to assigned property interior and exterior areas, including walls and flooring, installed fixtures, roofing systems, lighting, etc. Strong focus on operating, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing facility equipment on all systems. Individuals are expected to demonstrate technical expertise in one craft area (Electrical, HVAC, Piping/Plumbing, Central Utility Plant Operations, Material Handling Equipment) and be multi-skilled in others in order to successfully complete daily/weekly work assignments.



    Job Description

    * Using critical environment protocols MOP process.
    * Performance of ongoing preventive and repair response work orders on facility mechanical, electrical and other installed systems, equipment, and other components.
    * Proficient maintain, operate, and repair all HVAC systems and CRAC units associated equipment, electrical distribution equipment, plumbing systems, building interior/exterior repair, and related grounds, and production equipment as it pertains to assigned buildings.
    * Study and become familiar critical environments with the various items of equipment, and the methods required to use them properly, that are required in everyday activities. This to include building automation systems, fire / life safety systems, and any other building related equipment.
    * Perform assigned facility inspections and due diligence efforts, reporting on as found conditions impacting satisfactory client occupancy and operations.

    Driving

    * Candidate must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license

    Administrative

    * Submit P-card Receipts Daily
    * Update work order status in real time
    * Utilize CMMS systems such as Corrigo for all work performed.
    * Perform Vehicle Safety Inspection
    * Escalating problems or issues to Customer and Manager in a timely manner
    * Attend work and safety meetings as required
    * Any and all other duties and tasks assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities / MINIMUM REQUIRED

    * Minimum of four (4) years of technical experience in all aspects of building engineering with a strong background in the technical aspects of packaged HVAC, plumbing, electrical, production equipment repair and maintenance. Knowledge of overall system design and applications.

    Certifications/ licenses

    * HVAC technicians must have a Universal CFC recovery certification
    * CRAC (Liebert) maintenance and repair experience preferred

    Must be available for Call-in work and perform other duties as required.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Freeport
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 04 January 2022
    General Description: The Environmental Engineer is responsible for the consistent improvement of environmental compliance. The role is responsible for compliance and permitting associated with waste, wastewater, and many aspects of air compliance and permitting. The Environmental Engineer will create recommendations, training materials, and improvement plans to maintain a safe and compliant site. This role will be viewed as the Subject Matter Expert regarding Environmental Regulations.

    Environmental Engineer Functional Role






    * Ensures EHS compliance and continuous improvement in EHS performance
    * Responsible for permit compliance. permit modifications and renewal processes
    * Responsible for tracking and reporting compliance for all regulatory requirements
    * Ensures accurate and timely submission of monthly, quarterly, and annual regulatory reports
    * Maintain accurate records for inspections, regulatory investigations and compliance
    * Responsible for reviewing MOCs and emissions events for environmental compliance or impacts
    * Conduct site audits, inspections and investigations with internal and external regulatory agencies for in scope activities
    * Conduct Environmental Hazard Analyses with Operations and Process Safety
    * Track and report monthly metrics Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) as well as prepare technical progress reports on active projects and initiatives
    * Assist in sustaining the company's ISO9001 Quality Management System and the RC14001 Responsible Care Management System.

    Drive a Culture of Continuous Improvement






    * Partners to drive continuous improvement of processes and operations for increased productivity and efficiency (Operational Excellence)
    * Actively participates in a culture of continuous improvement through collaborative engagement and by providing suggestions in meetings and trainings to improves processes and systems
    * Ensures work is accomplished through defined, measured, and continuously improved work processes; proactively identifies and leverages best practices developed across SI

    Education and Experience:


    * Degree with an Engineering or Science major. Experience with environmental compliance and permitting in the air, water and waste medias.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Grand Rapids
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 04 January 2022
    Mechanical Design Engineer

    SolidWorks - Capital Equipment

    Our Client, one of the leading suppliers of custom equipment servicing the aerospace, automotive, medical device, industrial markets, is seeking a Mechanical Engineer working with SOLIDWORKS and driving new product development as well as customization of specs.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

    * Workflow - receive project and product design requirements from Project Engineering.
    * Engineer concept design and submit for review.
    * Detail designs and submit for approval and release:
    * Bill of Materials, Sub-Assembly & Detail Drawings
    * Design calculations, Complete Project/Product documentation and submit for approval.

    Qualifications:

    * Machine Design experience - 2+ yrs
    * SolidWorks experience - 2+ yrs
    * Strong mechanical aptitude - machine design and manufacturing processes
    * Knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics
    * Strong communication skills and travel on a limited basis as required

    Whether you are actively seeking a new technical role or just want to stay updated on what's happening in the manufacturing and engineering market, reach out to me at MANPOWER ENGINEERING to discuss your career objectives and how we can partner to find the best possible situation for you moving forward. I have almost 20 years of direct technical executive search experience and we focus mainly in the Michigan markets. I look forward to hearing from you!

    * Mark Ondersma, LEAD TECHNICAL SEARCH CONSULTANT
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Maple Grove
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 04 January 2022
    A client of ours is seeking a mid level Product Development Engineer with MEDICAL DEVICE experience to join their team and work along the development process anywhere from concept and ideation through commercialization. Candidates with experience within the catheter space are highly sought after. This is a direct hire opening located in Maple Grove, MN.



    Duties and Responsibilities

    * Leads development of concepts, prototypes, processes, and products from initial design to market release
    * Assists in writing proposals for existing clients to achieve new deliverables within an existing phase or as a part of ongoing efforts
    * Designs and implements new methodologies, materials, machines, processes or products to bring concept to market, including essential product and process documentation
    * Maintains detailed documentation throughout all phases of research and development
    * Ability to generate and execute protocols and reports as needed to support validation activities, including Design Verification, IQ, OQ, PQ


    Position Qualifications:

    * Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, or Biomedical Engineering is preferred
    * Seeking candidates with 1 to 5 years of experience within medical device design and development
    * Familiarity with FDA QSR and ISO 13485 medical device regulations
    * SolidWorks 3D CAD proficiency
    * Familiarity with design for catheters and extrusions is highly preferred but not required
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Avon
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Tuesday, 04 January 2022
    Direct Hire! Tooling Engineer

    Our client located in Avon Lake is looking to add a Direct Hire Tooling Engineer to their team.

    Overall: Selecting tooling sources for new programs. Review, design, build, and development of new tooling. PPAP run off of suppliers and A.J. Rose.

    Key Accountabilities:

    1. - Responsible for tooling design and build to produce parts that meet customer requirements, which includes communication with customer concerning engineering issues
    2. - Manage documents & forms, which include work orders, routings, ECNs and bill of material to comply with QS procedures
    3. - Responsible for coordinating APQP process and procedures relative to individual projects, including FEMA, flow diagram and control plan
    4. - Responsible for keeping project on schedule to insure timely production start-up and delivery of parts to customer
    5. - Coordinate communications and activity of Die Shop, Quality & Production through various stages of development for suppliers.
    6. - Assist tool room personnel with troubleshooting production tooling

    Reporting Relationships:
    Tooling Engineer - Project Level Engineer In Training
    Mechanical Engineer Designers
    CAD Systems Coordinator/Designer Draftsperson
    Co-op Engineer

    Technical Know-how/Qualifications:
    BA Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or
    Substantial related experience as die making journeyman & tool design

    Formal:
    * Journeymen tool & die making background
    * Tool design (2-5 yrs.)
    * Project management (2-5 yrs.)
    * Manufacturing processes related stamping, welding and assembly
    * CAD
    * Computer software (Word, Excel)

    Informal:
    * Unigraphics
    * Knowledge of ISO9001 procedure

    Problem Solving:
    Scheduling activities to complete tasks to ensure timely delivery of prototyping and or finished parts. Troubleshooting development and production problems in tooling.

    Human Relations Skills:
    Respect
    Listening
    Fairness
    Courteous
    Patience
    Humor
    Cooperation

    Breadth of Control:
    Engineering library
    Sales, Purchasing, Quality & Tool Room personnel
    Minutes from design review meetings
    QS Manuel

    Accountability:
    Missed customer deadline for production, which could result in excessive costs or losing the job and customer
    Timeliness and success results in increased profitability through an increase of customer base and an increase in product demand from existing
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Schertz
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 03 January 2022
    Summary:
    Implements systems integration projects by understanding customer requirements, performing control system architectural design, design and program HMIs, design and program PLCs, testing and acceptance of automation programs, on-site start-up, customer training, writing of documentation, and coordination with co-workers, customers, and vendors.


    Purpose:
    Design control systems to accomplish customer requirements which will automate manufacturing processes. The Automation Specialist II is responsible for the design of control system details, instrumentation configuration, preparation for implementation, implementation, testing, documentation, and training.


    ​Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


    * Works on multiple projects simultaneously while also having advanced knowledge of a diverse range of products and systems.
    * Collaborates with project managers and estimators to assess potential projects and submit proposals.
    * Reads and interprets diagrams and documentation and communicates with customers to understand objectives and preferences.
    * Designs, develops, and documents the communication strategy between control system elements.
    * Works with the customer and other stakeholders to design detailed control system functionality.
    * Documents the functionality with a controls narrative and/or a cause and effect.
    * Programming controllers to connect from less than 20 points up to thousands of points may be required.
    * Designs and develops the human machine interface (HMI).
    * Develops hardware and software test plans and writes simulation logic for the testing of the PLC and HMI system.
    * Communicates and coordinates with management of the installation team to ensure that technicians are executing per documented processes.
    * At the client site, the incumbent may supervise the installation of the systems.
    * Tests the installed system to observe system functionality and ensure that the programs function as designed.
    * Troubleshoots problems that occur during startup that are caused by incorrect drawings, changes in customer desires, inaccurate instrumentation specifications, or other technical issues. Diagnoses and resolves software and hardware interface issues.
    * Trains customers on use and operation of client-specific system integration software.
    * Interfaces with manufacturers and vendors of software and application products, especially with regard to problem diagnosis and resolution.
    * Works with others to develop alternative system and software designs.
    * May respond to service calls to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair programming and system failures.

    Required Experience:

    * Platforms: Experienced with Rockwell Factory Talk SE/ME, Studio 5000 Programming, Control Logix and Compact Logix hardware experience
    * Valid DL
    * Open to travel 40 - 50% of the time - Regional around the San Antonio area
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Baton Rouge
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 03 January 2022
    Manages DCS Projects using DCS engineering expertise and appropriate resources to ensure work is completed safely, in a cost-effective manner, within budget and schedule, and to required standards. Manages the maintenance and development of standards, procedures and relevant documentation relating to the Geismar facilities. Ensures the maintenance, storage and distribution of DCS critical drawings are properly controlled. Provides expert knowledge, advice and direction to management and co-workers on configurable control systems within Geismar. Supports Operations and Maintenance daily with advice and actions on DCS, ESD/SIS and control loop issues. evelops and maintain the design, modification, security and reliability of all configurable process control systems and communication systems used to operate Geismar production facilities. Ensures control system cybersecurity best practices are followed. Supports any major projects which affect control systems in all engineering phases including FEED, detailed engineering and commissioning.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    Ensures all assigned DCS and Instrumentation Projects are managed such that the safety, quality, cost and schedule targets are achieved. Ensures the assigned projects are implemented in accordance with Project Standards and the plant Management of Change (MOC) process. Manages the assigned DCS Project worklist to meet customer requirements. Ensures all scopes of work for assigned DCS Projects covering detailed design, preparation of purchase specifications and preparation of construction packages are accurate, sufficient and clear. Provides expertise and specialist DCS engineering knowledge. Develops technical memos and provides technical advice and assistance as required to the Project group to allow the development of detailed engineering scopes of work and designs. Ensures appropriate hazard and risk reviews are conducted for assigned DCS related projects and all issues identified are actioned. Coordinates commissioning of assigned DCS Projects with Operations. Manages the assigned tender and awards contracts in conjunction with the Purchasing team for detailed design, preparation of purchase specifications and preparation of construction packages and construction. Ensures all DCS drawings and documentation are controlled according to the Geismar procedures and standards. Provides project support by taking a lead role in Engineering during the design, construction and start-up phases of the project including configuration of DCS, ESD and PLC software, implementing advanced process control, leading loop checks and control system simulations. Responsible for setting up the alarm management system, sequence of events recording system and the DCS trending packages. Develops and verifies QAQC documentation for the punch list and turnover packages. Provides technical assistance and leads the investigation and correction of incidents related to the control systems. Provides control system tuning and troubleshooting services to the Operations group. Assists with plant instrumentation issues including AMS, loop tuning and basic instrument calibration. Upholds DCS technical excellence for the USA operations. This individual will have a role in TAR Management and Knowledge Management, relevant to control systems. Sets and maintains standards for selection of configurable process control systems and the design, installation and maintenance of the software and documentation. Develops and maintains systems to guarantee the security of all system software.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Geismar
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 03 January 2022
    Manages DCS Projects using DCS engineering expertise and appropriate resources to ensure work is completed safely, in a cost-effective manner, within budget and schedule, and to required standards. Manages the maint and development of standards, procedures and relevant documentation relating to the Geismar facilities. Ensures the maintenance, storage and distribution of DCS critical drawings are properly controlled. Provides expert knowledge, advice and direction to management and co-workers on configurable control systems


    Ensures assigned DCS and Instrumentation Projects are managed such that the safety, quality, cost and schedule targets are achieved. Ensures the assigned projects are implemented in accordance with Project Standards and the plant Management of Change (MOC) process. Manages the assigned DCS Project worklist to meet customer requirements. Ensures all scopes of work for assigned DCS Projects covering detailed design, preparation of purchase specifications and preparation of construction packages are accurate, sufficient and clear. Provides expertise and specialist DCS engineering knowledge. Develops technical memos and provides technical advice and assistance as required to the Project group to allow the development of detailed engineering scopes of work and designs. Ensures appropriate hazard and risk reviews are conducted for assigned DCS related projects and all issues identified are actioned. Coordinates commissioning of assigned DCS Projects with Operations. Manages the assigned tender and awards contracts in conjunction with the Purchasing team for detailed design, preparation of purchase specifications and preparation of construction packages and construction. Ensures all DCS drawings and documentation are controlled according to the Geismar procedures and standards. Provides project support by taking a lead role in Engineering during the design, construction and start-up phases of the project including configuration of DCS, ESD and PLC software, implementing advanced process control, leading loop checks and control system simulations. Responsible for setting up the alarm management system, sequence of events recording system and the DCS trending packages. Develops and verifies QAQC documentation for the punch list and turnover packages. Provides technical assistance and leads the investigation and correction of incidents related to the control systems. Provides control system tuning and troubleshooting services to the Operations group. Assists with plant instrumentation issues including AMS, loop tuning and basic instrument calibration. Upholds DCS technical excellence for the USA operations. This individual will have a role in TAR Management and Knowledge Management, relevant to control systems. Develops and tests recovery plans to restore systems in the event of failure or disaster. Develops and maintains maintenance plans to ensure the systems hardware and software are operating with optimal efficiency and reliability. Conducts investigations for all system failures and identify the system modifications, upgrades or changes required to prevent these. Provides technical advice and assistance to the I/E Supervisor and I/E Technicians and the Operations department on configurable control systems.


    BS in EE or ChE. 5+ years of exp. as a Systems/DCS Engineer within the Petrochemical industry. Preferred majority of experience spent on manufacturing site. Strong PLC, SIS and DCS experience. In depth knowledge of standards and procedures and industry best practice.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Baton Rouge
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 03 January 2022
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    Ensures all assigned Instrument and Electrical Projects are managed such that the safety, quality, cost and schedule targets are achieved. Provides expert knowledge, advice and direction to management and co-workers on configurable control systems within USA. Ensures the assigned projects are implemented in accordance with Project Standards, procedures and are in compliance with all regulations. Manages the assigned Instrument and Electrical Project work list to meet customer requirements. Ensures all scopes of work for assigned Instrument and Electrical Projects covering detailed design, preparation of purchase specifications and preparation of construction packages are accurate, sufficient and clear. Develops technical memos and provides technical advice as required to the Project group to allow the development of detailed engineering scopes of work and designs. Ensures the plant Management of Change (MOC) process is followed for all plant modifications. Ensures appropriate hazard and risk reviews are conducted for assigned Instrument and Electrical related projects and all issues identified are actioned. Coordinates commissioning of assigned Instrument and Electrical Projects with Operations. Manages the assigned tender and awards contracts in conjunction with the Purchasing team for detailed design preparation of purchase specifications and preparation of construction packages and construction. Ensures all contractors undertaking assigned project work on the Geismar site are effectively supervised such that safety, quality, costs and schedule targets are achieved. Ensures all Instrument and Electrical drawings and documentation are controlled according to the Geismar procedures and standards. Provides project support by taking a lead role in Engineering during the engineering, construction and start-up phases of plant. Specifically reviewing and verifying instrument data sheets, instrument selection and installation drawings. Develops and verifies QAQC documentation for the punch list and turnover packages for plant projects. Upholds I/E technical excellence for the USA operations. Advises and assists in the development of plant control loops and related control systems. Able to provide support to troubleshoot and navigate basic control system issues to verify instrumentation is working correctly. Responsible for ensuring AMS for instrumentation is functional. Familiar with control valve specification and loop tuning. Advises in the development of maintenance plans to ensure the I/E and Electrical systems are operating with optimal efficiency and reliability. Conducts investigations for all system failures and identifies the system modifications, upgrades or changes required to prevent these. Provides technical advice and assistance to the I/E Supervisor, I/E Technicians and the Operations department on Instrument and Electrical systems. Advises the Operations department in the development of operational procedures relating to Instrumentation and Electrical systems. Identifies Instrumentation and Electrical systems training requirements for Maintenance Technicians.

    Maintains an understanding of the current and future technology trends and makes recommendations for system enhancements or replacements which are financially justifiable. Maintains an understanding of Electrical Safety Code and ensures the plant is follow the standard. Ensures ETAP studies are updated. Develops operating budgets for designated areas and proposes capital budget items as required.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Geismar
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 03 January 2022
    Ensures all assigned Instrument and Electrical Projects are managed such that the safety, quality, cost and schedule targets are achieved. Provides expert knowledge, advice and direction to management and co-workers on configurable control systems within USA. Ensures the assigned projects are implemented in accordance with Project Standards, procedures and are in compliance with all regulations. Manages the assigned Instrument and Electrical Project work list to meet customer requirements. Ensures all scopes of work for assigned Instrument and Electrical Projects covering detailed design, preparation of purchase specifications and preparation of construction packages are accurate, sufficient and clear. Develops technical memos and provides technical advice as required to the Project group to allow the development of detailed engineering scopes of work and designs. Ensures the plant Management of Change (MOC) process is followed for all plant modifications. Ensures appropriate hazard and risk reviews are conducted for assigned Instrument and Electrical related projects and all issues identified are actioned. Coordinates commissioning of assigned Instrument and Electrical Projects with Operations. Manages the assigned tender and awards contracts in conjunction with the Purchasing team for detailed design preparation of purchase specifications and preparation of construction packages and construction. Ensures all contractors undertaking assigned project work on the Geismar site are effectively supervised such that safety, quality, costs and schedule targets are achieved. Ensures all Instrument and Electrical drawings and documentation are controlled according to the Geismar procedures and standards. Provides project support by taking a lead role in Engineering during the engineering, construction and start-up phases of plant. Specifically reviewing and verifying instrument data sheets, instrument selection and installation drawings. Develops and verifies QAQC documentation for the punch list and turnover packages for plant projects. Upholds I/E technical excellence for the USA operations. Advises and assists in the development of plant control loops and related control systems. Able to provide support to troubleshoot and navigate basic control system issues to verify instrumentation is working correctly. Responsible for ensuring AMS for instrumentation is functional. Familiar with control valve specification and loop tuning. Advises in the development of maintenance plans to ensure the I/E and Electrical systems are operating with optimal efficiency and reliability. Conducts investigations for all system failures and identifies the system modifications, upgrades or changes required to prevent these. Provides technical advice and assistance to the I/E Supervisor, I/E Technicians and the Operations department on Instrument and Electrical systems.


    BSEE or related field; or equivalent work experience/combined education. 5+ years' experience within an Instrument and Electrical Engineer role, preferably within a Chemical Manufacturing environment. Strong diagnostic/fault finding skills. Excellent computer skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. In depth knowledge of standards and procedures and industry best practice.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Baton Rouge
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 03 January 2022
    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    Ensures that accurate plans are developed for the execution of maintenance work, planned or unplanned outages, and turnarounds. Determines the appropriate level of planning required for urgent or high priority work and ensure that effective detailed plans are developed including identification of resources; spares parts, materials, documentation, statutory requirements and other special requirements are identified. Interact actively with Operations and requester groups to get the details about the scope of work and relevant information to get the work planned. Identifies and creates PRs for any outside services needed to execute work, along with scheduling and seeing through that any pre-entry site requirements are met. Places orders for all known stock and non-stock items and reflect delivery times within the plan. Follow up material verification required prior to execution commencing. Assists Mechanical Supervisor, Rotating Equipment Supervisor, I&E Supervisor, Pipefitters, Welders, Millwrights, and I&E Technicians by providing support in the coordination of additional resources, materials and parts if scope changes during execution of work. Reviews job audit forms of planned versus actuals for standard work plans to gauge accuracy of estimations and identify actions for continuous improvement. Provides assistance to Maintenance Supervisors during execution of work, coordinating any additional requirements and updating plans accordingly to reflect changes in scope as required. Ensures that accurate contingency plans are developed to allow for efficient mobilization of resources to execute work and reduce plant risk during times of planned and unplanned plant shutdowns without extending duration of downtime. Plans efficiently to ensure timely availability of planned work for execution. Reviews and maintains outage backlogs. Integrate, review and support the procurement strategy for the turnaround executions. Review the turnaround materials and services plan and work with the procurement team in serve as a liaison with the execution team in the implementation of the plan. Backfills for Maintenance Planners. Ability to lead all planning efforts for planned/unplanned outages and special projects. Interact with Operations to prioritize outage work scope based on material and resource availability. Ability to prioritize task in a fast-paced environment. Development of vendor relationships to be able to source material and or resources in a timely manner. Liaise with Procurement and Warehouse in order to efficiently expedite material and resources. Updates BOM's and the job plan list in the CMMS database with changes identified by system users or as a result of plant modifications.

    Acts as a resource in CMMS functionality and identifies opportunities for the Maintenance Department to extend its use of the system. Interact with Maintenance Scheduler to assure enough planned work is available for weekly scheduling of craft available man hours. Interact with Scheduler to assist with developing planned or unplanned outage schedules along with Turnaround schedules. Assist Turnaround Scheduler with schedule and resource optimizations by knowledge of planned work along with schedule logic. Contributes to the organizational vision of Global Methanol Leadership and as a team member demonstrates the core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism. Conducts all business in a manner which supports the Responsible Care® ethic.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Geismar
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 03 January 2022
    Ensures that accurate plans are developed for the execution of maintenance work, planned or unplanned outages, and turnarounds. Determines the appropriate level of planning required for urgent or high priority work and ensure that effective detailed plans are developed including identification of resources; spares parts, materials, documentation, statutory requirements and other special reqs are identified. Identifies and creates PRs for any outside services needed to execute work, along with scheduling and seeing through that any pre-entry site requirements are met. Places orders for all known stock and non-stock items and reflect delivery times within the plan. Follow up material verification required prior to execution commencing. Reviews job audit forms of planned versus actuals for standard work plans to gauge accuracy of estimations and identify actions for continuous improvement. Provides assistance to Maintenance Supervisors during execution of work, coordinating any additional requirements and updating plans accordingly to reflect changes in scope as required. Ensures that accurate contingency plans are developed to allow for efficient mobilization of resources to execute work and reduce plant risk during times of planned and unplanned plant shutdowns without extending duration of downtime. Plans efficiently to ensure timely availability of planned work for execution. Reviews and maintains outage backlogs. Integrate, review and support the procurement strategy for the turnaround executions. Review the turnaround materials and services plan and work with the procurement team in serve as a liaison with the execution team in the implementation of the plan.Interact with Operations to prioritize outage work scope based on material and resource availability. Ability to prioritize task in a fast-paced environment. Development of vendor relationships to be able to source material and or resources in a timely manner. Liaise with Procurement and Warehouse in order to efficiently expedite material and resources. Updates BOM's and the job plan list in the CMMS database with changes identified by system users or as a result of plant modifications. Acts as a resource in CMMS functionality and identifies opportunities for the Maint.Dept to extend its use of the system. Interact with Maintenance Scheduler to assure enough planned work is available for weekly scheduling of craft available man hours. Interact with Scheduler to assist with developing planned or unplanned outage schedules along with Turnaround schedules. Assist Turnaround Scheduler with schedule and resource optimizations by knowledge of planned work along with schedule logic.

    High School Diploma or equivalent required. 10+ years experience in a mechanical or electrical trade within a chemical manufacturing environment. 5+ years in a Planning role desired. Ability to read and interpret plant/equipment drawings and specifications. Able to effectively communicate with a wide cross section of people. An understanding of Maintenance/Turnaround job planning and scheduling techniques. Strong knowledge of work management processes, labor estimating, resource balancing, etc. Good working knowledge of facilities equipment as well as Operations and Maintenance requirements. Ability to read and understand blueprints and/or schematic diagrams. Experienced with Industrial Maintenance practices and systems. M Experienced user of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Baton Rouge
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 03 January 2022
    Provides direction and leadership to the Static Equipment, Rotating Equipment, I&E and Services teams in the execution of work, implementation and monitoring of best practices and company standards, maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of all maintenance resources during normal operation, planned turnarounds, unplanned outages and major maintenance projects. Effectively manages the budget and the execution schedule of the Maintenance Team. Effectively executes capital project work that is assigned to the Maintenance Department. Ensures all work is completed safely and cost effectively to achieve the required quality and schedule. Leads the team during shutdown and turnaround work within the plant area. Manages unplanned breakdowns, ensuring appropriate planning and controls are incorporated into each event. Manages mechanical maintenance contracts and contractor relationships. Manages the facilities associated with the Maintenance group. Responds to Operations priorities to minimize production loss. Ensures there is effective integration with the other Supervisors and other groups of the Maintenance Department. In conjunction with the Reliability and Maintenance Engineers, develops and optimizes the maintenance program to meet plant availability requirements. Manages the assigned budget ensuring appropriate financial controls. Ensures that technical skills within the area are at a level consistent with top quartile performance in the methanol industry. Ensures that all plant maintenance is implemented in accordance with standards and Best Practices and are in compliance with all relevant USA legislation. Identifies continuous improvement opportunities to drive down the unit cost of maintenance and/or minimize overall risk of harm to people, harm to the environment or loss prevention and communicates these to the responsible person. Ensures a three-year plan and annual Major Maintenance budget. Manages the turnaround job list and turnaround execution. Works with key stake holders to ensure that turnaround requirements, e.g., statutory and capital, are captured and included in the turnaround plan. Helping to identify critical path activity and long lead items are identified and ordered at appropriate time. Assigned proper resources to the tasks associated to the turnarounds. Ensures systems are established that enable effective and timely mobilization of resources to respond to unplanned plant outages. Works with other departments to ensure that one plan is developed for entire event (from shutdown to full rates). Aggressive position taken to eliminate risk to plant when opportunities arise. Critical path activity is identified, and other activities are agreed and executed to maximize opportunity of unplanned outage. Mean time to repair (mean down time) is minimized due to timely mobilization of resources to execute effective repairs to plant as required. Regular communication updates of progress (Cost/Budget and Progress/Schedule) and issues. Maintains good and regular communications with contractor companies to ensure timely feedback regarding progress and performance. Regularly attends the Schedule Update meetings and works with the Planning and Scheduling group to ensure effectiveness. Improved individual and organizational performance through coaching for success. Acts as Key Contact for assigned Contractor Services. Ensure employee and contractor compliance with policies, procedures and applicable standards. Ensure implementation of and compliance with all HR policies and procedures, including performance optimization. Ensures that the performance management system is competently applied to all assigned staff to maximize each individual's contribution.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Houston
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 03 January 2022
    Identify and implement improvements to processes and procedures that will increase capacity, reduce cost; improve safety and quality of global supply chain manufacturing processes. Troubleshoot existing processes to improve on stream time and operating efficiency. Work in a team environment with operations and other members of the Unit Operating Teams. Identify opportunities to improve mechanical and instrumentation reliability. Utilize process improvement methodologies including Lean Six Sigma to increase profits.

    Responsibilities

    Track operating performance and product quality of production units. Identify causes of departure from standard and initiate corrective actions

    Troubleshoot existing processes and initiate corrective actions to improve on stream time and operating efficiency.

    Identify and implement improvements to processes and procedures that will increase capacity, reduce production cost, improve safety and quality of chemical manufacturing processes.

    Provide technical coverage for plant trials and startups.

    Write operating procedures and provide training for chemical operators.

    Propose changes in programming logic that will lead to improved process safety, quality, or production efficiency.

    Develop in depth expertise on process equipment used at the plants such as reactors, agitators, heat exchangers, pumps, and filters.

    Write and obtain approvals for MCR's (Manufacturing Change Requests) and PCF's (Process Change Forms) in support of process improvements.

    Lead or be a member of PPA (potential problem analysis), JSA (job safety analysis) and PHAs (process hazard analysis teams.

    Develop PFDs, P&IDs, mass and energy balances for modified processes.

    Develop project scopes for small capital projects.

    Specify new process equipment including updating/revising equipment specification sheets. Work with equipment vendors and operations to aide in selection.

    Perform data and statistical analysis to make sound processing decisions.

    Provide relief coverage for supervision in production units.

    Other duties as assigned.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    BS degree in Chemical Engineering

    Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

    Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

    Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.

    Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures.

    Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

    Teamwork - Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others and work effectively in a team environment.

    Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

    Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.

    Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.

    Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.

    Self-Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one's ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Pasadena
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 03 January 2022
    Identify and implement improvements to processes and procedures that will increase capacity, reduce cost; improve safety and quality of global supply chain manufacturing processes. Troubleshoot existing processes to improve on stream time and operating efficiency. Work in a team environment with operations and other members of the Unit Operating Teams. Identify opportunities to improve mechanical and instrumentation reliability. Utilize process improvement methodologies including Lean Six Sigma to increase profits.

    Responsibilities


    * Track operating performance and product quality of production units. Identify causes of departure from standard and initiate corrective actions
    * Troubleshoot existing processes and initiate corrective actions to improve on stream time and operating efficiency.
    * Identify and implement improvements to processes and procedures that will increase capacity, reduce production cost, improve safety and quality of chemical manufacturing processes.
    * Provide technical coverage for plant trials and startups.
    * Write operating procedures and provide training for chemical operators.
    * Propose changes in programming logic that will lead to improved process safety, quality, or production efficiency.
    * Develop in depth expertise on process equipment used at the plants such as reactors, agitators, heat exchangers, pumps, and filters.
    * Write and obtain approvals for MCR's (Manufacturing Change Requests) and PCF's (Process Change Forms) in support of process improvements.
    * Lead or be a member of PPA (potential problem analysis), JSA (job safety analysis) and PHAs (process hazard analysis teams.
    * Develop PFDs, P&IDs, mass and energy balances for modified processes.
    * Develop project scopes for small capital projects.
    * Specify new process equipment including updating/revising equipment specification sheets. Work with equipment vendors and operations to aide in selection.
    * Perform data and statistical analysis to make sound processing decisions.
    * Provide relief coverage for supervision in production units.
    * Other duties as assigned.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    BS degree in Chemical Engineering

    * 2-5 years of relevant experience

    ESSENTIAL SKILLS


    * Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
    * Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
    * Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
    * Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures.
    * Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
    * Teamwork - Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others and work effectively in a team environment.
    * Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
    * Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
    * Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
    * Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
    * Self-Motivated - Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one's ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Baton Rouge
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 03 January 2022
    POSITION SUMMARY

    Responsible for providing plant equipment maintenance strategies, systems and engineering advice to allow the Maintenance Department to cost effectively achieve plant availability and reliability requirements, comply with all relevant and statutory legislation and meet the requirements of all internal standards and procedures.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    Works under general direction from the Reliability Supervisor and is responsible for ensuring equipment is properly designed, selected and installed based on a life-cycle philosophy of an asset.

    Collaborates with Operations personnel in troubleshooting problems from a mechanical perspective and provides guidance and training as appropriate to promote proper operation and maintenance of pressure vessels, storage tanks and piping systems.

    Maintains and improves plant reliability through identifying/correcting operational reliability opportunities.

    Collaborates with Maintenance and Reliability groups to identify and correct bad actors, drive root cause failure analysis, meet mechanical integrity requirements and implement preventive/predictive maintenance programs.

    Provide expertise for turnarounds from a mechanical operations perspective. Helps to set strategies, schedules, objectives, manage scope and operational services as requested.

    Accountable for documentation of files, records, databases and drawings to meet requirements utilizing other functional groups as applicable.

    Accountable for creating preventative maintenance plans. Validate the frequencies and required time needed to complete PM work, with assistance from the appropriate personnel (i.e., Planners, Craft Supervisors, etc.), and enter in Maximo.

    Serves as the focal point for developing and monitoring Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the Maintenance department.

    Ensures that equipment is performing effectively and efficiently.

    Establishes and monitors program for critical equipment analysis and condition monitoring techniques.

    Reviews deficiencies noted during corrective maintenance activities to continually evaluate the effectiveness of preventative and predictive maintenance programs.

    Provides technical guidance for Maximo usage to ensure the type and amount of data collected meets the needs of the plant maintenance strategy.

    Maintains and advises on the use and disposition of stock items, tool crib and rental equipment to ensure the right parts and resources are available at the right time.

    Promotes equipment standardization to reduce the amount of needed spare parts, amount of training necessary and reduce the maintenance budget.

    Consults with Maintenance Technicians on technical problems including advanced troubleshooting and equipment redesign.

    Ensures compliance with all applicable pressure equipment, pipeline and statutory requirements.

    Requirements:


    * Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.
    * Experience with large static equipment (Vessels, Heat Exchangers).
    * Maintenance/Reliability Engineering experience.
    * Experience with development and implementation of Maintenance Equipment Strategies.
    * Experience with Predictive and Preventative Maintenance Programs.
    * Basic AutoCAD or any other tool to develop drafting.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Geismar
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Monday, 03 January 2022
    POSITION SUMMARY

    Responsible for providing plant equipment maintenance strategies, systems and engineering advice to allow the Maintenance Department to cost effectively achieve plant availability and reliability requirements, comply with all relevant and statutory legislation and meet the requirements of all internal standards and procedures.

    Responsible for ensuring equipment is properly designed, selected and installed based on a life-cycle philosophy of an asset. Collaborates with Operations personnel in troubleshooting problems from a mechanical perspective and provides guidance and training as appropriate to promote proper operation and maintenance of pressure vessels, storage tanks and piping systems. Maintains and improves plant reliability through identifying/correcting operational reliability opportunities. Collaborates with Maintenance and Reliability groups to identify and correct bad actors, drive root cause failure analysis, meet mechanical integrity requirements and implement preventive/predictive maintenance programs. Provide expertise for turnarounds from a mechanical operations perspective. Helps to set strategies, schedules, objectives, manage scope and operational services as requested. Accountable for documentation of files, records, databases and drawings to meet requirements utilizing other functional groups as applicable. Accountable for creating preventative maintenance plans. Validate the frequencies and required time needed to complete PM work, with assistance from the appropriate personnel (i.e., Planners, Craft Supervisors, etc.), and enter in Maximo. Serves as the focal point for developing and monitoring Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the Maintenance department. Ensures that equipment is performing effectively and efficiently. Establishes and monitors program for critical equipment analysis and condition monitoring techniques. Reviews deficiencies noted during corrective maintenance activities to continually evaluate the effectiveness of preventative and predictive maintenance programs. Provides technical guidance for Maximo usage to ensure the type and amount of data collected meets the needs of the plant maintenance strategy. Maintains and advises on the use and disposition of stock items, tool crib and rental equipment to ensure the right parts and resources are available at the right time. Promotes equipment standardization to reduce the amount of needed spare parts, amount of training necessary and reduce the maintenance budget. Consults with Maintenance Technicians on technical problems including advanced troubleshooting and equipment redesign. Ensures compliance with all applicable pressure equipment, pipeline and statutory requirements. Assists with the development of the long-term maintenance strategy for the USA LLC assets. Facilitates investigation to determine root cause of failure for serious, major and potentially major reliability incidents. Develops and maintains equipment repair, inspection, construction and selection standards. Reviews engineering design packages to ensure all maintenance requirements are met. Provides input into the capital and major maintenance plan.

    BS Engineering, ME preferred; or other relevant Engineering discipline. 5 yrs exp with large static equipment (Vessels, Heat Exchangers). 5 years Maintenance/Reliability Engineering experience. Experience with development and implementation of Maintenance Equipment Strategies. Experience with Predictive and Preventative Maintenance Programs. Basic AutoCAD or any other tool to develop drafting. Experience with Root Cause Analysis.