• Valid City, State or Zip Code: St. Paul
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Sunday, 24 July 2022
    A client of ours in the Medical Device field is hiring a PRINCIPAL PACKAGING ENGINEER!

    Scope- Independently conducts exploratory and development work as part of the Global Sustainability Packaging and Labeling team. Receives minimal technical direction/review on broad scope or complex projects. Viewed as an expert in sustainable packaging/labeling materials. The role requires an understanding of engineering in relation to reuse, remanufacturing, recycling, and the effects of carbon emissions.

    Key Responsibilities:

    * Drive assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures. Work is expected to result in the development of new or refined technologies, products, materials, processes, equipment, and/or scientific methods to broaden Intellectual Property in key strategic areas.
    * Provide guidance, leadership, and project management support to product and technology teams.
    * Work closely with a variety of personnel and divisions to ensure an improved, practical, and consistent approach to sustainable packaging and labeling.
    * Generate and manage packaging related documentation, KSD's, test plans and reports, and other documents related to sustainability.
    * Assess the feasibility and soundness of alternative engineering processes, products, or equipment.
    * Manage the completion of packaging testing for new product development and existing design improvements.
    * Coordinate, manage, and document project goals and progress, and recommend appropriate revisions.
    * Obtain feedback on concepts and performance of new packages/devices and to translate customer needs into packaging and product concepts.
    * Work with BSC suppliers to establish partnerships that maximize quality, delivery, and lead times, and to incorporate their abilities, ideas, and knowledge into new development.
    * Demonstrate PDP/TPD system knowledge through coaching and delivery of high quality, high impact deliverables.
    * As applicable, train and/or supervise technicians and/or interns.
    * Lead broad divisional / corporate initiatives related to Sustainable Packaging.
    * Define and document world-wide packaging distribution chain details, and work with packaging engineers to convert these details into product requirements.
    * Develop strong team skills, including optimized communication, teamwork, initiative, and managed execution of project deliverables.
    * Keep abreast of new technologies and advances in medical device packaging.



    Quality System Requirements:

    In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.

    For those individuals that supervise others, the following statements are applicable:

    * Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained in order to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the BSC Quality Policy.
    * Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Plymouth
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Sunday, 24 July 2022
    Quality Engineer | Direct Hire OR contract to hire | Plymouth, MN | Starting at $70k


    Perform duties to resolve quality issues that relate to production, design, supplier, customer, and other areas. The incumbent will be responsible for analyzing production and process capabilities of the manufacturing process and effectively applying continuous improvement principles and techniques to quality and manufacturing functions. This includes performing production readiness assessments (PPAP reviews) and reporting on readiness status and action plans on deficiencies. Other duties include conducting training as needed on QA/QC methodology, concepts, and tools, supporting the quality objectives of other engineering disciplines, processing ECO's (Engineering Change Orders), aiding process validation and other protocols and reports as appropriate.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


    1 Responsible for returned goods analysis and corrective action.

    1 Perform analysis to determine the root cause for a customer failure.
    2 Ensure that corrective action and preventive action {CAPA} is developed and implemented. Collect, analyze, and summarize data in a report to the customer, detailing the actions.
    3 Respond directly to customers concerning reject issues.

    1 Perform First Articles, Manufacturing Production Process Review (MPPR), and follow-up.

    1 Perform First Article Inspection of new products, notify the appropriate personnel to make changes for any problems found.
    2 Ensure changes discussed in the MPPR meeting are made.

    1 Get follow-up signatures, request product to be released to 'Active' status, perform the final data entry tasks.

    1 Inspect outgoing Finished Goods against previous warranty returns to ensure customers receive products which conform to specifications. Maintain associated Production Routings.

    1 Issue Certificates of Compliances.

    1 Suggest new inspection procedures and changes on existing procedures, quality control standards, equipment, and gauges to facilitate work and maintain quality. Assist in the use of inspection and testing equipment, methods, and techniques. Work closely with Manufacturing Engineers and Process Auditors to help achieve and maintain desired quality levels.

    1 Perform robust testing on various products to ensure that product meets or exceeds specified standards.

    1 Work closely with sales and marketing groups to build closer business and technical relationships with key strategic customers and implement custom requirements at different levels of the Company facilities.

    1 Create Inspection Plans, Master Data settings, and Quality Information Records in SAP for Turck facilities in Minnesota, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

    1 Coordinate Material Review Board meetings and manage the nonconforming materials.

    1 Coordinate and perform quality-related stock checks due to ECO's, warranty complaints, and other requests.



    Qualifications:

    BS: Engineering realm (OPEN TO ASSOCIATES DEGREE W/YEARS AS A QE)
    2-5 years' performing Quality work
    Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Asheville
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Saturday, 23 July 2022
    Primary Duties:










    * As a member of the Leadership Team, provide environmental leadership and direction for the plant by identifying and working to collaboratively mitigate environmental risk
    * Implements strategies and systems to keep operations focused on environmental impacts and in compliance with environmental and related permits and regulations.
    * Assure area leaders monitor operations to identify, predict and control environmental performance so that permit conditions are maintained.
    * Oversee management of the Landfill and WWTP operations including equipment maintenance, budgets, contractor management, and operations directives.
    * Be an Integral part of the Corporate Evergreen EHS Leadership Team consisting of EHS Managers from the mills and NAP Manager to set EHS strategy, policy and initiatives for the company
    * Manage recording and reporting environmental related information for Evergreen Packaging

    * Utilize EMIS (Gensuite) for internal environmental incident, non-compliance, auditing and inspection reporting and follow-up
    * Assure Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Environmental submittals (Air, Storm Water, Waste Water, Waste Management, etc.) are accurately developed, reviewed, and submitted timely

    * Mentors mill environmental professionals (direct reports) to drive personal ownership and accountability for success and succession planning including feedback on performance and opportunities for development and growth.
    * Partner with site operational leaders to be visible environmental advocates in their areas of responsibility and ensure plans are in place to proactively achieve their environmental obligations and targets.
    * Audits facilities and systems to identify improvement opportunities and provide assistance in reaching environmental goals and objectives.
    * Remain current on regulatory developments that are applicable to environmental compliance at the local, state and federal level and position the mill to manage the impacts.
    * Act as a liaison between the mill and the community and/or the regulators on environmental issues.
    * Maintain membership in local manufacturing and environmental organizations.
    * Support Evergreen's Sustainability objectives at the Canton and Waynesville Operations.

    Qualifications

    Skills and Competencies:










    * Technical proficiency in federal EPA, DHS, and other applicable federal regulations, as well develop specific knowledge of the state of North Carolina and local regulations as necessary.
    * Development of a detailed technical knowledge of the kraft pulp and paper process, equipment, applicable environmental regulations, and environmental control equipment if previous experience does not provide.
    * Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
    * Ability to influence and negotiate in the face of difficult and complex circumstances.
    * Independent thinking and integration of technical/regulatory issues into organizational policies, practices and training.
    * .

    Experience/Qualifications:










    * Bachelor of Science - Environmental or Chemical, Science or Engineering of related field, Required.
    * 12+ years - First-hand experience in environmental management for process related manufacturing facilities, Required: Pulp and Paper experience, Preferred.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Port Lavaca
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Saturday, 23 July 2022
    Responsibilities









    * Develop process flow diagrams.
    * Drive alarm management to completion and provide support for continuing success.
    * Solicit input from all appropriate resources (engineering, operations, and maintenance) and balance conflicting requirements.
    * Direct, coordinate, or participate in Process Safety Review or Management of Change process.
    * Initiate communications with affected areas and produce progress reports.
    * Provide engineering assistance and expertise to Operations and Maintenance as needed.
    * Supervise and mentor Coop Students.
    * Continuously initiate ways to improve plant operations, safety and environmental performance through day-to-day activities and recommendations for optimized unit conditions.
    * Drive continuous variable cost improvement.
    * Work with Technology group to optimize plant operating conditions to maximize profitability.
    * Provide engineering assistance for environmental permitting requirements.
    * Review and make recommendations to keep the plants operating envelope current.
    * Manage capital and expense projects utilizing the Capital Value Process.
    * Coordinate field construction and establish a schedule of activities.
    * Coordinate activities with the other operations engineers to assure full value across the entire unit is realized.
    * Spend time in the control room and listen to the ideas of technicians and shift managers to gather ideas for safety and cost improvement.
    * Obtain process and operating data to perform calculations for feasibility studies, process studies, and evaluations. Investigate assignments and establish plans with objectives and a schedule.
    * Around the clock support during plant outages including confined space work.

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE









    * Plant experience with chemical manufacturing experience and a Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: St. Louis
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Saturday, 23 July 2022
    RESPONSIBILITIES:







    * Conduct Process safety management audits to ensure compliance with OSHA standards
    * Manage the Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) process at all locations. This includes training of facilitators, scheduling of PHA's, application of Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA) and Safety integrity level (SIL) techniques and tracking of results reports and corrective action items.
    * Share PSM best practices among sites
    * Define and provide input to plants concerning recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices (RAGAGEP) such as NFPA, ASME, API, and NEC.
    * Partner with Site Operations and Technical Mangers to provide process safety support and align site procedures/processes to corporate PSM programs.
    * Define and implement standard work processes, including PSM training and operating procedures, inherent safety design procedures, HZOP, etc. at all facilities.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE MINIMUMS:







    * BS in Safety, Engineering, Chemistry, or other technical degree with PSM experience.
    * Additional professional certification and/or a graduate degree in Engineering or Process Safety type education.
    * Certification in Incident Investigation, Process Hazard Analysis, Facility Siting, Dust Hazard Analysis, or other relevant process safety programs.
    * Minimum 3-5 years of professional experience in PSM and RMP best practices for petrochemical and/or chemical plants.
    * Demonstrated experience in implementing, and executing a PSM program
    * Demonstrated experience in identifying and mitigating process safety risks
    * Exceptional leadership, ownership and communication skills
    * Demonstrated audit experience in PSM management positions in the chemical or petrochemical industry
    * Expertise in knowledge-base and application of RAGAGEP

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

    P.E. registration, CHMM, CSP, CIH or equivalent is a plus



    SKILLS/ABILITIES:

    Demonstrate a knowledge of plant Engineering and process safety management

    Demonstrate familiarity with OSHA PSM requirements

    Demonstrate understanding of state and federal regulatory laws

    Demonstrate adequate computer literacy to allow manipulation of Afton's routine EHS applications

    Demonstrate oral and written communication skills which are clear, concise, and effective
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Sheboygan
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Saturday, 23 July 2022
    * Maintain a safe and sustainable working environment leading continual improvement efforts following defined processes within our integrated management system compliant with global ISO 45001and ISO 14001 standards.
    * Establish, monitor and report on overall plant performance for safety, production, quality and compliance standards.
    * Direct and manage plant-manufacturing operations for EHS, production, maintenance, engineering, and production control including shipping and receiving within company policies, processes and procedures.
    * Responsible for meeting and reporting plant performance against corporate goals related to safety, quality, productivity and customer service.
    * Set and monitor team manager's goals supporting corporate goals and objectives. Provides direction, training, development and leadership for operations team managers.
    * Responsible for compliance with plant policies and/or procedures that pertain to current and future manufacturing operations and/or processes.
    * Develop and maintain a well-trained and motivated workforce by collaborating with staff and other department leaders and/or managers to ensure meeting staffing and training needs.
    * Collaborate with commercial, customer service, and supply chain leaders to ensure the plant meets the need for efficient and timely production and shipment of quality products.
    * Conduct employee performance reviews for direct reports. Mentor employee to help them develop individual and/or team goals to support corporate goals. Periodically monitor individual goals to ensure progress and/or need for course correction.
    * Attend daily plant production and weekly engineering meetings; ensure information critical to the operation of the plant is communicated.
    * Develop capital investment plans to support safety, growth, plant efficiency, compliance and quality. Develop annual operating budgets for areas of responsibility.
    * Coordinate timely plant activities through collaborative planning with departmental managers to ensure manufacturing objectives are accomplished.
    * Implement effective systems of cost control over capital and operating expenditures.
    * Oversee the management of capital asset maintenance including EAM software. Ensures preventative maintenance programs are robust and support plant safety and operational goals.
    * Responsible for implementation and execution of plant floor 5S program ensuring a safe, orderly, clean and sustainable facility.
    * Attend and contribute to Overall Business and/or Business Unit Meetings when required.

    Required:

    Degree in Polymer Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with experience as a plant manager in an extrusion and compounding facility preferred. Direct experience and/or certification with/in the following areas is strongly desired.




    * Technology of plastics compounding and extrusion including TSE's and reciprocating co-kneader technology.
    * LSS Green Belt or Black Belt.
    * Experience with integrated management systems including ISO9001, 45001 and 14001.
    * Working knowledge with ERP and EAM software.
    * Working knowledge of safety and environmental laws.
    * Working knowledge of budgets and financial statements.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Baton Rouge
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Saturday, 23 July 2022
    * Supports the Lead Process Engineer and Production Engineer to ensure an effective Process Engineering service is consistently provided to the Operations Department in order to achieve daily excellence in the areas of plant operation, reliability, safety, productivity, and efficiency.
    * Identifies, evaluates, and executes continuous improvement opportunities to drive down unit cost of production, improve production capability and/or minimize overall risk of harm to people and the environment.
    * Participates in hazard/risk reviews required for all plant modifications. Able to act as a leader at review meetings for projects in line with experience.
    * Provides process design for improvement projects at the Geismar site and supports process design needs for other sites as needed.
    * Performs duties of the Lead Process engineer in his absence.
    * Provides project support by taking a lead role in Engineering during the design, construction, and start-up phases of the project. Including reviewing data sheets, design details, PID's, PFD's, and providing recommendations on equipment and material selections. During the commissioning and start up phases provides detailed guidance to Operations staff, assists with the writing of Operating and Technical manuals and complex loop development.
    * Develops and verifies QAQC documentation for the punch list and turnover packages.
    * Acts as mentor to the less experienced engineers in the department.
    * Ensures compliance with the requirements of PSM to minimize overall risk of harm to people, the environment, or loss prevention.
    * Participates in the auditing process with Senior Engineers.
    * Improves the safety in design performance of the site through application of learnings from incidents at other sites.
    * Plays a key role in the Management of Change process, acting as PCR lead on plant changes being managed by the Department. Ensures that all requirements of the change management process are met.
    * Supports the culture and initiatives of reliability within the Technical team and provide necessary support to Maintenance Reliability focus.
    * Contributes to the organizational vision of Global 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.

    QUALIFICATIONS





    * Degree in Chemical Engineering.
    * Experience in Process / Utilities Engineering encompassing aspects such as troubleshooting, monitoring, conceptual design and equipment sizing and selection.
    * Preferably Experience working with hydrocarbon or chemical processing.
    * Well versed in working with process engineering software packages such as HYSYS.
    * Competent user of standard computing packages (e.g. Microsoft Office).
    * Familiarity with API, ASME and ANSI standards.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Baton Rouge
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Saturday, 23 July 2022
    * Supports the Lead Process Engineer and Production Engineer to ensure an effective Process Engineering service is consistently provided to the Operations Department in order to achieve daily excellence in the areas of plant operation, reliability, safety, productivity, and efficiency.
    * Identifies, evaluates, and executes continuous improvement opportunities to drive down unit cost of production, improve production capability and/or minimize overall risk of harm to people and the environment.
    * Participates in hazard/risk reviews required for all plant modifications. Able to act as a leader at review meetings for projects in line with experience.
    * Provides process design for improvement projects at the site and supports process design needs for other sites as needed.
    * Performs duties of the Lead Process engineer in his absence.
    * Provides project support by taking a lead role in Engineering during the design, construction, and start-up phases of the project. Including reviewing data sheets, design details, PID's, PFD's, and providing recommendations on equipment and material selections. During the commissioning and start up phases provides detailed guidance to Operations staff, assists with the writing of Operating and Technical manuals and complex loop development.
    * Develops and verifies QAQC documentation for the punch list and turnover packages.
    * Acts as mentor to the less experienced engineers in the department.
    * Ensures compliance with the requirements of PSM to minimize overall risk of harm to people, the environment, or loss prevention.
    * Participates in the auditing process with Senior Engineers.
    * Improves the safety in design performance through application of learnings from incidents at other sites.
    * Plays a key role in the Management of Change process, acting as PCR lead on plant changes being managed by the Department. Ensures that all requirements of the change management process are met.
    * Supports the culture and initiatives of reliability within the Technical team and provide necessary support to Maintenance Reliability focus.
    * Contributes to the organizational vision of Global 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.

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS







    * Bachelor of Science in Engineering required; Chemical Engineering preferred.
    * Minimum of 10 years of experience in Process / Utilities Engineering encompassing aspects such as troubleshooting, monitoring, conceptual design and equipment sizing and selection.
    * Preferably 7 years' experience working with hydrocarbon or chemical processing.
    * Well versed in working with process engineering software packages such as HYSYS.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Pasadena
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Saturday, 23 July 2022
    Overview

    Responsible for identifying and implementing Process Safety Management (PSM) programs, improve existing PSM programs and strengthen overall performance at manufacturing facilities, and assure compliance with global PSM regulations.

    Responsibilities

    Conduct Process safety management audits to ensure compliance with OSHA standards

    Manage the Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) process at all locations. This includes training of facilitators, scheduling of PHA's, application of Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA) and Safety integrity level (SIL) techniques and tracking of results reports and corrective action items.

    Share PSM best practices among sites

    Define and provide input to plants concerning recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices (RAGAGEP) such as NFPA, ASME, API, and NEC.

    Partner with Site Operations and Technical Mangers to provide process safety support and align site procedures/processes to corporate PSM programs.

    Define and implement standard work processes, including PSM training and operating procedures, inherent safety design procedures, HZOP, etc. at all facilities.

    Qualifications

    BS in Safety, Engineering, Chemistry, or other technical degree with PSM experience.

    Additional professional certification and/or a graduate degree in Engineering or Process Safety type education.

    Certification in Incident Investigation, Process Hazard Analysis, Facility Siting, Dust Hazard Analysis, or other relevant process safety programs.

    Professional experience in PSM and RMP best practices for petrochemical and/or chemical plants.

    Demonstrated experience in implementing, and executing a PSM program

    Demonstrated experience in identifying and mitigating process safety risks

    Exceptional leadership, ownership and communication skills

    Demonstrated audit experience in PSM management positions in the chemical or petrochemical industry

    Expertise in knowledge-base and application of RAGAGEP
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: River Oaks
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Saturday, 23 July 2022
    * Capital project engineering for the site, including buildings, facilities and process equipment
    * Scope, design, construct and install capital projects according to all applicable codes, construction, safety and environmental standards
    * Provide engineering support for Management of Change of buildings, facilities and process equipment
    * Manage and report capital project spending budget to forecast
    * Manage and report project work time budget to forecast

    * Work with plant and corporate project teams to support initiatives with capital project engineering
    * Lead and/or be part of team based capital projects with plant operations, process engineering, finance, quality, supply management and EHS functions.
    * Manage projects following Company procedures and stage gate methodology and tools
    * Provide regular communications on status of projects
    * Provide cost estimates for capital project planning process
    * Coordinate with plant maintenance on equipment best-practice maintenance and repairs
    * Provide cost justification analysis and definition for Authorization of Expenditures
    * Take part in drafting and updating internal equipment and construction standards.
    * Taking part in the evaluation and selection of equipment vendors and contractors for projects.
    * Create and validate process P&ID's
    * Take part in Process Hazard Analysis as necessary
    * Conduct project commissioning
    * Facilitate training of operations and maintenance teams on process and equipment projects
    * Some assistance to departments in throughput enhancements and efficiency improvements
    * Occasional trouble-shooting support for production issues
    * Practice safe work habits in accordance with OSHA, EPA and Company EHS guidelines and expectations

    Qualifications:




    * Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with chemical industry experience, advance degree a plus
    * Project engineering experience in chemical manufacturing plant environment. Experience managing projects > $3M.
    * Understand the application of general chemical plant mfg standards such as OSHA, NFPA, NEC, API, ASME, etc
    * Demonstrated proficiency in executing in a Process Safety Management manufacturing operation.
    * Demonstrated experience with a highly developed Environmental, Health and Safety Program.
    * Strong computer skills, AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, PLC ladder logic
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Madison
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Saturday, 23 July 2022
    RESPONSIBILITIES:








    * Committed and unfailing engineering support for production through plant technical expertise of the facility; Responsible for engineering process capabilities, process design, process changes, process trouble shooting, and project management, and is integral to executing engineering projects to produce a high quality product on time to our customers' specifications and expectations.
    * Attends and conducts team member meetings as necessary to discuss plant needs and troubleshoots production issues as related to engineering (both unit operations and control systems). Ensures that implementation of corrective actions identified occur.
    * Leads meetings or supports all Root Cause Analysis and Audit activities and insures timely corrective actions and closures of any findings related to engineering.
    * Embraces and uses technology to drive more efficient operation of the plant. Ensures that production team is fully trained and utilizing available technology as it relates to engineering.
    * Acts as technical lead of the Facility on new product innovations including understanding all applicable process technology, equipment and control technology; supports plant operations by providing technical assistance in problem solving.
    * Review key plant metrics and confer with technical or administrative staff including Production or Plant Manager to resolve production or processing problems related to engineering.
    * Has ownership of the Plant OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) System to capture, analyze and report on operational efficiency losses in uptime, rate, quality and yield.
    * Discuss changes in design, method of manufacture and assembly, and drafting techniques and procedures with staff and coordinate corrections.
    * Provides six sigma methodology and technical support to projects; identifies production bottlenecks, tries to resolve it by Lean Methodologies or identifying potential process improvements. Identifying and solving highly developmental problems of an original nature using Kepner-Tregoe and Lean problem-solving techniques.
    * Conceiving long range development strategies (2-3) years involving numerous trials and numerous process decisions of a major nature and executing these strategies to produce desired business results in terms of quality and operating costs.
    * Assist with the training responsibilities required to ensure that an effective operating team is in place at the time process changes.

    REQUIREMENTS:








    * Degree in an engineering discipline, chemical or mechanical engineering preferred; equivalent work experience or current enrollment in an engineering program in lieu of degree considered.
    * Hands on experience in an industrial manufacturing environment required. Experience in a similar alcohol manufacturing environment is highly desired.
    * Progressive engineering experience working with manufacturing teams successfully leading engineering projects including demonstration of excellent interpersonal skills including communication, informal leadership, training production and maintenance personnel, and project management; willingness to seek continuing education toward development of leadership abilities.
    * Strong technical skills including experience in R&D, capital project management, lean manufacturing, hands on troubleshooting, preventative maintenance programs, pneumatic conveyance, air handling systems, pumping systems, filtration.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Pasadena
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 20 July 2022
    Provides plant automation & process control support for the Houston production facility for small projects & daily activities. Identify, design, & implement automation improvement opportunities that align with the business goals to safely meet production targets utilizing lean manufacturing principles. Work with peers at other sites to incorporate automation standards that align with best practices defined by the Global Engineering group. Assist in defining automation modernization strategies for the business, specifically at the Pasadena site. Responsibilities

    * Organize & prioritize a portfolio of automation improvement opportunities with various managers, engineers, supervisors, & groups of plant operators.
    * Work as part of the local controls team to provide daily support to the operations, maintenance, & instrumentation teams by troubleshooting & improving the site automation systems to meet site safety & production goals.
    * Scope & define automation requirements for capital projects at the site. Work with project teams to successfully implement automation to support these projects.
    * Provide off-hour on-call to support plant operations on a rotational basis.
    * Work with process control engineers from all manufacturing sites to develop & maintain at set of standards & conventions for best in practice plant automation & process control.
    * Maintain site automation hardware & process control networks to support the operations of the Houston manufacturing site safely & securely through implementing a life cycle plan for the site's automation infrastructure.
    * Work with engineers to identify ways to optimize plant operations through improved automation by applying lean manufacturing principles.
    Req:
    * BS in engineering, mathematics, or natural science.
    * Exp. applying process control solutions in chemical manufacturing facility.
    * Exp. with supporting daily activities & implementing small capital projects.
    * Exp. configuring & maintaining automation on DCS, PLC, & HMI platforms.
    * Experience working with data historians & managing databases.
    * Working knowledge of automation standards for process safety, alarm management, batch management, & cybersecurity for industrial control systems.
    * Working knowledge of server operating systems & network protocols sufficient to support a process control network.
    EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
    * Experience implementing process control solutions at a chemical manufacturing site.
    * Experience working on large capital projects.
    * Good knowledge of batch application and standards (ISA 88)
    * Experience with modernizing legacy automation systems in an operating production facility.
    * Experience with D/3 and Delta V control system