• Valid City, State or Zip Code: Belpre
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 05 January 2023
    Key Responsibilities

    * Work with multi-disciplinary teams to determine root cause and corrective actions
    * Understand and disseminate technical information to various levels within the organization
    * Technical resource to electrical and instrument crafts/inspectors including training and mentoring
    * Lead Management of Change (MOC) activities
    * Participate in annual PHA's to identify and mitigate hazards
    * Conduct reliability and maintenance systems audits
    * Identify and optimize predictive maintenance and reliability programs
    * Create technical reports to summarize key risks and drive corrective actions
    * Evaluate and maintain electrical and instrument Key Performance Indicators
    * Manage small capital projects from concept to implementation
    * Technical resource for large capital projects
    * Oversight of engineering and construction contractors to ensure safety and quality of installations
    * Adherence to Kraton Engineering and Process Industry Standards

    Required Skills

    * 5-15 years of industrial experience in Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering
    * Self-motivated and proven team leader
    * Field electrical experience (medium and low voltage power delivery, motors, drives, heat trace, generators, etc.)
    * Field instrumentation experience (automated valves, transmitters, PLCs, DCS, etc.)
    * ISA, NEC and NFPA design concepts
    * OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) experience
    * Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) experience
    * Execution of SMRP (Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals) concepts

    Preferred Skills

    * Supervisory training and experience
    * Project concept, premise, and economic justification development experience
    * Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing experience
    * Working knowledge of preventative/predictive maintenance programs
    * Working knowledge of equipment risk analysis and mitigation
    * Root Cause Analysis and/or FMEA experience
    * CMMS (preferably SAP)
    * Team leadership skills
    * Small project management skills (typically <$100k)

    Education, Certifications & Licenses

    * Bachelor of Science Degree or Technology in Electrical, Instrumentation or Chemical Engineering.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Lewisville
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 05 January 2023
    Summary: Perform electrical design of industrial facilities. Professional Engineering license is required.



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


    * Works with clients and engineering firms to gather information for design requirements and limiting conditions. Reviews standard documentation, local and national codes, and industry requirements for parameters and limiting factors.
    * Provides input to clients for system functionality and requirements.
    * Visits sites to assess accuracy of drawings, site obstacles, and hazards.
    * Works with Designers to design site plans while providing I/O list, power requirements, control load list, load requirements, customer specific diagrams, and wiring requirements. Provides preliminary design for installers and vendors to get cost estimates.
    * Provides oversight to Engineers-In-Training and Designers and certifies drawings.
    * May propose equipment and evaluate vendors and requirements.
    * Analyzes equipment sizing and power requirements for power studies and reports.
    * Works with Designers to design and analyze lighting, grounding, code requirements, and calculations.
    * Produces coordination studies to analyze load, short circuit/fault, and breakers.
    * Produces arc flush studies for operator clothing and safety protection.
    * Coordinates with power utilities and local code enforcement to make provisions for necessary power requirements.
    * Resolves conflicts with clients involving safety requirements and change orders.
    * Typically works on the design and post-design of 4 to 5 projects simultaneously.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Baton Rouge
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 05 January 2023
    Job Summary:

    The Process Controls Engineer will work on industrial process control systems changes driven by capital projects, standard methodologies, plant production initiatives and reliability improvement efforts. This individual will work closely with regional controls engineers, area managers, site supervisors and operating staff. S/he would be expected to gain working knowledge of the process control systems at various locations in the Baton Rouge/New Orleans, LA areas.

    Principal responsibilities:

    * Support control system troubleshooting & upset investigations.
    * Identify, implement and support improvement projects related to the DCS & SIS systems.
    * Provides process control systems engineering support for facilities located in & around the Houston area.
    * Long-term planning and support of the control systems with respect to programming, preventive maintenance and migration.
    * Implement changes to the control logic, HMI, database, documentation of these changes and direct operator support.
    * Align with local I&E technicians, providing support and involvement with instrument related maintenance tasks.
    * Contribute to the improvement and optimization of existing assets, addressing instrumentation/automation system obsolescence issues and meeting organizational goals for safety, reliability, cyber security, cost reduction contributions.

    Qualifications:

    * B.S. in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology with relevant 5 or more years of control systems experience (Associate's Degree or equivalent military training and a minimum of 10 years of controls systems experience will also be considered).
    * Be self-motivated and have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    * This individual must be capable of working in a team environment with shared responsibilities.

    Desired Skills:

    * Hands-on knowledge of control systems (DCS/PLC). Emphasis will be placed on skills related to ABB S+, Siemens (Moore) APACS, Siemens PCS7 and Honeywell control systems.
    * Knowledge of field instrumentation, including valves and transmitters
    * Proficiency and experience with concepts related to level, temperature, pressure and flow measurement.
    * Knowledge of computer networks as relates to Industrial Control Systems.
    * General knowledge of Cyber Security implementation as relates to Industrial Control Systems.
    * General knowledge of Safety Instrumented Systems as applicable to Mechanical Integrity.
    * Process knowledge relating to plant operations.
    * Effective Communicator, be able to present complex problems to a varied audience in a concise and accurate manner across the organization, including customers, vendors, management and site personnel
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Pasadena
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 05 January 2023
    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
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Belpre
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 05 January 2023
    The Process Engineer is part of the site Process Engineering group which provides support via process improvement, employing problem solving techniques, support on large projects, and leading small technical teams.

    Key Responsibilities

    * Applies technical principles, theories and concepts.
    * Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems utilizing a wide array of problem-solving techniques.
    * Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments.
    * Plans and conducts assignments generally involving the larger and more important projects as well as capital programs
    * Able to solve complex operating issues through collaboration with peers, assembling small technical teams or next management.
    * Manages small to intermediate project teams through functional technical guidance.
    * Defines the scope and objectives of projects based on operational needs.
    * Provides mentorship to earlier career engineers in the group
    * Develops FMEA's for new products and train peers/area teams to utilize tools in order to keep current

    Required Skills

    * 3-8 years of engineering experience.
    * Knowledge and capability to use advanced systematic and creative problem-solving tools.
    * Ability to conduct briefings to senior management.
    * Strong mentoring skills
    * Project Management
    * Strong troubleshooting skills

    Education, Certifications & Licenses

    * Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Belpre
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Thursday, 05 January 2023
    Key Responsibilities

    * Applies technical principles, theories, and concepts.
    * Lead smaller scale technical activities, and studies.
    * Works with and provides technical interpretation participating in cross functional groups.
    * Lead and executes assignments generally leading smaller projects or working with larger teams
    * Able to solve operating issues through collaboration with peers.
    * Manages small projects using lean tools and concepts
    * Defines the scope and objectives of projects to address bad actors obsolete equipment.
    * Participates in root cause failure analysis activities
    * Participates in site criticality assessments

    Required Skills

    * 3-5 years of engineering experience.
    * Knowledge and capability use a variety of problem-solving tools, to include Lean concepts
    * Ability to conduct briefings to various levels of site leadership
    * Project Management
    * Strong troubleshooting skills

    Education, Certifications & Licenses

    * Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Pasadena
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 04 January 2023
    PSM Specialist

    JOB SUMMARY: 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. May supervise 1-3 employees.

    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.

    * 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

    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

    Able to handle several projects and tasks simultaneously

    Demonstrate effective organizational and time management skills

    Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills

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

    Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, SAP, Lotus Notes
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Morgantown
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 04 January 2023
    General Description
    The Process Controls Engineer (PCE) will work with site personnel and vendors/suppliers to implement and support automation systems throughout the facility(ies). In this role, the PCE understands the basic plant processes and equipment, and apply the appropriate automation systems to those processes, including programming, hardware and software specifications, and start-up and operations support.
    Process Controls Engineer Functional Role
    Ensures EHS compliance and continuous improvement in EHS performance
    Provides technical support to Affiliate manufacturing operations and all its personnel
    Develops training for operations personnel on automation systems and process control strategies
    Identifies automation project needs and assist with development of the capital budgets
    Implements process control strategies to batch and continuous manufacturing equipment Supports site automation systems including activities such as troubleshooting, programming, preventative maintenance, back-ups, systems integration, and future planning Participates in Management of Change (MOC) processes that are related to process control for chemistries, formulas, and equipment
    Actively involved in proposing the direction and implementation of the DCS operating system
    Proposes solutions to address the IT/OT convergence and issue resolution concerning (i.e. cybersecurity, operating system updates, life cycle management)
    Leads and coordinates implementation/modification of automation/monitoring systems on multiple platforms: Honeywell TDC 3000, Delta V, Yokogawa, Triconex, PI and PLC's
    Assists with development and review of scopes of work to ensure all automation concerns are adequately addressed
    Assists Engineering with development of cost justification for capital projects.
    Provides technical support for new equipment/process start-ups and operation
    Leads/participates in Preliminary Hazard Reviews, Process Hazard Analysis, and Pre Start-up Safety Reviews (PSSR)
    Track and report monthly metrics (Key Performance Indicators, KPI's) as well as prepare technical progress reports on active projects and initiatives
    Satisfy all Corporate Quality Requirements and ISO9001 Quality Management System
    Practice Responsible Care 14001 through active participation in the Responsible Care Management System and adhere to the Guiding Principles of Responsible Care 14001
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    Education and Experience:
    ➢ Degree Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent Experience
    ➢ Strong MS-Excel, MS-Word and database skills
    ➢ Extensive Process Industry equipment knowledge and experience
    ➢ Clear and concise communication skills - verbal and written
    ➢ Working knowledge of OSHA PSM standards
    ➢ Strong Troubleshooting Skills
  • Valid City, State or Zip Code: Saint Louis Park
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Wednesday, 04 January 2023
    Our client is seeking a Technical Services Engineer with glass industry experience to join their team. This position will lead projects relating to energy use, environmental compliance, modeling, and code compliance. The successful candidate will represent our client and take an active role of industry meetings and associations. They will work with stake holders on environmental projects related to glass use in windows as well as support any customer quality concerns. This is a direct hire opportunity located in Minneapolis, MN.

    Job Responsibilities:
    - Work with customers on the design, testing, and evaluation of new products and product improvements.
    - Act as client's liaison and assume active role at industry groups (Potentially: ASTM, FGIA, NGA, WDMA, NFRC and others).
    - Projects related to customer education on energy efficiency.
    - Work with customers on energy / environmental projects, including life cycle analysis and product declarations.
    - Provide technical support to customers, plants, and the architectural community.
    - Travel as required to customer facilities, installation / testing sites, and industry meetings / events.

    Desired Skills and Qualifications:
    - 5+ years of experience in the fenestration, window, door or glass industry.
    - BS in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or Physics preferred. Other relevant degrees or work experience considered.
    - Commitment to safety and an orderly and safe workplace.
    - Time management skills with the ability to plan and track multiple projects over months.
    - Travel 5-20% nationwide