Lead Process Engineer



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Up to USD0.00 per year

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Branch Information

Houston Engineering - (USA) SPACES CityCentre One 800 Town & Country Boulevard TX Houston , TX 77024



Job Description

The Process Engineer is responsible for preliminary scope development on CAPEX projects, partnering with cross-functional teams in the implementation of productivity improvements to reduce spend and/or increase production capacity and supporting new product start-ups. The Process Engineer is an active participant in creating, cultivating, and embedding a culture of Continuous Improvement. It is core to the function to enable others through technical training & coaching on process design basics. Process Engineer is also responsible for participating in developmental activities designed to stimulate individual and organizational growth.

Process Engineer Functional Role

* Ensures EHS compliance and continuous improvement in EHS performance

* Provide technical support to Production and all its personnel to trouble shoot equipment, improve processes, process control (DCS) and related issues

* Work collaboratively with Quality on chemistry related issues & method formulation improvements

* Develop project scopes and basic process engineering packages for new installations and retrofit of facilities

* Conduct MOC's (Management of Change) that are production related to process equipment and instrumentation

* Vigorously 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

Process Engineer Core Responsibilities

* Develop scope and process packages for small CAPEX

* Active participant in PHA's (Process Hazard analysis) for new product initiatives

* Execute small CAPEX projects

* Ideate, design & implement productivity projects

* Provide start-up support and operator training for new equipment installations/retrofits that impact manufacturing operations

* Provide routine training and coaching on basic design practices & standards

* Collaborate with Production, R&D and Global Process Engineering to develop process, mass and energy balance, safe operating process limits and plant equipment requirements

* Assist in the plant formulation, process safety reviews, SOP(s) creation, process implementation, start-up support and operator training

* Pharma support for re-validation efforts, gap closure and initiatives in validated sections of the facility


* Degree in Chemical Engineering.

* Engineering experience in a chemical plant

* Experience in batch, semi-batch, and continuous processing & controls

* Chemical engineering knowledge including, but not limited to, an understanding of fluid transport, heat transfer, filtration, reaction kinetics, general process equipment