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

Provide immediate, short, and long-term technical support and leadership to the operations area in order to meet productivity and product quality requirements as well as to ensure operation of the units in a safe and environmentally conscious manner.

* Preserve high standards of safety, asset care (housekeeping, equipment care), environmental consciousness, and organization.

* Responsible for development and maintenance of operating envelopes (OE), safety critical alarms (SCAs), and safety critical systems (SCSs), including identifying appropriate parameters, consequence of deviations, and corrective actions; setting the safe operating envelop limits; and investigating any exceedances.

* Responsible for maintaining the OE, SCA, and SCS databases, documented and enforced within the DCS system. Utilize proper alarm management/rationalization techniques to further enhance operability of the DCS.

* Lead/participate in incident investigations to identify root causes and corrective recommendations to prevent reoccurrence

* Support/lead Process Hazard Analysis (PHAs) and Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA)

* Write and support the Management of Change process through PHA and PSSR Evaluation

* Utilize technical background and troubleshooting techniques to improve process capability, unit and site reliability, and product quality

* Track in process and final lot quality, lead troubleshooting and RCI efforts for out of spec material, interface with multiple groups including customers to resolve NCR's and implement corrective actions in a timely fashion and initiate and lead quality and product improvement efforts.

* Function as liaison with all service groups to ensure that work related to the production facilities is accomplished correctly, promptly, and in the most cost-effective manner

* Provide quality input on training of team members with regards to quality, operations technology, and safety.

* Accounting responsibilities include: compiling and/or reviewing daily production reports, monthly production and raw materials reports, quality results, budget forecasting, and production schedule

* Assist the team as required to ensure the safety of employees and operations, an environmental sound environment, high quality product and production volume. Influence behavior of all personnel in the area, include operators, logistics contractor, and peers to further improve safety and drive continuous improvement.

* Assist in the coordination, planning, and execution of shutdown work including maintenance and capital activities

* Participate in or conduct Process Hazard Analysis and Pre-Startup Safety Reviews to meet Process Safety Management requirements.

* Conduct root cause analysis on process or quality incidents and process induced mechanical failures and recommend corrective actions to create sustainable solutions.


Level of Education & Knowledge:

* Degree in Chemical Engineering

Experience Level:

* Engineering experience at a chemical manufacturing plant preferred

Technical Skills:

* Strong demonstrated technical and troubleshooting skills.

* CAPEX project execution experience

* Experience with Management of Change (MOC), PHA, LOPA is a plus

* Additional experience with formal Root Cause Failure Analysis is desired but not required.