Production Engineer



Advert ID



Orland Park

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD0.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

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



Job Description

The incumbent is responsible to maintain 24/7 availability of production equipment and facilities to make sure that all employees work safely and as efficiently as possible. Provide technical support of assigned production units to corporate, plant management and hourly workforce. Support daily activities of hourly personnel to assure that work is done safely, and downtime is minimized. Monitor the process, support operations, promote safety and lead process improvement initiatives. Manage local capital, perform liaison duties between production unit and engineering and maintenance, update SOP's, and manage engineering documentation. Incumbent will support maintenance technicians and will act as Operations Manager during his/her absences.

Key Responsibilities

* Production

* Develop and implement production procedures as required

* Evaluate production results/troubleshoot quantity and quality problems - Implement corrective actions as required

* Perform and evaluate training

* Initiate and/or implement process improvement projects and prepare capital budget needs for assigned processes

* Ensure continuous improvement of plant processes

* Day to day interaction with hourly force within assigned production units

* Track, calculate, communicate production performance metrics (including but not limited to RFT, OEE, etc.)

* Audit production database daily for accuracy and completeness

* Quality and Food Safety

* Perform training for both salary and hourly personnel as required

* Oversee MOC process as it relates to the tasks of the position

* Fulfill responsibilities which ensure food safety, legality, and quality

* Perform as designee for plant production coordinator positions in the absence of the responsible person

* Responsible to investigate, answer and implement corrective actions to all customer complaints

* Safety and Health

* Responsible for maintaining the Safety and Health standards, active participation in employee safety training, hazard prevention and control, worksite analysis, and exercising management leadership

* General

* Work with plant teams to achieve plant objectives

* Perform other tasks as assigned

Required Education and Experience

* Minimum B.S. Chemical Engineering

* 3 or more years of experience in chemical plant unit operations. E.g. reactions, heat transfer, size reduction, and bulk solids transfer