Production 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

Production Engineer Functional Role

* Ensures EHS compliance and continuous improvement in EHS performance

* Provides technical support for Production troubleshooting, problem-solving, and root cause analysis of process issues

* Provides training on and leads advanced troubleshooting and problem-solving processes

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

* Works cooperatively with site engineering to develops project scopes and process engineering packages for new installations and retrofit of facilities

* Provides technical input for maintenance of raw material usage standards (SAP bill of materials); drives analysis and continuous improvement of raw material utilization (yield performance).

* Provides analysis of equipment time utilization (OEE) and drives continuous improvement.

* Responsible for functional safety execution for assigned processes including process hazard analysis (PHA), Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA), Management of Change (MOC), Pre-Start-up Safety Reviews (PSSR), and completion of Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA).

* Provide technical support to basic process control systems (DCS) to optimize process performance and functionality for the operator. Activities may include: loop-tuning, alarm management, and small configuration tasks.

* Assist production department with creation and maintenance of standard operating procedures (SOPs)

* Leads or assist in the incident and near miss investigation processes to mitigate risk or resolve

* Supports the development of KPIs and goals aligned with the PPMC; monitors KPI performance to identify support needs in addressing performance gaps

* Prepare technical progress reports on active projects and initiatives

* Satisfies all Corporate Quality Requirements and ISO9001 Quality Management System

* Practices Responsible Care 14001 through active participation in the Responsible Care Management System and adhere to the Guiding Principles of Responsible Care 14001

Drive a Culture of Continuous Improvement

* Partners to drive LEAN/Six Sigma, continuous improvement of processes and operations for increased productivity and efficiency (Operational Excellence)

* Actively participates in a culture of continuous improvement through collaborative engagement and by providing suggestions in meetings and trainings to improves processes and systems

* Ensures work is accomplished through defined, measured, and continuously improved work processes; proactively identifies and leverages best practices

Education and Experience:

* Degree in Chemical Engineering

* 5 + years 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