Senior 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


* Committed and unfailing engineering support for production through plant technical expertise of the facility; Responsible for engineering process capabilities, process design, process changes, process trouble shooting, and project management, and is integral to executing engineering projects to produce a high quality product on time to our customers' specifications and expectations.

* Attends and conducts team member meetings as necessary to discuss plant needs and troubleshoots production issues as related to engineering (both unit operations and control systems). Ensures that implementation of corrective actions identified occur.

* Leads meetings or supports all Root Cause Analysis and Audit activities and insures timely corrective actions and closures of any findings related to engineering.

* Embraces and uses technology to drive more efficient operation of the plant. Ensures that production team is fully trained and utilizing available technology as it relates to engineering.

* Acts as technical lead of the Facility on new product innovations including understanding all applicable process technology, equipment and control technology; supports plant operations by providing technical assistance in problem solving.

* Review key plant metrics and confer with technical or administrative staff including Production or Plant Manager to resolve production or processing problems related to engineering.

* Has ownership of the Plant OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) System to capture, analyze and report on operational efficiency losses in uptime, rate, quality and yield.

* Discuss changes in design, method of manufacture and assembly, and drafting techniques and procedures with staff and coordinate corrections.

* Provides six sigma methodology and technical support to projects; identifies production bottlenecks, tries to resolve it by Lean Methodologies or identifying potential process improvements. Identifying and solving highly developmental problems of an original nature using Kepner-Tregoe and Lean problem-solving techniques.

* Conceiving long range development strategies (2-3) years involving numerous trials and numerous process decisions of a major nature and executing these strategies to produce desired business results in terms of quality and operating costs.

* Assist with the training responsibilities required to ensure that an effective operating team is in place at the time process changes.


* Degree in an engineering discipline, chemical or mechanical engineering preferred; equivalent work experience or current enrollment in an engineering program in lieu of degree considered.

* Hands on experience in an industrial manufacturing environment required. Experience in a similar alcohol manufacturing environment is highly desired.

* Progressive engineering experience working with manufacturing teams successfully leading engineering projects including demonstration of excellent interpersonal skills including communication, informal leadership, training production and maintenance personnel, and project management; willingness to seek continuing education toward development of leadership abilities.

* Strong technical skills including experience in R&D, capital project management, lean manufacturing, hands on troubleshooting, preventative maintenance programs, pneumatic conveyance, air handling systems, pumping systems, filtration.