Senior Process Engineer

 

Our client requires a Senior Process Engineer, BSChE, 5+ years chemical plant manufacturing and well versed in plant process engineering, trouble-shooting & problem solving techniques, engineering standards, Process Safety Management (PSM), management of change, capital budgeting process and project cost control and have the ability to interface well with employees involved in process engineering work, including Process Operators, Manufacturing Engineers, and members of Senior Staff or Corporate management, as required.  
The candidate must understand and be well versed in plant design specifications, maintenance standards, engineering & project standards and very knowledgeable in PSM, GMP as well as Environmental Compliance & Quality Process standards, familiar with MOC and budget preparation & effective cost control measures. 
The Senior Process Engineer is accountable for providing daily support of production in the process areas and expected to significantly enhance the efficiency of the production units thereby improving operating costs and yields, developing long term solutions to operational problems, developing extensive manufacturing expertise and will be the primary source in process operations troubleshooting and in providing engineering support to Operators and Production Supervisors. 
The candidate works with the Process Engineering Manager and other Production department staff to establish department goals and objectives for the site’s production areas, reviews daily operation of the production areas and performs process troubleshooting to maintain capacity operation as required, reviews performance of catalysts and makes recommendations for changes to operating conditions, identifies and implements projects for cost savings and long term resolutions of operational problems, utilizes statistical methods for process optimization to maintain and improve quality/yields and to detect problems that may result in reduced rates and product quality non-compliance and participates in other Safety and Environmental initiative that will contribute to compliance of State/Federal regulations and improve existing Company programs.
Location: Houston (Texas City), Texas
Salary: Open depending on experience
Job Code: 1080CH