Sr. Production Engineer

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Location
Beaumont, TX
Salary
$115,000 - $135,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
May 09, 2018
Job ID
2595992
JOB PURPOSE

To direct the day-to-day operations of the Monomers operations ensuring that the company EHS, cost, and production objectives are met or exceeded.  
 
DIMENSIONS
 
Scope of Operations: All aspects of operations from the amide cool tank through refined product storage and loading operations.
 
Key Interfaces: Raw material and product logistics, Maintenance, Operations Supervisors, Operators, EHS organization, Project Group, Improvement Group
 
The Production Engineer provides direction and information to key interfaces to ensure that day-to-day operations achieve production and EHS goals while adhering to all Site, Corporate and Governmental requirements.
 
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Monitor and Control Day-to-day operations to ensure that production targets are met while complying with all EHS standards.
  • Analyzes data and defines solutions to problems enabling quick-hit process improvements and providing assistance in longer term improvements and solutions. 
  • Makes updates to process procedures and SOC’s to ensure documentation accurately reflects unit operations.
  • Responsible to ensure that all process/equipment changes are implemented utilizing the MOC process to ensure appropriate change assessment.
  • Provide coaching and assistance to area operators to enhance their understanding and competence in operating the process.
  • Act as the first point-of-contact for key interfaces:  Raw material and product logistics, Maintenance, Operations Supervisors, Operators, EHS organization, Project Group, Improvement Group.
  • Evaluates production equipment and processes to identify ways to optimize performance while ensuring compliance with safety and environmental regulations. 
SPECIAL FEATURES
  • The assigned area is a high hazard operation and requires the job holder to acquire understanding of Major Process Hazard Scenarios and how to mitigate them
  • The job holder must be able to interface and communicate effectively with others who have widely varying positions and backgrounds.
  • Ability to articulate ideas and information verbally and in writing in a clear, concise, and professional manner.
KNOWLEDGE/ EXPERIENCE/SKILLS
  • Minimum of Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in chemical plant environment
  • Ability to work with various engineering drawings such as: process and instrumentation, process flow, logic, and others as needed
  • Proficiency in various engineering software such as: Word, Excel, Aspen, and others as needed
COMPETENCIES
  • Interpersonal effectivenessthat builds and enables a culture of collaborative relationships and maximizes the ability of the manager to influence positive contributions from each employee.
  • Analytical thinking that logically breaks down problems into their essential elements, which involves trouble shooting, diagnosing and developing solutions in order to meet area goals and objectives.
  • Initiative that engages in a proactive behavior, which anticipates needs and addresses them before they become critical to performance. 
  • Results Orientation that drives and focuses efforts on key operational objectives.