Process Engineer

Full-time, Surface Chemistry

Illinois, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Responsibility

About Nouryon
We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.  https://www.nouryon.com/


Nouryon is seeking a Process Engineer in our Morris IL location.
To provide process and technical support to Site Morris Operations by identifying, developing, and implementing process improvements on best industry practice level.
 
Key Objectives/Principal Accountabilities:
Process optimization on continuous and batch units
Troubleshooting and problem solving in continuous and batch units
Support Production Management with process chemistry related issues
Analyze process problems using structured problem-solving techniques
Scope, design, and manage multiple capital projects to improve safety performance, process unit through put, product quality and cost competitiveness
Design engineering justifications, project schedules, cost analysis, and spending authorization documentation for projects
Act as Project Manager for assigned capital projects due to being suitable, qualified by experience, education, training, or any combination thereof
Conduct safety and design reviews to ensure compliance with engineering best practices, plant engineering specifications and management of change process.
Train operators and maintenance technicians on new and existing equipment procedures.
Act as the plant engineering representative on large corporately managed projects.
Assist in the development and maintenance of the plant's capital plan.
Participate in the plant management of change process and quality awareness team.
Monitor yields and make recommendations for bill of material adjustments, process SAP transactions related to notifications, capital project accounting, and purchase requisitions

Job Requirements

Requirements for Job:
BS. Degree in Chemical Engineering
Proven capabilities and good understanding of chemical process engineering aspects such as:
Chemical and physical unit operations
Process equipment
Reaction chemistry and technology
Mass and energy transfer
Fluid dynamics, thermodynamics and
Process control systems
Experience from chemical process industry site related Engineering work a plus
Teamwork and team leadership, ability to manage resources, excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, attentive to detail, strong drive and strong results orientation
Ability to analyze and solve complex problems using SPC, Pareto diagrams, SWOT analysis, and cause and effect analysis.
Experience with Lean Six Sigma, 5S and other continual improvement tools are a plus. Experience from laboratory and pilot scale reactors a plus
Ability to make decisions and take action consistent with current developments and trends
Physical demands: Must be able to access all areas of site

Vacancy data
Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
190003JL
Organization
Continent
North America
Country
United States
State/Region/Province
Illinois
Site
Morris
Business unit
Surface Chemistry
Job characteristics
Job family
Manufacturing
Hierarchy level
Professional/Experienced/Specialist
Full time/part time
Full-time
Contract type
Permanent

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About Nouryon

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

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