Production Engineer

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

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The Production Engineer will work as a technical resource for operations to optimize plant operations while enabling safe and efficient production of quality products.  The initial year will involve the preparations for and Commissioning and Startup of the operating units.




Key responsibilities

  • Support all aspects of the assigned production unit(s).
  • Provide oversight and direction for unit performance (as measure by the OEE and material yields).
  • Support Silica production regarding rates and quality.
  • Identify and lead quality and yield improvement projects.
  • Identify and lead maintenance reliability projects.
  • Seek to identify and lead process improvements using Continuous Improvement tools.
  • Provide technical services and operating support for plant special needs, for example: unit start up, project commissioning, process and/or product troubleshooting.
  • Provide support for the development and improvement of unit specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and all other technical documents requiring engineering input.
  • Work with Technology group to learn and understand Expancel chemistry and process.
  • Identify and lead engineering Management of Change (MOC’s) within the assigned production unit.
  • Other duties and assignments as directed by manager.


Production Engineer will be given specific ownership responsibilities during Commissioning and Startup. Production engineer can make low impact decisions while troubleshooting and optimizing unit.  Significant changes will follow the Management of Change process.





Job requirements

  • B.S degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years production experience in chemical facility
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a team environment
  • Familiar with Continuous Improvement principles and techniques (Lean Six Sigma)
  • Process and Product troubleshooting experience
  • Understand and assist with upkeep of process safety information as required
  • Must be able to wear respirator if needed, steel toed shoes, hard hat, and safety glasses to go into plant environment
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders
  • Participate and adhere to all applicable government regulations regarding process safety, environmental, quality, and HSE
  • Familiarity with production computer systems and ability to learn Nouryon specific systems (DeltaV, SAP, MES, etc)
  • Adhere to corporate and site safety policies and procedures


ADA Analysis

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Production Engineer


Green Bay - Expancel




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Close vision (clear vision of 20 inches or less)

Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)

Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

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Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

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Time spent working in actual production areas:

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Green Bay
Integrated Supply Chain
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