Process Engineer

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Georgia, Augusta, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

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Purpose/Key Objectives of the Job

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Process engineer is responsible for:

- Plant process expert

- Production utilization and Process efficiency (AUM+PEM)  

- Continuous Improvement



- Plant process expert

-Have the role as plant process expert for production processes with first line support in technical matters to the PQC team and to the Production team when problems can't be solved by operators.

-Strong knowledge of process technology

-Initiate and complete process changes as well as support others with fact preparation in MOC process

-Provides plant expertise during process related troubleshooting, in Hazard studies, in choice of technical solutions and establishing optimized operating windows.

-Support to HSE&S Manager in process safety and environmental occurrences.

-Reaches out for advice to other process engineers within the direct network, external expertise or to the global technology group for complex process related issues

-Support Plant Management in educating process operators regarding production processes and equipment

- Production utilization and Process efficiency (AUM+PEM)  

-Monitor and assess AUM/PEM data and create reports (e.g. Pareto) that identify improvement opportunities within production.

-Ensures measuring systems and calculation conventions are in place to generate production loss data, that the data is complete and of good quality.

-Assess variations in production and propose focus areas for variable cost drivers in AUM/PEM process.

- Continuous Improvement

-Have the role as Brown Belt

-Develops plans to improve plant performance through focused improvement activities (in conjunction with plant management team) along with capital projects.

-For capital projects, perform initial projects scoping and business case development. Act as project lead or hand over to a project group for execution

-Be the linking pin between Global technology group, R&D, and the plant for the process development/changes ensuring that changes on site are controlled and managed

-Drive OEE by elimination of technology and material losses

-Support Production manager in establishment of MAC’s, BOM’s as well as establishment in primary and secondary drivers in PEM

-Support/challenge Production Manager in monthly loss evaluations and selection of improvement topics


Job Requirements

1. MSc or bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering

2. Experience from chemical industry

3. Good communication and cooperation skills

4. Good knowledge in process safety and risk management

5. Firm awareness of Nouryon HSE-requirements

6. Good knowledge in English language, both verbally and in writing


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North America
United States
Integrated Supply Chain
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Entry Level
Full time/part time
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