Principal Engineer - Process
Posted on: May 28, 2023
The position provides continuous process engineering support to monitor, maintain and improve unit operations in order to gain efficiency improvements, reduce cost, improve sustainability, provide s operations and maximize profitability. Member of local and global process engineering community for the technology of assigned units.
Major Tasks and Responsibilities:
--- Monitor day to day unit operation, support and lead process troubleshooting efforts and coordinate the resolution of technical process related issues within the unit.
--- Leads the continuous development of the process technology and the optimization of multiple processing units. Responsible for all process improvement efforts and costs savings ( yield/quality improvements, waste reduction, throughput, energy savings, defect elimination and other related activities). Leads team for site wide projects and initiatives.
--- Responsible for providing technical expertise to unit HAZOPs, assessments, audits, incident reviews, etc. and ensuring the safety concept of the unit is maintained/improved.
--- Responsible for providing technical expertise for scope definition and accoun for technical acceptance of plant modifications which can include small projects and mid-size/large projects, as appropriate. Ability to lead projects as appropriate.
--- Proficient knowledge of unit operations in assigned area to provide fill in support for manufacturing expert.
--- Secure the safety and reliability of units through technical improvement measures. Coordinate APC and DE efforts to reduce process variability and improve reliability and costs.
--- Supports the Venture Manager on capital projects in assigned area. Responsible for developing justification for capital investments and utilizes available capital monies to garner the biggest benefit of the resource.
--- Bachelor's in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or related degree with 6+ years' experience OR
--- Master's in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or related degree with 4+ years' experience OR
--- PhD in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or related degree with 2+ years' experience
--- RCA/DE/FMEA/RCM Methodologies.
--- 2-10 years combined experience in engineering and/or manufacturing
--- Knowledge in technical good practices and Standards
--- Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
--- Proven track record of working in project and/or maintenance roles,(including turn-around) within the chemical industry
--- Strong technical and economical competencies
--- Broad knowledge of rotating and static equipment through experience, expert training and self-study
--- SAP-FAM competence
--- Financial Magnitude to describe the importance of the position
o NSP > 5-10
o CRV 150-300MM
Essential Knowledge and Skills:
--- High level of organizational and process management skills
--- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
--- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact across all levels of the organization.
--- Excellent troubleshooting analytical and problem solving skills, ability to apply rigorous logic
--- Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities with multi discipline knowledge (Technology, PCT, Chemistry)
--- Good knowledge of engineer tools and skills in technical Software
--- Good understanding of supporting processes associated with operations,& maintenance of a plant
--- Local language as well as very good English skills
Candidate Must Have:
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