Sep 17, 2018

Chemical Process Engineer

  • Franklin Paterson
  • Madison, WI , United States
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Madison , Wisconsin , United States

The Process Engineer will have experience in supporting manufacturing operations with technical and engineering support in a chemical plant monitor existing plant operations and implement new process improvement ideas to assure the plant meets key plant goals and objectives.

- Participate in technical and engineering initiatives for the commercialization of new products.
- Assist operations by monitoring daily plant operating conditions process controls and laboratory analysis as required to optimize productivity and processes.
- Participate in the plant quality process by helping to identify and resolve quality issues.
- Responsible for developing manufacturing cost
- Responsible for scaling up laboratory data to commercial design
- Do detailed process material and energy balances on unit operations as required.
- Collect and evaluate process data for special plant studies and test projects
- Assist with SOP and training material development
- Summarize and report results. Assure that appropriate MOCs have been initiated and completed for process changes.
- Participate in unit HAZOPS and/or PHA.
- Assist operations in the development of unit operating procedures.
- Provide technical training to operations personnel for new projects/procedures.
- Recommend process improvements and initiate new projects as required to meet new safety and environmental regulations and/or improve compliance with existing regulations.
- Maintain proper contacts with research facility personnel to insure proper exchange of technical and operational information.

-  5-7 years industrial experience in Specialty Chemicals Emulsion polymers or related industries and related functions outlined in job description
- Must have excellent problem solving skills and an analytical approach to tasks as well as the ability to communicate (written and verbal) results effectively.
- Experience in Lean Manufacturing and six sigma is a plus
- Ability to use proficiently various software applications essential to technical performance and able to manage multiple priorities
- Prior experience with batch chemical processing and post addition.

• EDUCATION: BS/MS in Chemical Engineering

• JOB DURATION: full time



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