Chemical Project Engineer* – Northeastern, PA USA

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This fine-chemical manufacturing company has been focused on customer satisfaction and controlled growth for 20+ years.   As the Process- Project Engineer you will initially be a key contributor completing planned projects.  In the future, you will also be called upon to identify opportunities for continued improvement and initiating additional projects.   You will enjoy career stability in this high demand industry in a company with an employee friendly business model

— You will be part of a thriving company focused on improvement and growth on a site with a capital budget to spend! (not the less desirable cost cutting in a struggle to stay-solvent).

— Share in the company success beyond the bonus! This owner values his employees and provides frequent rewards and family friendly perks.

 

THE WORK:

You will complete improvement and expansions projects with a focus on process systems and equipment.  Eventually your will become the on-site process equipment expert and engineering resource for the operations and maintenance teams.  Your projects will improve process efficiency and increase plant capacity.

— Complete small simple projects to improve process efficiency and reduce quality deficiencies that lead to re-work.

— Complete larger capital projects for the installation of additional process equipment and systems in new or renovated manufacturing spaces.

— Monitor the functioning of existing equipment and identify opportunities for improvement and initiate projects.

— Troubleshoot processes and equipment, in collaboration with maintenance and production teams

— Correct problems and reduce the risk of recurrence. This will include interacting with original equipment manufacturers to provide optimized corrective action plans.

— Oversee the in-house calibration program for all process instrumentation.

— Assist the Sr. Maintenance Mechanic and Facilities Engineer with implementing improvements to the maintenance programs.

— Assist the QA Department with GMP compliance.

 

REQUESTED APPLICANT BACKGROUND:

We are searching for a Project Engineer/ Project Manager who has worked as a direct employee in a manufacturing plant and has therefore been responsible for the operability and ongoing improvement of completed installations.

— B.S. in Engineering. Best if Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering.

— 5 to 30 of experience as a direct employee in a chemical manufacturing plant or related processing facility  (such as additives production plants, flavors & fragrances, plastic processing, API pharma, paints & coatings manufacturing, OTC product mixing and blending, and others.)

— Has completed capital projects from scope development, to detailed engineering, to construction management, & start-up support, to ongoing systems operability support.

— Skilled in process and equipment troubleshooting and has a basic understanding of preventative maintenance.

— Functions well in a team-oriented environment.

— Authorized to work for any employer in the USA without current or future restrictions (no sponsorship available).

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