Maintenance Plant Engineer – Chemical Industry – Greenville, NC USA

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Career opportunity to join a global leader with technical responsibility as Maintenance/ Project Engineer supporting multiple chemical plants in beautiful Eastern North Carolina. This position reports directly to the Chemical Maintenance Superintendent.



— Identify, plan and manage projects that will optimize the productivity of the chemical plant operations

— Review equipment, functions, and methodologies in the Chemical Maintenance Department for potential improvements and upgrades in technology

— Plan, approve, and manage projects that address increasing efficiency while ensuring that all local, state and federal guidelines are observed

— Function as technical advisor to Operations and Maintenance

— Perform project oversight activities in the chemical plants

— Prepare engineering reports in response to requests submitted by other departments including proposed project scope of work, technical and economic evaluations, system and component specifications, engineering sketches and drawings, project schedules and cost estimates, and safety and environmental impact evaluations/recommendations.

— Project management responsibility associated with capital projects, including design, specifications, preparation, purchase requisitions, bid analysis, direct construction activities, participate in start-up, direct contract engineering services, cost control, schedule control and reporting

— Direct emergency maintenance jobs, as assigned

— Initiate purchase requisitions for approved capital projects, selects contractors, equipment and materials; approves related invoices on purchase orders

— Prepare project designs specifications/drawings, using engineering principles, standards, codes and experience

— Plan, schedule, supervise/inspect and correct deficiencies for design and construction activities related to approved projects

— Field construction problem-solving, including scheduling with Operations, Maintenance, Purchasing, Environmental, Safety and contractor forces to ensure that resources are available for shut-downs requiring continuous work effort, with optimum efficiency and solve unforeseen problems arising during a project effort



— BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, is required with 2+ years industrial plant maintenance and/or reliability engineering experience

— 1 to 2 years Vibration Analysis and Lubrication program experience or documented training

— PE-Professional Engineer technical certification is preferred

— 5+ years of experience in leadership, is preferred

— 5 years of project management responsibility, is preferred

— Able to work in the USA without sponsorship, now or in the future.

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