Senior Process Engineer – future Plant Manager* – Tuscaloosa, AL USA

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The initial work:

This engineer will be responsible for day to day plant performance in such areas as throughput & productivity, process optimization for cost & quality, safe unit operations, and completing capital projects including commissioning activities.  There will be a good diversity of work as you learn the sophisticated continuous chemical process and business prior to assuming responsibilities as the Assistant Plant Manager.

  • Key contributor in trouble shooting; Interact with the production employees providing hands on engineering support for production unit operations and turnarounds (shutdowns).
  • Process optimization: Work to improve product quality, reduce operating costs, increase capacity and further streamlining the process.
  • Participate in the plant Continuous Improvement Program including ISO 9001 and cGMP compliance.
  • Project Engineering: Initiate, justify and manage small capital projects through design, purchasing, construction and start-up support including procedure writing.
  • Participate and lead initiatives within the plant HSE Program
  • Develop and review plant operating procedures.
  • Extensive interaction with senior management on our site and our partner sites


Background profile requested:

  • BS ChE (only)
  • 20+ years of experience in chemical manufacturing with recent work that has included engineering tasks.
  • Has non-union production management experience in their background
  • Best if some FDA and GMP in the background
  • Team oriented personality; best if time spent in a matrix organization
  • Must be authorized to work for any employer in the USA without restrictions.
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