Engineering Manager - Pryor, Oklahoma United States - 36033


Job #: 36033
Title: Engineering Manager
Job Location: Pryor, Oklahoma - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: 30% bonus (20-30)
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Engineering Manager
Location: Tulsa, OK, US
Reports To: General Manager


Daily Interaction: Plant Leadership, EHS, Operations, Maintenance and Contractors


About Client

Our client manufactures and sells nitrogen based chemical products for the agricultural, mining, and industrial markets throughout the United States.



Job Duties

  • Provide production, process, and project engineering oversight for the continuous improvement with the goal to drive the facility to success as a low-cost operator producing high quality product in all units (ammonia, urea, nitric acid, ammonium nitrate and carbon dioxide).
  • Function as the key individual who will be responsible for understanding the technical needs of the facility and leading the engineering to execute assigned projects and technical tasks.
  • Work collaboratively in ensuring the facility is in compliance with all regulatory requirements including emissions permits (air, water, and solid waste), and Process Safety Management (PSM). Actively manage Process Hazard
  • Analyses (PHA), Management of Change (MOC), corrective and preventive actions (CAPA) and Process Safety Information (PSI).
  • Continually monitor and evaluate plant operations for improvements while completing assigned projects. Advise facility management as appropriate.
  • Develop a working level knowledge of all LSB’s facilities and partner with other engineering managers and the VP of Engineering and Projects in projects, training, and corporate initiatives.
  • Develop, maintain, and track project schedules to ensure that project execution is timely and on budget.
  • Develop and manage engineering and capital budgets.
  • Manage engineering contractors and equipment vendors as needed to support operations and projects.
  • Coordinate input from plant operations, maintenance, EH&S to ensure all needs are supported in day-to-day activities and in projects.
  • Develop strong working relationships with all facility personnel, sub-contractors, and suppliers (e.g., process technology, catalyst, and water treatment).
  • Work cross functionally to support incident investigations, root cause analysis and reliability activities.
  • Participate in a variety of budget, status, and management team and consultant meetings, to provide input and resolve issues.
  • Direct responsibility for managing a staff of 4-6 engineers, project managers, and computer aided drafters providing support to the facility.
  • Travel as needed, to support the facility and its activities.


Job Requirements

  • A desire to drive plant EHS and operations excellence to achieve optimum performance through excellence in Engineering.
  • BS Engineering Discipline, chemical preferred. An advanced degree is a plus.
  • Demonstrated performance in completing plant studies, making data-driven decisions, and implementing plant improvements which positively impacted plant profitability and sustainability (e.g., EHS, efficiency, productivity, reliability).
  • Experience in all facets of plant operations (instrumentation, electrical, piping, rotating equipment, and management)
  • Ability to manage a capital project portfolio (Up to $500K projects) using project scheduling software and other software tools.
  • Minimum 10 years of engineering or operating leadership experience (both design and operations), preferably with much of the experience being with PSM-regulated nitrogen-based production facilities.
  • Excellent Interpersonal, organizational and communication skills with a proven track record working in a matrix organization.
  • The individual must be sensitive to and aware of proper procedures and guidelines to follow, especially in dealing with government entities.
  • A best-in-class individual, with a bias for action, a sense of urgency and a strong commitment to achieve tremendous results coupled with the highest level of integrity and professionalism.
  • An open and effective communicator, able to communicate candidly at all levels who can inspire and engage diverse teams.
  • A friendly and trustworthy individual who has strong credibility and strives for quality excellence, both inside and outside of company.

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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