Materials Engineer - Baton Rouge, Louisiana United States - 21606

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 21606
Title: Materials Engineer
Job Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: 401K, Pension plan
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Person needs at least a Green Card
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Materials Engineer- LA - Global Industry leading heavy weight with outstanding salary and benefits.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Role Summary

The Plant Materials Engineer will provide the manufacturing facility with technical expertise related to materials selection, identifying potential degradation modes and estimating the likelihood of failure, and developing inspection or monitoring plans for fixed equipment (i.e. tanks, piping, vessels).

Role Responsibilities

Job incumbents will be responsible for identifying long-term improvement opportunities, implementing technologies to improve plant profitability, and monitoring the plant for changing conditions which may impact inspection plans or the rate at which equipment needs to be replaced.  Other responsibilities may include leading development activities for plant personnel who are not as specialized and participating in Networks (i.e. providing support to or developing best practices working with other sites via phone, email, or in person).

Job Role Requirements

  • Successful candidates will have familiarity with API inspection codes (e.g. API 510, 570, 580 & 653), typical equipment degradation modes (e.g. API 571), typical plant equipment functionality or design (e.g. heat exchangers, reactors, furnaces, etc.), welding (e.g. API 582) and fabrication, and material properties and limitations. In addition, candidates should have competent computer, planning, communication and prioritization skills.
  • 2+ years work experience associated with materials and inspection in the petrochemical industry is required.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSAs)

Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Materials Engineering preferred (Mechanical Engineering degree acceptable).

Behavioral Skills

Objectively identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; compares data from different sources to draw conclusions; thinks critically while evaluating problems and formulating solutions; uses judgment for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions

Recognizes that effective listening is necessary for successful communication; communicates information and ideas in a manner that engages the audience; uses appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans

Approaches change with a constructive and positive attitude; adjusts effectively to changes in roles, teams/organizations, processes, and cultures; leverages internal and external change to create opportunities that increase business value

Anticipates and takes sufficient action to capture opportunities and deliver value; shows passion for one's work; is willing to go above and beyond base expectations to achieve superior business results

Assimilates and applies new job-related information in a timely manner; continuously pursues activities to develop knowledge and skills; shares knowledge with others. Is open to new ways of viewing the business and considering different perspectives, including those that challenge the status quo

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Successful candidates will have familiarity with API inspection codes (e.g. API 510, 570, 580 & 653), typical equipment degradation modes (e.g. API 571), typical plant equipment functionality or design (e.g. heat exchangers, reactors, furnaces, etc.), welding (e.g. API 582) and fabrication, and material properties and limitations. In addition, candidates should have competent computer, planning, communication and prioritization skills.
  • 2+ years work experience associated with materials and inspection in the petrochemical industry is required.

Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Materials Engineering preferred (Mechanical Engineering degree acceptable).

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