Process Engineer - Covington, Virginia United States - 37846

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 37846
Title: Process Engineer
Job Location: Covington, Virginia - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $85,000.00 - $95,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Great opportunty for a chemical engineer to work in picturesque Virginia

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Supporting safety, environmental, and sustainability initiatives that keep both employees and the environment protected.
  • Performing various process evaluations and calculations, e. g. sizing equipment, mass and energy balances, and fluid flows.
  • Determining necessary improvements to the plant processes by running trials and interpreting results to drive improvements in quality, production rates, and production costs.
  • Defining process and equipment requirements for new products and plant expansions.
  • Developing equipment specifications and commissioning plans, ensuring that the equipment is safe and meets the needs of manufacturing.
  • Acting as the liaison between production and project managers.
  • Trouble shooting equipment and developing permanent solutions to address recurring issues.
  • Leading/participating in OPEX, Six Sigma, and lean activities to sustain continuous improvement
  • Supporting production engineers, maintenance, and other plant functions when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering is required; Chemical Engineering preferred, but Mechanical Engineering degree with related industrial experience will also be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years' production and/or process related engineering experience required.
  • Experience with extrusion processes, solids processing and handling preferred but not required.
  • Green belt six sigma certification preferred, but related statistical process data analysis experience considered.
  • Excellent technical and engineering skills, written and verbal communication skills including leading group meetings/projects.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Understanding of safety and environmental regulations.
  • Understanding of Human Resources goals relating to EEOC, Affirmative Action, and Diversity.
  • 0-10% travel required.

 

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