Utilities/Operations Engineer - Port Neches, Texas United States - 45511


Job #: 45511
Title: Utilities/Operations Engineer
Job Location: Port Neches, Texas - United States
Remote Job: Unknown
Employment Type:
Salary: $95,000.00 - $150,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Full Benefits + Bonus 5-15%
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Well-established, profitable, flagship chemicals plant facility.   Large site (over 600 employees plus additional contractors) with an excellent leadership team, strong technical and hourly TWIC that knows the plant well; established goals with a vision for continued success.


Job Description: 

  • Support PSM-regulated plant operations; review daily production vs. commercial plan and capacity and make/implement daily recommendations to operate at highest quality/productivity/lowest cost.
  • Ensure optimal yield, energy, cost, and quality performance in the unit operations/plant. Update and post the yield and energy charts on the white board on a weekly basis.
  • Perform end-of-month financial duties; perform goods receipts for purchasing as requested; provide production forecasts routinely throughout the month; leader of monthly KPI review meeting and generator of monthly MDA report.
  • Leader of the alarm management process for units, which include issuing reports and coordinating meetings with controls engineers, operators, etc. This includes the inhibited alarms and DCS clamp report with the operations coordinator weekly.
  • Support MOC and PSSR processes as needed to ensure safety of process changes.
  • Ensure the SOPs meet PSM requirements. Work with JITs to track procedure reviews for each shift, target is 20% per year to meet the 5-year review cycle.  Integrate procedures into DCS graphics where possible.
  • Operations resource for leading incident investigations and RCFAs.
  • Primary resource for Marine Dock Planning.


Ideal Candidate Will Have These Skills:

  • BS Chemical Engineering degree with minimum of 5 years production/operations experience in a chemical, petrochemical or refining industry
  • Level of proficiency with SAP, Internet, Email, and Microsoft office systems
  • Familiarity with chemical plant control systems (DCS) and advanced process control a plus
  • Six Sigma/lean experience preferred
  • Strong use of process simulation tools such as Aspen or Unisim a plus
  • Ability to analyze complex technical issues and developing engineering solutions.

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


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