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Process Engineer - Mechanical

Company: Manpower Engineering
Location: Westlake
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryThis position evaluates and configures manufacturing processes and systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability and efficiency and develop best practices within the production process. Essential Job Functions

  • Investigates and troubleshoots manufacturing processes; proposes solutions to identified processing problems
  • Improves process capability volume; maintains and improving quality standards; develops innovative solutions
  • Evaluates manufacturing systems; proposes improvements on processes as appropriate
  • Assesses processes; takes measurements; interprets data; tests new processes; proposes changes, updates, or other adjustments
  • Collects data required to make improvements and modifications as assigned
  • Uses scientific principles related to magnitude, momentum, heat transfer, etc. to determine process efficiencies
  • Ensures process equipment works as specified and at appropriate capacities
  • Uses process simulation software; establishes best practices for production methods
  • Maintains manufacturing reliability; improves production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers
  • Works with equipment designers and manufacturing personnel to develop cost-effective work production processes
  • Ensures projects completed on time and within budget
  • Assists in scheduling and coordinating work to meet tight deadlines; stays within financial budgets
  • Liaises with various engineers, planners, operations personnel, and other departments as necessary
  • Collects, records, and transcribes data; prepares samples for analysis
  • Maintains monthly, quarterly and annual operations report; delivers report to management
  • Evaluates process efficiency, quality and safety; makes suggestions for improvements when necessary; performs troubleshooting on plant equipment and systems
  • Investigates cause and effect of critical, emergency, and other shutdowns; analyzes data in advance of shutdown and after completion
  • Works with outsourced engineers; requisitions assistance as requested
  • Analyzes how process changes will effect overall production and product; implements process improvements to reduce cost and increase efficiency
  • Assists with project planning and project management; handles small capital upgrades as requested
  • Performs other duties assigned by management that generally fall within the expected scope of this positionExperience & KSA's Required
    • Minimum five years experience as a mechanical engineer in petrochemical or refining industry
    • Manufacturing site experience preferred
    • Experience in CAPEX planning, budgeting, reviewing, and executing
    • Prior monomer or ethylene plant operations experience preferred
    • Ability to research best chemical plant practices; knowledge of plant safety, health, and environmental requirements for engineering and construction
    • Ability to read engineering, construction and other technical specs, drawings, schematics, plans, and similar documentsEducation Requirement
      • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
      • Professional Engineer certification a plus

Keywords: Manpower Engineering, Lake Charles , Process Engineer - Mechanical, Engineering , Westlake, Louisiana

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