PRODUCTION ENGINEER

Website PMC Organometallix

PMC Group is a growth oriented, diversified, global chemicals company dedicated to innovative solutions for everyday needs in a broad range of end markets including plastics, consumer products, electronics, paints, packaging, personal care, food, automotive and pharmaceuticals. The Company was built on a sustainable model of growth through innovation while promoting social good. Dedicated to sustainability, PMC Group operates from a global manufacturing, innovation and marketing platform with facilities and personnel in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Brief Job Description:

This is a production improvement position for the Carrollton plant and provides production support for the entire site operation

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Monitor and provide process and chemical assistance in production of products to improve yield, quality and efficiency, and to reduce any detrimental environmental impact.
  • Design, develop and implement plant and process improvements.
  • Assess production & processes for relevance and assess the adequacy of engineering equipment. Utilize PI process data historian and ORACLE accounting and inventory computer systems as required.
  • Design, install and commission new production units, monitor modifications and upgrades, and troubleshoot existing processes.  Lead special projects as directed.
  • Prepare reports, flow diagrams and charts.
  • Assess the availability of raw materials, utilities and equipment and their safety and environmental impact to the plant.
  • Manage costs associated with raw materials, products, utilities and equipment.
  • Work on risk management and management of change, including HAZOP, PHA, PSSR etc.
  • Work closely with other specialists to address issues around quality, products, customers, scheduling, and personnel.
  • Train personnel at the site in upgrades, modifications, safety, environmental, etc.
  • Technical writing of operating procedures and other important documentation.
  • Perform reviews of work areas for potential losses and loss control opportunities.
  • All activities of this position will be consistent with the Plant’s loss control objective

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, verbal and written Ability to communicate effectively throughout several levels within the organization.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including spreadsheet and word processing.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Proven track record in analysis and optimization of products/processes/projects.

Working Conditions

The job requires the ability to easily move through a chemical process requiring use of stairs, ladders, and personal protective equipment. This jobholder is independently responsible for ensuring safe, environmentally sound production of material while keeping personnel safety a top priority.

Education, Training, and Experience Required

  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering
  • 5 – 15 years or experience required.
  • Experienced in assisting in the analysis and optimization of products/processes/projects
  • Experience in support and implementation of safety programs and initiatives. Experience in implementation of safety related projects and action items.
  • Experience in tracking and improving product yield and mass balances, product quality, energy balances and conservation, new product commissioning, capital project scope development and startup and waste reduction.
  • Process Safety Management experience – required to perform risk analysis and hazard analysis, aid in proper design and use of equipment.
  • BST behavioral safety techniques, PI, and ORACLE experience are preferred