Monitor, coordinate and provide technical support for process/production control/reliability of the operating unit. Identify process improvements to improve product quantity, quality, and operations productivity and efficiency. Identifies equipment improvement projects, work flow improvements, and in conjunction with corporate engineering, test protocols for new processes or products trials.
Duties and Responsibilities
•Works with plant personnel to evaluate new and existing processes, recommend improvements, develop and document procedures and conducts personnel training.
•Manages Plant Projects as directed from design stage, AR Prep through start up.
•Monitors operating conditions and provides technical support to achieve maximum production and improve efficiency and quality uniformity.
•Utilizes statistical process control methods to monitor manufacturing processes.
•Assists in monitoring Standard Operating Procedures in accordance with ISO-9002 to confirm compliance and make improvement modifications as required.
•Provide back up for Operations Superintendent during periods of absence.
•Assist with plant communications by preparing daily notes and reports, and by monitoring maintenance work orders.
•Assists environmental affairs department in preparation of environmental permits and to assure compliance with existing environmental permits and requirements.
•Performs other related responsibilities as required or directed.
Knowledge and Experience
•BS Degree in Chemical Engineering
•Knowledge of fundamental engineering concepts: thermodynamics, heat transfer, etc.
•Familiarity with environmental regulations and procedures.
•Computer skills: word processing, spreadsheets, AutoCAD, DOS and Windows.
•Knowledge of basic statistical process control techniques.
•Good communication skills, including written and interpersonal skills.
Columbian Chemicals Company - 21 months ago