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Process Engineer

  • New Orleans, LA, US
  • October 10, 2022
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Process Engineer

Position: Permanent

Location: Waggaman, LA

We are recruiting for a client in the Petrochemical industry looking for various Process Engineers to work in Waggaman, LA. The Process Engineer will work with Operations to establish targets and drive to completion actions to reduce usage and energy consumption, improve yields, minimize waste and increase occupancy from a process engineering view while maintaining or improving safety and environmental compliance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identification of improvement projects for plant and business processes to improve the cost position of the plant while improving / maintaining product quality, safety and sustainability. Work with Operations and Engineering for implementation of these projects in order to improve upon the cost position of the plant.
  • Running plant experiments, reporting on them, and implementing changes based on experimental results
  • Establishing operating variable control ranges for minimum cost operation and communicating operations on use and impact.
  • Regular observation of plant processes to ensure proper operation and product quality
  • Providing production/process engineering support for daily troubleshooting and issue resolution.
  • Quality assurance of engineering calculations, including process simulation input and output data, and process safety
  • Providing process engineering expertise in RCA, PHA and MOC.
  • Coaching staff and production workers to successfully implement changes.
  • Formulate PFD's and Material/Energy Balances.
  • Develop tools, such as dashboards, to improve the transparency of operational data for multi-function use.
  • Technical support of operations during Turnarounds.
  • Completing reports, such as energy and chemical usages.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 3-20 years of related experience in a chemical, petrochemical or petroleum production/refining facility
  • Minimum Required: BS in Chemical Engineering or related degree
  • Knowledge of process modeling & simulation software such as ASPEN or HYSYS.
  • Knowledge of environmental regulations, safety standards, computer software and services, and current chemical engineering technology.

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Founded in 2006, Energy Resourcing is a trusted partner with a range of innovative recruitment and managed services. We provide recruitment services globally and focus on identifying top technical talent for project staffing and contract terms, as well as permanent hires. Our team has earned a strong reputation in the industry with both clients and candidates alike by delivering high-quality services.

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