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Production Engineer

  • New Orleans, LA, US
  • October 11, 2022
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Production Engineer

Position: Permanent

Location: Waggaman, LA

We are recruiting for a client in the Petrochemical Industry looking for Production Engineers to work in the Acrylonitrile and Melamine units. Our client is willing to train candidates with Chemical Engineering backgrounds in these production units. The incumbent will establish targets and drive to completion actions to improve production capabilities including reliability and raw material and energy usage efficiencies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily observation of plant processes to ensure proper operation and product quality; provide production/process engineering support for daily troubleshooting and issue resolution.
  • Monitor plant operations, energy consumption, and material usage, provide process guidance to operators on production activities.
  • Collaborate with Operations, Engineering, Maintenance, and Supervision to identify process adjustments that maximize process efficiencies, improve yields, and/or reduce energy consumption.
  • Ensure operation is running within established variable control ranges for minimum cost operation and provide information and coaching on deviations from established ranges.
  • Execute plant experiments as designed by Process Engineering and implement any required process changes.
  • Providing production engineering expertise in RCA, PHA and PSM.
  • Coach staff and production workers to successfully implement changes and continuous improvement initiatives, including relevant business processes improvements.
  • Assist in the resolution of process upsets and troubleshooting of equipment failures.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of related experience in a chemical, petrochemical or petroleum production/refining facility.

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