Process Engineer Shell Petroleum Pittsburg – United States
Location: Pittsburg, United States
Skillpool group: Process Engineering
Reference ID: 80919BR
The process engineer is accountable for process development and optimization, product development and optimization and some early process design. In this role, the process engineer will support plant operations to improve manufacturing quality, costs, productivity and flexibility. This position also scales up new products, serves as the lead on plant trials to optimize and characterize processes and products. This role requires significant co-ordination with the other engineering disciplines and Operations.
• Provide support to operations to maintain safe, reliable and compliant operations for multiple catalyst manufacturing lines.
• Responsible for monitoring and reporting on plant operations relative to technical availability and percent capacity targets.
• Improve production quality, costs and production rates by establishing quality systems that includes the development of operational training, process documents, quality control tools and QA sampling protocol
• Provide assistance with PHA’s, HAZOP’s and HEMP evaluations on processes.
• Provide technical support on production schedule for different units based on process capability and customer requirements.
• Conduct RCAs on process/environmental incidents
• Manage new raw material qualifications in collaboration with MTS and Procurement
• Plan and lead new product trial runs with technology counterparts.
• Optimizes processes and/or products to support business needs
• Continuous Improvement minset to stive for year-to-year capacity improvements and energy/utility reductions.
• Process design and coordination as needed.
• Supports Project Engineer/Manager during the definition and exdcution phase as the appointed process engineer for selected projects
• Member of CRI/Criterion Process Engineering network
• Supports CRI/Criterion organization in selection and standardization if possible of select unit operations
- Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering. Other degrees considered with relevant manufacturing experience.
- Minimum three (3) years’ experience in Chemical/Industrial/catalyst manufacturing environment supporting manufacturing.
- Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems and PLC controls desirable. SAP, Aspen Tech or Yokogawa/Siemens PCS a plus.
- Previous knowledge of catalyst manufacturing/solids handling and analytical methods is desirable
- Knowledge of statistical methods and experimental design
- Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Excel, Project, Word and Powerpoint.
- Excellent Communications and Organization Skills.
- Ability to Travel as Required for Training and Company Business. <10% travel is expected
- Knowledge of county, state, and federal environmental regulations is desirable
- Ability to multi-task and balance long and short term goals