Senior Chemical Engineer Job

Arkema Inc.

Reference #: 1025648801A5
The Senior Chemical Engineer will provide the plant with an authoritative source of knowledge and leadership for projects/assignments. They will apply thorough knowledge of High Performance Polymers to conduct engineering and technology work; resolving problems that are often difficult and/or complex. Lead projects and programs within the site. Leads and supports others on the engineering team as well as cross-departmentally and across corporate groups as needed.
This role is responsible for the following:

Plant process ownership including support, development, improvements, troubleshooting and training

Manages all aspects of area projects related to process improvements for small-mid capex investments

Provide root cause analysis

Improve process formulation through review/modification, optimization and updates

Use DMAIC process to collect, record and analyze data to drive production and quality improvement initiatives

Provide troubleshooting support

Provide engineering knowledge and support to all types of personnel, levels and functions of the business unit

General and Process safety

Coordinate and lead site Process Hazard Analyses as Site Process Safety Contact

Lead Pre-startup safety reviews for assigned area and support others

Key contributor to plant safety programs

Plant DCS programming and PLC program stewardship

Manage, maintain and configure updates for plant distributed control system

Manage plant wide PLC programs

Other tasks as necessary, including mentoring junior engineers in their development
The ideal candidate will have:

A minimum of 5 years process engineer experience with at least 3 years in chemical manufacturing preferred

4 year degree in chemical engineering. Other engineering degrees will be considered if previous work in chemical manufacturing exists

Thorough understanding of polyamide technology

Working knowledge of process control logic

Advanced communication and presentation skills

Lean Six Sigma certification preferred

Arkema Inc.  provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of

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