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Operations Engineer

Date: Dec 29, 2018

Location: Baton Rouge, LA, US, 70805

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

Grace Baton Rouge is currently seeking an Operations Engineer to provide technical support to the plant and provide daily troubleshooting and solutions to operating problems.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide support for unit safety, environmental, quality, and cost goals
  • Provide technical support and solutions for production
  • Day to day monitoring and optimization of production quality, rates, and yields
  • Develop and implement safety, environmental and quality improvement projects.
  • Lead start-up and commissioning efforts, as assigned, on larger projects.


Required Experience

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a chemical manufacturing plant
  • Solid academic background and work history
  • Practical knowledge concerning design and operation of common process equipment such as pumps, blowers, heat exchangers, piping, etc.
  • Desire to work in an operating unit on day to day issues and identify / solve long term problems
  • Proven record of working with operators, maintenance technicians, etc.
  • Basic instrumentation knowledge (e.g. level, flow, pressure, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Batch operations experience
  • Experience in start-up and commissioning of new equipment
  • Basic use of statistical knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of Distributed Control Systems

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge