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Operations Engineer

Date: Jan 23, 2021

Location: Baton Rouge, LA, US, 70805

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

W.R. Grace is currently seeking an Operations Engineer to provide Technical support to the plant and providing solutions to operating problems at our Baton Rouge, LA site.

Responsibilites 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 Skills
  • 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 a 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.)
Required Experience
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a chemical manufacturing plant
  • Solid academic background and work history
Preferred Qualifications
  • Batch operations experience
  • Basic process control knowledge – loop tuning
  • Basic knowledge of Distributed Control Systems


Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge