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Engineer 2

Date: Jan 6, 2019

Location: Baton Rouge, LA, US, 70805

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 2749 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.

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.

  • 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

  • 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