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Process Engineer

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60629

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 3178 

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

§Manages Process Engineering resources to achieve business goals, targets, & KPI’s
§Manages the identification, documentation, & disposition of the process improvements queue which includes prioritization, economics, & feasibility
§Engages Team members actively and openly in both field & office settings; validating the absence of constraints or problems
§Manages the identification, documentation, & disposition of the process projects queue which includes prioritization, economics, & feasibility
§Works to further the Grace Manufacturing System (GMS) way of operating: Plan. Do. Check. Problem Solve.
§Accountable for the good order of the document management system (DMS) to include project documentation, lessons learned, logs, drawings, & general data availability
§Interfaces with cross functional Site Team’s to identify, plan, & execute the optimum process improvement projects
§Supports/conducts safety programs, initiatives, improvements, audits, OIR’s, incident investigations, & Zero Energy Surveys as applicable
§Forecasts and manages budgeting, expenditures, RFP, & MSA process as applicable
§Works for the continuous improvement of the Process body of work to include applicable processes, methodologies, tools, standards, & operating procedures

Required Skills

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Required Experience

Accountable for delivering improved process capability and capacity

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering or another engineering discipline
  • 3+ years engineering experience in a petro-chemical manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience as a Production or Process Engineer preferred
  • Six Sigma certification/Lean Manufacturing experience is preferred

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: Chicago