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Process Engineer

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Lake Charles, LA, US, 70665

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Process Engineer who will report to our Process Engineer Team Lead in our Lake Charles plant. This position will be accountable for the continuous improvement of process capability and capacity.

Primary responsibilities for this position:
•Maintains over-all understanding of process capability & capacity
•Identifies and defines requirements for process improvement / productivity projects
•Develops process engineering packages for new products or equipment with external support (R&D  and Process Technology)
•Executes and tracks productivity projects
•Supports troubleshooting long term process / production issues
•Ensures usage of process related best practices & standards
•Optimizes production planning guidance - Product Wheel, EOQ, etc.
•Manages minor capital & non capital projects
•Conduct plant trials for new products and support development work
•Facilitates process mapping, kaizen and value stream mapping events aimed at developing a project pipeline
•Develops process control support to ensure process/quality variations are minimized 
•Provides statistical data analysis for RCAs
•Develops control plans
•Conducts regulatory compliance calculations, reporting and interfacing
•Participates in safety programs and initiatives
•Supports & facilitates RCAs
•Writes and edits SOP/work instructions 
•Supports the training of site personnel
•Conduct Management of Change (MOCs)
•Conduct Process Hazard Analysis (PHAs) including GMP and PSSR
•Conducts Commissioning and Startup Activities
•Conducts daily plant inspections and walkthroughs
•Conducts OIRs and incident investigations
•Supports Purchasing/GRs/New Vendors/Requisitions
•Redlines Engineering Drawings and Documents
•Manages and catalogs engineering documents and drawings
•Manage process information and updates for P&ID, MOC, Interlock Schedule, etc. 
•Assists with emergencies
•Conducts data sourcing and analysis

Required Experience

•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

Nearest Major Market: Lake Charles