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Production Engineer

Date: Dec 31, 2018

Location: Lake Charles, LA, US, 70665

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 2682 

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

Accountable for providing line process operating support to ensure the achievement of production goals.


  • Troubleshoots process/ production issues
  • Provides Operations Supervisor’s first line of support for solving process management issues
  • Tracks and manages Production Yield, Rate, Quality performance data
  • Manages & improves area operator control plans, SOPs
  • Supports Zero Energy reviews as required
  • Identifies and scope potential process improvement / productivity projects
  • Manage and tracks small productivity projects
  • Conducts daily PHD reviews
  • Works with ASC to resolve discrepancies for on-time shipments
  • Supports month end closing processes
  • Support customer interactions (complaints, audits & onsite visits)
  • Participates in safety programs and initiatives
  • Supports & facilitates RCAs
  • 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/Req's
  • Redlines Engineering Drawings and Documents
  • Manages and catalogs engineering documents and drawings (P&ID, MOC, Interlock Sched, etc.)
  • Executes productivity projects
  • Assists with emergencies
  • Conducts data sourcing and analysis

Required Skills

  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering or another engineering discipline

Required Experience

  • 2+ years engineering experience with a chemical manufacturing plant 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: Lake Charles