PRODUCTION ENGINEER / AREA SUPERVISOR

Search Enterprises, Inc.
US-KY-Florence
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  • Post Date: Nov 06, 2019
  • Start Date: 11/6/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary: $118,000.00

Job Description

OVERVIEW:  Manufacture products at a quality to meet customer, employee, and company expectations.  This will be accomplished by performing duties in a safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible manner.  This Chemical Engineer will 'own' a specific area/unit from production process engineering to daily fire-fighting of the area, both equipment and people.

  • Performs review of work for potential losses and loss control opportunities.
  • All activities of this position will be consistent with the Plant’s loss control objectives.
  • Develops and manages a skilled workforce of chemical operators.
  • Operates in a safe (injury-free) manner, promotes safe behaviors and risk-aware culture.
  • Maintains environmental compliance of assigned area(s).
  • Meets customer demands in a specialty chemical plant environment.
  • Continuous reduction of operating costs by improving CpK’s.
  • Minimizes working capital.
  • Organizes and documents high-volume data.
  • Investigates and documents loss incidents.

  • Documents and measures standard cycle time and tracks asset utilization for assigned areas.
  • Analyzes labor utilization and helps foreperson schedule manpower to minimize overtime.
  • Meets all orders on time.
  • Assures raw material availability based on production schedule.
  • Provides necessary training required by law and the company.
  • Ability to embrace and promote change.
  • Ability to teach operators and forepersons to assume responsibility.
  • Assures completion of scheduled training.
  • Documented CpK improvement
  • Drives continuous improvement in the process by using statistical process control and visibly displaying SPC charts.
  • Ensures preventative maintenance tasks are done on time and in compliance with the PM schedule.
  • Departmental shutdowns are scheduled and required tasks are completed.
  • Daily equipment inspections are completed.
  • Supports and develops capital planning objectives.
  • Ensures MOCs are documented with approvals.
  • Inventory Management:
  • Minimizes working capital by managing raw material and finished goods inventory levels per the plant priorities.
  • Appropriate inventory level defined and maintained for partials and scraps.
  • Off-spec reworked within plant targets.
  • ISO compliance: follows documented procedures, ensures control sheets are accurate and filled out by operators.

Skills

Chemical Engineer with hands on process/production engineering background in chemicals processing.  This person will act as a "Process Owner/Unit Owner" making sure unit is running smoothly technically, improving yields, coordinating with maintenance, working closely with foreman and operators.  Often called upon to handle numerous complex tasks simultaneously, never a dull moment.

NOTE: We have opportunities similar to this one with a number of Fortune 500 clients in the chemical, refining and pharmaceutical sectors. They/We  are always looking for candidates with credentials and experience similar to the above. We have positions for engineers who are seeking an opportunity to move in operations, engineering or production. So if the location or responsibilities of this position do not satisfy your present  career desires, let us hear from you anyway, as other unadvertised positions may be of interest to you.  We DO NOT contact our client companies on your behalf without your approval.
 

CAVEATS: Your experience must be as a direct employee of an operating chemical, refining, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, or closely related industry.  You must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, and you must reside in the USA.

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