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Plant Process Engineer in Kansas City, KS at PQ Corporation

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for plant processing and engineering activities in the Zeolyst plant.

-Technical problem-solving skills in a processing plant environment and of chemical processing equipment.

-Development and implementation of process improvement ideas using a team of operations, maintenance, R&D and engineering personnel. 

-Assist Unit Manager in the preparation, control and implementation of plant capital projects and budgets; evaluating and improving process yields; maintaining health, safety and regulatory compliance. 

-Coordinate special projects as required.

-Assist in the development and execution of expansions.

-Chemical process design experience and competency.

-Hands on knowledge of engineering codes and OSHA PSM requirements, standards and implementation.

-Knowledge of process instrumentation and controls and design implementation.

 

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

B.S. in Chemical Engineering required.

Minimum of 15 years plant processing, engineering and project experience.

A self-starter.  Able to work unsupervised to accomplish stated goals.

Good written and verbal communication skills.

Able to multi-task.

Good organizational skills.

Willingness to learn and apply new ideas.

Experience with quality management systems, i.e. ISO 9000 and Statistical Process Control. 

Experience with the execution of capital and MOB projects including design and project management.

Experience with design codes, protocols and calculations for equipment additions, modifications and permitting.

Experience with process controls and commissioning/starting up of new assets.