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Process Engineer in South Hutchinson, KS at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 4/2/2019

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Job Description

Serves as process engineering technical support for designated production departments utilizing technical expertise to ensure smooth process operations. Evaluates, develops and implements technical strategy which supports designated production departments
Employees may be reassigned to other areas, as applicable, to support business needs.

Responsibilities Responsibilities

  • Responsible for loss accounting management and pareto analysis
  • Responsible for providing innovative improvement opportunities to management
  • Responsible for participating in Root Cause Analyses (RCA’s) in the Problem Solving Process.
  • Responsible for training personnel on operation and troubleshooting of new equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining Equipment documentation, SOP’s, Troubleshooting guides and training material
  • Responsible for assisting Plant Engineering Department on new Capital projects
  • Responsible for Identifying opportunities consistent with the business goals and provides input and direction on the day-to-day operations.
  • Responsible for working with operators and supervisors daily to ensure the plant is operating with the Short Interval Controls (SIC) and helps them troubleshoot any problems.
  • Responsible for Capturing, prioritizing, and resolving triggered problems in support area by utilizing the Problem Solving Process.
  • Responsible for Supporting long-term optimization and problem solving by initiating and supporting area improvement projects.
  • Responsible for assisting in Shutdown planning. Assist Maintenance and Reliability Coordinator in defining the scope of shutdowns.
  • Responsible for Project Estimate, Cost Control, Timing and Documentation
  • Responsible for EHS, MOC, GMP Compliance
  • Responsible for Managing Contractors as Necessary
  • Responsible for Developing & Executing Projects (Utilize CDP Process) as necessary
  • Responsible for performing other related duties, as required.
  • Ensuring compliance with all QC requirements (GMP, HAACP) and providing leadership to drive continuous improvements in product quality.
Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or related degree required

Process Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Strong technical, problem solving, planning and organization skills.
  • Knowledge and application of safe work practices.
  • Process design, process optimization or production support experience.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Comfortable in a manufacturing environment.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to manage conflict in a stressful environment.
  • Ability to work effectively on teams.
  • Excellent technical, analytical, organizational, oral and written communication, planning and problem-solving / troubleshooting skills.

Morton Salt is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.