Production Chemical Engineer

  • Location
    Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Engineering - Manufacturing

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please click APPLY NOW and upload your most current resume. For a faster response email you're most up to date Word resume to our Internal Recruiter, Kurt Conrad, at kurt.conrad@adeccona.com.

Background
• Works under general direction of the Plant Manager in a c-GMP regulated manufacturing environment operating under Q7A standards.
• Broad responsibility to provide process technology transfer support and technical leadership from Research and Development to all unit process operations of manufacturing.
Tasks
• Maintain and monitor daily production and quality metrics
• Plan, design and test production methods for chemical manufacturing
• Provide expert engineering technical assistance to operating facilities (includes planning/ implementing investigation and analysis in problem areas or areas of significant opportunity for process improvement)
• Identify, communicate and eliminate production bottlenecks in order to maximize production capacities
• Works with and provides process engineering support to process improvement engineer department efforts including systems analysis, scope development, and evaluation of alternate technologies and methods; serves as technical specialist in the application of theories, concepts, and principles
• Develop material and energy balances, process flow diagrams, process and instrument diagrams, lead technology selection and equipment testing
• Develop engineering solutions to production and operations problems and opportunities
• Provide engineering support in planning and commissioning production related process and facilities modifications
• Develop/ modify technical guidelines, standards, and specifications in the area of specialty
• Provide training and mentoring to the chemical line operators
• Keep abreast of new methods and developments affecting operations for the purpose of recommending changes in emphasis in programs, or new programs, or new programs warranted by such developments
• Develop safety procedures for those working with chemicals
• Apply troubleshooting/problem solving to quickly respond to operational issues
• Work with Maintenance Department on scheduled repairs, preventative maintenance
• Estimate production costs for reporting
• Monitors production dashboards, trends, goals
• Compliant with safety and environmental regulations
• Anything other tasks deemed necessary by Management for the betterment of operations


Specifications
• BS/MS in Chemical Engineering
• Three to Five years of operations experience
• Knowledge of:
o Theories, principles, methods and procedures of chemical engineering (Advanced level)
o Mathematics and statistics (Advanced level)
o MS Office software package
o Manufacturing
• Skill in:
o Working effectively and efficiently on multiple projects at once
o Effective, disciplined and demonstrated documentation
o Working effectively in a team environment, including in-depth collaboration between development and process divisions
o Responding to rapidly changing demands
• Ability to:
o Communicate effectively, orally and in writing
o Develop creative solutions to complex process problems
o Design and manage projects
o Identify, gather, coordinate, organize and analyze data
o Exercise judgment while being insightful, logical and methodical
o Excellent organization and documentation skills
o Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
o Ability to develop, review, compile and verify technical data and documents
o Ability to work in a team environment

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please click APPLY NOW and upload your most current resume. For a faster response email you're most up to date Word resume to our Internal Recruiter, Kurt Conrad, at kurt.conrad@adeccona.com.

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