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Senior Process Engineer

at Air Liquide USA LLC in Newport, Delaware, United States

Job Description

The Global Markets & Technologies (GM&T) World Business Unit delivers technological solutions (molecules, equipment and services) to support the new markets of energy transition, maritime logistics and scientific exploration, in order to accelerate Air Liquide sustainable growth. To support the energy transition, GM&T brings environmentally friendly solutions to the clean energy market with hydrogen energy and Bio-Natural Gas for vehicles, refrigerated transport using nitrogen, but also the treatment and injection of Biogas into the energy grid as a local power source.
The primary role of the Senior Process Engineer will be to improve the plant asset utilization by improving the performance and reliability of process equipment and supporting infrastructure. This role must collaborate with ATS (Advanced Technical Solutions) Engineers, Operations, as well as Reliability & Maintenance. This role offers ample opportunity for personal development, both technical and leadership.
The Senior Process Engineer works as part of a multi-disciplinary team that has responsibility for Process Safety Management, day-to-day plant operations, new capital installation, new product commercialization and continuous improvement in our Membrane manufacturing site. Will serve as the technical guardian of one or more manufacturing process areas.
Salary Information
Salary Range in Newport, DE is $115k - $120k with an annual target bonus of 11% base of performance.
Responsibilities
Ensure that Process Safety Management principles are allied to all aspects of production, modification & improvement in the area
Recommend and implement solutions to drive continuous improvement
Design and conduct process improvement tests in the plant
Monitor, analyze and report on process performance through trends of Key Process Input and Output Variables
Ensure compliance with applicable engineering standards and quality system requirements
Own selected Technology packages and work instructions, ensuring clarity and effectiveness
Leads and participate in design, debug, and commissioning of capital projects
Lead and participate in troubleshooting, as needed
Lead and participates in Incident Investigations
Lead and Participates in Process Hazards Analyses
Lead problem solving for issues escalated from the operators. Analyze to determine possible causes, act to verify the cause, provide immediate solutions, and implement preventive actions to make the problem disappear forever.
Expose the organization to best-in-class manufacturing practices and principles, staying abreast of the latest applicable technologiesAssist in the training of operators, enabling them to generate improvement ideas and to sustain the improvements
In conjunction with the ATS (Advanced Technical Solutions) function, launch new products and commission new equipment.
Interface and maintain relationships with the Operations, Maintenance, Technology,, HSE, ATS, and R&D functions
Will work on US Government projects
Requirements
BS or MS in Chemical Engineering
7+ years of engineering experience
5+ years in a Chemical Manufacturing Process
Expert knowledge of Statistical Process Control (JMP, Minitab)
Demonstrated knowledge of typical equipment used in a Chemical Plant (i.e. pumps, compressors, piping, valves, reactors, dryers, etc.)
Demonstrated ability to identify, prioritize and execute improvements that support the Business goals in Safety, Throughput & Cost
Superior Oral and Written skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Knowledge of process safety as it applies to chemical manufacturing processes
Proven track record of delivering on commitments
Proven ability to lead change, personally adaptable, and able to perform well under pressure and constantly changing priorities
Development and use of metrics for performance management
US Citizenship required
Preferred
Significant experience working with highly hazardous chemicals at a manufacturing facility
Process hazard analysis leadership; LOPA and HAZOP
Cost/benefit analysis, including DCF analysis
Six-sigma Green belt or Black belt certification
Benefits offered:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.
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Job Posting: 1279685

Posted On: Jun 19, 2024

Updated On: Jun 29, 2024

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