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Reference Number: 10866
Location: Richmond, Virginia, United States

Senior Production Engineer

 

Our Client, a multi-site producer of chemicals and allied products, has an immediate opening for a Senior Production Engineer at one of its sites near Richmond, VA.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for improving the baseline value of key area metrics toward entitlement values (or beyond entitlement values where possible) through contributions to high-impact Six Sigma teams
  • Responsible for execution of “Improve” and “Control” steps in Six Sigma DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve & Control) process
  • Responsible for restoring baseline values of key area metrics for which restoration attempts by the Production department have been unsuccessful (for problems other than mechanical breakdown)
  • Responsible to troubleshoot area process issues and de-bottleneck systems to maintain safety and environmental compliance and/or maximize production.
  • Ensure daily Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are met or exceeded
  • Accountable for implementing robust control plans for process improvement projects by fully utilizing DCS (distributed control system) capabilities
  • Responsible for accurate production loss data entry into the Attainment Loss (ADCA) system
  • Responsible for area DCS alarm management
  • Assist with SOP and training material development
  • Other work as required

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years’ experience in production or process engineering in Chemical Plant or like environment such as; Refinery, Pulp & Paper, pharmaceutical, or petro-chemical

 

Additional Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in production or process engineering in Chemical Plant preferred
  • Six Sigma certification preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives
  • Able to manage multiple priorities
  • Knowledgeable of area process equipment, chemistry and controls
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong computer skills
  • Lean manufacturing will be a plus

 

Our Client offers competitive compensation, an excellent benefits program, relocation assistance and much more.

 

Please send your resume in Word.doc format to Reed Rogers at reed@parkwoodintl.com and refer to Job No. 10866.