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Reference Number: 10946
Location: Kansas, United States

Our Client, a leading provider of biofuels technology, plants and processes, has an immediate opening for a Senior Process Engineer at one of its locations in Kansas.

 

Position Purpose

The Sr. Process Engineer will

  • Provide process engineering expertise for new process designs, and provide solutions that may include design packages with mass and energy balances, PFD’s, P&ID’s, and equipment specifications; along with P&ID updates to reflect changes.
  • Provide technical support for on-site installation, including assistance with the DCS integration and programming.
  • Assist with troubleshooting issues at operating plants and develop solutions that are timely and cost-effective.

 

Essential Functions and Basic Duties

  • Design, plan plant layout and assist customer engaged in constructing, controlling, and improving equipment to carry out ethanol processes on an industrial scale.
  • Support research to develop new and improved ethanol manufacturing processes, including P&ID and equipment specification development.
  • Develop material and energy balances for new and developing processes.
  • Analyze product/process data identifying opportunities for improvement and cost reduction.
  • Provide technical support on any production/product issues as required.
  • Provide support for the installation and start-up of new processes and equipment.
  • Design processes to control movement and storage of solids, liquids, and gases.
  • Design and plan measurement and control strategies for ethanol plants based on data collected from laboratory experiments, pilot plant operations, and industrial scale operations.
  • Determine most effective arrangement of unit operations exercising judgment to compromise between process requirements, economic evaluation, operator effectiveness, and physical and health hazards.
  • Provide engineering support to internal and external customers for troubleshooting process related problems using scientific theories and principles.
  • Apply principles of chemical engineering to solve environmental problems.
  • Lead the process engineering designs on assigned projects.
  • Evaluate new development opportunities with integrated team members.
  • Collaborate with Automation and Operations to assist in developing SOP’s and control narratives on new processes and technology.
  • Mentor junior engineers.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline required. MS preferred.
  • PE license
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in process engineering or related experience required.

 

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. 10946.