Website Natgasoline, LLC
JOB SUMMARY / OVERVIEW
The Process Engineer II is responsible for applying principles, knowledge, and practices of process engineering for timely identification, analysis, and resolution of process-related issues to ensure safe, reliable, and cost-efficient plant operations. Utilize current and new industry developments to improve plant performance and reliability, which includes initiating and developing plant improvement modifications/projects.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions and competencies.
• Develop and implement appropriate plant/process monitoring and optimization systems and perform Equipment Performance Evaluations.
• Provide process engineering assistance/support to the Operations Team as required.
• Provide evaluations on assigned and self-initiated tasks (identifying, analyzing, and recommending actions to address abnormal and less efficient plant parameters).
• Participate in incident investigation teams for troubleshooting and determining the root cause of plant issues/problems.
• Assist in the review of changes to the plant “cause and effect matrix” to improve plant reliability and protect plant assets.
• Support in the development of plant modifications for projects within all degrees of complexity.
• Understand and comply with the Management of Change (MOC) process.
• Participate in ‘What Ifs’ and HAZOP studies.
• Be up to date with and apply state-of-the-art developments/technologies applicable to the methanol industry, as required.
• Provide necessary process engineering support to guide the timing of plant shutdowns and turnarounds.
• Provide process engineering support on plant shutdown and turnaround activities – planning and execution phases.
• Work with contractors and outside vendors/suppliers to develop project concepts, quoting, developing the scope of work, and cost justifications for projects.
• Provide process engineering support in the development and review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
• Live up to the key values of the Organization and act accordingly during the whole life cycle of our human assets.
• Present a professional image at all times to co-workers, clients, and vendors and maintain a positive reputation of the Organization.
• Actively seek and pursue the development of skills needed to progress in the field of engineering and leadership/management.
• Support and promote a pro-active HSSE culture within the Organization and develop leadership skills in HSSE.
• Ensure and improve effective HSSE management.
• Ensure all HSSE systems and procedures are adhered to.
• Perform compliance audits, as required, and take appropriate action to correct non-compliance and reinforce positive behaviors.
• Provide process engineering support to the Operations Team in the development of guidelines to ensure the plant and equipment are operated in a manner that poses no threat to the environment.
• Provide technical support to the Operations Team in the management of the containment and clean-up of spills, ensuring proper handling and disposal of hazardous substances.
• Ensure and improve effective Incident Management Response.
• Ensure all incidents are promptly reported, participate in investigations as necessary, and complete assigned tasks within the stipulated time.
• Ensure and improve effective Asset Management.
• Provide process engineering support to the Operations Team in the development and routine review of guidelines and procedures to ensure Plant and equipment are operated within design limits.
• Provide process engineering support to assess abnormal Plant conditions and develop guidelines to mitigate and manage these conditions.
• Support full compliance to HSSE-related legislation & regulations, corporate requirements, and management system(s) (i.e., operating policies and procedures).
• Assist other Departments and other administrative personnel as necessary.
• Perform other tasks as assigned.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND/OR REGISTRATIONS
• None required.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND/OR TRAINING
• Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering required.
• Three (3) – Five (5) years of experience in Process Engineering required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
• Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
• Complex Problem Solving — identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
• Critical Thinking — using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
• Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
• Systems Evaluation — Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
TOOLS / EQUIPMENT
• Copy Machine
• Telephone system
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and Outlook required.
• Ability to lift 20 lbs. occasionally.
• Ability to sit for prolonged amounts of time required.
• Ability to effectively communicate through various means required.
• The majority of work is performed within an office environment, including office equipment – such as computers, telephones, and copiers.
• Requires passing by industrial equipment on way to the office.
• Noise levels are typically moderate.
• May require exposure to the field.
• Regular 40-hour work week, normal duty hours as assigned.
• May work longer hours to meet deadlines as necessary.
• Less than 10% of the time.