PROCESS ENGINEER
Job Details
Experienced
Catawba Mill - Catawba, SC
N/A
Full Time
Bachelor's
Undisclosed
Undisclosed
Day
Engineering
Description

SUMMARY:  The Process Engineer is responsible for optimizing manufacturing processes and systems in areas of productivity, quality, cost, and safety. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with operations team to continually improve production rates, efficiencies, yields, and costs.
  • Lead cross-functional teams for specific short-term improvement efforts (i.e. 90-day teams).
  • Lead and coordinate plant process trials involving new procedures, process conditions, equipment, specifications, and/or chemicals, etc.
  • Create and manage process documentation.
  • Champion the use of area IT-based systems (i.e. PI, Proficy, Cognex, etc.).
  • Monitor and report on daily environmental, operating and quality parameters.
  • Support reoccurring air, wastewater, SPCC, SWPPP, solid waste, and environmental training requirements and activities.
  • Actively support the facility’s Quality and Environmental Manager Systems to support continued ISO 14001 and 9001 certifications. 
  • Assist with compliance audits (e.g., DHEC), self-audits of operating areas, ISO14001/9002 internal and external audits, and incident investigations.
  • Assist as technical liaison between mill and outside vendors/consultants

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Varied, depending upon level of experience and demonstrated capabilities.
Qualifications

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in paper science engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering or a related discipline combined with work experience in a process industry (specific experience in the Pulp & Paper industry is highly preferred).
  • Good analytical and project management skills.
  • Good communication skills, including verbal, written & presentation.
  • Good relationship and leadership skills, including ability to convey technical information to non-technical users clearly and concisely.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think “outside the box”.
  • Proficient use of standard engineering software and analysis tools.
  • Highly organized, good attention to detail and uses efficient work methods.
  • Ability to travel to US locations (travel <10%)

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to handle or feel.
  • The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

  • The noise level in the work environment can be loud at times.
  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts.
  • May be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles; vibrations.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • No license requirement.

 

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

   

This company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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