Senior Production Engineer

Location: Hopewell, VA, United States
Date Posted: 08-30-2018
Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Hopewell, VA
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Chemical Manufacturing
Rate: Market
Senior Production Engineer
The Griffin Groupe is searching for a Senior Production Engineer for a premier client in the chemical manufacturing industry. Our client is a leading manufacturer of performance materials as well as other products used in the electronics, aerospace, apparel, agriculture, food and industrial packaging industries. A career at Our client means opportunity and possibility for people who seek variety, responsibility and hands-on experience in a friendly, dynamic workplace.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

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