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Sr. Production Engineer

Beaumont, TX
Job Summary: 
The Production Engineer is a key role within the organization that will manage production support engineering for a specific product or group of products.  The successful candidate will have visibility across many functional groups and will continuously drive to optimize efficiency, reliability, safety/environmental, and cost outcomes. 
Job Roles:
  • Manages production support engineering for a specific product or group of products after transfer from design to high volume production.
  • Interfaces with design, process, test and reliability engineering to solve problems.
  • Sustains products with cost reduction and yield improvements.
  • Under general supervision, performs all conventional aspects of engineering work.
  • Monitor daily operations, production rates and product quality.
  • In collaboration with Process Control, develop process control strategy, maintain DCS code, and ensure that DCS data is maintained.
  • Network with other Engineers internal and external to the company; leverage and share plant improvement learnings.
  • Identify and evaluate EH&S risks.
  • Performs incident investigations and root cause analysis teams.
  • Assist with environmental compliance both air and water
  • Work with Operations personnel on operating procedures to ensure they are valid and up to date.
  • Communicate technical information and issues to plant personnel.
  • Conducts engineering studies.
  • Evaluates feasibility and economics of proposed projects.
  • Support project managers for proper project execution in all the phases
  • Drives the manage of change to ensure all process safety risks are properly addressed
  • Participates in PHA teams and provide technical input for process safety information
  • Resolves existing or potential production problems which are relatively complex.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
  • Communicate with Production Planning to ensure the production plan can be achieved and any constraints are known.
Role Specific Knowledge:
  • A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways.
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.   
  • Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
  • Demonstrates ability to drive projects and teams to maximum productivity and completion.
  • Demonstrates excellence in troubleshooting operating and maintenance issues and formulating effective preventive strategies.
  • Demonstrates ability to assimilate information and draw conclusions that are different from others and are likely to lead to operational success if implemented.
  • Expertise and leadership in root cause failure analysis and preventive strategies.
  • Demonstrates track record of mentoring and developing other people.
  • Demonstrated support of business goals, company direction and policy decisions.
  • Sets the example for others in areas of technical knowledge, productivity, initiative, and leadership in core values such as safety, environmental compliance, ethics and respectful treatment of people.
  • Interest in process management as a career goal.   
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