Chemical Engineering - Production Environment:
Exciting opportunity to lead the process design effort on capital projects generally exceeding $40m up to $100MM for a global Specialty Chemical client. Requires BS Chemical Engineering degree with project management experience working with process/ equipment design in a chemical plant. Perform process evaluations in response to challenges or opportunities faced by the business.
Develop innovative and cost effective solutions to improve the efficiency or expand the capacity of an existing process or lead the process design effort on a new projects.
Provide front end process designs, process descriptions, equipment specifications, and other process data necessary to enable detailed project design. Drive process design solutions and ensure safe, economical and reliable operation of the completed plant. Provide mass and energy balances, physical properties calculations, process simulations, unit operations design and scale-up for new and improved chemical and/or formulation processes, evaluation of candidate processes/routes, and general chemical / formulation plant process design.
Provide functional design activities for equipment sizing/design, construction support, and facility commissioning. - Resolve process questions during hazard studies, detailed mechanical design, and start-up of new or modified plants. Participate in cross-functional project teams to address HSE and process safety, and other regulatory requirements. As applicable, act as an interface with design firms or other agencies to promote best practices.
REQUIREMENTS: - BS Chemical Engineering degree with 5+ years experience in capital project management in a chemical plant/ production environment. Must have process design/ improvement experience on plant processing equipment. Familiarity with process design tools such as Aspen Plus, HYSYS, is advantageous Familiarity with applicable regulations for chemical plant safety and environmental regulations.
Demonstrated ability to lead teams in process design and capability to deliver challenging process design scopes for major capital projects. Strong concern for maintaining HSE and Company standards and technical integrity while under pressure to meet challenging targets and tight timelines.