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Production Engineer - Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$85,000 to $96,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Are you ready for a fantastic opportunity with a great company? Come for the stable work environment, good benefits and great people, and then stay for life. Our client never likes to lose a good employee and provides a tremendous number of opportunities for employees to stay within the company as they grown in their career.

Our client is currently seeking an individual for a Plant Engineer position who will support the chemical manufacturing facilities to the West of Pittsburgh, PA about 45 minutes. This role does include regional travel of 25-50% to support other company plants in the region, all the way to the Western side of West Virginia.
Principal Responsibilities
Provide engineering support to production management for capital projects, turnarounds, relife programs, and performance monitoring and improvement programs.
Coordinate with the Remote Operations Center (ROC) and central engineering teams to address efficiency and throughput gaps.
Lead efforts to increase reliability and decrease unplanned downtime costs while diagnosing plant issues and trends to provide engineering solutions.
Collaboratively conduct investigations and troubleshooting in conjunction with SMEs as it relates to process safety events, plant issues, incidents, nuisance alarms and alarm management.
Provide operational support for plant shutdowns, startup and outages/turnarounds. Participate in both planning and execution to ensure successful completion of critical work scope
Identify potential projects which can create cost savings and/or increases in productivity.
Work closely with plant leaders to develop projects in the medium and long-term productivity pipeline, aligned with the regional strategy.
Be responsible for engineering management of change process at assigned plants, including required process safety management aspects such as pre-start-up safety reviews.
Increase people capabilities in the region by providing process training to stakeholders.
Oversight and ownership of the environmental and water treatment programs.
Support site hydrocarbon risk assessments with the process engineering group.
Lead efforts to update and maintain Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID's), electrical single line diagrams, trip & interlock lists, alarm databases and programmable logic controller input/output lists (PLC IO lists). Serve as interim Zone Production Manager when leader is absent.
Be available for on-call duty and after-hours support as required.
Work collaboratively with stakeholders to develop and maintain of a strong safety culture.
Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience in chemical manufacturing, reliability, supply chain and/or industrial gas industry is preferred.
Experience in operational excellence or Lean/Six Sigma a plus.
Leadership, communication, facilitation, interpersonal, analytical and MS Office skills (especially Excel).
Knowledgeable of operations bulk and tonnage organization and business processes.
Experience with process equipment; P&IDs, process piping, pressure vessels, instrumentation, controls, process safety reviews (HAZOP) and LOPA.
Highly motivated and able to self-direct
Travel, as required by the role (25-50%)
Salary: $80,000.00 - $95,000.00 annually
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  • Job Reference: 706011383-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Perfect Fit Placement
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: $85,000 to $96,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent