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Production Engineer

Company: Ecovyst, Inc.
Location: Hammond
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Energized by an over 200-year history as part of PQ Corporation our company is now simpler, stronger, leaner, nimbler and solidly positioned for growth. Ecovyst is a pure-play catalyst and services company. As catalysts for positive change, our technologies play a critical role in supporting ecological health, and propelling expansion and growth for our customers.Our long history of innovation expertise and close customer collaboration supports the development of proprietary catalysts and services across our two industry-leading businesses, Ecoservices and Catalyst Technologies

  • Ecoservices provides specialty grade high purity virgin sulfuric acid for a number of diverse and growing end uses. Among them are mining, particularly copper for electronics applications, production of lead acid batteries for all types of vehicles, water treatment, and agricultural products.
  • Catalyst Technologies business is a leader in engineering proprietary and customized technologies for cleaner fuels, emissions control and waste reduction
    At Ecovyst, we are prioritizing and accelerating our growing and greening initiatives, and are putting sustainability for a safer, cleaner, healthier world at the forefront of our forward strategy. At Ecovyst, we are ready for change.
    We are currently on the hunt for a Production Engineer for our location in Hammond, Indiana.
    • We are not offering visa sponsorship for this role at this time.
    • We are not offering full relocation for this role at this time.
      • Train Operators on assigned units/tasks.
      • Review and update assigned unit(s) Standard Operating Procedures when changes are made.
      • Monitoring of implementation of HSE activities and follow-up and correction of discrepancies.
      • Involved in coordination activities between operations and maintenance.
      • Handle environmental record updates required on a monthly basis.
      • Improve current DCS alarm management protocols.
      • Participation in risk assessment audits (JSA, etc.) as applicable.
      • Participate or lead incident investigations and implement corrective actions.
      • Provide technical expertise and day-to-day engineering support for the assigned unit(s).
      • This position primarily focuses and analyzes on long-term improvement within the assigned unit(s).
      • Develop and safely implement engineering projects within allocated budgets and time schedules. This includes resolving all personnel and process safety issues, as well as contractor supervision.
      • Understands the assigned unit(s) production process, including plant equipment, operating parameters, and overall process condition.
      • Utilizes knowledge of processes and equipment to monitor and drive long-term improvement in assigned unit(s) performance indicators.
      • Analyze and understand failures through Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) methodology and implement corrective actions.
      • Utilize MOC process to manage and document changes from inception to installation, update P&IDs and SOPs, and train operators on changes.
      • Monitor Unit Optimization indicators, analyze compliance issues, propose solutions, and drive issues to resolution.
      • Participate in monitoring Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and Maximum Daily Capacity (MDC) restrictions and assist with analysis and debottlenecking plans.
      • Monitor daily raw material and finished good inventory levels, and forecast future levels. Set daily production rates. Write daily production and shipping instructions.
      • Oversee shutdown, work execution, and startup with emphasis on safety, schedule and quality.
      • Support planning, execution, and documentation of turnaround activities.
      • Periodically serve as On Duty Supervisor
      • Supervise contractors as needed.
      • Other duties as assigned by management.
        HSE Responsibilities:
        • Prepare for and lead assigned unit(s) safety meetings.
        • Lead and support the plants efforts to improve the plants HS&E performance.
        • Coordinate, lead, and participate in the plants regulatory compliance efforts.
        • Participation in risk assessment audits (PHA, CTA, JSA, etc.) as applicable.
        • Drive compliance efforts with all PHMP and PSM requirements, including but not limited to: HAZOP Reviews, Pre-Start Up Safety Reviews (PSSR), Incident Reporting, and Management of Change (MOC).
        • Support incident free culture and drive HSE Excellence through a continuous focus on safety and environmental responsibility.
        • Perform safety observation audits.
        • Perform safe work permit audits.
        • Participate on HS&E teams/meetings to address safety and environmental issues.
        • Follow Life Saving Behaviors and use Stop Work Authority.
        • Properly inspect, use, and maintain PPE in accordance with PPE Matrix.
        • Be knowledgeable of and comply with all applicable site, corporate and regulatory safety and environmental requirements.
          • Familiarity with industry standards & practices (OSHA, API, ASME, NFPA).
          • Familiarity with PSM/RMP regulations.
          • Ability to comprehend equipment, P&ID, loop, etc drawings.
          • Ability to perform basic fluid flow, heat transfer, mass transfer calculations.
          • Understanding of chemistry.
          • Basic ERT awareness (ICS, Fire Extinguisher Training, First Aid + CPR, HAZWOPER).
          • Works well under pressure ability to meet tight deadlines with quality results.
          • Strong communication/inter-personal skills able to inspire and encourage the use of best practices at plant sites, able to communicate with plant staff, GBU management, and regulatory agencies.
          • Ability to relate to and communicate effectively with shop floor.
          • Must well versed in MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel, & Outlook. SAP experience a plus.
            Education and Work Experience:
            • Bachelors degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience. (Chemical Engineering is preferred).
            • 2-5 years chemical plant, refinery, and/or engineering experience. Additional Information:
              • Demonstrates cooperative spirit.
              • Fully understands own role and the roles of others.
              • Is receptive to the ideas of others.
              • Is agreeable to requesting and/or offering assistance during peak workload periods.
              • Helps less experienced co-workers.
              • Shares new or updated information.
              • Maintains individuality but supports the decisions of the team.
              • Manages work priorities to contribute to team efforts and objectives.
              • Works to resolve conflicts.
              • Motivates the team.
              • Learns and applies techniques for working in teams.
              • Presents a positive, supportive image of team.

Keywords: Ecovyst, Inc., Hammond , Production Engineer, Engineering , Hammond, Indiana

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